Reported Number of Uber and Lyft California Accidents is Misleading

Reported Number of Uber and Lyft California Accidents is Misleading

Most people who use Uber and Lyft assume the services are safe. After all, rideshare services are regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and we’d hear about it if they weren’t acting safely, right?Not so fast. What you might not realize is that these companies are allowed to keep a huge amount of […]

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Risks to Taking Private Payments After a Traffic Accident

Risks to Taking Private Payments After a Traffic Accident

Have you ever been in a fender-bender? If so, it required a quick decision about what to do next. When there’s nothing but a tiny scrape, it seems silly to call the police and make a big deal about it. In California, not every accident has to be reported to the authorities or to the […]

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Black Lives Matter – Race is a Factor in Personal Injury Settlements

Black Lives Matter - Race is a Factor in Personal Injury Settlements

On average, a Black man in the U.S. earns 25% less than a white man. Black women earn 36% less than white men, and Latinx women earn 46% less. Have you heard statistics like these in the news? Sadly, these statistics are due to our nation’s history of systemic racism resulting in lower pay for […]

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What to Do if You’re in a Car Accident With a Delivery Driver

Getting in a Car Accident With a Delivery Driver

Next time you’re sitting in California traffic, take a moment to consider this: You’re surrounded by delivery drivers. They’re driving for Uber Eats, GrubHub, DoorDash, Lyft, Instacart, goPuff, Shipt, Postmates, Amazon, FedEx, UPS, pizza places, local restaurants, department stores, and thousands of other companies. In fact, San Francisco is one of the nation’s top 5 […]

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What is the Liability for Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana?

Liability for Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana

California has a history of progressive marijuana laws, including one of the nation’s oldest medical marijuana statutes. The more recent California Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) allows people over age 21 to possess, privately use, and give away up to one ounce of cannabis. But the law still takes a hard stance against driving […]

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Why You Need to Continue to Work with Your Personal Injury Lawyer During COVID-19

Why You Need to Continue to Work with Your Personal Injury Lawyer During COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak has seen the shutdown of schools, universities, and small and large businesses throughout the United States, with important dates and deadlines for things like taxes, graduations, and even loan payments postponed. Our everyday lives are being rearranged to make room for the “new normal” of a safe, socially distant existence during this […]

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Contactless Lawyering: A “New Normal,” But We’ve Been Doing This All Along!

Contactless Lawyering: A “New Normal,” But We’ve Been Doing This All Along!

The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic has disrupted lives all over the world since it first emerged in December 2019. Here in California, we have adopted a “new normal,” with many being forced to work and learn from home and find creative ways to continue business as usual while maintaining safe social distance from others, […]

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How to Calculate Pain and Suffering in a Personal Injury Case

Want to know how to calculate pain and suffering damage in a personal injury case? Well, thanks for visiting Sally Morin Personal Injury Traffic Accident Lawyers’s personal injury website. If you’ve been in a traffic accident, I’m sure you have a lot of questions. Recovering from your injuries while navigating your personal injury claim and […]

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What is Traumatic Brain Injury?

Thank you for checking out Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers’ blog. Our goal here is to provide badly needed information – like answering “What is traumatic brain injury?” – for people who have suffered serious injuries in traffic accidents. We seek to help those folks navigate the complicated personal injury process. Hopefully you feel just […]

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