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Maybe it’s the freedom of the open road that calls to you. Maybe it’s California’s romantic history of rebelling against the establishment. 

Whatever your personal motivation for owning a motorcycle, you’re in an elite group of people who love their bikes. But your hobby (or habit for some of us) can also be dangerous.

Motorcycle crashes can result in serious physical, financial and emotional setbacks for you and your family.

If you have suffered:

  • broken bones
  • head trauma
  • or injuries requiring surgery

As a result of a motorcycle accident, then speaking with a personal injury attorney at Sally Morin Law is the first step on the road to recovery

Keep reading to learn more about our unique expertise in handling motorcycle accident claims, and to find out if working with the motorcycle accident lawyers at Sally Morin Law is right for you.

Motorcyclists Are at an Unfair Disadvantage

Not only are motorcyclists much more likely to be injured in a vehicle accident due to their decreased visibility and protection, but more often than not there seems to be an unfair presumption that all motorcyclists are dangerous drivers.

Other drivers, and sometimes police officers, insurance adjustors, juries and even judges, have an unfair prejudice towards motorcycle riders. And this can sometimes result in liability for the accident being unfairly assigned to you just because you ride a motorcycle. 

And that's why if you've been injured in a motorcycle accident by another party, it's imperative that you work with an experienced motorcycle injury attorney who will aggressively represent your claim and defend your rights.

Get an Attorney Who Rides and Specializes in Motorcycle Accidents

As a former avide motorcyclist, both street and off-road, Sally Morin and her team understand the unique challenges faced by motorcycle accident victims.

Sally started riding mopeds at age 15, then a Honda Elite 150 at age 17, and rode a Honda CM400 during her years at Law School and beyond.

Not only does Sally understand your passion for the open road, she knows all the games police and insurance adjusters will play to to try to make you accept liability and reduce the value of your claim just for riding a motorcycle.

Why You Should Work with Sally Morin Law

  • Over 20 years of experience, and millions recovered, representing motorcycle accident clients in the state of California.

  • Our motorcycle attorneys are experts at collecting the necessary evidence and documentation to prove liability, maximize your claim, and get you exactly the compensation you deserve.

  • We are highly selective in our representation of clients...we don't represent frivolous claims and are committed to only helping motorcycle accident riders who have been seriously injured in their accident.

  • And, the motorcycle lawyers at Sally Morin Law recently doubled a client's initial settlement offer by educating the insurance adjuster on the applicable lane-splitting laws.

Types of Motorcycle Injuries We Represent

motorcycle accident attorney can represent your broken bones injury

Broken Bones

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Head Trauma

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Injuries Requiring Surgery

Recent Motorcycle Accident Client Reviews

Janel H

Scooter Accident in San Diego

I was involved in a hit and run accident in San Diego in 2016. Sally Morin Law were incredible to work with. Sympathetic to my case and tough on my bill collectors, etc. They were always responsive, easy to get a hold of, kind and helped to turn a very painful and hard situation into a case where I was able to relax and heal knowing I was in good hands. I can't highly recommend them enough. Great team.

Mike D.

Motorcycle hit by Uber at 23rd and Guerrero Streets in San Francisco

Last year I was in a serious Motorcycle accident that was not my fault. Beyond the initial emergency room visit, I required surgery and months of rehab. All in all, my left leg will probably never reach 100%. It has been a stressful and scary year. But one of the comforts through it all has been the services that Sally Morin provided. While I was focused on my health, she was taking care of everything else. And in the end she got the other drivers insurance company to settle at an amount that was substantial enough to cover the pain and suffering I had incurred as well ease my worries about paying for any future care related to the accident. She even got the medical collections to decrease my balance due by thousands. I was skeptical to hire a lawyer off of YELP, but in the end it was the best thing I could have done.

Michael M.

San Jose Motorcycle accident at Blossom Hill Road and East Harlow Way

I was involved in a motorcycle accident in April that was a result of an unlicensed driver making a left turn in front of me without looking. Consequently I t-boned the driver at about 40 mph and was injured pretty badly. I required surgery, hospitalization, and a few months of bed rest. At this point I must add the fact that I was in between insurance carriers at the time because I had just bought the bike so I did not have any insurance. People would probably think that since I was in fact uninsured I got screwed, well that's when I found Sally Morin on Yelp and where Lauren came to the rescue! As well as being prompt to respond to any questions I had and being very supportive through my recovery, she fought to get me the compensation from the party at fault that I needed to cover all of my hospital bills (not a small amount), Rebuild my motorcycle, and got me a hefty amount more than expected for loss of wages and pain and suffering. Despite me being uninsured at the time of the accident Lauren came through. I am extremely happy with Lauren's service and highly recommend it to anyone!

Michael M. – San Jose, CA

Let's Maximize Your Motorcycle Claim!

Why risk sabotaging your personal injury claim by trying to handle it alone?

Get your no cost, risk-free case evaluation. And get peace of mind.

If at any time within the first 30 days of signing with Sally Morin Law you are not 100% satisfied with the quality and care of service you receive from our attorneys, we will cancel your contract at no cost so that you can seek different representation. No questions asked.

Motorcycle Accident FAQ's and Resources

What causes motorcycle accidents?

The most common causes of motorcycle accidents in order of frequency include:

  • cars making left-hand turns in front of a motorcyclist
  • driver inability to see the motorcyclist
  • rider collision with a fixed object
  • lane splitting
  • car doors
  • speeding and alcohol use

What are the most common injuries in motorcycle accidents?

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) studied over 1,222,000 motorcycle accidents between 2001-2008 to discover the most common non-fatal injuries in motorcycle accidents.

The most common injuries are foot and leg injuries (33%), head and neck injuries (22%), followed by upper trunk (chest/shoulders), hands and arms, and lower trunk (hips/thighs).

Can I make a claim if I was not wearing a helmet?

Yes! One of the biggest misconceptions spread by insurance adjusters is that you are not entitled to make a personal injury accident claim if you were not wearing a motorcycle helmet during your accident. This is not true. 

What types of damages can I recover in a motorcycle accident?

The size and type(s) of damages an attorney will be able to claim on your behalf will depend on the severity and extent of your motorcyle accident.

In most cases, this may include damages such as:

  • property damage
  • medical expenses (both present and future that resulted from the accident)
  • lost wages and earnings
  • pain and suffering (where appropriate)

Can I get a free consultation on my motorcycle accident case?

Yes! Simply click here to get started and contact one of our attorneys.  We'll ask you a few simple questions about your accident and get back to you within 24 hours (excluding weekends) on next steps.

What other types of accidents do you represent?

Sally Morin Law also represents pedestrian, bicycle, car and Uber/rideshare accident clients with serious injuries.

Are you ready to start the road to recovery?

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