A 23-year-old senior user experience designer and avid motorcyclist suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle vs. taxi accident on U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco, California. The young professional was commuting home from his office in Sunnyvale, California, navigating rush hour traffic on his motorcycle as he did every day. A Comfort Cab taxi driver in the lane next to him made an abrupt lane change directly in front of the young motorcyclist, causing a serious collision.

The motorcyclist flew over his handlebars and landed on his head on the highway pavement. The California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the accident, and the motorcyclist was transported to San Francisco General Hospital where he was diagnosed with a fractured right foot after receiving emergency treatment.

After he was discharged and returned home, the motorcyclist grew overwhelmed by the mounting paperwork and the insurance process. After his motorcycle crash, he didn’t know exactly what to do. He knew he deserved compensation for his motorcycle accident injuries, but he also needed to focus on his healing and getting back to work. Realizing he could not handle everything on his own, he hired the San Francisco motorcycle accident experts at Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers to take over all aspects of the case. And it’s a good thing he did!

Attorney Rebecca Taylor got to work on the case right away. As usual, the taxi driver’s insurance company proved to be very difficult to work with. They were unresponsive, disorganized, and combative; however, Rebecca and the Sally Morin Law team were persistent in pursuing a solid motorcycle accident settlement. The legal team followed up, again and again, until the motorcyclist’s property damage claim was finally resolved.

Turning their efforts next to his bodily injury claim, Rebecca negotiated until she nearly tripled the opening settlement offer. Focusing on the loss of his active and athletic lifestyle, the experienced motorcycle accident legal team at Sally Morin Law built up the motorcyclist’s pain and suffering claim to obtain a settlement that put over $44,000 into his pocket after all his medical and legal expenses were paid.

The motorcyclist was happy to walk away with no medical debt and a nice deposit to his savings account!

“Earlier this year I was hit by a car while riding my motorcycle in downtown SF. I tried to to figure things out on my own but after all the stress of insurance companies I came on to yelp to find an attorney. This is how I came across Sally Morin, and thank god I did!! They truly cared about my case and fought for me the entire way through. Most importantly, they negotiated my medical and got me the settlement I deserved. They told me multiple times how much of an easy client I was to work with but that was a result of their hard work and communication. Thanks again Sally Morin you helped me make the best out of an unpleasant situation!!!” – David

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Accident Client

“Last March, my partner was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street. During this difficult time of healing, we knew that bills were going to pile up and his was going to be a long process. After looking at multiple law firms, we knew that Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers was going to be the best place to work with. Lauren and her team were patient, supportive and caring during his difficult time. His schedule was always busy with work and doctor appointments that his main source of communication was through email. Lauren and her team made it to where he didn’t have to worry about anything but just sending over the paper work he got from the hospital, and other bill collectors involving his incident and they worried about the rest.

Because of all their help my partner Aaron, was able to heal with less worries on his shoulders. By end of December, everything was settled and we were pleased with the results. I’d like to give a huge thank you to Lauren & the Sally Morin team. If you’re looking for a law firm for your incident, I’d definitely look at this law firm.”

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KNOW HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF AFTER AN ACCIDENT

It is essential to know your rights after a traffic accident so you can protect yourself and the value of your claim.
This guide will help you:

  • 1Know what to do when dealing with insurance claims, police reports and lawyers.
  • 2Avoid making mistakes that undermine the value of your claim
  • 3Put yourself in a position to get the best settlement possible