On a clear afternoon in San Francisco, a 20-year-old college student, and aspiring video game designer, had just exited the bus. He was standing on the sidewalk in the quiet Richmond District near Ocean Beach. Suddenly and without warning, a motorist lost control of his vehicle, driving up onto the sidewalk where the young man was standing. The vehicle violently struck the student’s legs from behind. His body flew into the air and onto the hood of the vehicle, before crashing down onto the pavement. The motorist continued to drive illegally on the sidewalk, eventually colliding with a residential building and electric pole before finally coming to a stop.

San Francisco Police officers, emergency personal and news teams quickly arrived at the scene. Sadly, the student was transported by ambulance to San Francisco General Hospital where he was diagnosed with a fractured right fibula. Shortly after the accident, medical bills started to arrive in the mail, carrying a price tag of upwards of $24,000. Far away from his home and family back on the East Coast, and uncertain how to proceed on his own, the student searched for a San Francisco pedestrian accident attorney to help him navigate the tricky waters of a personal injury claim. After speaking with the San Francisco personal injury legal team at Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers, the student was confident he had found the perfect fit – a team that would put the stress of a personal injury claim onto their shoulders and take it off of his.

The team at Sally Morin hit the ground running, ordering the police report and getting a claim opened with the motorist’s auto insurance as soon as possible. To alleviate the inevitable stress that accompanies a traffic accident, Sally Morin and her team handled all communication with the insurance company, and helped the student track and pay his mounting medical bills. This allowed the student to focus on his treatment and recovery.

After the student had completed his course of orthopedic and physical therapy treatment, Sally Morin and her team of personal injury attorneys submitted a comprehensive demand for settlement. Not phased by the insurance company’s opening offer of $40,000, the team fought to increase the offer by $20,000. Turning next to the student’s outstanding medical bills, Sally Morin successfully negotiated reductions on his health insurance and hospital liens, putting even more money into the student’s pocket. He walked away very pleased that he was able to allow his injury lawyers to take care of his case while he focused on his recovery and got back to his studies.

With the help of the team at Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers, the student was able to pay his school tuition, and plan a much needed break on a trip to Europe.

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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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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