Fatal Accidents and California’s Deadliest Roads

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California is the third largest state in the U.S., next to Alaska and Texas, and it is the most populated. As such, it tends to be one of the most dangerous states for traffic accidents.  There are nearly 400,000 miles of road across the state of California, with most of them seeing numerous accidents yearly. […]

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How Is a Rideshare Accident Different from Other Accidents on the Road in California?

How Is a Rideshare Accident Different from Other Accidents on the Road in California?

Getting into an accident with a rideshare driver, such as an Uber or Lyft driver, is different from getting into an accident with other drivers. This is because rideshare drivers operate as independent contractors.  They are not official employees, they drive their own cars, and they do not have a CDL like traditional cab drivers […]

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What’s a No-Contact Car Accident and Who’s Liable?

What's a No-Contact Car Accident and Who's Liable?

You’ve probably had some close calls on the road where you swerved out of the way quickly to avoid a collision. What happens if the crash is unavoidable? When one car veers off and crashes due to another driver’s actions, this is known as a no-contact car accident. The cars don’t collide but a crash […]

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Common Insurance Tactics To Get Your Personal Injury Claim Denied or Delayed

There are some common tactics insurance companies use to have your personal injury claim denied. If you suffer an injury after an accident, you have every right to seek damages from the responsible party. When attempting to recover damages, you’ll present evidence indicating that the defendant — the person you file against — is liable […]

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How Much Is Compensation for a Scar on the Face from a Car Accident?

How Much Is Compensation for a Scar on the Face from a Car Accident?

Car accidents are traumatic, especially if you are left with a facial scar. Because facial scars are difficult to conceal, they often lead to car accident survivors feeling overwhelmed, demoralized, or self-conscious. A legal expert in catastrophic injuries from car accidents can help you determine how much compensation for scar on the face and get […]

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What Happens If I Am In an Accident With an Underinsured Motorist?

What Happens If I Am In an Accident With an Underinsured Motorist?

California is an at-fault state. This means that if you are injured in an accident, you have the right to go after the guilty party for compensation. In many cases, you would initially file a claim and recover compensation through the guilty party’s insurance provider. But what happens if you are in an accident with an […]

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$100,000 Car Accident Settlement

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Imagine driving down a California highway and seeing an oncoming car drift into your lane. Suddenly they hit you in a head-on collision, destroying your car and sending you to the hospital with severe injuries. That’s what happened to one of our clients at Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers. They contacted us shortly after the […]

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Why Are There So Many Accidents in the Summer?

Why Are There So Many Accidents in the Summer?

For many, summer is the best time of year. It means the end of school, fun vacations, camping trips, days at the park or beach, backyard barbeques, and pool time. However, as delightful and exciting as summer may be, it is also considered one of the most dangerous times of the year due to an […]

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Memory Loss and California Car Accidents

Memory Loss and California Car Accidents

While temporary memory loss after an accident can be normal, prolonged memory loss and cognitive impairments can be a sign that something more severe is going on. However, even if you think your memory loss is minor or temporary due to shock, you should still seek immediate medical attention.  Evidence that you sought medical attention […]

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Will Physical Therapy Be Covered After My Accident?

Will Physical Therapy Be Covered After My Accident?

When you sustain an injury after an accident, it is normal to worry about your health and wellbeing and how you will pay for your medical expenses. While insurers will certainly try to reduce settlement amounts and deny compensation for certain things, you have a right to be adequately compensated for your expenses and pain […]

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