Can I Sue for Hearing Loss After a California Car Accident?

Can I Sue for Hearing Loss After a California Car Accident?

We live in a noisy society. On California’s roads, vehicles are souped-up and louder than ever with horns that blare for all kinds of reasons. Many types of traffic accident-related events threaten your hearing. Airbags are astoundingly loud, as are the screeching sounds of two vehicles colliding at high speeds. After crashes, car accident victims […]

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How Much Will My Insurance Go Up After an Accident in California?

How Much Will My Insurance Go Up After an Accident in California?

One of the biggest concerns for many drivers in California is car insurance premium increases after an accident. When a person is at fault, it is understandable that the consequences would involve an increase in their insurance rate. But what if the driver is not at fault? At Sally Morin, as California car accident lawyers, […]

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Can a California Car Accident Cause a Stroke?

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Strokes are more common after car accidents than you might think. Although they don’t happen as frequently as whiplash or broken bones, car accident-related strokes happen every day. In California and across the U.S., moderate to severe traumatic injury is a leading cause of strokes. Many of these strokes arise from car accidents, which are […]

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When Is a California Personal Injury Considered a Catastrophic Injury?

When Is a California Personal Injury Considered a Catastrophic Injury?

Nobody wakes up in the morning expecting to be catastrophically injured that day. Catastrophic personal injuries happen suddenly and unexpectedly, changing victims’ lives forever. While many catastrophic injuries occur during California car accidents, not all happen on the roads. Catastrophic injuries can happen anywhere: at home, at work, while shopping, during a visit to a […]

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Things You Should NOT Say to an Insurance Adjuster After an Accident

Things You Should NOT Say to an Insurance Adjuster After an Accident

The insurance adjuster seems to offer a friendly voice of reason after your stressful car accident. They call you to chat about the details at a time when you’re hoping to receive an insurance payout and move on with your life. Not so fast! The insurance adjuster isn’t your friend. Their goal is to press […]

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Complete Streets Coming to California

Complete Streets Coming to California

Poor road design is one of the biggest reasons why some streets are more dangerous than others in California. This is particularly true for non-motorists who share our roads, like pedestrians, bicyclists, and scooter riders. Many of our city streets are great for cars but terrible for pedestrians. San Francisco has a long history of […]

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Why Accidents Happen on Road Trips

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Over the past five years, 79% of American families have taken road trips and 68% prefer driving to flying. Traffic accidents are all too common during these otherwise happy getaways. Road trips come with added hazards and distractions you’d probably prefer to overlook. But when an accident happens, it brings everything to a screeching halt […]

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Who Pays for Damages From Road Debris?

Who Pays for Damages From Road Debris?

Watch out! There’s a ton of road debris on California’s busiest roads. A ton is no exaggeration. Caltrans removes 9,500 garbage truckloads of debris from California freeways each year at a cost of more than $70 million. That’s over 140,000 tons of road litter flying around on our freeways. What would you do if road […]

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Should I Sue After a Car Accident on Vacation?

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When you’re on vacation, you just want to relax and let all your worries fade away. The fun comes to an abrupt end when you’re suddenly in a car accident during your getaway. In this situation, a tourist or out-of-state traveler needs legal representation just as much as a California native. You’ll need a local […]

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When Is Your Car a Total Loss After a Car Accident?

When Is Your Car a Total Loss After a Car Accident?

For the average person, it can be confusing to determine whether a vehicle is totaled after a car accident. Is it really a total loss? Is it repairable? This depends on your point of view. You could have a different opinion than the insurance company assessing the damage. Your mechanic, friends, family, or even the […]

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