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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$75,000 Motorcycle Accident Settlement

$75,000 Motorcycle Accident Settlement

A man in California was out for a scenic highway ride with a group of fellow motorcyclists when a van pulled out in front of the group and caused an accident. One of the motorcycle riders, having little time to react after being cut off, ran into the van. Our client then ran into the […]

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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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Consequences of Unsafe Motorcycle Lane Changes

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An unsafe lane change happens any time a driver shifts from one lane to another without taking proper precautions. It’s not just a bad idea; it’s illegal! California law is clear about what constitutes an unsafe lane change for a motorcyclist or any other motorist. Drivers may only change lanes when it’s safe to do […]

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$95,000 Settlement for Motorcycle vs. Commercial Truck Accident

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When a trucker U-turned into a motorcyclist’s path, the resulting crash left the motorcyclist with severe wounds and deep scars. This is a real story about a motorcycle vs. commercial truck crash that happened right here in California. Our client, the motorcyclist, was innocently riding down the street just before the accident. He had no […]

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$135,000+ Settlement for Motorcycle vs. Rideshare Accident

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If you’ve ever been curious about what happens if someone hits you on your motorcycle, read on. This is a real story about a client at Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers, right here in San Francisco. Our client, a middle-aged tech manager, was riding his motorcycle through San Francisco’s financial district. Suddenly, a rideshare driver […]

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What if I’m Injured by a Motorcycle or Another Scooter While Riding a Scooter?

What happens if you’re on a scooter and you’re injured by someone else on a scooter? These accidents are becoming more common due to the popularity of scooters in coastal California. At Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers, we’ve seen many types of scooter-vs.-scooter accidents and scooter-vs-motorcycle accidents. Some are quite severe and cause life-altering physical […]

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Don’t Downplay Road Rash from Motorcycle Accidents

Don't Downplay Road Rash from Motorcycle Accidents

Did you know road rash can be as severe as a burn and could even kill you? It’s not always just a little scrape like a child skinning their knee. Motorcycle road rash can lead to deep scarring and even life-threatening infections. When road rash happens during a motorcycle accident, it usually involves losing control […]

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$100,000 SETTLEMENT FOR Motorcycle vs. Auto Accident

$100,000 SETTLEMENT FOR Motorcycle vs. Auto Accident

A 23-year old wellness coach and motorcyclist was riding on Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco, California when she was hit by a pick-up truck who merged into her lane without warning. Her body was separated from her motorcycle and she landed on both knees, sliding across the pavement for 15 feet before coming to […]

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I Was Hit By a Motorcycle While on My Motorcycle – What Do I Do?

I Was Hit By a Motorcycle While on My Motorcycle - What Do I Do?

You’re enjoying a gorgeous California day out on your motorcycle when another motorcyclist smashes into you and knocks you into traffic. Now your bike is crushed and so is your body. All at once, your life changes. You have massive medical bills from severe physical injuries. It will take months to recover, which impacts your […]

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