When Might a Mechanic Be Liable for a Car Accident?

When Might a Mechanic Be Liable for a Car Accident?

As drivers, we trust our mechanics to do repairs properly and help keep us safe on the road. A bad repair puts you at risk of being injured in an accident. Imagine driving your car away from the mechanic’s shop and getting into a car accident on the way home. If the accident was due […]

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California’s Surge in Staged and Fraudulent Car Accidents

California’s Surge in Staged and Fraudulent Car Accidents

California is seeing a sharp rise in fake, fraudulent car accidents. Innocent people driving on California’s roads are suddenly finding themselves caught in the middle of these coldhearted schemes to cause accidents and defraud insurance companies. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), staged car accidents are becoming a big business that costs billions […]

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Wrong-Way Accidents are on the Rise in California

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Did you know 48 people die in California wrong-way car accidents in an average year? This number represents a shocking 64% increase in fatal wrong-way crashes since 2010. California recently had one of the deadliest weeks ever for wrong-way car accidents. First, three people died in a wrong-way collision on Highway 101 in Santa Clara […]

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What Damages Can I Receive After a Truck Accident?

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If a trucker severely injures you in a traffic accident, you can initiate a claim to secure compensation for many types of damages. But get ready for a fight! Big trucking companies have lawyers and insurance companies who will do whatever it takes to deny claims. Here at Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers, we see […]

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Emotional Effects of a Dog Bite Injury

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Did you know dogs bite more than 20,000 people in Los Angeles County every year? Plus, there are hundreds of thousands of other bites across California and the U.S. These dog bites are painful, costly, and traumatic for victims. Although many effects of a dog bite are immediate, like the jagged lacerations that come from […]

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How Are Truck Accidents Different from Car Accidents?

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You might not realize how different a truck accident is from a regular car accident until the day you’re in one. The difference is obvious from the moment you’re hit! In general, car accidents are caused by human error, but truck accidents arise from the physical size and forces of a big rig. Plus, these […]

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Truck Accidents and Catastrophic Injuries

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It doesn’t get much worse than an accident with a big rig. These beasts dominate California’s highways and barrel down our city roads carrying chemicals, raw materials, food, products, packages, and more. While we’re grateful for their work, big trucks cause catastrophic accidents. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) estimates that there are more […]

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Who Is Liable for a Dog Bite Injury in California?

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Being attacked by a dog and suffering a resulting injury due to a dog bite is a traumatizing, painful experience. Dogs are powerful animals, and when they bite, they can inflict serious damage to the body. The vast majority of animal bites that occur in the United States are inflicted by dogs, and more dog […]

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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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7 Common Types of Semi-Truck Accidents

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When someone tells the team at Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers that they were in a semi-truck accident, we can often guess how it happened. Certain types of truck accidents are all too common on California’s roads. Most semi-truck accidents fall into one of the following seven categories. Of course, every accident is unique, so […]

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