Women In Fewer Crashes But More Likely To Be Seriously Injured Than Men

Did you know women are more likely than men to suffer severe injuries in car crashes? But before you jump to any conclusions about why, let us explain. According to new crash research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), certain vehicles and accidents create added injury risk for women. Interestingly, men are in […]

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Who is Liable for a Delivery Truck Accident?

When a delivery truck collides with you on the road, it’s a little tricky to determine liability. Maybe the delivery driver is blaming you or is refusing to give you the name of their employer. They might not want to admit they’re in the wrong. And even when the delivery driver is being agreeable, it’s […]

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$100,000 Settlement for Pedestrian vs. Auto Accident

If you’ve ever wondered what kind of settlement a California pedestrian might get after being hit by a car, please keep reading. This is the true story of one of our clients – a healthy, fit 72-year-old woman who was hit by a car on Christmas Eve in San Francisco while visiting her son, his […]

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What are Common Causes of Delivery Truck Accidents?

Delivery trucks are all over our roads. Delivery drivers do the difficult job of bringing much-needed goods to California people, but not all of them are responsible drivers. Here in the Bay Area, there have been catastrophic accidents where a delivery truck caused a cascade of crashes, injuries, and even deaths. Each of these accidents […]

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Top 5 Causes of LA Traffic Accident Deaths

Imagine having a whole year with zero traffic deaths in the entire city of Los Angeles. Sounds wonderful, right? That’s the ambitious goal of the city’s Vision Zero project, which aims to reduce traffic fatalities to zero by 2025. Currently, LA has about 200 road deaths per year, so reaching a level of zero will […]

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What Steps Should I Take After I’ve Been Injured While Riding My Scooter?

Scooter accidents have risen sharply in the past few years. Scooters are so popular in California, the team here at Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers is seeing a constant need for scooter-related legal assistance. These are the kinds of questions swirling through our clients’ minds as we help them with their scooter cases. We’d like […]

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What Happens if a Scooter Injures a Pedestrian?

What if you were just walking down the sidewalk and a scooter came along and hit you? It happens more often than you might think in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and other cities in the Bay Area. Despite its small size, a scooter can cause severe injuries. And a pedestrian is extremely vulnerable to a […]

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Can a Pedestrian Be at Fault for an Accident?

Each day in San Francisco there are two pedestrian accidents, on average. And across California, there are thousands of accidents every year that involve injured pedestrians. Although it’s easy to blame motorists, they’re not always at fault. Often, pedestrians’ actions contribute to these accidents. Sometimes, a pedestrian is 100% to blame. Know the Facts About […]

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What Should I Do if I’m Injured By a Commercial Truck While Riding My Scooter?

What Should I Do if I’m Injured By a Commercial Truck While Riding My Scooter? It’s one of the worst accidents that can happen on California’s streets: a scooter rider is hit by a big truck. An accident like this can cause severe injuries, permanent disabilities, or even death. Motorcyclists and scooter users are always […]

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What are the Risks of Riding a Motorized Scooter?

When you’re cruising around on flat roads with no traffic, a motorized scooter is a terrific form of transportation. But as anyone who lives in San Francisco or Los Angeles knows, most of our roads aren’t flat and empty! Traffic congestion, pedestrians, rough pavement, and almost endless other risks are all over California’s roads. E-scooters […]

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