Sally Morin Law’s Exceptional Pedestrian Accident Settlement

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A Victory for Justice and Healing: Sally Morin Law’s Exceptional Pedestrian Accident Settlement In a heart-wrenching incident at Almonte Blvd and Rosemont Avenue in Mill Valley, CA, an 11-year-old child became a victim of a pedestrian accident. But when the odds seemed stacked against her, Sally Morin Law emerged as a steadfast ally, fighting for […]

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How to Avoid Pedestrian Accidents in San Francisco

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How to Avoid Pedestrian Accidents in San Francisco San Francisco is at the top of many lists touting the most walkable cities in the United States. Although its population of just over 715,717 makes it the 18th largest city in the United States, it still has the feel of a collection of accessible neighborhoods.  According […]

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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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$100,000 California Pedestrian Accident Settlement

$100,000 Pedestrian Accident Settlement

A California woman was hit while walking through a crosswalk when a driver ran a stop sign and drove through the intersection. Luckily the woman survived, but she suffered severe injuries as a result of the California pedestrian accident—a two-part distal radius fracture and a left ulnar styloid fracture.  The radius fracture required open reduction […]

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Pedestrian Accidents and the Dangers of Distracted Walking

Pedestrian Accidents and the Dangers of Distracted Walking

You’ve heard that distracted driving is dangerous and against the law. What about distracted walking? When a pedestrian is too distracted to walk safely, they’re a danger to themselves and everyone else nearby. Oblivious pedestrians sometimes trip over curbs, stumble on stairs, walk into glass doors, bump into cars, or even walk straight out into […]

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Slow Streets: What They Are and the Push to Make Them Permanent

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San Francisco is a global trendsetter when it comes to devising innovative ways to keep pedestrians and cyclists safe on city streets. In the past 10 years, the city has launched more than 30 road improvement projects, plus 130 miles of new bike and pedestrian zones. San Francisco spends more than $25 million per year […]

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Freedom to Walk Act: What You Need to Know

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Freedom to Walk Act: What You Need to Know Is walking a criminal act? It can be. When a pedestrian becomes a jaywalker, a police officer can cite them for crossing the road outside a marked crosswalk. This sometimes triggers additional police interactions. California’s current jaywalking laws could even be creating dangerous situations between well-meaning […]

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$100,000 Settlement for Pedestrian vs. Auto Accident

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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 Happens if a Drunk Cyclist Hits a Pedestrian?

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Here’s something you might not realize: Drunk driving laws apply to cyclists, too. Under California Vehicle Code 21200.5, when you’re too intoxicated to ride your bike safely, you’re breaking the law. Alcohol and drugs can turn cyclists into dangerous drivers, just like anyone else on the road. And intoxicated cyclists pose a particular risk to […]

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What Happens if a Scooter Injures a Pedestrian?

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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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