What Evidence Should I Gather in a Truck Accident vs. a Car Accident?

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A big rig slammed into you on a California highway, and now you’re reeling from the impact of the crash. When the dust settles, now’s your only chance to gather crucial evidence before it’s lost forever. So what types of evidence are commonly gathered in trucking accidents? Specifically, how does this evidence differ from a […]

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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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When Is the Truck Manufacturer at Fault for an Accident?

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Imagine suffering severe injuries in a traffic accident because a truck manufacturer put something dangerous on the road. Bad brakes. Cheap steering columns. Dangerous fuel tanks. Wouldn’t you be angry? Wouldn’t you want the right people to be held responsible? The good news is that in the state of California, you can hold negligent auto […]

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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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$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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What is the Process for Reporting Unsafe Truck Driving on the Road?

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Have you ever seen a truck driver do something shockingly dangerous on California’s roads? If so, you’ve probably wondered if they’ll ever get caught for their unsafe driving. Good news: You have several options for addressing dangerous trucker behavior. Here’s what you need to know about reporting truckers who are bad drivers. Option 1: File […]

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What are the Steps You Should Take After an Accident with a Delivery Truck?

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You’re driving down a city street in California, and suddenly, BAM! A delivery truck hits you. It’s a horrible situation, but try not to panic. There are some important things you need to do immediately afterward, plus some additional things to do in the following days. Miss these steps, and you could regret it later! […]

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

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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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