Trauma is one of the leading causes of death globally. And while many different kinds of injuries are categorized as trauma, blunt force trauma injuries are some of the most common. While some blunt force trauma injuries can be minor, such as a small bruise, these types of injuries can also be severe and life-threatening. […]
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Mistakes You Might Make When Choosing a Personal Injury Lawyer
Are you choosing a personal injury lawyer to help you pursue serious accident injury compensation? It’s a choice that could impact your entire life including your finances, legal situation, and emotional wellness in the wake of the accident. Your focus should be on healing from your injuries and recovering as fully as possible. To help […]
What Damages Can I Receive After a Truck Accident?
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 […]
$95,000 Settlement for Motorcycle vs. Commercial Truck Accident
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 […]
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 […]
Many Commercial Truck Accidents are Caused by Brake Failures
Many Commercial Truck Accidents are Caused by Brake Failures Did you know brake failures are a leading cause of large truck accidents? That’s scary to think about. As you drive along California’s roads, a truck’s failing brakes could set off a catastrophic accident that causes you to suffer severe injuries. The National Highway Traffic Safety […]
Deadly Rise of Amazon Delivery Truck Accidents
When you grab an Amazon package off your front porch, you probably don’t think much about how it got there. But that package arrived in your hands through a massive network of Amazon warehouse workers and delivery drivers. Most of Amazon’s packages are managed by their division called Amazon Logistics, which handled about 3.5 billion […]
Avoiding Semi Truck Blind Spots
Although California is known for its car-free and eco-friendly ways, plenty of us still hit the roads in our vehicles. This brings us up-close with semi-trucks that weigh 10,000-plus pounds and travel at breakneck speeds. One of the best ways you can avoid being in a collision with one of these big rigs is by […]
What Causes Semi-Truck Underride Accidents?
When a vehicle smashes into the undercarriage of a semi-truck, it can be one of the worst accidents that ever happens on the road. A smaller vehicle is simply no match for a big rig. These accidents often involve powerful impacts, crash-related fires, and extreme damage to the smaller vehicle, including having its roof completely […]