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Rental Car Insurance and Accidents in California

By Callaway & Wolf |

Everyone hears the rental car companies attempt to sell their rental car insurance at the rental car counter. If you have full coverage on your own car with a major insurer, you probably don’t need to buy anything more for a rental.  The last thing anyone expects on their vacation or business trip is… Read More »

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Taking a Civil Case to Trial Post-Coronavirus

By Callaway & Wolf |

The world looks very different than it did just two months ago. Terms like “shelter-in-place” and “social distancing” have become commonplace. With some states making the decision to re-open their commerce and businesses, our courts will have to reopen for the sake of civil liberties and legal rights. The landscape of taking a civil… Read More »

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Using the Mini Opening Statement for Jury Selection

By Callaway & Wolf |

The mini opening statement is a very valuable tool which is commonly used by successful trial lawyers in California and elsewhere. Unlike the full opening statement, which will be designed to present the entire case and be persuasive, the mini opening is used as a tool for jury selection. I recently wrote an article… Read More »

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How Do Contingency Fee Arrangements Work?

By Boone Callaway |

Many people fear hiring an attorney because they feel they have no way to pay for legal services out of pocket. Of course, attorneys run a business and therefore receive compensation for legal services that they provide. However, in personal injury cases attorneys typically do not require payment from their clients upfront. A lawyer… Read More »

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Most Dangerous Intersections for Bicyclists in San Francisco

By Boone Callaway |

San Francisco is home to nearly 900,000 people inside an area less than 50 square miles. To say that the area is dense with people is an understatement. In a city this crowded, it’s extremely difficult to own a car let alone get from point A to point B in rush hour traffic. Commuting… Read More »

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Do you need an accident lawyer to represent you if you've been injured in a car crash? Accident attorney Boone Callaway of San Francisco Callaway & Wolf law firm discusses some of the things to consider.

Boone Callaway Named an Associate of the American Board of Trial Advocates

By Boone Callaway |

Callaway & Wolf in San Francisco is pleased to announce that Boone Callaway has been named an Associate of the American Board of Trial Advocates’ (“ABOTA”) San Francisco Chapter. Made up of the top trial attorneys in the nation, ABOTA membership is very exclusive; less than 8,000 attorneys nationwide are a part of the… Read More »

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Determining Damages When You Have A Preexisting Condition

By Boone Callaway |

It’s another beautiful San Francisco day. You approach a red light, slow down and come to a stop. Unfortunately, the truck behind does not see you stop and barrels into the back of your car. Air bags deploy, and you feel the jolt down your entire body. You feel you are well enough to… Read More »

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How to Prove Who’s At Fault for Your Injury

By Boone Callaway |

When you’ve been injured because a person or entity didn’t care enough about public safety to prevent an accident, how do you prove they’re at fault? The question of fault (liability) is key to pursuing a personal injury claim to hold the other party responsible for all the monetary damages for your accident, and… Read More »

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Callaway & Wolf Secures $352,000 Verdict Against the City of San Francisco

By Boone Callaway |

Justin Zanders is a 19 year old student who worked part time as a caterer. On July 9, 2016 Mr. Zanders was walking down a sidewalk in San Francisco and was struck in the head by a power pickup pole on an electrical city municipal bus. Zanders was immediately knocked unconscious for approx. 30… Read More »

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Dooring Injuries in San Francisco Can be Serious

By Boone Callaway |

“Dooring,” a bike rider hitting a carelessly opened door from a stopped or parked car, is a major cause of injury bike accidents in San Francisco.  As bike riders, we are advised to avoid riding in the “door zone.”  But we typically ride to the right of traffic on San Francisco’s narrow streets, and… Read More »

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