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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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Common Causes of Pedestrian Injuries

By Boone Callaway |

A vulnerable human body is no match for a car, SUV, or truck. So, if you were a pedestrian hit by a motor vehicle and received serious injuries or a loved one was killed, the pedestrian accident attorneys at Callaway & Wolf is prepared to vigorously fight for justice and the maximum compensation available… Read More »

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Filing a Wrongful Death Claim After an Aortic Aneurysm

By Boone Callaway |

An aortic aneurysm is a condition that can be the subject of a medical malpractice claim due to misdiagnosis or diagnostic errors. Aortic aneurysms are life-threatening, and doctors and medical professionals need to identify aortic aneurysms as soon as possible and begin medical treatment immediately any time one is suspected. If an aortic aneurysm… Read More »

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Uber & Lyft Car Accident Information

By Boone Callaway |

Until 2011 and 2012 respectively, if you were without a vehicle and needed car transportation, a taxicab was your only option until San Francisco-headquartered Uber and Lyft ridesharing (also referred to as “transport networking”) appeared on California roads.  Uber started as a luxury service, but quickly expanded its service with “Uber X” to compete… Read More »

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Pedestrian Safety Information in San Francisco

By Boone Callaway |

The chance that a pedestrian on a San Francisco street will be killed by a car is statistically predicted to be 1 in 43,000, according to a study conducted by Vision Zero, an outreach program whose goal is to eliminate traffic deaths. In total, approximately 800 San Francisco pedestrians are injured or killed by… Read More »

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California Dog Bite Law and Recent Incidents in the Bay Area

By Boone Callaway |

While dogs may be considered invaluable companions and “man’s best friend,” some otherwise gentle and friendly pets unexpectedly can bite or knock a person down without provocation. In California, dog bite attacks have increased during the past few years and have caused serious harm to human beings. Even less severe dog bites can leave… Read More »

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Plaintiff Magazine feature article - Boone Callaway

Boone Callaway Profiled in Plaintiff Magazine

By Boone Callaway |

We’re pleased to announce a new feature article profiling Callaway & Wolf managing partner Boone Callaway, that appears in the April 2018 issue of Plaintiff Magazine. A highly respected personal injury attorney in San Francisco, the profile traces Boone’s journey from Midwest kid and University of Texas-Austin grad to buying a one-way ticket to San… Read More »

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Who do you sue in a personal injury case?

Who to Sue in a Personal Injury Case?

By Boone Callaway |

If you’re injured in an accident, who will pay? When a person is hurt by someone else the law says that someone else should pay to compensate the injured person, but who? There are a few different answers to that question in cases of personal injury. The most obvious place to start is that… Read More »

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With the new law, California pedestrians will now legally be able to enter the crosswalk after the countdown timer has begun.

New Law Changes the Crosswalk Rules for Pedestrians in California

By Boone Callaway |

What the law change means for California pedestrians You probably didn’t know it, but if you live in California, there’s a good chance that you’ve been breaking the law when you walked across intersections with countdown signals. It’s easy to break this traffic law without even thinking about — especially in busy, crowded San… Read More »

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