Recent Blog Posts
How Social Media Can Devastate Your Accident Claim
Americans love to use social media. We share our family lives, our professional ups and downs, politics, and neighborhood gossip online. Unfortunately for those involved in severe accidents, social media use opens a window into their lives they may later wish stayed closed. Callaway & Wolf is a personal injury law firm founded 26… Read More »
How Much Can I Sue for in a Dog Bite Case?
A dog bite can be vicious and unexpected. It can leave the victim seriously injured, physically and emotionally scarred. There are no specific limits on what a dog bite victim can claim in a lawsuit. Your lawsuit or insurance claim must be made in good faith, based on the facts and California law. Personal… Read More »
Should I Negotiate My Accident Claim With the Insurance Company?
You’ve been injured in a vehicle accident and want your bills paid and compensation for your injuries. You want a reasonable settlement, but you don’t want to wait too long. Should you negotiate with your insurance company after an accident? It depends on the accident and your injuries. Callaway & Wolf have represented vehicle… Read More »
How Long After a Car Accident Can I Sue In California?
How long you have to sue for compensation after your car accident is called the statute of limitations. There’s a two-year time limit for suing a private party because of an injury or death in California after a car accident or most other injury-causing incidents. A much shorter six-month time limit applied to all… Read More »
Boone Callaway Installed as SFTLA President
January 22, 2021 – San Francisco, CA – Boone Callaway, a personal injury and medical malpractice attorney in San Francisco, was installed as the 2021 President of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Callaway has more than 30 years’ experience handling all types of complex personal injury and medical malpractice cases. In 1995,… Read More »
Protected Bike Lanes in San Francisco
The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition has worked to promote a transformative change throughout the city to include dedicated and protected bike lanes. These proponents of a wide-sweeping change want a fully protected bike lane infrastructure to be implemented as quickly as possible. Requests for bike lanes in San Francisco have taken a front seat… Read More »
San Francisco Bike Traffic and COVID-19
The past few months have been unlike any other in modern history as the United States faces the COVID-19 pandemic. As the summer months approach, it is expected that many will begin to resume typical summer activities, albeit at a hopefully with appropriate precautions. One of the ways that many people, especially in San… Read More »
Rental Car Insurance and Accidents in California
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 »
Taking a Civil Case to Trial Post-Coronavirus
The legal world post-Coronavirus looks very different than it did in early 2020. 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… Read More »
Using the Mini Opening Statement for Jury Selection
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 »