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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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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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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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