San Fran is brutal and you're right, the taxis are the worst. Hope you're healed up soon and take them to the mat to replace your new green Versys. Hope to hear you're riding again soon.
AS to dealing with cage turners in intersections, the Vs has a "flash to pass" button right by your left index finger. Put a finger on that button (and sometimes a thumb on the horn), and look for people edging into the intersections. A quick two or three flash of the high beams is sometimes enough to get their attention, and a horn adds to it if that's not enough. I had a mexican landscaper pulling a trailer *almost* pull out onto the two lane right in front of me but that stopped him. Good thing too, at the speed I was going I might have been able to miss the truck, but that trailer would've killed me.
Cagers just don't see us. They'll be looking right at you and won't see you, but you'd be surprised at how well a flashing light gets their attention. (This is the same concept behind modulating headlights, which aren't legal in all states and usually not at all during night time).
2009 Kawasaki Versys, "Dr Doom"
2009 Suzuki Burgman 650, "StormTrooper"
2003 Suzuki Burgman 400, "Yoda"
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