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2010

Blog Posts in 2010

  • Santa Clara Man Injured in Bicycle Accident Receives $100,000

    || 23-Dec-2010

    A 41 year old Santa Clara man was severely injured in an auto v. bicyclist accident in Santa Clara at the intersection of McCormick and El Camino Real. The collision occurred as the at-fault driver turned directly into the path of the man who was riding a bicycle. The impact was so severe it caused the injured man to sustain a compound fracture of the right tibia-fibia in addition to a large ...
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  • Neck and Back Sprain Case Settles for $70,000.00

    || 22-Dec-2010

    The Dunnion Law Firm successfully settled a claim for a young mother who was injured when a driver broad-sided her vehicle. The victim was fearful that she would not obtain any settlement for her injuries because she was involved in another broad-side accident a few months later that was her fault. Unlike most other law firms, The Dunnion Law Firm agreed to take her case even though she was in a ...
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  • A young father of three, while visiting another state, was hit by a drunk driver and lost his leg due to the impact. The drunk driver was arrested and jailed. Unfortunately, the drunk driver had minimal insurance policy limits. The Dunnion Law Firm immediately flew into action collecting the drunk driver's auto insurance policy limits, then all of it's young client's auto insurance ...
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  • Pedestrian Hit in Crosswalk Receives $100,000.00 Policy Limits

    || 24-Nov-2010

    Our client, a longtime Fresno resident, was a pedestrian in a crosswalk when she was struck by the other party in a vehicle. The driver was a retired military person and the police on the scene decided not to make a report even though our client had serious injuries including visible bruising all over her body. Fortunately, there was one key witness to the accident. The Dunnion Law Firm was able ...
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  • The Dunnion Law Firm immediately proceeded to obtain the medical and expert documentation necessary to prove her injuries were a direct result of the accident. They spoke with her doctors to confirm the nature and extent of the injuries and the causation of the trauma involved. In so doing, they were able to secure the compelling medical evidence necessary which, when provided to the other ...
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  • College Student, Passeger in a DUI vehicle, Receives Policy Limits

    || 23-Nov-2010

    A college student contacted The Dunnion Law Firm after being seriously injured in a car which was driven by a friend who was drunk. She had been picked up from her home by her friend; she did not know her friend had been drinking. When she got into the car, she realized her friend was drunk and asked her to pull over. The car stopped and she took off her seatbelts in order to take over driving, ...
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  • Plaintiff was in a motor vehicle accident on September 22, 2009. The Defendant pulled from a stop sign into the path of the vehicle Plaintiff was riding in. The vehicles had moderate damage requiring about $3,200.00 in repairs. Initially, Plaintiff complained of pain on the left side of his body and his back, but declined emergency treatment at the scene. As his pain increased he later went to the ...
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  • What started out as a pleasure drive on a sunny September day ended in tragedy for a San Juan Bautista attorney. While riding her motorcycle on Highway 101 in Santa Clara County, she was confronted with a wheel which flew off a truck traveling in the opposite direction striking her and her motorcycle. The force of the collision caused her left leg to be amputated at thigh level. She then had to ...
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  • A 54 year old man from San Jose was walking with his wife and children on the sidewalk on Kelly Avenue in Half Moon Bay when he was struck by a car driven by a 19 year old woman. The woman, who was drunk, careened off the roadway and struck the man. The violence of the impact caused him to be thrown four feet into the air, landing on the hood of her car. After being struck, the man was unconscious ...
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  • A young working mother of three contacted The Dunnion Law Firm after being involved in a roll-over accident. She was especially frustrated because the police report faulted her for the accident when it was the other driver who failed to make a lane change safely. His reckless conduct forced her off the road and her car rolled over several times. She suffered broken ribs and an elbow dislocation ...
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  • Tulare motorcycle rider secures significant settlement against odds

    || 22-Nov-2010

    A 45 year old Tulare man was riding down the street when his motorcycle was suddenly cut off by an elderly driver exiting a parking lot into traffic. The man’s helmet flew off as he catapulted over the car, and he came down in the middle of the street, fracturing a bone in his wrist. The insurance company fought the case for three years, arguing that the man was not wearing his helmet ...
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  • The accident victim in this case was an intoxicated pedestrian crossing the street late at night. The other party, in a vehicle, was speeding excessively and hit him. Multiple witnesses and the Fresno Police Department blamed the pedestrian as the sole cause of the accident even though the driver admitted to having four drinks at a party immediately before the accident. The pedestrian sustained ...
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  • personal injury case. The Dunnion Law Firm directed her to medical professionals who understood her injuries and provide the treatment she needed. The firm's expertise in the management of her medical needs resulted in the at faily party's insurance company tendering its $15,000.00 policy limits. Additionally, the injured woman's own insurance carrier tendered its $85,000.00 ...
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  • On January 19, 2009, a Fresno area woman was injured in a high-speed rear end collision. The impact to the rear of her Ford Ranger pick up was so violent it caused the truck bed to buckle in half and to break the driver’s seat. The police investigated the matter and concluded that the fault for the car wreck was clear against the other driver. The injured woman hired a Fresno attorney to ...
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  • Aggressive Case Management Produces $245,000.00 Settlement

    || 10-Jul-2010

    This personal injury victim was involved in a major auto accident in June, 2007. The client initially hired a small town attorney local to him who, instead of coordinating competent medical treatment for the client, immediately chose unwisely to file a lawsuit against the defendant and spent nearly a year and a half litigating against a very large, well known corporate defendant. During his entire ...
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