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2011

Blog Posts in 2011

  • Federal Exprees Vehicle Runs Plaintiff Off the Road

    || 27-Dec-2011

    A salesman was riding his motorcycle home from work on Golden State Boulevard south of Fresno when a Federal Express driver became impatient waiting for a train and made an illegal u-turn, striking the man on the side of his motorcycle, and causing a severe fracture of his left ankle. To make matters worse, Federal Express refused to accept responsibility for the accident and told the man he ...
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  • Dunnion Finds Doctors to Treat Uninsured Accident Victim

    || 15-Dec-2011

    Dunnion’s client was a 64-year old truck driver who had been on disability for several years. Even at his age, however, he had always hoped to be able to return to work. Just prior to this auto accident he had achieved this goal. Taken off disability and back on the road! Within days, he was in the middle of a four car pile up and it appeared his dreams would once again be frustrated. He had ...
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  • Drunk Driving Accident Results in Settlement for UPS Driver

    || 14-Dec-2011

    Dunnion’s client was the victim of a drunk driver who ran a red light. He injured his hand, breaking the three middle metacarpal bones. Unfortunately, as a UPS driver, this meant he could not work for several months, even though his hand was healing as expected. Fortunately, he had a disability insurance policy so that when the Dunnion firm was able to negotiate a good settlement for him, it ...
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  • A Fresno resident with his young son were involved in a front-end collision. After the collision, he contacted The Dunnion Law Firm for representation. At the scene, he felt some discomfort in his knee from hitting the dashboard, but all of his attention was to his son, who was transported by ambulance from the scene to the hospital. Over the next week, he would care for his son, ignoring his knee ...
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  • Dunnion Prevails Even When Client Causes Crash!

    || 7-Dec-2011

    Dunnion’s client was driving to work one pre-dawn morning near the San Francisco airport on US 101. For reasons he could not explain, he slammed into the center barrier, disabling his vehicle. While he was trying to get it started again, he was crashed into by a second vehicle, setting off a six car pile up with debris flying all over the roadway. Seriously injured, he was taken to Stanford ...
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  • No Police Report Makes Life Very Difficult for Dunnion Client

    || 1-Dec-2011

    Our elderly client was on her way to a bible study class when a vehicle pulled from a stop sign into her path causing a horrible crash. The two occupants of the adverse car got out and ran away. Witnesses called the police and paramedics. The police arrived, looked around, and in spite of the presence of two totaled vehicles and two missing defendants, decided that Dunnion’s client was not ...
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  • Too many Injured, Too Little insurance

    || 1-Dec-2011

    In an early morning jaunt last November, a driver under the influence of drugs plowed into a tree and injured his four passengers. In an unusual concurrence, all four sustained the same injury–a fractured hip that required open surgery to repair with plates and screws. Each sustained additional injuries ranging from mild to life altering. The at-fault driver immediately tendered the limits ...
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  • On the evening in question, our client walked from her home to a fast food restaurant to meet friends for dinner. After dinner, she was walking home when the accident occurred. The area where she was walking was very dark, with the only street light on the corner ½ block away that does not illuminate the walkway. As our client walked past the rear of pick-up truck parked in a driveway, the ...
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  • Our client, a Visalia resident, was crossing the street in her electric wheelchair at a marked crosswalk. Suddenly the defendant, who later claimed he was blinded by the sun, made a left turn directly into her, fracturing her tibia and fibula as well as damaging her scooter. Despite the broken leg, the responding ambulance refused to treat her until she could properly secure and store her ...
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  • Husband and Wife in Serious Car Wreck Two Days Before Christmas

    || 16-Nov-2011

    On December 23, 2009, a school administrator and his wife drove to Stockton, California to purchase a new cell phone. Due to the hustle and bustle of the Christmas holidays, they decided to leave their oldest son home to care for his three younger siblings instead of taking all four boys along on the trip. When they finished their business in Stockton, they headed home on Highway 99. A big rig was ...
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  • Insurance Company Not Responsive Until Lawsuit Filed

    || 15-Nov-2011

    The accident happened on a Sunday afternoon with Dunnion’s client stopped at a red light. A teenager coming from her left, speeding down the road, barreled through the intersection on a yellow light, going out of control and ramming into the client. The impact shattered her windshield and destroyed her car. The cars were tightly wedged together and when the boy got out he saw that gas was ...
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  • A Monterey County woman was horribly disfigured in a crash with an unlicensed driver. She contacted the Dunnion Law Firm to assist her in finding any and all available insurance monies. She was unsure about having any coverage under her own policy because she was driving a rental car she had borrowed from a friend. She did not want to deal with insurance companies because she was having multiple ...
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  • San Jose Man Rear Ended by Federal Express Truck

    || 31-Oct-2011

    A San Jose man was rear ended by a Federal Express delivery truck in June 2009. Although the driver admitted fault at the scene and the police wrote a favorable report, when the man was contacted by the "risk management" department of Federal Express they were singing a different tune that it was "not their driver's fault". The man turned to The Dunnion Law Firm for help. ...
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  • Fresno Veteran Settles After Long, Hard Fight With Insurance Carrier

    || 28-Oct-2011

    A Fresno Veteran was riding his bicycle when a motorist failed to yield and turned directly into the bicyclist. The bicyclist had no evasive options available as the Defendant struck him even while the bicyclist was yelling for the driver to stop. Immediately after the accident, the Veteran thought he may be okay but soon after realized his injuries were far more serious. The Veteran contacted the ...
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  • Woman Out of Work Work and With No Income Seeks Help from TV Lawyer

    || 27-Oct-2011

    A woman struggling to support her family as a clerical worker for the County of Tulare, was injured in a motor vehicle crash. As she was on her way to work in February during the early morning hoursthe last thing on her mind was a life altering car accident. Unfortunately, that is exactly what happened. She was driving the speed limit, properly belted and obeying all traffic laws as she passed ...
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