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June

Blog Posts in June, 2013

  • Riding With A Drunk Can Be Costly

    || 26-Jun-2013

    A young Fresno man thought he was accepting a ride with an acquaintance who was not drunk. He fell asleep during the trip and awoke to find himself trapped in an upside down car at the bottom of a ravine. He was kept overnight at the hospital and told he had suffered a head injury. When he got out of the hospital, he realized he knew nothing about this acquaintance other than that he was arrested ...
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  • A young man with multiple prior surgeries and pre-existing injuries decided to seek help for his automobile accident and turned to the Dunnion Law Firm. We were able to negotiate and settle his case for $80,000.00 for an aggravation of pre-existing injuries.
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  • Injured Driver Receives $100,000.00

    || 21-Jun-2013

    On September 28, 2011 a 54 year old owner of a construction company was driving in Fresno California. An errant driver pulled out from a red light before it turned green striking the side of his vehicle. The gentleman had negative experience with attorneys where in the past he was injured and recovered nothing. When the insurance company for the adverse driver brought up his past accidents he knew ...
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  • Mother And Child Injured On Way To School Function

    || 21-Jun-2013

    A 32 year old working mother was injured along with her 11 year old daughter as the result of a motor vehicle accident in Merced County California. The daughter had been badgering her mother, who had returned home from work tired, to take her to a math club function at her middle school. The mother, although exhausted, acquiesced and agreed to drive her daughter to the school. As they were ...
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  • Serious Injury Averted - Settlement Obtained

    || 21-Jun-2013

    A 23 year old unemployed Santa Cruz resident was helping her friend with house painting when they decided to take a drive up the coast on a particularly sunny September day. While on the trip they encountered heavy traffic on highway 880 near San Jose, California in the late afternoon commute. They were traveling in the fast lane and as they neared First Street a car in front of them came to a ...
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  • The victim was injured years ago and had neck surgery. He was doing fine until an accident in 2009. Right afterwards, he experienced severe neck pain and was told he would need neck surgery again. State Farm, the insurance company for the at fault driver, did not believe our client and offered $40,000.00 to settle. We filed suit and after 3 years of grueling litigation, including 4 doctors ...
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  • Car Accidents and Distracted Driving

    || 18-Jun-2013

    One of the leading causes of car accidents in California, and throughout the entire United States, is distracted driving. Drivers can be distracted for any number of reasons including talking on a cell phone, texting, eating, attending to personal hygiene, adjusting the car stereo, using a GPS device, reaching for an object in the vehicle, daydreaming, talking or paying attention to passengers in ...
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  • Injured Man Receives Six Figure Plus Settlement In Only 11 Days

    || 17-Jun-2013

    The victim was a passenger in a friend's SUV. The friend lost control and caused a solo car accident. Our client received very serious injuries. The insurance company for the driver knew for four (4) months how serious our client was injured, but did not offer our client one cent! The Dunnion Law Firm got in their face, obtained some bills and records from the client, and forced them to pay ...
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  • Woman Attacked By Neighbor's Dogs Settles Before Trial

    || 17-Jun-2013

    The victim was attacked while walking her puppy in her neighborhood when her neighbor's 3 large dogs escaped. She tried to pick up her own dog and run but was surrounded. As one of the larger dogs bit her arm, she let go of her own dog to save her live and saw her dog killed in front of her. Our client sustained very serious damage to her right arm, including nerve/tissue/tendon damage, and ...
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  • In February 2012, an east bay resident driving her convertible Mazda Miata was rearended by a large SUV and pushed ahead into a Dodge Ram pick up truck. The Miata was crushed. The driver of the SUV tried to blame the woman for the accident claiming the brake lights on the Miata were not working. The lights were working, however, and the accident was caused by the SUV drivers inattention, pure and ...
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  • A Closer Look at The Dunnion Law Firm

    || 11-Jun-2013

    For more than 35 years, The Dunnion Law Firm has specialized in the field of personal injury law. During that time, we have represented countless injured residents throughout the San Jose area. Our firm has provided an exceptional level of legal counsel to the victims of all different types of personal injury cases. Our attorneys have more than 175 years combined experience, and over the years we ...
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  • $72,500 Settlement for Young Man Despite Lack of Seatbelt

    || 6-Jun-2013

    On December 13, 2012, late at night, a 20 year old young man was driving home when a tow truck suddenly pulled out of a driveway directly in front of him causing a t-bone collision. The young man was transported from the scene with severe head injuries. The young man and his parents attempted to handle the claim themselves but were met with resistance due to the fact that the young man was not ...
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  • At Fault Bicyclist Settles for $60,000

    || 4-Jun-2013

    The victim was a nice woman on a bicycle riding home from school. She was riding in a crosswalk and entered the intersection on a green light but it turned red before she was across. The driver was not paying attention and started her car striking our client and throwing her to the ground. Fresno Police refused to make a report.Our client went to the doctor a few days later and found out she had a ...
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