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August

Blog Posts in August, 2014

  • Woman Obtains Six Figure Settlement Despite Being Faulted By Police

    || 28-Aug-2014

    Our client pulled out from a stop sign from her own street onto a busy roadway in San Jose. The other driver was speeding and barreled into our client pushing her across the intersection and into a fence. The S.J.P.D. investigated and found our client 100% at fault for the accident! Further, the police claimed our client, who was hit directly on her driver's door, but ended up in the passenger ...
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  • Dunnion’s client had a simple rear-accident in September 2011. His truck was quickly repaired and his two passengers quickly resolved their claims for a few thousand dollars each. Client tried to settle his claim but was not satisfied with what the adjuster was offering and ultimately hired the Dunnion Law Firm to handle his case. The firm quickly learned what the problem was. Client had ...
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  • A 53 year old grandmother and retiree from the Central Valley was driving home when a very young driver loses control of his vehicle and hit her head-on. In that accident, the driver’s own child is seriously hurt. The driver tells his insurance company that his car’s steering was defective as he had just purchased it before the accident. Hearing this from the other driver at the ...
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  • A retired Navy seaman came to The Dunnion Law Firm many months after a minor fender bender. He was told by his doctors that his foot was broken from that accident but he never realized it was broken for many months. He had a condition that masked completely any pain he may have felt in his feet. He was told by the other driver’s insurance company that such a minor impact could never have ...
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  • A young father and big rig driver was on the freeway after dropping off a load. Suddenly a drunk driver crashes into him, injuring his hand and his back. The drunk driver is arrested and convicted for his crime. But the big rig driver’s life is changed after this accident. He is taken off work and a few months later, laid off. In the meantime, he suffers persisting pain from a broken knuckle ...
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  • A 55 year old motorcycle mechanic was riding his Yamaha Warrior 1700 home from work in rural Madera. The conditions were dark and clear at 6:25 p.m. as the rider approached Ave 22 just East of Elmwood Road. He saw a pick up truck pull into the roadway and make a right turn. Recognizing that the truck was too close for him to safely stop he moved from the East bound lane of Ave 22 to the West bound ...
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  • School Teacher Injured in T-bone Accident

    || 13-Aug-2014

    Client’s fiancé called the Dunnion Law Firm the day after client’s accident, concerned that she might have serious injuries. Client had been T-boned by a vehicle running a stop sign the day before and was still in the hospital undergoing tests for internal injuries. Dunnion’s attorney went to the hospital the next day to meet with her and learned that the testing was ...
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  • Our client was severely injured right next to her home. She pulled out from her own street across a major road in San Jose when the other driver, who clearly was speeding, slammed into our client, pushing her across the intersection, up a curb, and into a tree. The police department blamed our client for the accident and even said she was not wearing her seat belt. In fact, our client's ...
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  • When Insurance Companies Play Hardball The Dunnion Law Firm Fights Back

    || 11-Aug-2014

    A Bakersfield man who was involved in a rear-end accident became frustrated with an insurance company's lack of civility and responsiveness and decided to call the Dunnion Law Firm. The Dunnion Law Firm helped this man receive the medical treatment he needed. The insurance company made a lowball offer and a lawsuit was quickly filed. The Dunnion Law Firm obtained a total settlement of ...
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  • Good People in the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time

    || 7-Aug-2014

    A Hollister man and woman were riding in a car with there son on a vacation in southern California when an inattentive driver slammed into the rear of their vehicle. The man immediately had chest pains and was rushed to the hospital. The woman had pain in her neck, but she did not seek immediate medical attention as she was needed at the scene to help the police interpret for the non-English ...
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  • Former Navy SEAL Receives $100,000 for Shoulder Injury

    || 4-Aug-2014

    A former Navy SEAL faced temporary interruption to his active life when he was struck in a head-on collision. He had little chance to avoid the other driver, who drifted across the centerline and struck him, causing a painful shoulder injury. The orthopedic surgeon would eventually diagnose him with rotator cuff tendinopathy, shoulder impingement, labral tear, and acromioclavicular joint ...
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  • Underinsured Motorist Settles Claim for Limits of Policy

    || 4-Aug-2014

    Dunnion’s client was stopped in traffic when he was rear ended by another driver. His 11-year-ole Xterra was declared a total loss. The client sustained a back strain which made it virtually impossible for him to continue in his job managing a convenience store chain. However, as he has previously undergone two serious back injuries, both resulting in back surgery, the defending insurance ...
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  • A 44 year old athletic waitress employed at a Santa Cruz landmark restaurant was injured when a drunk driver crashed into the rear of her car. The drunk driver was arrested and put in jail. This was one of multiple DUIs for this driver; this time his dangerous conduct resulted in injuries to an innocent person on the road. The woman’s life changed after that accident. She began a long and ...
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