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June

Blog Posts in June, 2016

  • Homeless Man Gets Millions After A Tragic Semi - Truck Accident

    || 21-Jun-2016

    The Dunnion Law Firm’s clients were a young Fresno homeless man and his sister, who were walking on the side of the road on Golden State Boulevard by Hwy 99 on a cold December morning on their way to the recycling center to cash in aluminum cans. The driver of a semi truck, employed by a well known local dairy, had exited the freeway and was speeding back towards the plant. Suddenly, the ...
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  • Homeless Man Run Down by Car

    || 20-Jun-2016

    A homeless Merced man was crossing the street, in a crosswalk, with a green light, and a reckless driver ran him down, dragging him half way down the block. The man woke up in the hospital not knowing what happened and a badly fractured leg. The man’s family turned to The Dunnion Law Firm. Although the insurance company stated the man ran out in front of the car, there was no reliable ...
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  • Auberry man receives $250,000 after being struck on sidewalk.

    || 20-Jun-2016

    A man from Auberry, California, was walking in Fresno with his father after enjoying lunch together at a nearby restaurant. As the two walked down the sidewalk of Blackstone Avenue, the defendant, a young driver from out of state, suddenly pulled out from a parking lot. Hurrying to cross the sidewalk and enter Blackstone Avenue, the driver didn’t see the victims directly in front of her. She ...
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  • Even His Own Insurance Said He Was Not Hurt

    || 20-Jun-2016

    A school teacher from Reedley, CA, was a passenger in a vehicle involved in a minor traffic collision. The man hit his elbow on the door panel and sought treatment for his arm injury immediately. The man had prior injuries to that upper extremity, but most of his pain had always been in the shoulder. The other person’s insurance disputed the injury was related to the accident but eventually ...
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  • Big Trucks are dangerous.

    || 20-Jun-2016

    A Bakersfield man was driving on highway 119 late at night in the fog. A truck driver, pulling a 60 foot trailer decided to attempt a u-turn on the two lane road and jackknifed sideways blocking both lanes. The trailer was blocking both lanes and the man had no chance to avoid hitting it. The silver trailer blended with the foggy sky and with no lights or flares alerting oncoming drivers the ...
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  • Claimant Receives $50,000.00 For Soft Tissue Injuries

    || 17-Jun-2016

    On May 30, 2015, a slightly overweight Hispanic individual was driving in rural Fresno County. At the same time, an individual of middle eastern decent failed to stop at an intersection and struck his vehicle. The injured man went to the hospital where he was checked out and released. Because he was not getting better, he contacted The Dunnion Law Firm where treatment was established with a local ...
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  • The Importance of Being Insured.

    || 17-Jun-2016

    In December of 2013, a 43 year old Sutter Creek woman was driving home on State Route 12 in Calaveras County. She was obeying all laws and properly wearing her seatbelt when suddenly a car crossed over into her lane striking her head on. She sustained serious personal injuries and had to be airlifted from the scene. Liability was not contested and at this point it appeared like a straight forward ...
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  • Not all damages are obvious - it is not just about medical bills.

    || 14-Jun-2016

    When a Reedley man was hit by a car changing lanes and cutting him off, his life took a serious unexpected turn. The injuries were not visible, the treatment not dramatic, but the injury to the man’s wrist changed the way he performed his job. Over the next two years he had to turn away business and schedule fewer appointments because of the ongoing pain and fatigue in his hand and wrist. ...
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  • Phanton vehicle accident settles for $100,000 policy limits.

    || 7-Jun-2016

    On Saturday, September 24, 2015, a young woman and her boyfriend were riding as passengers in a friend’s car. They were headed northbound on Highway 99 just north of Manning Avenue in the City of Fowler. Suddenly, a car pulled in to their lane and the friend braked hard and steered to the right, careening off roadway and rolling the vehicle. The young woman’s boyfriend sustained only ...
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  • Uninsured Motorist Collects 6 Figure Settlement.

    || 7-Jun-2016

    A 27 year old Waterford man was riding his 2008 Harley Davidson motorcycle on January 29 th in the City of Modesto. As he was driving on Westbound Orangeberg Avenue, a vehicle operated by an insurance executive suddenly swerved across the road and into his motorcycle, causing him to lose control and fall to the pavement. The young man sustained a fracture to his right leg and was transported by ...
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  • Merced man killed in March accident.

    || 7-Jun-2016

    An elderly man was driving in his home town of Merced, CA, when a negligent driver struck his car, causing severe injuries that ultimately lead to the man’s death. He was 88 years old at the time of the accident and he still lived in the family home, alone, caring for himself and spending time with his eight children and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. The responsible party had ...
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  • Retirees get $750,000 in settlement against trucking company.

    || 6-Jun-2016

    Our client was retired and driving to the coast for a day trip. Suddenly, on Hwy 152 near Hollister, as he was waiting for a red light, an 18 wheeler semi truck slammed him from behind, pushing him across an intersection and off the roadway into a ditch. He was airlifted to a Bay Area trauma center and diagnosed with a broken vertebrae in his spine. Thankfully, he did not require surgery. It was a ...
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  • It can happen that fast.

    || 2-Jun-2016

    A Mariposa man was going home from work in the passenger seat with a friend and co-worker driving. Without any warning, a car coming the opposite direction crossed the center line hitting them head on. In the blink of an eye, both drivers were killed and the Mariposa man was left fighting for his life. He sustained multiple fractures, including his pelvis, his leg, and his ankle. The hip was also ...
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  • Woman get $100,000 more than others in severe accident.

    || 1-Jun-2016

    Our client sustained numerous serious injuries including a head injury and fractures when she was involved in a two car accident. Tragically, four people were killed, and 3 others were also badly injured. The Dunnion Law Firm was hired at the outset and was able to go after the driver involved, who was faulted by police and who was DUI, and went after his registered owner, too. The Dunnion Law ...
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  • Homeless woman recevies $75,000 settlement.

    || 1-Jun-2016

    Our client was crossing the street in Hollister in a wheelchair. The other party was speeding in a minivan, was blinded by the sun, and struck our client, sending her to the hospital with serious injuries. The vehicle had no car insurance and although the police blamed the vehicle, no attorney would help our client due to her situation and the fact that there were no funds to pursue. She turned to ...
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