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2017

Blog Posts in 2017

  • A retired hotel housekeeper was visiting her favorite neighborhood grocery store. She had been going to this store for over ten years. She knew all the workers and managers by sight at this store. They also knew her. But on one weekend, a store employee had been re-stocking a display and inadvertently left a carton on the floor near the front entry of the store. This retire housekeeper entered the ...
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  • Indigent Cyclist Recovers Big Despite Dishonest New Driver

    || 21-Jul-2017

    A Kern County man was riding his bicycle on the right shoulder of a four lane road, in accordance with traffic safety laws. A 16 year old new driver, still on his provisional license, was driving down the same road in the same direction behind him, exceeding the posted speed limit. The young driver, either due to inexperience or negligence, struck the bicyclist with his full sized pickup truck, ...
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  • Los Banos Woman's Life Is Changed In The Fog

    || 18-Jul-2017

    Everyone in the Central Valley has seen thick tule fog and knows trying to drive in it is difficult. A professional truck driver must know this and not take unreasonable risks in the fog. On a cold January morning in 2015, a truck driver, driving a 66 foot long Peterbilt tractor and flat bed trailer ignored his training and attempted to pull the empty trailer across Highway 152 near Los Banos in ...
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  • Our client was a passenger in a car hit by an uninsured motorist in Fresno and was seriously injured with a head injury, cervical spine fracture and numerous other injuries. He hired a local Fresno personal injury attorney who claimed he was the “most aggressive and successful personal injury law firm” with “experience”. After 3 months of being frustrated dealing with his ...
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  • Who Is Liable When You Slip and Fall on the Sidewalk?

    || 12-Jul-2017

    Slip and fall accidents are amazingly common. In fact, they’re the most common form of accident that results in injury. These types of accidents can result from anything from loose gravel to cracks in the pavement to slippery or icy surfaces. When you slip and fall through circumstances that aren’t your fault, you can sometimes hold the responsible party accountable and collect ...
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  • While making his commute home from San Jose, a Los Banos man was frustrated by a slow driver occupying the fast lane, which created a bottleneck of traffic. Eager to see his child after long day's work, he decided to pass the slow moving driver on the right. The slower driver then sped up and clipped the Los Banos man's bumper, sending his car spinning off the roadway and causing serious ...
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  • A San Joaquin County man was a passenger in his friend’s vehicle when his friend illegally changed lanes, sideswiping a diesel truck, causing the vehicle to lose control, slamming the man into a wall. The man was taken by ambulance to the nearest emergency room, but was soon transported by helicopter to the nearest trauma center where he was treated for a severe degloving injury to his right ...
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  • Medication Errors: Nursing Home Abuse Cases

    || 28-Jun-2017

    It’s understandably scary to put a loved one in a nursing home. After all, despite being medical professionals, you’re trusting your senior loved one’s entire well-being to the hands of strangers. These facilities have a responsibility to provide for all of the basic needs of their residents, including hygiene, nutrition and medical needs. This means medication as well. ...
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  • Our client, a 36 year old man, with no prior health issues, was struck by a drunk driver on Blythe Avenue, north of Olive Avenue in the County of Fresno, California. It was a little after 9:00 p.m. when our client was driving northbound on Blythe Avenue. Suddenly and without warning, the southbound driver swerved into the left northbound lane directly into our client’s path. The collision ...
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  • A Fresno-based registered nurse and her husband were traveling through San Jose when they were rear-ended not once, but twice, in the same accident. Initially, the two at-fault parties fought between themselves as to which driver caused the greater damage to the nurse’s vehicle and to her spine. It turned out after nearly two years of unsuccessful medical treatment for a chronic and painful ...
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  • How Product Liability Claims are Processed

    || 21-Jun-2017

    Product liability claims can take many different shapes and approaches, depending on the nature of the product and the type of injury suffered by the user. They all, however, revolve around the idea that you were using a product as intended and through no fault of your own, something happened that caused you to suffer a serious consequence. This can be anything from medications without side effect ...
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  • Monterey County Woman’s Breast Implant Ruptures in Accident

    || 20-Jun-2017

    A Monterey County woman was struck by a driver who ran a stop sign. The impact included such force that she was thrown against her seat belt and steering wheel, rupturing one of her breast implants. The woman quickly discovered that her own health insurance company did not want to cover the reconstruction surgery, and she would be responsible for the entire cost, so she turned to The Dunnion Law ...
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  • San Jose Motorcyclist and Passenger Settle for $125,000 Each

    || 16-Jun-2017

    A San Jose man and his girlfriend passenger were riding on his motorcycle when an unsafe driver attempted to make a left turn from the right lane, striking the motorcycle and sending them both flying. Both sustained injury, but luckily, none that were life threatening. They were both rushed to the hospital by ambulance and treated for multiple fractured ribs, road rash, and contusions. Upon ...
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  • Fresno Woman Gers $100,000 Settlement From Intoxicated Driver

    || 15-Jun-2017

    Three years ago, a Reedley woman was driving while intoxicated and caused a collision with our client. Our client was battered and bruised, but fortunately did not suffer any life threatening injuries. The defendant’s conduct was outrageous. Her blood alcohol content was 0.29% (the legal limit in California is 0.08%). She had multiple DUI convictions. And, worst of all, she was drunk driving ...
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  • Pedestrian Accidents: Staying Safe at a Street Festival

    || 14-Jun-2017

    When you’re headed to a festival with friends and family, all you want to do is enjoy some great food, fine local culture, good music, friends, and fun. It’s basically a chance to go to a giant community party and forget about life for a day or so. Unfortunately, it’s also a place that’s ripe for accidents and injury and a lot of people get hit by cars at festivals every ...
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