Trailer detached from truck- $9,500,000.00
A two-ton trailer of a major shipping company detached from the truck,
jumped the guard rails and drove into oncoming traffic on Interstate 5.
The Trailer smashed headfirst into a car with a driver and two passengers,
causing life-threatening internal injuries and fractures.
DOG VICIOUSLY ATTACKS TWO-YEAR OLD GIRL RESULTING IN THE ALL-TIME NATIONAL RECORD FOR ANIMAL ATTACK CASES- $8,000,000.00
Dog Bite: A pit bull/boxer mix viciously attacks a two-year-old girl, tearing
off her chin and lower lip to the bone. As her grandmother intervenes
to save her, the dog attacks the grandmother, mauling her on the ears,
face, and legs. Multiple reconstructive surgeries were required on the
young girl's face.
Head-On Collision- $3,000,000.00
A man is hit head-on when another driver crosses the centerline of the
the highway, causing him life-threatening injuries, and trapping him in
his vehicle for over an hour before he could be evacuated by helicopter.
Minister killed in a tragic car accident- $2,225,000.00
The Dunnion Law Firm obtains over $2,000,000 for a minister's family
after minister is killed in a tragic car accident. While driving in Hollister
with his daughter, the man was cut off and forced into oncoming traffic,
striking a big-rig head-on. This is the largest private settlement in
the history of San Benito County for a case of this nature.
Handicapped passenger killed due to not being properly secured- $2,000,000.00
A handicapped passenger was being professionally transported to the hospital
for kidney dialysis. Because she was not properly secured, her wheelchair
flipped over, causing a serious head injury which eventually lead to her death.
Subcontractor Permanently Disabled- $1,500,000.00
Because rain was expected on an incomplete construction project, defendants
covered a hole in the roof with roofing felt. Later, when a subcontractor
was working on the roof unaware of the hidden hole, he fell through and
landed almost 20 feet below, causing serious fractures throughout his
body and permanent disability.
A man was broadsided by an underinsured motorist- $1,360,000.00
A man was broadsided by an underinsured motorist, causing amnesia and fractures
throughout his body. The man required a total hip replacement and years
of continuing treatment--both physical and psychological.
Young woman buried in rubble- $1,300,000.00
A Wall collapsed in a shopping mall causing serious injuries to a young
woman buried in the rubble.
Negligent Driver causes Auto Accident- $1,300,000.00
A negligent driver pulled out from a construction zone immediately in front
of another vehicle causing a collision which resulted in serious injuries
at the scene and his death shortly thereafter due to blunt force trauma
to the chest.
Illegal Turn Causes Motorcycle Accident- $1,250,000.00
A Truck made an illegal left turn in front of motorcyclist. Too late for
the motorcyclist to avoid the collision, the truck struck the front of
the motorcycle, sustaining multiple fractures, a serious head injury,
and nerve damage such that he is no longer able to control his dominant
arm. The Dunnion Law Firm recovered the full limits of all available compensation.