PERSONAL INJURY

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$4.6M Settlement in Gate Crushing Fatality

By FG / November 18, 2021 / Comments Off on $4.6M Settlement in Gate Crushing Fatality

There are many tragedies that could easily have been avoided with proper signage and/or installation. The fatality of Juan Julian was just one of those situations. After exiting the facility where he was employed, Mr. Julian sought to re-enter, but the large entrance gate had closed. Knowing there was a button within reach on the…

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Verdict of 39x Offer in Trial for Pedestrian Hit in Crosswalk

By FG / November 18, 2021 / Comments Off on Verdict of 39x Offer in Trial for Pedestrian Hit in Crosswalk

Employers large and small have a responsibility to the public to ensure that anyone they put behind the wheel of a vehicle has a safe driving record. When that vehicle is a 25-ton garbage truck, there is no question that safety should be of the utmost importance. When Republic Services put Julio Cortez-Solano behind the…

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7-figure Settlement in Rear-end Collision Case

By FG / November 18, 2021 / Comments Off on 7-figure Settlement in Rear-end Collision Case

Young drivers are inexperienced and may make mistakes. For April Bonifatto’s client, she happened to be extra susceptible when rear-ended by one such young driver. She had previously had a hemilaminectomy, among other medical issues, and with unfortunate timing, as a passenger in her husband’s vehicle, she was hunched over reaching for her purse at…

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Injuries along the spine

Distracted Driver Case Results in $120 Million Verdict

By FG / November 18, 2021 / Comments Off on Distracted Driver Case Results in $120 Million Verdict

With the advent of more and more sophisticated mobile technology comes more and more cases of distracted drivers causing accidents. Laws against using devices while driving are only a deterrent that many ignore. Sadly, for Khail Parris’ client, one of those people ignoring the law resulted in catastrophic injuries for him. As the defendant approached…

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Premises Liability Case Settles for $300K

By FG / November 18, 2021 / Comments Off on Premises Liability Case Settles for $300K

Running errands is part of just about everyone’s daily life, and while people don’t think about it, a lot goes on at all those shops to ensure a safe experience for shoppers. Sometimes, however, things slip through and injuries occur. That happened to Patrick Kang’s client as she entered a store to do some shopping.…

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Injuries in the head

$91M Verdict in Premises Liability Case

By FG / November 18, 2021 / Comments Off on $91M Verdict in Premises Liability Case

When Eric Fong’s client entered a convenience store late one night, he didn’t realize he was walking into a dangerous situation. Another man was in the store attempting a robbery. The clerk refused his demands and, instead of warning Fong’s client, asked him for help in calling 911. When the would-be robber walked out of…

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Specified injuries in the spine

Settlement of $1.5M Using Colorizations

By FG / November 18, 2021 / Comments Off on Settlement of $1.5M Using Colorizations

Sydney Meriwether Womack’s client felt safe in her office at work. After all, she was surrounded by four walls, inside a building, seated at her desk. Never in her wildest dreams did she think she would come to harm there, but one day, another person made a bad decision – to take some anxiety medication,…

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Affordable Animation Helps Win $46K Verdict

By FG / November 18, 2021 / Comments Off on Affordable Animation Helps Win $46K Verdict

Motor vehicle collision cases are not uncommon, and many settle prior to trial. Unimpressed by settlement offers for his client in a rear-end collision, Orlando De Castroverde was prepared to take the case to a jury. He knew that he needed an animation to show the procedures his client had to endure, but was realistic…

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Medical procediures

Confidential Settlement in UTV Rollover Case

By FG / November 18, 2021 / Comments Off on Confidential Settlement in UTV Rollover Case

Four-wheeling is an exciting and fun activity, allowing people to see backcountry landscapes they otherwise might not reach. When people buy these machines, it would be expected that they include all the safety features necessary to prevent injury. Unfortunately, this was not the case for Doug Winters’ client. The side-by-side Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) he…

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Injuries at the legs

$16 Million Settlement in Motor Vehicle Collision Case

By FG / November 18, 2021 / Comments Off on $16 Million Settlement in Motor Vehicle Collision Case

Police officers are put in place to protect and enforce laws to keep everyone safe. But what happens when an officer of the law doesn’t follow those same laws? For Louis Bertsche’s client, it was disastrous. As she progressed on her motorcycle through an intersection with the right of way, a detective in an unmarked…

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