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Cal Fire Truck Blocking Part Of Fast Lane Causing Brain Injury

Settlement: $15 Million | Solano County Superior Court | Ragatz v. State of California, et al.

This matter involved a traffic collision, which took place on July 14, 2011, on Interstate 505 north of McCune Road in Solano County. At the time of the incident, the 29-year-old plaintiff was a graduate student at the University of California, Davis and was completing her Master's degree in Civil Engineering and Environmental Studies in Water Management.

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Motorcycle Accident

Settlement: $300,000 | Sacramento County Superior Court | Frost v. Talusik

Motorcycle collision/right of way violation. Liability investigation included intersection design for potential public entity claims and proof that no vicarious liability was present. Matter resolved efficiently without litigation.


Falling Concrete Hoses Fell From Truck In Front Of A Motorcycle

Settlement: $625,000 | Sacramento County Superior Court | Hernandez v. CA Concrete Plumbing, et al.

Mr. Hernandez is a Sacramento City mechanic who was injured while riding his motorcycle on Business 80 near the E Street exit when he was confronted with concrete hoses that fell from a truck. He went down and suffered shoulder, back and thumb injuries.

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Pedestrian Hit By Bus

Settlement: Confidential | Sacramento County Superior Court | Young v. Greyhound Lines

Roxanne Young, the mother of four daughters, died when a Greyhound bus ran over her on L Street in front of the bus terminal in downtown Sacramento. The driver "didn't see her." American Private Security guard Morgan Davis had just ejected Young from the terminal for intoxication.

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Tractor-Trailer Pulled Out On Highway 101

Settlement: $5.5 Million | Sacramento County | Tomasetti v. Hemi Express, Inc., et al.

Roger Dreyer and Christopher Wood represented Benny and Lorraine Tomasetti who live in Riverdale, California, a small farming community south of Fresno. Mr. and Mrs. Tomasetti own and operate a small trucking business that hauls grapes, tomatoes and other produce out of the Central Valley. Mr. Tomasetti was 58 years of age when the incident occurred.

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Construction Site Injury

Settlement: $950,000 | Napa County | Castillo v. E. Kent Halvorson, Inc. et al.

Adrian Castillo was a 38-year-old glazier who was working in the City of Napa constructing the Avia Hotel. He walked out to his truck which was parked in the alley between the hotel and the parking garage, and his left leg fell into a drain inlet/catch basin that had been covered with plywood and then further covered with dirt and rock.

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Armstead v. USC Lawsuit Reaches Resolution

Settlement: Confidential

The parties in this matter have reached a resolution of the case. The terms and conditions of the settlement are confidential. As a result, the parties are not at liberty to discuss the litigation or the resolution of the matter. The court file does remain public record.

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Lawsuit Causes Caltrans To Correct Dangerous Roadway Conditions

Settlement: $9.85 Million | Yolo County | Dionisio v. State Of California

On August 6, 2012, Rosalina Dionisio was headed home to Sacramento from her shift at the West Sacramento United States Postal Service office. She was driving a 1990 BMW when it suddenly stopped functioning and she lost electrical power.

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Drunk Driver Held Accountable

Settlement: $2,474,854.94 | Sacramento County | Arakelian v. Boyles

DBBWC High Profile Case Summary After two years of litigation the Defendant, AMCO and Truck Insurance Exchange agreed to meet our demand and pay $2,474,854.94 to settle Brynne Arakelian's personal injury case arising out of a horrific single car crash that occurred on Old Auburn Road in Placer County.

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$3.9 Million Settlement for Wrongful Death of a Wife, with No Children

January 2015 - Yolo County - $3.9 Million

skid marksThis case stemmed from a heavy impact, head on, fatal collision between Defendant's commercial truck and Decedent's personal vehicle. Plaintiff, the surviving husband, brought a wrongful death claim against Defendant for the death of his wife of 36 years.

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