Car Pulled Out In Front Of Motorcyclist On Highway

Verdict: $6.7 Million | Sacramento County Superior Court | Yslas v. Sacramento Rendering Company

This was a wrongful death action involving a 30-year-old hourly construction employee, Richard Yslas. Mr. Yslas was on a motorcycle and was killed when the defendant driver, an employee of Sacramento Rendering Company, pulled out in front of him.

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Neck And Back Injuries Caused By Car Accident

Settlement: $2.0875 Million | Sacramento County | Marter v. Capital Glass

The plaintiff, a self-employed merchant, sustained neck and back injuries in a motor vehicle accident, both of which eventually required surgery.

Bus Accident Because Of Smoke

Verdict: $10,257,880 | Sacramento County | Largent v. Frontier Town Lines & Detroit Diesel Corp.

This was, for over 10 years, the largest personal injury verdict ever rendered in Sacramento County, and was the largest verdict for pain and suffering ($8 million).

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Low-Impact Accident Caused Spine Surgery

Verdict: $1,230,413 | Sacramento County | Martinelli v. Tratheon and Jones Trucking

This was a minor impact rear end accident where plaintiff sustained a low back injury, requiring surgery.

Could Not See Oncoming Traffic Because Of Roadway Design

Settlement: $2.5 Million | Placer County Superior Court | Martell v. County of Placer

This case was an action for personal injuries arising out of an accident in November 1998. The case alleged that the roadway was in a dangerous condition at the time of the accident, and as a result, caused Ms. Martell's injuries. She suffered a significant brain injury that affected her functionally.

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