Hit Head-On By Drunk Driver
Settlement: $7.65 Million | Fresno County Superior Court | v. Vista Verde Farms
She was further diagnosed as suffering from a mild brain injury. Dixie suffered a complicated comminuted fracture of her right ankle. After her original surgery failed to fuse, she required an ankle fusion. She was able to return to teaching, but was unable to demonstrate to her students the dance maneuvers and aspects of performing onstage. Chalene ‘s economic damages were between $600,000 and $1.8 million, depending upon what impact her injuries would ultimately have on her ability to return to work. Dixie ‘s economic damages were $200,000. Chalene ‘s case settled for $5.75 million and Dixie ‘s case for $1.9 million for a combined settlement of $7.65 million.
Fresno Bee Article: Coalinga DUI victims settle with driver for $7.65 million