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.
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).
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.