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MUNI Train Strikes Truck

In this case, our MUNI light rail vehicle attorneys represented an elderly man driving through the Inner Sunset District. When he reached Judah Street, he had a green light and proceeded into the intersection behind two other vehicles. Inexplicably, a MUNI light rail vehicle entered the intersection from his right, blatantly violating a red light….

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Muni Bus Strikes Car / Wrongful Death

In Surviving Family v. MUNI (San Francisco Sup. Ct.), our MUNI attorneys negotiated a $750,000 settlement on behalf of the surviving husband and adult children of a 76-year-old woman who died after being rear-ended by a MUNI bus. The decedent and her husband had traveled to San Francisco from the Peninsula to attend a medical…

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Passenger Falls From Motorized Cable Car

Our San Francisco cable car accident lawyers represented a 26-year-old man who was thrown from a motorized cable car, suffering serious head injuries. Our client was one of about 30 people on a “party bus” on which alcohol was served. Walkup attorneys were able to prove that there was not enough room on the bus…

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Taxicab-moped Collision

Our client was riding a moped in the Mission District when he was cut off by a taxicab driver attempting to make a left turn. As a result of the collision, our client suffered several fractured ribs as well as knee injuries that required surgery. Our taxicab collision attorneys demonstrated that none of the fault…

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Big Rig Head-On / Fatal Collision

Our truck accident team negotiated a settlement in the amount of $2 million on behalf of the surviving wife and two children of a 42-year-old man who died when his automobile was struck head-on by a semi-truck on State Route 65 outside of Lincoln, California. Our clients sought recovery for future and lost earnings as…

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Highway Safety Verdict

Following three weeks of evidence and argument, we are pleased to report that Rich Schoenberger and Joe Nicholson obtained one of the largest verdicts in San Luis Obispo County history in the amount of $5,510,000 arising out of a poorly designed highway construction project. Rich and Joe were associated into the case just two months…

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Vehicular Negligence: Parents v. Tow Truck

In this Santa Clara County case, Jeffrey A. Clause recovered $600,000 on behalf of the parents of an 18-year-old who was fatally struck from behind by a tow truck driver. Plaintiffs’ son was walking at 1:00 a.m. in the bicycle lane of a roadway beneath a major overpass. Although six overhead lights were installed, the…

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Vehicular Negligence: Pedestrian v. Motorist

A confidential settlement was reached by Matthew Davis and Joseph Nicholson on behalf of a 69-year-old woman who suffered serious injuries when she was run over by a car as she walked her dog in Sausalito. The defendant driver was clearly at fault, but only carried $100,000 in insurance coverage. The driver worked as a…

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Vehicular Negligence: Mom and Toddler v. Driver

In a Sonoma County Superior Court matter, Spencer Pahlke negotiated a policy limit settlement in the amount of $1,500,000 on behalf of a mother and 17-month-old son who were struck by a left-turning car while crossing a street in downtown Petaluma. Plaintiff, a licensed psychologist, was on a walk with her young son in a…

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Vehicular Negligence: Auto v. Auto

In a Napa Superior Court action, Joseph Nicholson negotiated a settlement of $725,000 for a young woman injured in an auto versus auto collision on a busy section of Trancas Street in Napa. The defendant, an elderly woman driving her daughter’s vehicle, attempted a left turn across oncoming traffic into a Safeway parking lot. Plaintiff’s…

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