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Failure to Diagnose Skull Fracture Causing Wrongful Death

Our medical malpractice wrongful death trial lawyers prevailed in a case brought on behalf of the parents of a 29-year-old man who died of an undiagnosed head injury. The young man presented to the defendant emergency room physician with a head laceration after being struck with a surfboard. Ignoring the possibility of a head injury,…

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Defective Hot Tub – Fatal Burns

Our San Francisco, California, product liability burn injury attorneys mediated resolution of a tragic wrongful death case on behalf of the surviving parents of a 4-year-old girl who was burned over 80 percent of her body when she jumped into the family hot tub. The parents had purchased the hot tub from a local retailer…

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Air Ambulance Crash

Our aviation team of wrongful death lawyers concluded a federal court wrongful death case on behalf of the survivors of a 40-year-old mother and her 1-year-old daughter who died 45 minutes after boarding a Cessna King Air ambulance transporting the child to a regional medical center. The plane crashed shortly after takeoff, killing all passengers…

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United Rentals Industrial Machine Failure Causing Wrongful Death

The Walkup Melodia product liability and industrial machine failure team negotiated a $10 million settlement on behalf of the surviving wife and children of a 46-year-old real estate management consultant who was killed when a self-propelled man lift on which he was riding tipped over. The decedent was inspecting work that was being performed on…

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Defective Computer-Controlled Lathe

Walkup Melodia’s wrongful death team represented the widow and six children of a computer-controlled lathe operator who was killed when a piece of metal that he was machining came free from its high-speed spindle and broke through the viewing port of the CNC lathe. The decedent was struck by the debris and suffered massive head…

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Dangerous Public Park – Visitor Killed By Falling Tree

We negotiated a settlement in the amount of $1 million on behalf of the surviving heirs of a woman killed when a 30-foot length of a diseased pine tree fractured and fell, striking and killing her at the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary in Pacific Grove. Our dangerous condition attorneys were able to prove that at least…

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Airport Shuttle Accident

Our airport shuttle negligence team negotiated a settlement in a personal injury/wrongful death case involving an airport shuttle bus accident. Our client and his wife were riding in a shuttle bus from SFO to San Francisco when the shuttle collided with a fixed object, injuring our client and killing his wife. He suffered 12 displaced…

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Pedestrian Struck By Bus

In Surviving Parents v. MUNI (San Francisco Sup. Ct.), our MUNI Bus team negotiated a wrongful death settlement of $2,850,000 on behalf of parents whose 23-year-old daughter was struck and killed by a MUNI bus as she walked through an intersection in the Castro district of San Francisco in a marked crosswalk. The MUNI operator…

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Wrongful Death In Taxi Collision

Walkup taxi accident lawyers joined forces with another San Francisco lawyer to represent the parents of a 25-year-old man killed when a taxicab ran a red light. We worked with an accident reconstruction expert to show that the young man — unlike the taxicab driver — was following the rules of the road when the…

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