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Bicycle and pedestrian accident lawsuit success stories

The following is a brief overview of related verdicts and settlements which the law office of CSF&W has obtained on behalf of their clients.

Please visit our “Bicycle and Pedestrian Accidents” page for advice if you think you have a case.
$4,000,000 settlement

Middle-aged woman riding her bicycle to work was killed by a tractor-trailer. Her two adult children were compensated for the loss of their mother.

$1.5 million settlement

Settlement for a school teacher who suffered a brain injury while walking with her four year old son when a parent dropping off her child accidentally pressed the accelerator in her car rather than the brake. The car then struck a fence post which in turn struck the client causing her head injury.

$1.1 Million

Settlement for 23 year old who suffered a severe brain injury when his bicycle collided with a pickup truck in a dark intersection. Utility company failed to maintain the streetlight at the intersection in working condition, thus creating a dangerous condition.

$290,000 settlement

Settlement against the County of Santa Cruz for an avid bicyclist injured on a county maintained road when he hit a bump in the road which ejected him from his bike causing him severe injuries. The County failed to fix the road even after it received complaints of prior accident at the same location.

$200,000 settlement

Settlement for a bicyclist injured on the U.C. Santa Cruz meadow trail. A bicyclist traveling uphill popped a “wheelie” and lost control of his bicycle causing him to go into the downhill lane of travel. The plaintiff was coming downhill and was unable to avoid a collision. Plaintiff suffered severe injuries and had to be airlifted from the scene.

$70,000 settlement

Settlement for a bicyclist injured when a U.C. Santa Cruz work truck made an illegal u-turn striking plaintiff as she was traveling down Natural Bridges St. in a bike lane.

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Please call our Santa Cruz personal injury law firm at (831) 457-1700 or submit the form below for a free case review if you have been injured due to the negligence of another. There is no charge until we win your case.
  • $8.9 Million

    Elder Abuse

    A nursing home is held accountable for wrongful death

  • $2.85 million

    Product Liability

    Taser International held accountable for brain damage

  • $4.5 million

    Wrongful Death

    Train conductor held liable for texting

  • $5 million

    Car Accident

    DUI renders 18 year old quadriplegic

  • $3.5 million

    Brain Injury

    Landlord held responsible for carbon monoxide poisoning

  • $1.5 million

    Pedestrian Accident

    School teacher hit by car and suffered brain injury

  • $1.12 Million

    Child Sexual Abuse

    A retired fireman is held accountable

  • $1.1 Million

    Bicycle Accident

    23 year old’s bicycle collided with truck in intersection

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