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San Francisco Home to the Most Dangerous Drivers in California

A study released earlier this month found that San Francisco has the most dangerous drivers in California.

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California Enacts Bicyclist Protection Law

California has enacted as law Assembly Bill 1371 titled “Three Feet For Safety” to protect bicyclists on California roads and highways. The new law requires drivers to allow three feet of clearance when passing a bicyclist, which goes further than existing law which required clearance of an undefined “safe distance.”

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Superior legal services to injury victims for over 30 years
One of the foremost San Francisco Bay Area personal injury firms, Meisel, Krentsa & Burneikis has an unyielding dedication to obtain maximum compensation for our clients who have been injured or lost a loved one due to the fault of another. For more than 30 years the Firm has combined extensive legal experience, knowledge and superior service to serve the interests of our clients. We carefully and completely prepare each case, building the case with investigation, legal discovery, retention of experts and strategic positioning based on years of experience. The Firm has an exemplary record of success with many million dollar and multi-million dollar results. Our work has been recognized by our clients and the legal community has bestowed awards and distinctions to our attorneys.

Family of 64-year-old man receives 2 Million Dollar Wrongful Death Settlement

The negligent driver (Mr. Roe) was proceeding at a high speed when he lost control of his vehicle, crossed the center median, and struck the vehicle driven by Mr. Doe (the 64-year-old victim) in a horrific violent collision that caused the immediate death of both drivers. Several other vehicles were also involved causing injuries to the drivers of those vehicles. According to police investigative documents, the retired football player (Mr. Roe) had an extremely high blood alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit.

The case proceeded to  mediation with JAMS Mediation in San Francisco. The parties settled with a substantial contribution from the Estate of the retired football player over and above the liability and umbrella policy limits for the sum of two million and fifteen thousand dollars ($2,015,000.00).

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Verdict for plaintiff in wrongful death case against State of California

Client’s wife was killed when car operated by husband lost control after striking a boulder on highway 80 in the Sierra Mountains. Case was tried to a jury on liability resulting in a verdict for the plaintiff, following the verdict, the case was settled for $800,000.00. (Tan v Cal Trans)

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Two year old burn victim awarded settlement

The child was burned when hot tea was spilled on him at a restaurant by a careless employee who turned a lazy susan with the tea pot perilously close to the edge, the tea pot then tipped over, spilling the hot tea on the child, who sustained some moderate burns and received a $115,000.00 settlement.

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