On behalf of Nelson & Rozier, LLP on Monday, February 8, 2010.
On February 8 there was a head-on collision on Road 168 near Visalia that sent six people to the hospital. The accident happened between a pickup truck and an SUV. One person from each vehicle suffered major injuries with the woman passenger from the SUV being airlifted to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno. Three female passengers in the SUV and the male driver of the pickup suffered minor injuries and were taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center in Visalia. /--------
On behalf of Nelson & Rozier, LLP on Saturday, November 7, 2009.
A developmentally disabled young man traveling in his wheelchair in a bus operated by Student Transportation of America ran a stop sign resulting in a broken leg when the bus collided with another vehicle. The injured student was then transported to his day school without immediate treatment as he was unable to communicate his discomfort. The injury was discovered later that day and emergency care was provided at the Kaweah Delta Hospital in Visalia. Settlement funds were placed in a special needs trust for the benefit of the child. The Visalia, California law firm of Nelson & Rozier handled this claim. www.nelsonrozier.com--------
On behalf of Nelson & Rozier, LLP on Monday, November 2, 2009.
October 30, 2009--An 83 year old pedestrian was struck and killed last Friday in the Tulare County town of Orosi. Marcos De La Torre was walking across Highway 63 wearing dark clothing when he was hit by a 1998 Chevy Silverado. The driver took some evasive action and could not avoid impact. Poor lighting conditions may have been a factor. Alcohol was not a factor in this collisionThe CHP investigation continues as to the cause of this accident. The pedestrian was taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. The driver who struck him was identified as Gilberto Martinez.--------