Miles, Sears & Eanni attorney Christopher C. Watters recently reached a $710,187.24 settlement in the personal injury case of Hilda De La Fuente vs. Sharon Just Martin, filed in Fresno County.
The case involved a head on motor vehicle collision at the intersection of I Street and 11th Street. Ms. De La Fuente proceeded into the intersection on a green light. Defendant failed to yield the right of way to plaintiff, and made a left turn on a solid green light when it was unsafe to do so.
Ms. De La Fuente sustained injuries to her neck and back.Her treating neurosurgeon opined that she was at significant risk for cervical spine surgery in the future.
Ms. De La Fuente works for the City of Parlier in the maintenance department doing physical labor. As of the time of settlement, she had yet to return to work.