$1,875,000: Bicyclist vs. Garbage Truck

Demas Law Group, P.C., client Stephen M. suffered a life-altering injury when he was struck by a City Garbage truck while riding his bicycle in Downtown Sacramento. That morning, Stephen was cycling to work down the left side of a one-way street, approaching an intersection, when without warning a garbage truck in the lane next to him made a swift left turn directly into Stephen. Stephen was thrown forward over the handlebars of his bike. As his left hand hit the pavement it was crushed under the weight of the garbage truck’s front tire. Attorney John Demas was ultimately successful in proving the City of Sacramento’s liability and secured a substantial settlement for Stephen M.