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Rodriguez and Associates Obtains Record $70 Million Verdict on Behalf of a Family Injured in a Major Big Rig Accident

Posted in Car Accidents,Truck Accidents on December 19, 2019

Rodriguez & Associates obtained a $70,578,289 verdict on behalf of a family injured in a major crash with a big rig in Bakersfield, California that happened in August of 2017.

Tomasa Cuevas, mother of Alex and Maritiza, was driving her kids to shop for school clothes when a big rig ran a red light and slammed into their SUV at the intersection of Pamana Road and Union Avenue in Bakersfield.

Tomasa was knocked unconscious and experienced a moderate traumatic brain injury and numerous skull and face fractures.

Her son, Alex Cuevas, was a cross-country runner. Because of the car crash, doctors said Alex may never run again. He was the front passenger during the accident who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury, facial fractures, and skull fractures.

The rear passenger was 11-year-old Maritza Cuevas who witnessed the horrific injuries to her mom and brother.

The $70,578,289 verdict is the highest personal injury verdict in Kern County history.

Our Bakersfield personal injury law firm has more multi-million-dollar verdicts than any other law firm in the Southern San Joaquin Valley.