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Williams v. Dunlap Tire

Sacramento Superior Court, jury (1984). Railcar accident with allegation of improper loading of truck tires causing injury to plaintiff when he opened door to car at dock. Confirmed diagnosis of post-traumatic epilepsy with contention condition may be pre-existed. Demand $250,000.00 lowered to $185,000.00 at settlement conference. Offer $50,000.00 (split half and half with co-defendant owner of loading dock). Settled after four days of trial for $75,000.00 (split half and half).