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FEATURED SETTLEMENT: Owner of Tractor Trailer Agrees to $1.7 Million Settlement to Resolve Fatal Accident Involving Bicyclist

Bicycle v. Auto

Rosario Estrada, et al. v. Clover Stornetta Farms Inc., et al. On June 4, 2021, Clover Stornetta Farms Inc. agreed to the terms of a $1.7 million settlement to resolve a matter where an 89-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed by a Clover employee driving a tractor-trailer. Plaintiffs contended that defendant Clover Stornetta Farms was vicariously liable for driver Mike Aradoum, who acted negligently while operating a tractor trailer that stuck decedent Valerio Estrada near an on-ramp for the 101 freeway in Petaluma. Defendants denied all contentions and did not admit to any liability in the negotiated settlement. Plaintiffs were represented by Wilshire Law Firm PLC.