Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Miami Beach Condo Tower Explosion Injures Several

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on October 7, 2015

An explosion in a top floor boiler room at the oceanside condominium rocked the surrounded neighbors last Friday, injuring several people. Three construction workers on the new Sunny Isles Beach Condominium complex were either inside or in close proximity to the boiler room when the explosion occurred and sustained life-threatening injuries as a result of the blast. Witnesses at the nearby Chateau Beach residences were also injured by falling debris, though none were serious. Many people in the area heard the blast and initially thought it may have been terrorism, but officials have confirmed that it was an accident.

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Tampa Construction Worker Dies After Work-Related Tragedy

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on October 5, 2015

A construction worker was killed earlier this month while he and his crew mates were doing pavement work on Veteran’s Expressway. Kimbrough Haines, 26, was working with the crew in the northbound lane on Veteran’s Expressway, just north of Hillsborough Avenue, when he was struck and killed by a dump truck driven by a fellow crew member. The driver of the dump truck, Ruben Garcia, 20, did not see Haines standing behind the truck, when he put the vehicle into reverse and struck him. Haines was run over by the truck and pronounced dead at the scene. Charges against the driver are still pending.

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Altamonte Springs Skateboarder in Critical Condition after a Hit-and-Run Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on October 5, 2015

A teenager from Altamonte Springs remains in critical condition after he was struck along with another skateboarder in a hit-and-run accident late Saturday night.

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Fiery Crash on a Florida Turnpike Takes the Lives of Three

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on October 5, 2015

A Georgia couple and their infant daughter were killed early Sunday morning when their Nissan Maxima flipped and became engulfed in flames after being rear-ended by a Mercedes SUV. Thomas Garza, 23, and his fiancé, Lillian Luna, 20, were both pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, while their daughter died later that day at the Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital. Family of the victims reported that the couple was on their way to Disney World to celebrate their daughter’s first birthday.

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Port Orange Traffic Accident Leads to a Wrongful Death Claim

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on October 5, 2015

A minor traffic accident led to one man’s death and another man’s arrest on a second-degree murder charge in Port Orange, Florida. According to police, a van driven by Robert Gelles, 63, rear-ended a truck slowing down for a traffic light on the afternoon of September 13th.

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Daytona Beach 2015 Biketoberfest

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on October 2, 2015

Biketoberfest® is less than two weeks away! From October 15th through the 18th, bikers will come together yet again to celebrate the best in motorcycle riding and culture. From Florida to Chicago to California and beyond, motorcyclists travel from near and far to kick up some beach sand, cruise on the scenic highways, and peruse the best in accessories, parts, motorcycles, and more. The hottest new models, for example, are always available for show by industry-leading vendors.

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Volkswagen Emission Scandal Prompts International Action by Environmental Agencies

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 30, 2015

In the wake of an emissions scandal brought on by action against German auto manufacturer Volkswagen earlier this month, federal environmental officials have joined forced with their European and South American counterparts to step up emissions testing on diesel cars. In a letter to auto makers, the United States Environmental Protection Agency notified manufacturers that it plans to road-test vehicles in an effort to crack down on falsified emissions reports. Currently, the agency relies on design specifications and statements provided by auto manufacturers with regards to emissions compliance, along with limited laboratory testing of vehicles. The EPA does not currently road-test these vehicles for adherence to emissions standards.

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Orange County Teens Kill Woman, Injures Others in Stolen Car

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 29, 2015

A woman was on her way to work at the Orange County Public Schools when she was hit and killed in a horrific five-car accident. The person who caused the accident was a juvenile delinquent who had been arrest more than a dozen times on a variety of charges.

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Florida No Longer Most Dangerous Pedestrian State

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 29, 2015

For four years, Florida was ranked the worst state in the nation for pedestrian safety, according to Dangerous by Design, as study of America’s roads. But not anymore. This year, Florida moved down to number five, preceded by Delaware, New Mexico, South Carolina, and Louisiana.

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Experienced Orlando Pilot Crashes in Storm

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 29, 2015

Flying a single-engine plane can be dangerous even for an experienced pilot. They are often called “Doctor Killers” for a reason. People with a moderate amount of disposable income can operate a small plane, but those aircraft are more likely to experience problems.

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Florida Personal Injury Office Locations

Main Office

Orlando Personal Injury Office:
3117 Edgewater Dr.
Orlando, FL 32804
Phone: 407-425-2000
Toll Free: 877-FL-INJURY
Fax: 407-843-8274

Seminole County

Lake Mary Office:
1001 Heathrow Park Lane
Suite 4001
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Phone: 407-487-4408

Osceola County

Kissimmee Office:
17 S. Orlando Ave.
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Phone: 407-966-4408

Volusia County

Daytona Beach Office:
1301 Beville Rd., Suite 8
Daytona Beach, FL 32119
Phone: 386-243-4994

DeBary Office:
465 Summerhaven Drive, Suite C
DeBary, FL 32713
Phone: 386-320-3911

Deland Office:
Downtown Executive Center
120 South Woodland Blvd.
Deland, FL 32720
Phone: 386-206-1264

Citrus County

Inverness Office:
110 North Apopka Ave.
Inverness, FL 34453
Phone: 352-205-4341

Polk County

Lakeland Office:
1102 S. Florida Ave., Suite 104
Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone: 863-968-7551

Winter Haven Office:
325 Avenue A, N.W.
Winter Haven, FL 33881
Phone: 863-968-7173

Hillsborough County

Tampa Office:
100 S. Edison St. Suite D
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: 813-355-9772

Marion-Sumter Counties

The Villages Office:
3420 U.S. Hwy. 27/441
Fruitland Park, FL 34731
Phone: 352-419-0825

Lake County

Mt. Dora Office:
602 East 5th Ave.
Mt. Dora, FL 32757
Phone: 352-436-4696

Clermont Office:
900 W. Highway 50
Clermont, FL 34711
Phone: 352-503-4674

Brevard County

Titusville Office:
506 S. Palm Ave.
Titusville, FL 32780
Phone: 321-222-7300

Cocoa Office:
96 Willard Street
Suite 206,
Cocoa, FL 32922
Phone: 321-757-1373