Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Will Be Construction-Free in Florida

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 24, 2015

In an effort to improve highway safety over the long holiday weekend, the Florida Department of Transportation District Three office will halt lane closing on state roads and interstates through Sunday. Although existing work zones will remain in effect, the office has pledged no additional lane closures through the weekend. Motorists are reminded to continue to be vigilant around work zones for construction personnel and to observe slower speed limits in the area.

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Gainesville Trucking Accident Sends Several Victims to the Hospital

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 20, 2015

A fiery crash on I-75 near Gainesville sent several victims to area hospitals late Wednesday afternoon. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident occurred just after 5 p.m. and involved at least two semi-tractor trailer trucks and several passenger vehicles. One of the trucks contained was leaking diesel fuel and caught fire. Large plumes of black smoke could be seen for a least a mile. First responders were on the scene, including fire fighters, police, and hazardous spill specialists to help contain the blaze and prevent further injuries.

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Florida School Bus Accident Highlights Zoning Issue

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 19, 2015

A school bus accident early Wednesday morning has many parents questioning whether the bus trip should have even occurred. The school bus was traveling southbound on I-95 shortly before 7 a.m. when it left the pavement and entered the grassy shoulder. It hit several trees before coming to rest. Four children were injured in the accident, one of them seriously. The driver was shaken up, though not injured. It is unknown at this time when the driver veered off the road.

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Passenger Perishes in Tampa Motorcycle Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 16, 2015

An accident in the northern section of Tampa, Florida has claimed the life of a female motorcycle passenger. According to Tampa police, a 2004 Lexus was attempting to make a left hand turn when it was struck by a Toyota Corolla. A Kawasaki motorcycle that had been following the Corolla slamming into the vehicle directly after it struck the Lexus. The motorcycle was driven by a male, with a female passenger also aboard. The female passenger was thrown from the motorcycle and died at the scene. It is reported that the male and female aboard the motorcycle were husband and wife.

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Employees of Boca Raton Real Estate Firm Killed in Plane Crash

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 16, 2015

It has been confirmed that seven employees from Boca Raton real estate firm Pebb Enterprises perished in a fiery plane crash on Tuesday, just outside of Akron, Ohio. The team had been traveling to visit several property sites throughout the Midwest, prior to arriving in Akron just before 3 p.m.

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Florida Man Electrocuted Doing Work on Boat Dock for HGTV Dream Home Giveaway

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 9, 2015

Authorities say a man was electrocuted while working on a boat dock at the site of the 2016 HGTV Dream Home giveaway in central Florida last week. The man has been identified as James Sands, 37, of Melbourne, FL. He fell off the dock and into the Indian River Lagoon after receiving a powerful shock from the electrical equipment he was using to improve the boat dock.

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Tampa Father Dies After Being Pinned Under A Truck

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 9, 2015

In a truly tragic accident on October 24th, 2015, a man out for a walk with his two young children was struck and pinned by an errant vehicle, killing him. Thankfully, the two children survived the incident completely unharmed.

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Naples Man in Critical Condition After E-Cigarette Explosion

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 9, 2015

A Florida man is in critical condition after a terrible explosion took place on Monday, October 27th. The man, Evan Spahlinger, from Naples, Florida, was smoking an e-cigarette when it suddenly exploded in his face, burning his face, neck, hands, and lungs. He was immediately taken to a local hospital, but due to the severity of his condition, was transported to the Burn Center at Kendall Regional Medical Center the same day.

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Seville Man Killed in Ocoee Construction Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 9, 2015

A freak construction accident in Orange County this month claimed the life of a worker while a nearby crane was in operation. While working on the reconstruction and widening of State Road 50 in Ocoee on October 16th, 2015, 25-year-old construction worker Guillermo Solis of Seville, Florida was struck in the head by a falling object and subsequently died. The object, which had dropped a distance of nearly 50 feet after having been suspended by the crane, turned out to be a wooden pile cushion from a pile driver.

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One Dead and Another Seriously Injured in Orlando Golf Cart Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 9, 2015

A man from The Villages has died from injuries sustained when his golf cart crashed with a van on Tuesday, October 20th. It happened at the intersection of Odell Circle and Ambrosia Place in The Villages, just outside of Orlando. The Florida Highway Patrol said Donald T. Browne, 79, was driving his golf cart northbound on Odell Circle south of Ambrosia Place and turned into the path of a van driven by Merle L. Hoops of The Villages. The two vehicles collided and traveled several feet before coming to a complete stop. Browne and his passenger, 77-year-old Dorothy A. Browne, were both transported to Ocala Regional Medical Center, where Donald Browne died early Wednesday and Dorothy Browne is still in serious condition.

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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