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Young Florida Driver Injured in Accident with SunRail

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 19, 2014

On Thursday, September 11, 2014, a young driver was injured in an accident with the SunRail transportation system. The incident occurred Old Lake Mary Road and West 25th street in Sanford, Florida right around 7:30pm at dusk. The vehicle was driven by a 19-year old male, whose name has not been released.

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Orlando Man Struck and Killed in Bicycle Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on August 22, 2014

Police report that a 20-year-old Orlando man died recently from injuries he suffered after being struck by two vehicles. Investigating officers say that the man was riding his bike in the eastbound lanes of State Road 50 near South Tanner Road in east Orange County around 2:30 in the morning when he was struck by a Toyota Tacoma pickup driven by a 23-year-old Titusville man. Officers say that the impact launched the victim into the outside lane of S.R. 50 and into the path of a Honda Civic driven by a 31-year-old Orlando man.

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Worker Killed in Florida Construction Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on August 22, 2014

Florida construction accident attorneys are closely monitoring developments in a recent fatal construction accident in Tallahassee. A subcontractor working on a construction project on the Florida State University campus was killed recently after being trapped between a building and a construction elevator. University police officers say that the 25-year-old victim was working on the construction of the new Dorman and Deviney Halls on campus when the accident occurred. Investigators say that the accident occurred just after 12 p.m. and that the worker had already died from his injuries when emergency responders arrived at the scene.

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Eustis Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Construction Zone Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on August 22, 2014

Florida Highway Patrol troopers report that a 44-year-old man working on a pedestrian safety project was struck and killed by a truck that raced through the construction zone and fled from the scene. Troopers say that the victim was wearing bright reflective clothing and standing in front of a work truck in the 2600 block of South Florida Avenue around 2 a.m. when he was struck and fatally injured. The impact threw the man’s body 80 feet.

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Florida Supreme Court Reviewing UCF Wrongful Death Case

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on August 22, 2014

Orlando wrongful death attorneys are closely following developments in a legal dispute between the family of a University of Central Florida football player and the university. The Florida Supreme Court recently announced that they plan to hear an appeal of the reduction of the monetary award given to the player’s family. The case stems from a 2008 incident, when the 19-year-old player collapsed and died after performing conditioning drills with UCF teammates. Court justices have announced that they have issued an order accepting jurisdiction in the case, but said that they do not plan to hear oral arguments. Instead, the justices plan to review the case records and legal briefs from the attorneys involved in the August 2013 case.

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Multiple Auto Accidents Involving 26 Cars on I-4 in Florida

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on August 22, 2014

Florida Highway Patrol troopers had a difficult time assessing and clearing debris from a recent series of rear-end collisions on several east and westbound lanes of Interstate 4 in Deland. Troopers say the accidents began around 5:30 p.m. and involved nine separate crashes involving at least 26 vehicles between mile markers 121 and 127. They report that four of the accidents occurred in the westbound lanes of I-4 and five more occurred in the eastbound lanes. Most of the accidents were rear-end collisions and remain under investigation, according to troopers. At least three people were transported to area hospitals for treatment for undisclosed injuries and investigators say the number of uninjured is likely to rise in the coming days and weeks.

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New Device and Application Aim to Reduce Cell Phone Car Accidents

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on August 21, 2014

A new device and software application under development by three Florida men may help reduce distracted driving accidents in Florida and across the country. The three Bradenton entrepreneurs, Chris Tunmore, Andrew Britt and Roger Pellew, recently announced that their Smart Dash app and driver information system will soon be available for sale. Tunmore has some extra incentive to get the product on the market, as he has a 17-year-old daughter who just started driving. Like many teens, his daughter is addicted to her smartphone and Tunmore feels that their product can help protect her and others from being injured or killed in cell phone car accidents.

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FDA Reports Surge in Drug Recalls in Recent Years

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on August 20, 2014

According to data recently made public by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), recalls of pharmaceutical drugs have surged in recent years, with 2014 shaping up to be the biggest recall year on record.

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Beware of Roller Coaster Accident Video

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on August 19, 2014

There is a new viral video making its way around the Internet, but do not watch it! The video is actually malware, which can infect your computer and give hackers a gateway to your private, personal information. It is said to be “shocking” footage of a roller coaster accident that supposedly happened at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida.

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Suspect Identified in Florida Hit-and-Run Crash

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on August 18, 2014

Leesburg police are looking for the suspect in a June hit-and-run collision that left a 17-year-old girl seriously injured. An arrest warrant has been issued for a 25-year-old Kasson Kwame Ford. According to authorities, Ford was driving a Lincoln Continental near the intersection of Montclair Road and Thomas Avenue when he failed to stop for a stop sign and hit a red pickup truck driven by the 17-year-old victim. The victim was thrown from the vehicle, but survived the crash. Ford is charged with leaving the scene of a serious accident.

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Orlando Personal Injury Office:
3117 Edgewater Dr.
Orlando, FL 32804
Phone: 407-425-2000
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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:
1525 South Florida Ave.
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:
3261 U.S. Hwy. 27/441 Suite B-2
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