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Moped Driver Killed in Lake County Hit and Run Incident

A 26 year old male was killed when his moped was hit by two different vehicles in Lake County, Florida. Following the accident, one of the vehicles fled the scene. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the 26 year old male was driving his moped, along with an 18 year old female passenger, southbound on County Road 437 at the time of the accident. Read the rest »

Two Killed in Orlando Wrong-Way Crash

Two women, a 21 year old from Pompano Beach, Florida, and a 29 year old from Boca Raton, Florida, were killed last weekend in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 95 in Volusia County. The two women were traveling southbound in a Toyota Prius at 2:00 am when they were struck head on by a Ford truck traveling north in the southbound lanes. The truck was driven by a 28 year old male from South Carolina. Read the rest »

Fatal Crash Along Orange County Beachline

A fatal accident took place late on Wednesday morning, shortly before 12:00pm, along a stretch of the Beachline in Orange County. The Florida Highway Patrol’s statement on the crash indicates that the deceased is believed to be a 21-year-old man from Rockledge, although no name or other identifying details are currently public knowledge. Further biographical information is pending contact with the dead man’s next of kin. Read the rest »

Man Arrested for Fatal Hit-and-Run of Cyclist in Volusia County

This past Saturday, an officer with the South Daytona Police Department was driving along Ridgewood Avenue close to 3:00 in the morning when he saw an abandoned bicycle in the street’s median. The part that most troubled the officer was that the bike’s front light was still on. Climbing out of the cruiser, the officer approached the bike. He discovered debris from a car scattered around the bike, and the bike itself seemed to have sustained damage. Movement in the grass alerted the officer to the presence of the bicyclist. He was lying nearby, and the officer could tell immediately that the man was very badly injured. Read the rest »

Two Women Injured on Same Ride at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Two unrelated incidents at one of the country’s largest amusement parks has brought attention to the alarming frequency of theme park injuries.

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Rocker Killed in Florida Tractor-Trailer Accident

The bassist for the New York-based metal band Adrenaline Mob died last week following a three-car Florida accident. According to Florida Police, the 38-year-old David Zablidowsky was killed when a tractor-trailer swerved off the highway and into the two vehicles carrying members of the band. The band was pulled over on the side of the road fixing a flat tire when the accident, which left seven others injured, occurred.

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Orlando Man Miraculously Alive after 4-Ton Metal Object Rolls off Overpass

An Orlando resident named Jesus A. Escobar narrowly survived a harrowing and bizarre accident on Saturday morning after an enormous piece of metal toppled off of an overpass and landed directly on top of the van he was driving. The Florida Highway Patrol has issued a statement saying that they were first alerted to a crash along the westbound lanes of Interstate 4. According to the statement, a tractor-trailer pulling a load of scrap metal was attempting to turn off of the interstate and onto State Road 528 when the driver of the truck lost control of the vehicle, which caused it to collide with a guardrail and flip over.

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Name Released of Man Killed in Florida Boating Accident

On July 4th, several Orlando men were enjoying the sunshine and the spirit of celebration while on a personal watercraft on Lake Butler when their vessel overturned. The accident threw all three men into the water, although all remained alive and well at this time. According to the initial statement about the incident, the boat overturned as the three men were attempting to make a turn in the popular Orange County lake. This reportedly occurred around 7:45 in the evening. While the men were able to ultimately right the watercraft, one of them became submerged for reasons that were not immediately clear. Witnesses to the incident managed to reach the three men and retrieve the sinking man. They pulled him to shore and, after finding him unresponsive, began to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Read the rest »

Fatal Workplace Accident at Tampa Electric Company Power Plant

An electric plant at Apollo Beach was the site of a terrible accident several weeks ago that left two people dead and numerous others in critical condition. According to the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue, firefighters were alerted to the incident on the afternoon of June 29th. The emergency call took the rescue teams to the Tampa Electric Company where employees had been in the process of cleaning a slag tank. According to a spokesperson for the Tampa Electric Company, the initial explosion took place inside of a coal-fired power generator. The slag tank is where the burnt coal is dumped after it gets consumed by the generator. It is not known whether or not the generator was supposed to be operating at the time of the explosion.

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Second Teenager in Two Months Dies in Marion County Quarry

On Monday morning, a group of teenagers snuck onto the property of limestone quarry in Ocala in order to swim and dive off of the steep rock face into the deep water. One of them, a 17-year-old Largo resident named Trey Austin Dagwan Cardoza, was performing a jump into the water when, according to some of the others at the scene, he plunged beneath the surface of the water and never came back up.

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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