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Crash on Florida Turnpike Kills Family

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 29, 2015

In early September, a devastating crash on the Florida turnpike killed three people. A 24-year-old driver in a Mercedes SUV struck a southbound Nissan Maxima in the early morning hours at mile marker 286, according to authorities. The driver had a suspended license for reasons currently under investigation. Both cars were flipped onto their sides and caught fire, and the Nissan’s male driver and female passenger, died on the scene, while an infant was thrown from the vehicle and died at Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital. The driver of the Mercedes only suffered minor injuries.

Horrifying accidents like this leave the families of the victims feeling not only incredibly saddened by loss, but sometimes feeling helpless as well. What sort of justice is available for families who have lost loved ones in motor vehicle accidents? Florida accident attorney James O. Cunningham has been working with families of accident victims for more than 30 years, and has dedicated his life to helping families receive justice and compensation for their losses.

While no amount of money can ease the loss of a family member, it can help pay for funeral costs, taking care of the deceased’s assets, hospital and ambulance costs, and loss of wages if a family member was dependent on them. Especially in a case like this one, where the driver of the SUV already faced multiple charges for texting while driving, speeding, possession of methamphetamine, and resisting an officer, family members of the victim’s could be entitled to compensation.

Of course, after an accident, the last thing you want to do is deal with insurance companies or spend time in court. Let the Law Offices of James O. Cunningham take over on your behalf, aggressively fighting on your behalf while you spend time with family.

To schedule a free consultation and speak with an experienced attorney if a family member has been in an accident, call Florida personal injury attorney James O. Cunningham at 877-FL-INJURY (877-354-6587) today to schedule your free consultation. Whether you’re from Florida or your family member was visiting at the time of the accident, we’re always here to help.

James O. Cunningham

Since 1977, personal injury lawyer James Cunningham has provided effective legal advocacy to people who are injured through the negligent actions of another person or entity throughout the Central Florida area. He fights to obtain recoveries for his clients’ physical and emotional pain and suffering and pursues his clients’ personal injury cases with a commitment to excellence and impeccable preparation.

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