A 23 year old female is reported to be seriously injured following a head-on collision in Palm Bay, Florida. According to police, the driver was driving her Mazda 636 the wrong way towards the intersection of Degroodt and Section roads. Police say the driver was in the wrong lane – for reasons that remain unclear – when she collided with an oncoming vehicle. The driver was airlifted to Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, where her condition remains unknown.
It was a busy day for Palm Bay Police as, shortly after this head-on collision, another accident happened. This crash occurred at the intersection of Talavera Street and Rada Avenue. According to the police report, the driver of a white van ran into another vehicle after failing to stop at a stop sign. There were reports of minor injuries to occupants of both vehicles, although details on who was injured and how bad have not been released.
Driving the wrong way on a one way street and failing to stop at a stop sign are both examples of negligent driving. When someone else’s negligent driving causes a car accident, and that accident results in an injury and/or damage to property, the negligent driver can be held liable for those injuries and/or damages. In other words, the victim who sustained the injuries has the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent driver in order to get compensation for their injuries. This included receiving money for such damages as:
- Medical bills
- Vehicle repair
- Ongoing medical treatment
- Loss of income
- Future loss of income
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
If you or a loved one have been injured in a Florida motor vehicle accident, it is highly recommended that you seek the professional legal advice of an experienced Florida personal injury attorney. For over three decades, the Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A. have been helping Florida car crash victims get the money they deserve. To learn more about how the experienced attorneys at the Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A. can help with your personal injury claim, contact us today and schedule your free initial consultation.
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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