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Two Injured in DeLand Firework Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on July 22, 2020

The DeLand Fire Department was called to a private residence in the City of DeLand during the afternoon of Wednesday, July 15th, in response to reports of an accident involving two men and fireworks. The reports we have at the time of this writing come from tweets posted on Twitter by the DeLand Fire Department as well as reports from News 6 who sent reporters to the scene after the incident was first called in to emergency response teams.

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Wisconsin Teen Drowns on Spring Break in Florida

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on April 5, 2020

A community within the city of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, is grieving the loss of one of its members after a teenager studying at Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln High School drowned in Florida at the end of March. Reports from various news sources do not have much information around the incident, and it remains a circumstance very much under investigation as authorities and the bereft family seek to find answers in this challenging time.

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James O. Cunningham – 35 Years as a Board Certified Trial Lawyer

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 16, 2019

The process by which one gains certification as a lawyer in Civil Trial Law is not simple. It began in the early days of the 1980s, when The Florida Bar started issuing certificates to lawyers wishing to practice in this highly specialized area.

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Four-Year-Old Child Drowns in Volusia County Pond

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 6, 2019

Tragedy struck in Osteen during the end of October when a 4-year-old child went missing only to be found shortly afterwards floating in a pond. The drowning accident was reported on by deputies with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Department. According to the initial statements on the subject, the 4-year-old was in the garage with his father and several siblings shortly before they were discovered in the pond. It was a Saturday, and the family was gathered in the garage. It is not clear how many people were in the garage at the time, but the wording of the report made it clear that the father of the 4-year-old as well as several siblings were all together.

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Ocoee Resident Dies After Fall While Trimming Tree

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 4, 2019

As Hurricane Dorian swings closer and closer to Florida, millions of people throughout the state have been putting tremendous time and energy into making their homes and properties as safe as possible. Included in this are activities such as boarding up windows, securing vehicles, and trimming up trees. It was this last activity specifically that killed a 55-year-old individual from Ocoee sometime during the evening of Monday, September 2nd.

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One Dead After ATV Flips in Osceola County

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on May 27, 2019

The Florida Highway Patrol was on hand to respond to reports of an ATV accident that occurred in Osceola County on the night of Saturday, May 18th. According to the subsequent reports, the incident happened at around 9:30 at night, and involved two individuals who were traveling throughout a private property on a side-by-side ATV, which is a small off-road (all-terrain vehicle) machine that is often able to carry up to six people. These vehicles are often used on farms or on large properties where people routinely need to get from one end to another quickly.

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Class-Action Lawsuit Filed against Two Companies for Poisoning Drinking Water

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on December 28, 2018

A half-dozen employees of the Florida State Fire College inside of Ocala have banded together in order to try and win a legal battle against the companies that make a certain type of fire retardant foam. According to the legal filing, the Florida State Fire College employees stated that they had each suffered from tremendous injury and health problems as a result of prolonged consumption of the drinking water used by the college.

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Person Found in Burning Car in Orlando

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 19, 2018

A car fire in the city of Orlando resulted in one person being hospitalized on Friday, September 14th. It was around 4:40 in the afternoon when the first reports of a car fire began to reach the emergency response crews working within this part of Orange County. Fittingly, the Orlando Fire Department was first to reach the scene, and it is believed that this crew began to battle the flames shortly after the call reached them regarding the emergency. It is not, however, known just how long after the fire started that the emergency services were first contacted.

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Port Orange Woman Dies in Early Morning House Fire

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on June 18, 2018

A Port Orange woman died this past Thursday after a fire broke out inside of her home and she was unable to escape from the flames. According to an official report from the fire officials within the Port Orange Fire Department, the first reports of the fire came into the station at around 12:30 in the morning. These reports indicated that the flames and smoke were beginning to become visible at 1000 4th Street, within the city of Port Orange.

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Florida Car Accident Kills One, Injures Others

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on June 6, 2018

A Daytona Beach car accident has left one person dead and another injured. The Accident happened on Monday at East International Boulevard and Beach street when, according to local police, a Ford Escape traveling at a speed of up to 90 mph hit an eastbound Buick. The driver of the Buick, a pregnant woman, was taken to a nearby hospital where she is said to be in stable condition. The passenger, a male, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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