Wrongful Death | Orlando Accident & Injury Blog
According to authorities with the St. Petersburg Police Department, an 18-year-old female has been charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child and child abuse/aggravated battery with great bodily harm for her alleged connection to an auto accident that claimed the life of two children this past Friday afternoon.
A Florida jury has determined that the surviving family members of four female tourists from Spain are entitled to receive a multi-million dollar payout from a local Marathon construction and landscaping business whose driver was found to be negligent and responsible for the deaths of each individual after his company truck slammed into the back of their rental SUV.
An investigation by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office into a fatal hit-and-run accident on State Road 60 over the weekend quickly wrapped up as an 18-year-old man from Plant City turned himself in less than ten hours after he allegedly ran over a 48-year-old pedestrian from Tampa.
According to arrest records from the Titusville Police Department, a 33-year-old man has finally been apprehended and charged with DUI manslaughter and reckless driving causing serious bodily harm for his alleged connection to a deadly high-speed collision in late January which claimed the life of a 48-year-old Titusville resident.
The Tampa Bay music scene is reeling from this morning’s devastating news of losing 26-year-old Tyler Deremo, the lead singer of Wicked Evil Grin. Preliminary collision reports from authorities with the Clearwater Police Department indicate that the fatal hit-and run accident occurred early Thursday morning as the vocalist was riding his skateboard on Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard in Pinellas County.
A tight-knit community of skydivers are struggling to comprehend the loss of one of their own after 76-year-old Carl Daugherty was tragically killed during a skydiving accident in DeLand this past Sunday morning. Preliminary reports from the DeLand Police Department indicate that a mid-air collision caused the seasoned skydiver’s parachute to malfunction and he was ultimately unable to recover before hitting the ground below.
A family who lost their 5-year-old child in an accidental death at a Daytona Beach tourist attraction has decided to sue the venue for a minimum of $60,000. According to reports from the Daytona Beach Fire Department, the fatal incident happened on Saturday, August 5th, in 2019.
The year came to a tragic close last week as three people were killed and two more were seriously injured on December 30th, 2020, when their vehicle was involved in a high-speed, fatal wrong-way collision with an alleged armed carjacking suspect along Interstate 95 at Beville Road near Daytona Beach in Volusia County.
Members of the Melbourne Police Department are working to develop a timeline for an event that took place along Highway A1A within the city on Thanksgiving and resulted in the death of a single individual. At the time of this writing, we know there is still a lot of detail to be parsed out as the investigation progresses, but we do have several statements and tweets issued by the Melbourne Police Department that can aid us in uncovering just what took place.
Driving through construction zones is something people behind the wheel of vehicles must do on a fairly frequent basis. As anyone who has had this experience will tell you, these areas are often full of traffic cones, flashing lights, temporary barriers, and even workers holding signs. All of these features are for the purpose of keeping the construction workers safe from the cars that pass through the area. Unfortunately, even this wide array of features is not enough for some drivers.