A truck malfunction turned into a tragedy in Boynton Beach when a woman with a suspended license rammed into two trucks parked in the emergency lane on Interstate 95, killing three and seriously injuring two men. The men worked for the same roofing company, and when one truck pulled off the highway with mechanical problems, the other truck stopped as well. The woman, who was driving a Mercedes Benz car, suddenly veered across 3 lanes
Vehicle Accidents
Cecily Roberts, the operator of a Broward County day care center, was arrested in New York, where she fled after the death of Jordan Coleman, a four-year-old in her care. Jordan was left for two hours in a parked van, and when emergency responders arrived, his temperature was 108 degrees. Roberts was charged with aggravated manslaughter and lying about the number of children she was licensed to accept. The family of Jordan Coleman is bringing
Personal Injury
All types of vehicle accidents can cause serious and permanent damage as well as death. Accidents that involve two passenger vehicles and accidents that involve a truck and a passenger vehicle are all considered personal injury cases. However, the types of vehicles involved in an accident can significantly affect the way a case is approached and the damages that are sought. Trucks are much larger and weigh far more than a passenger vehicle. Because of
Vehicle Accidents
Car accidents result in injury in even the mildest conditions; every person involved can be wearing a seat belt during a low-speed impact and injury can still occur. The likelihood of injury or a fatal accident skyrockets when the accident involves a car and a bicycle, scooter or motorcycle. A car can protect against a variety of injuries that the vulnerability of a two-wheeled vehicle cannot. A Tampa woman riding a scooter lost her life
Vehicle Accidents
When a member of the family is permanently injured in an accident, it is a tragedy. When that member is a child, it is more than that – it is absolutely devastating. Such was the case when Stephen Domalewski, a passionate Little League ballplayer from Wayne, NJ, was struck in the chest by a ball hit off a metal bat in 2006. The force of the ball upon then 12-year-old Domalewski was enough to send
Personal Injury
Christopher McConnell and a group of his friends liked to meet up on weekend mornings and ride their bikes down to the beach to grab breakfast. After the 61-year-old suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car – including 30 stitches to his head and broken ribs – he could have put his bicycle away. But four months later, he was ready to pedal again. As McConnell and three friends headed out, a speeding
Vehicle Accidents
When a tire fails while being driven on, the results can be catastrophic and deadly. Tire tread separation can cause a blowout or can cause the vehicle to enter into a rollover. Tire tread separation often occurs on vehicles with a high center of gravity, such as large cargo trucks. In a tire tread accident, the driver may lose control of the vehicle and the back end may swing out suddenly. After a rupture the
Product Liability, Vehicle Accidents
If you are involved in a car accident you may want to put it behind you quickly. Do yourself and your family a favor and slow down. Consider whether it is in your interests to speak to an attorney about filing a claim – if you were struck by a negligent or distracted driver and suffered a serious injury because of it, you may have grounds for a strong personal injury case. The fact is
Vehicle Accidents
Do not kid yourself. Even a small fender-bender can result in thousands of dollars of damage. Accidents that involve serious injury can incur costs and damages in exorbitant amounts. If you suffer a serious injury in a car accident due to the negligence of another driver, the best thing you can do is to seek the guidance of an attorney who handles car accident cases on a regular basis. There is skill involved in knowing
Vehicle Accidents
Many wide roadways crisscross the state of Florida. Not long ago, The New York Times reported on a recent survey showing that showed four Florida metropolitan areas ranked as the most dangerous places for anyone to walk in the United States: Jacksonville with 342 pedestrian deaths Orlando- Kissimmee with 557 pedestrian deaths Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater with 905 pedestrian deaths Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach with 1,555 pedestrian deaths Poor roadway design and other dangerous conditions Many of these
Vehicle Accidents