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6-year-old St. Pete girl injured by motorcyclist in hit-and-run crash

6-year-old St. Pete girl injured by motorcyclist in hit-and-run crash

(5/14/2020 St. Petersburg, FL. Fox 13 News) Can you help with identifying the perpetrator of a hit and run? On May 13th, 2020 a 6-year-old girl was hit by a motorcycle around 10:30pm. The girl was hit in St. Petersburg, Fla. outside the Peridot apartments. The motorcycle hit the girl and left a piece of […]

Tampa Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Hillsborough Avenue

Pedestrian Crash on Hillsborough Avenue

Tampa, FL (May 12, 2020) – Tampa police are currently investigating a fatal pedestrian crash on Hillsborough Avenue that occurred early Tuesday morning. The crash happened shortly before 5 AM at the intersection of West Hillsborough Avenue and North Dale Mabry Highway, according to police. A pedestrian was killed in the incident. The eastbound lanes […]

Indian Shores Police Officer Drives Over Sunbathing Beachgoer

Indian Shores Police Officer Drives Over Sunbathing Beachgoer

Indian Shores, FL (May 8, 2020) – According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, a sunbathing Michigan man laying out on a beach was run over by an Indian Shores police officer driving a fully-marked SUV. The incident happened just before 6 PM on Friday evening, south of the 193rd Avenue Beach Access. The 27-year-old […]

Suspected Drunk Driver Causes Crash in Valrico, Injures 2 Deputies

Crash in Valrico

Valrico, FL (May 10, 2020) – An early-morning crash in Valrico has injured six people, including 2 deputies. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office suspects that drunk driving played a factor in the incident. The crash occurred just before 2 AM on Sunday morning on Highway 60 near Church Street. According to the HCSO, two DUI […]

Tampa Woman Charged with DUI Manslaughter, Child Neglect in Largo Wrong-Way Crash

Tampa Woman Charged with DUI Manslaughter

Largo, FL (May 3, 2020) – A Tampa woman charged with DUI manslaughter is also facing felony charges of child neglect and vehicular homicide after a wrong-way crash that killed one person and left two children injured in Largo early Sunday morning. The incident occurred at 2:15 AM on U.S. 19 N near 66th Street […]

Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

Unfortunately, there are many different causes of pedestrian accidents. In Pinellas, Pasco, and Hillsborough counties, residents too often hear news reports of pedestrians being struck and seriously injured or killed by motorists, often during a hit-and-run. These accidents are frequently caused by the careless or reckless conduct of the driver. Additionally, many pedestrian accidents occur at […]

Steps to Take After a Car Accident

Steps to Take After a Car Accident

If you are in the process of filing a personal injury claim in Florida, you may be wondering what steps to take after a car accident in order to recover compensation. It may be tough to not feel overwhelmed in the immediate aftermath of the crash, but there are a few things you can start […]

Tips for a Successful Motorcycle Accident Case

Tips for a Successful Motorcycle Accident Case

If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident, you are probably worried about your health and your finances. We understand how frustrating and scary this whole situation is and we want to help you through this and get you the compensation that you deserve. Here are a few tips for a successful motorcycle accident […]

Statute of Limitations for a Pedestrian Accident

Statute of Limitations for a Pedestrian Accident

If you have been seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle while walking, you will need to make sure you don’t miss the statute of limitations for a pedestrian accident. You also don’t want to wait too long before hiring a lawyer. Contact our office today to schedule a free consultation. Statute of Limitations […]