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Cause of Death Determined in Teenager’s Horseback-Riding Accident

A teenager from Weston, Florida has been determined to have died from blunt head trauma while she was horseback riding in Southwest Ranches in December of 2014, according to the Broward County Medical Examiner’s Office. The autopsy stated that Maria Lucia Rodrigo was found last December 4, laying on the ground next to a horse

South Florida Sees Significant Drop in Personal Injury Claims

South Florida leads the state for drops in auto-related personal injury claims over the past four years according to state regulators. The region’s frequency of personal injury claims involving motor vehicle accidents fell from just over 3.5 per 100 vehicles in the first quarter of 2010, to just under 2.5 per 100 vehicles in the

Florida Ranks as Riskiest State to Get Into Car Accident

We all know driving is a dangerous activity, but apparently it’s more dangerous in some states than others, especially in terms of the effect it can have on your wallet. A new study done by WalletHub found that Florida ranked as the riskiest state to be involved in a car accident.  The study noted that

Punitive Damages Allowed Against Toyota in Florida Crash Case

A ruling by a Palm Beach Circuit Court Judge has taken the potential damages in a case against Toyota Motor Corp. from initial estimates of $15 million to $20 million to a staggering potential of $180 million, according to the plaintiff’s attorney. The Palm Beach County Judge, Meenu Sasser, informed lawyers for plaintiff, Bret Quinlan

Man Dies in Golf Cart Collision in The Villages

An 85-year-old man was killed this past Tuesday in an accident involving a golf cart and another vehicle according to Florida Highway Patrol. Reports say that the man, Frances Hughes, died at the Villages Regional Hospital after his golf cart collided with a minivan.  According to the report, Mr. Hughes was driving on Morse Boulevard