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Woman Sends Eerie Text Minutes Before Fatal Accident

A woman allegedly driving drunk, sent a text message to an ex-boyfriend, detailing the fact that she was intoxicated while driving and that if anything were to happen, it would be his fault. Mila Dago allegedly texted “Driving drunk woo…I’ll be dead thanks to you.” In a startling turn of events, the text message came

Family of Injured Teen Awarded $60 Million for Drunk Driving Crash

The mother of a Collier County teen who was severely injured in a motor vehicle accident more than 10 years ago was awarded $60 million in damages by a jury last Friday. Joan Antonuccio’s daughter, Angela Crowe, was paralyzed after a 2003 car crash in which she was a passenger.  Her daughter’s boyfriend, the driver,

Company Pays Truck Driver $14 Million for Negligence

An Alabama man who was paralyzed in a frightening tractor-trailer accident was originally awarded $18.79 million in a lawsuit against the company that had recently serviced his trucking equipment days earlier. However, due to an agreement reached by lawyers prior to the jury’s decision, Mr. Lacy will receive $14 million.  Pursuant to the award, Empire

"The Faces of Brain Injury" Exhibition Featured at Florida State Capitol

The Brain Injury Association of Florida, Inc. ("BIAF") survivors and their caregivers put on "The Faces of Brain Injury" exhibition at Florida's State Capitol as one of the activities used to educate and heighten awareness of the needs of survivors of traumatic brain injuries during the month of March, which is National Brain Injury Awareness

Family Sues School over Daughter’s Cheerleading Injuries

Florida parents filed a lawsuit in Tennessee claiming that Sumner County schools were responsible for their daughter, a Portland High School cheerleader, being injured after allegedly being forced to perform unsafe maneuvers by the school’s cheerleading coach. The parents, Andrew and Keyana Hobdy, filed the lawsuit which seeks $300,000 in damages from the school system.