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Davie Man Killed in Florida Tractor-Trailer Accident

A tractor-trailer fatally struck a pedestrian on the Florida turnpike in Palm Beach County.  Authorities stated that the tractor-trailer driver lost control of the vehicle just north of Southern Boulevard. The pedestrian, a local resident from Davie, Florida, had just pulled over and exited his vehicle on the shoulder when the tractor-trailer veered off the

Florida Tractor-Trailer Accident Kills Drivers of Both Vehicles

A Florida truck driver died in a serious trucking accident on I-75.  According to Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of the at-fault tractor-trailer, a Florida native, was travelling on I-75, when he failed to reduce the speed of his truck as he came upon another tractor-trailer. The result was a fatal rear-end accident between these

USAA Settles Florida Auto Insurance Class Action Lawsuit for $39 Million

USAA has agreed to pay $39 million to settle a Florida class action lawsuit that contested the way the insurer reimbursed customers for claims where an insured’s vehicle was totaled in a Florida car accident. It was alleged that USAA was making payments to insureds to buy new vehicles after a Florida car accident, but

Florida Leads Nation in Motorcycle Fatalities

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently conducted a study showing that Florida has the highest fatality rate among motorcycle accidents, which increased 30% from 2014 to 2015.  The NHTSA identified the top Florida counties for motorcycle accidents as Miami-Dade (67), Hillsborough (48), Broward (42) and Palm Beach County (34). Nationwide, there were almost 5,000

Florida Golf Cart Accident Turns Deadly

Authorities are searching for a hit and run driver after a deadly Florida golf cart accident this week, where the driver of a car allegedly struck the golf cart with two passengers inside. The female victim was flown by helicopter to a nearby hospital where she later died.  The male passenger was listed in stable