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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

Florida Accident Kills 2-Year-Old, Injures 10, Driver Facing DUI Charge

A 24-year-old woman is now being charged with DUI manslaughter after allegedly causing a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 75.  According to Florida Highway Patrol, a 2-year-old passenger was killed and the driver and 10 other passengers, including eight children, were injured in the collision. On Saturday, Shameka L. Jones was driving a Ford Expedition

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. 

Drunk Driver Sentenced After Death of Pregnant Newlywed

Rosa Rivera Kim, 37, of Plantation entered pleas of guilty to the two counts of DUI manslaughter she faced in the death of the 26-year-old Alanna DeMella and her unborn child.  DeMella was seven months pregnant at the time of the crash.  Kim has been sentenced to fifteen years for the crime. DeMella was killed