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Florida Tops Nation in Motorcycle Fatalities

Earlier this month, thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts gathered in Daytona Beach for Bike Week, a gathering of riders that cruise in from all parts of the country this time each year.  However, they are doing so at their own peril. According to a recent report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Florida has the

Cyclist Dies after Hit-and-Run in Fort Lauderdale

A man who was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle in Fort Lauderdale has tragically died. Fort Lauderdale police claim the man, James Ortibez, was riding his bicycle at about 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 12, when a car struck him, causing him to fall off of the bicycle and into the street. 

Teenager Killed in North Miami After Being Struck by Car

A teenager lost his life and two people were seriously injured when they were hit by a car in North Miami early on September 15. Henry Touissaint, a student of North Miami Senior High School, died when he was hit by a Chevrolet Impala sedan when he was crossing the street at Northeast 135th Street

Woman Charged in Fatal South Florida Car Accident

Authorities claim that an alleged drunk driver crashed into a vehicle that was stopped on the side of I-75 near Naples, Florida, killing one man. The driver, Samantha Robson, is accused of driving her vehicle under the influence and causing the car accident. Florida State Troopers allege that Ms. Robson struck the minivan as it

New Decision on Florida Medical Malpractice Damages Caps

Leading up to the case of Estate of McCall v. United States, 134 So. 3d 894 (Fla. 2014), Michelle McCall received prenatal care at a United States Air Force clinic.  Unfortunately, she later died from severe blood loss resulting from the birth of her child.  Plaintiffs filed an action against the United States under the