The 22-year-old rider may have been speeding when he collided with a large truck attempting a left turn against traffic.   Jeon Acevedo was riding northbound on Orange Avenue when he hit a semi-truck that was turning into a business on Martin Brower Road. Even though he was wearing a helmet, Mr. Acevedo died almost… Read More

Charges may be forthcoming in a high-speed car crash that killed two people and seriously injured three others.   The accident occurred on Westchester Avenue at Orange Avenue. According to police witnesses, a vehicle traveling westbound on Westchester “at a high rate of speed” collided with the victims’ car while it was at the intersection.… Read More

Several men got into an argument on the store’s premises, and the confrontation ended with shots being fired.   The argument apparently spilled over into the parking lot of the Family Dollar on South Poinciana. According to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, the shooting began as the men got into their vehicles. One man was… Read More

In November 2017 case that has tremendous implications for victims in Florida, a federal jury awarded $247 million in damages to six people who received defective Pinnacle hip implants.   Jurors agreed that the victims suffered serious injuries from the defectively designed implants, including bone erosion and tissue death. Additionally, the victims claimed that DePuy… Read More

Authorities charged 21-year-old Tanasia Shelton with two counts of DUI manslaughter for her role in a June alcohol-related car crash.   Investigators say that Ms. Shelton’s BAC level was well above the legal limit when she drifted onto the wrong side of the road in her Jeep, hitting another vehicle head-on. The other driver, 28-year-old… Read More

  In Florida car crash cases, it’s very important to have an aggressive personal injury attorney in your corner, because your lawyer is committed to maximum compensation. On the other hand, insurance company lawyers want to minimize the compensation victims receive, because the company makes money by maximizing revenue and minimizing expenses.   To accomplish… Read More

The attempts of many physicians to improve pain management, despite their pure intentions, has led to some serious and adverse health consequences across the length of the United States. The consequences and repercussions have increasingly come under the scanner of late. Among these repercussions, however, is the rise in prescription drug abuse among many Americans.… Read More

Two people escaped from a burning passenger car-semi truck wreck on the Florida Turnpike, but a third victim died in the flames. On a stretch of highway in Osceola County, 44-year-old Rafael Contreras, of Kissimmee, made an illegal lane change in his 2015 large truck. He literally ran over a 2018 Chevy Malibu, which lodged… Read More

Each year, thousands of Americans are involved in injury-related incidents, many from drug overdoses and other poisonings, motor vehicle crashes, and falls. To obtain compensation for their wounds, these victims usually need to prove five elements by a preponderance of the evidence (more likely than not). The negligence per se rule is the largest exception.… Read More

The number of fatal tour bus crashes has increased over 60 percent since 2009. Drowsy driving may be largely responsible for this increase. Many tour bus operators drive early in the morning or late at night, and even if they are well-rested, most people are naturally drowsy at these times of day. Compensation in tour… Read More