Thanksgiving is the time where families and friends celebrate with one another with food and merriment in anticipation of the upcoming holidays. The National Safety Council (NSC) reported that 463 people died on Thanksgiving in 2017.
During the holidays, the Southwest Florida chapter of ABATE (American Bikers Aimed Toward Education) has an annual Veterans Christmas Ride. We are pleased to again be the main sponsor of this 2019 event.
Florida ranks number one among all the states for pedestrian danger in Smart Growth America’s 2019 Dangerous by Design report.
Since December 2018, at least six major accidents have occurred at the Alico Road interchange with I-75.
Golden Pond Communities settled a claim for negligence for the death of a Florida nursing home resident. The plaintiff claimed the defendant failed to properly supervise and care for a resident, leading to his death.
Motorcycle accidents are very common in Southwest Florida, and they can easily lead to the death of the motorcyclist or passenger. The family of a motorcyclist who crashed into a turning armored truck sued the security company which owned the truck for wrongful death.
The news media reports that the intersection of SR-80 and County Road 833 (CR-833) is under question after an unusually high number of wrecks in the area.
The We Fish for Erik annual fishing tournament raises money for the Erik Babatz Memorial Scholarship Fund managed by the Foundation for Lee County Public Schools.