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.
The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) announced on September 10 that the 2019 Drowsy Driving Prevention Week will be November 3-10, 2019. The campaign’s goal is to reduce the number of sleep-deprived drivers.
A 15-year-old teen was hit around 6:25 a.m. while walking to her bus stop in Lehigh Acres, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
An 18-year-old high school student suffered a fractured skull when he crashed into another student while playing “bubble soccer” at a high school party in May 2016. A trial commenced in September 2019 against the rental company which supplied the game.
Slip and fall accidents can be complex, depending on where they occur. Florida’s sovereign immunity law applies to most personal injury claims against the state government and its entities.