Female Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident in Tampa,  the Sixteenth Fatality in the Tampa Bay Area in One Week
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Female Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident in Tampa, the Sixteenth Fatality in the Tampa Bay Area in One Week

A female pedestrian died in a hit-and-run accident outside Tampa last week, marking the sixteenth fatality in a motor vehicle accident in the greater Tampa area in a single week.  According to a report from ABC Action News, this most recent fatality occurred when a woman was attempting to cross U.S. 19 just south of…

Distracted Driving Accidents in Florida: On the Rise and Unlikely to Change Any Time Soon
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Distracted Driving Accidents in Florida: On the Rise and Unlikely to Change Any Time Soon

In honor of Distracted Driving Month in April, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) recently released statistics showing that 2017 was the worst year on record for accidents involving distracted drivers in Florida. Even though more than 50,000 accidents occurred in 2017 that were attributed to driver inattention, proposed legislation in the Florida Senate that would…

Investigation Shows Former Professional Hockey Player  At Fault in Fatal September 2017 Florida Boating Accident
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Investigation Shows Former Professional Hockey Player At Fault in Fatal September 2017 Florida Boating Accident

A former professional hockey player and educator who was killed and his young daughter injured in a Florida boating accident in September 2017 was determined to be at fault in the accident after an extensive investigation whose findings were recently released by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FFWC). According to a Tampa Bay Times…

Self-Driving Uber Car in Arizona Kills Pedestrian
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Self-Driving Uber Car in Arizona Kills Pedestrian

A pedestrian wheeling a bicycle across the road was recently killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle in Arizona, calling into question the safety of the company’s self-driving vehicles and its use of public roads for test-driving those vehicles. This was believed to be the first pedestrian death associated with self-driving vehicles. Prior to this accident,…

Pedestrian Bridge Collapses at Florida International University,  Killing Six and Injuring Nine
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Pedestrian Bridge Collapses at Florida International University, Killing Six and Injuring Nine

In a Florida workplace accident that made national news headlines, a pedestrian bridge at Florida International University’s (FIU) main campus in Miami collapsed on March 15th during structural testing that was being performed even though cracks had been discovered in the bridge several days earlier. The 950-ton bridge was being constructed to allow pedestrians to…

Blake Swan: Evolving with the Times
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Blake Swan: Evolving with the Times

Blake Swan always knew he wanted to become an attorney but he didn’t see himself as a Personal Injury Attorney at first. As a kid, Blake enjoyed the art of arguing and making his point. Growing up, he learned from watching the news and hearing the arguments between different political sides. From that time, he…