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,…

A Great Day for a Great Cause!
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A Great Day for a Great Cause!

Schwed Law Firm featured in Golf Central Magazine on November 1st, 2017. What are they featured for? Doing what they do all the time – helping one of their own. When Jennifer Lary, a Paralegal, at Schwed, Adams, Sobel & McGinley was diagnosed with Stage Four Breast Cancer, the law firm immediately jumped into help…

Schwed, Adams, Sobel & McGinley raises $75,000 for  Paralegal
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Schwed, Adams, Sobel & McGinley raises $75,000 for Paralegal

Paralegals are like family! When a 41-year old mom, Jennifer Lary, a Paralegal for Schwed, Adams, Sobel & McGinley was recently diagnosed with cancer, the firm immediately jumped in to help. A Charity Golf Event was planned for August 27, 2017 and that raised approximately $30,000, which the firm matched. All together, $75,000 was raised…

2017 MCBA / Jack Sobel / Schwed, Adams Scholarships Awarded
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2017 MCBA / Jack Sobel / Schwed, Adams Scholarships Awarded

Jack Sobel, a past president of the Martin County Bar Association, and Schwed, Adams, Sobel & McGinley annually support the Martin County Bar Association (MCBA) Scholarship Fund. Martin County High School Seniors must write an essay in order to be eligible to win. This year the essay addressed the 4th District Court of Appeal case…