Category Archives: Pedestrian Injuries

What Are the Rights of Tourists or Visitors Injured in the State of Florida?

Tourists Injured In Florida, millions of tourists and visitors travel to Florida every year for vacations, reunions, business functions, weddings, and other events. In most instances, the trip to Florida is very pleasant and enjoyable. Unfortunately, many tourists and visitors to the State of Florida suffer serious personal injuries and some even die as a result of the negligence of others. When a tourist or visitor is injured in the State of Florida, there are often questions or issues that arise as to legal rights and insurance coverage. Because these matters can be quite complex and confusing, it is often … Continue reading

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What Are the Rights of the Family of a Pedestrian in a Wrongful Death Case?

Rights of Families of Wrongful Death Victims In Florida, pedestrians are the unfortunate victims of being hit by motor vehicles. Some incidents take place while walking in parking lots, on sidewalks, and some even take place while on church grounds. A horrific pedestrian / automobile accident was recently reported in Deerfield Beach, Florida. It was reported that an elderly driver hit another parishioner and then continued driving while dragging the helpless victim. It was a tragic ending to the life of Luciana Porto, who was 66 years old at the time of the incident. The tragic pedestrian accident took place … Continue reading

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Who Is Going to Pay the Medical Bills for the Injured Pedestrian in Florida?

When a pedestrian is it hit by a motor vehicle in the State of Florida, there are various sources from which medical bills can be paid for personal injuries caused by the accident. Florida laws can be quite complex regarding the rights to compensation and damages of an injured pedestrian. Because of this, is an important to contact a Florida Personal Injury Attorney for advice, consultation, and legal representation when dealing with the challenges and issues of a Florida Pedestrian Injury Case. Pedestrians, hit by a motor vehicle or truck, often times suffer serious personal injuries. In some accidents, the … Continue reading

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Motorcycle / Pedestrian Accident Reported in Suwannee County Florida

In Florida, pedestrians are the unfortunate victims of hit and run accidents. One such incident was reported in Suwannee County Florida. A pedestrian was struck by a motorcyclist on Highway 129 and then fled the scene. The pedestrian suffered personal injuries included a dislocated foot. Thereafter, the motorcyclist fled the scene. The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of this pedestrian accident. See Motorcycle – Pedestrian Collide – Motorcyclist Leaves the Scene of the Florida Accident. Florida law requires that a driver of any vehicle involved in an Florida accident that results in personal injury or death to stop … Continue reading

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Elderly Couple (A.C. Jordan and Eunice Jordan) Die in Lee County Alabama Pedestrian / Automobile Accident

In Lee County, Alabama, an elderly couple (A.C. Jordan and Eunice Jordan) tragically lost their lives in a horrible accident that took place on New Years Eve. It was reported that the Jordans were travelling in a Lexus sedan that either had stopped or slowed down for some reason. A driver in a Ford Taurus vehicle rear ended the Lexus. Thereafter, the Jordans got out of their vehicle to inspect the damage. Then, a Ford pick up truck crashed into the Jordans and the Lexus. It was a very sad and tragic end to New Years Eve for the Jordans. … Continue reading

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Driver Distraction Caused Fatal Automobile – Pedestrian Accident in Palm Coast – Death of Josefina T. Reid

In Florida and other States, driver distraction can come in many forms including reading while driving, texting, eating, e mailing, mobile phone usage, conversations, and behavioral issues with passengers. Whatever the cause – distracted driving can and does cause serious automobile accidents in the State of Florida. When a pedestrian is an unfortunate victim of distracted driving, the consequences can result in serious personal injurie, and, in some cases, death. The Florida Highway Patrol reported that a fatal automobie accident / pedestrian accident took place on Sesame Boulevard near 7 Wonder Trails. Josefina T. Reid was reportedly hit and killed … Continue reading

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Man (George Crawford) Hit in Motorized Wheelchair on State Road 228 im Macclenny (Baker County) Florida

In Macclenny (Baker County) Florida, an automobile accident was reported by the Baker County Press Website. It was reported that a man (George Crawford) was hit while he was travelling in his motorized wheelchair on State Road 228. The wheelchair / automobile accident took place near Barber Road in the area of the local Wal-Mart. The force of the collision / impact ejected Mr. Crawford from his motorized wheelchair. The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the accident and will complete a report / traffic investigation as to the cause and preventability of this incident. See Man in … Continue reading

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Pedestrian Death Reported on Orange Blossom Trail in Kissimmee Florida

In Florida, pedestrians are at risk for personal injuries, and, in some instances, death when a driver veers off a roadway and into an area occupied by a pedestrian. The Florida Highway Patrol reported that a pedestrian was hit by a van that had veered off of Orange Blossom Trail. The death of the pedestrian, identified only a a 24 year old woman from Kissimmee, Florida, is certainly a tragic loss for her family, friends, and the community. See Pedestrian Hit and Dies from Automobile Accident Related Injuries in Kissimmee Florida. It is important for drivers to follow and obey … Continue reading

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School Bus Laws – Children Are In Danger When Drivers Ignore Florida Law

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has issued over 400 citations in the past 3 years to drivers who violate Florida Traffic Laws regarding the passing of school buses. Many laws are in place for the safety and protection of children. The laws regarding the passing of a school bus with its red lights on and stop sign arms extended are among the laws that truly serve to protect children. Unfortunately, drivers in Duval, Clay, St. Johns, and other Florida Counties violate these Florida traffic laws. Why are these laws violated? Some are ignorant of the law. Some drivers just lack common … Continue reading

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Pedestrian Death Reported in Jacksonville Beach, Florida – Dangers of Florida Roadways to Pedestrians

In Jacksonville Beach Florida and other beach towns and cities, there is generally a good bit of foot traffic or pedestrians walking on or near the roadways. Because of the presence and number of pedestrians, it is important for drivers to slow down in beach related areas whether the road is right near the beach or leading to restaurants and businesses serving the beach area. It is especially important to drive safe in residential areas on or near the beach. It was reported by the Jacksonville Times Union that a pedestrian was struck and killed in the Jacksonville Beach area. … Continue reading

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