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Truck accidents: Car, semi involved in fatal Florida event

After a wreck occurs, there may be many blanks regarding how the incident took place. Because car and truck accidents can often have serious outcomes, such as fatalities, finding answers may be crucial. Additionally, determining what steps to take after such an event may be challenging for surviving families of victims. However, filing a wrongful death claim could be prudent to consider.

A recent accident that took place in Florida reportedly involved a semi-truck and a car. The crash occurred at an intersection and caused roads to be closed in the north and south directions. Details on how the accident took place were few, but it was reported that a car traveling north ended up underneath the semi-truck and sustained heavy damage.

Fatal car accident claims 2 lives in Florida, teen left critical

The loss of young life can take a considerable toll on the family members left behind. Too often young people are the victims of accidents, and working to deal with the grief and other hardships stemming from such events can be immensely difficult. When a car accident proves fatal, the family members of the victims may wish to determine whether taking legal action could help their situations.

It was recently reported that a fatal accident took place in Florida. There was apparently only one vehicle involved in the incident, and the driver was reported as being an 18-year-old male. He lost control of the vehicle and it left the roadway. As a result, the car crashed into a tree. Both the driver and front-seat passenger were thrown from the vehicle.

Injuries on store property may lead to premises liability claims

Many individuals often think a day of shopping is a time for enjoyment. However, there are instances in which an individual's day out could take a turn for the worst. If a person is involved in an incident in which he or she is injured due to negligence on the part of a store owner or other related party, he or she may have cause to file a premises liability claim.

Florida residents may be interested in such a case currently taking place in another area. A recent report stated that a woman was shopping at a retail store when a sign fell and hit her wrist. It was unclear where the sign was positioned at the time of the incident or what may have caused it to fall. Nonetheless, the woman suffered injuries as a result.

Florida motorcycle collision leaves man in critical condition

The injuries suffered in a serious motorcycle accident can significantly impact a person's life. In some cases, extended hospital stays, rehabilitation, time away from work and other effects could result from a motorcycle collision. Motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable to serious injuries as they are less protected than individuals traveling inside vehicles. If an individual is injured in an accident, the damages may be burdening. 

It was recently reported that a motorcycle crash took place in Florida. Apparently, a 53-year-old man was on a motorcycle and had stopped because of traffic in front of him. However, a car approaching from behind the motorcyclist did not stop, and as a result, the car hit the back on of the motorcycle. The impact caused the man to be thrown from his bike.

Florida car accident leaves several dead

When multiple individuals are involved in a car crash, the chances of someone being fatally injured increase. In the event that such injuries do result from a car accident, those who are negatively affected may wish to determine how they would like to proceed. In many instances, surviving family of an accident victim may have cause to pursue a civil lawsuit.

It was recently reported that a fatal accident occurred in Florida. According to reports, a car was traveling west when the driver lost control and veered across the median. The car then collided with a minivan before spinning and hitting two additional vehicles. Reports also stated that the driver of the car had been speeding before losing control. There were at least two people in the car and at least five people in the minivan. 

Drunk driver causes serious car accident in Florida

When individuals see a driver traveling the wrong way on the road, their first thought may be that the driver is under the influence. Unfortunately, there are many cases in which these individuals may be right. Drunk driving is a serious issue that can quickly cause a severe car accident. In many such accidents, innocent travelers are the ones left injured.

It was recently reported that a crash involving a drunk driver recently took place in Florida. Apparently, a 32-year-old man was driving his vehicle the wrong direction on State Road 417. As a result, his vehicle crashed into a car that was traveling north. The northbound car then hit another vehicle. The incident occurred just after 3 a.m. 

Husband may file wrongful death claim after fatal Florida crash

Vehicles present dangers even under the best of circumstances. However, when a driver is unable to control a vehicle due to intoxication or other factors, there is a considerable likelihood that individuals could be seriously hurt. If a car accident results in an innocent individual losing his or her life, the family of the victim may wish to look into filing a wrongful death claim.

It was recently reported that a fatal incident took place in Florida. Reports indicated that a 24-year-old man was driving a pickup truck when he failed to remain on the road, and as a result, the truck crashed into a house. The driver was speeding at the time of the incident, and the collision sent the pickup through three rooms in the home. The driver failed a sobriety test that was administered after authorities arrived at the scene.

Truck accidents: Florida woman killed in hit and run

Though some drivers may panic after being involved in an accident, it is important that all parties involved remain at the scene. If a driver leaves, he or she could face serious repercussions, including criminal charges. Additionally, the family of any victims of such car or truck accidents may also pursue civil claims against any hit-and-run drivers.

A civil claim could potentially result after a recent accident in Florida. Reports stated that the driver of a tow truck struck a woman who was walking in or near a crosswalk. The driver of the truck reportedly knew he hit someone but did not know what to do. As a result, he fled the scene. The pedestrian suffered fatal injuries as a result of the incident. 

Florida crash may result in legal claim filings

Distracted driving is a contributing factor in many crashes that take place across the country. Individuals who are not paying attention for even a moment could find themselves facing a situation in which a crash could result. Even if a driver attempts to avoid a collision, that action may not be enough, and an accident could still take place. If the incident proves fatal, a legal claim could be warranted.

It was recently reported that an accident in Florida caused one fatality. Apparently, a 26-year-old woman was traveling north when she failed to realize that the vehicle in front of her had stopped in order to make a turn. She tried to go around the stopped car by traveling into the opposite lane, but her vehicle crashed into a southbound vehicle. 

Wrongful death claim may be filed after Florida teen's death

When drivers operate vehicles while they are fatigued, there is a chance they could fall asleep. If a driver does fall asleep behind the wheel, a serious crash could take place, which could involve other vehicles and innocent individuals. Unfortunately, such accidents could lead to fatal injuries, and the families of the victims may wish to file wrongful death claims.

Reports stated that a recent incident in Florida led to the death of one individual. A 16-year-old boy had reportedly been standing on the shoulder of a roadway after having been involved in an accident. Details on that incident were not given in the report. While the boy was standing, another driver hit him. The driver apparently remained at the scene, and when questioned by authorities, she stated that she fell asleep while driving. 

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