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Two Killed After Semi Driver Loses Control on I-95

September 09, 2020

Two people were killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer in Jacksonville Tuesday, after the big rig driver reportedly lost control on the interstate.

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Category: Car Accidents

Award Winning Personal Injury Lawyer Jack Hickey

September 09, 2020

John (Jack) Hickey is an award-winning lawyer with years of experience both inside and outside of the courtroom. Fewer than 1% of the attorneys in Florida are board-certified. Mr. Hickey is double, both in civil trial and admiralty and maritime law. Watch the short video below to learn more about our founding attorney’s awards and recognitions.

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Study: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Can Cause Ongoing Sleep and Fatigue Issues

September 08, 2020

A newly released study indicates that the effects of even mild traumatic brain (mTBI) injury can involve interrupted sleep and ongoing fatigue. reports that Simon Berg Saksvik of the  Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, led a team that studied the effects of mTBI, and compared people who had suffered mTBI with people who had suffered orthopedic injuries and others who were matched community controls. 

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Category: Brain Injuries

Four Vehicles Strike Pedestrian In Deadly Broward County Hit-And-Run

September 07, 2020

Authorities are seeking the drivers of three vehicles that were involved in a hit and run crash this weekend.

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Four Dead and One In Critical Condition Following Wrong-Way Collision in Osceola County

September 06, 2020

A serious crash in Osceola County has left four people dead and one child in critical condition. reports that the crash occurred on Saturday as a car was traveling in a southbound lane on North Kenansville Road near Bavar Road. The car veered…

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Serious Crash Involving Publix Tractor-Trailer Leaves One Person Hospitalized

September 05, 2020

A Florida woman was seriously injured in a crash involving a tractor-trailer earlier this week, in a collision that left her car pinned under the big rig.

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Statutes Of Limitations Apply Despite Potential Court Logjams

September 04, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has caused the shutdown of virtually every aspect of society. While many sectors are beginning to open up, Florida's court system is operating at reduced capacity. reports that Florida’s courts are facing a logjam, with a massive number of pending cases expected to grow into next summer. 

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Report: Guggenheim Life and Annuity Company CEO Charged Following Boat Crash

September 03, 2020

Authorities say that on December 31, 2020, Daniel Towriss was piloting a 42-foot boat in the area of Port Everglades when he struck a jetty at high speed. The crash ejected the vessel's three passengers, including Jarret and Lauren Silagyi, who both suffered serious injuries.

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Horrific Personal Watercraft Crash Leaves Father and Daughter Seriously Injured

September 02, 2020

A father and daughter were seriously injured in a personal watercraft crash last month, causing some to call for further regulation of the watercraft. reports that a group of 6 personal watercraft were on a guided tour of Poquito Bayou in Okaloosa County when one of the group crashed into a craft occupied by 17-year-old Bethany Phillips and her father James. The personal watercraft t-boned and seriously injured the father and daughter, who were on their way to Bethany’s grandfather’s house at the time of the crash. Bethany’s injuries were so…

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Florida Driver Sought After Leaving The Scene of Crash Involving School Bus

September 01, 2020

Okalossa authorities are searching for an SUV driver who fled the scene of a 4-vehicle crash involving a school bus. reports that the crash occurred at approximately 6:45 am Monday when a person driving an SUV crashed into two vehicles and a school bus. The SUV first struck a car driven by a 16-year-old teenage girl, plowing her car into the vehicle in front of her which was driven by a 16-year-old teenage boy. The Florida Highway Patrol says that this caused the second car to crash into a school bus. 

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