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Two Killed in Fiery Miami-Dade County Car Accident

Posted on Dec 02, 2010 Two people were killed this weekend in a fiery two-vehicle crash in West Kendall, in Miami-Dade County, FL. The accident occurred just before 9 p.m. on Friday, November 19th. According to police, 18-year-old Andy Oquendo was driving a white Scion east on  Sunset Drive at SW 148th Avenue when, due… read more

Pregnant Woman Killed in Miami-Dade Car Accident

Posted on Dec 03, 2010 A pregnant woman was struck and killed in Miami-Dade last week trying to cross the street with her husband. The accident occurred just after 10 p.m. on the 27th of November, 2010. Cecelia L. Chinn, a 26-year-old who was seven months pregnant, was trying to cross Kendall Drive near Southwest… read more

Speeding Driver Causes Fiery Orlando Car Crash

Posted on Dec 01, 2010 A speeding driver caused a fire and heavy damage at a self-storage facility in Orlando this week. The accident occurred Thursday morning. Natasha Persaud, 20, was driving a BMW on Old Winter Garden road in Orlando, FL, when she lost control of her vehicle, hit a ditch, became airborne, rolled,… read more

Florida’s Insurance Laws for Motorcycle Riders

Motorcycle insurance is not required in Florida, which means if you are pulled over you will not be ticketed, arrested, or your bike impounded. If you should be in an accident, however, you are responsible for any damages caused in an accident where you are at fault, partially or totally. When you do not have… read more

Florida Motorcyclists Should Not Be Caught Without a Helmet!

The state of Florida is perfect for motorcycle riding. With over 300 days of sunshine each year, motorcycle riding is an extremely popular pastime for weekend riders, commuters, and those who choose to save on gas and emissions. However, many people do not recognize the inherent risk that comes with riding a motorcycle. With the… read more

Beware: Your Left Turn Could Cause a Motorcycle Accident

You may be sitting at a signal light waiting to turn left at an intersection when, out of nowhere, you almost hit an oncoming motorcycle while attempting to turn left. Although you breathe a sigh of relief, as does the motorcyclist, this type of South Florida motorcycle accident occurs far too often. Drivers who make… read more

University of Miami Student Struck and Killed by SUV

Posted on Dec 15, 2010 A University of Miami student was hit and killed by an SUV early Sunday morning. The student was crossing a street on campus. According to police, 19-year-old Taylor William Emmons, a sophomore at the University of Miami, was trying to cross San Amaro Drive outside of the Sigma Chi fraternity… read more

How a Florida Car Accident Lawyer Can Help You Determine What Your Case is Worth

When many people are in a Florida car accident with a negligent driver, they know that they have a legal right to earn compensation for their injuries. This compensation can cover medical bills, physical therapy or ongoing care, lost wages from work, and instances of pain or emotional suffering. However, many people wonder exactly how… read more

OSHA Recommendations Help Prevent Florida Trench Collapses Injuries

One of the most dangerous workplace accidents that can happen is a Florida trench collapse. These accidents almost always result in the death of one or more workers, or at best, serious or life-threatening injuries. Trenches are used for many construction projects in and around the cities of Florida. Trenches can be used for burying… read more

Florida Federal OSHA Crane Regulations

On March 26, 2008, a construction crane in downtown Miami collapsed. Part of the crane plummeted onto a structure 30 stories below, killing two Florida construction workers. Just days before the deadly Florida crane accident, a similar construction tragedy occurred in New York City. Investigations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) both found… read more