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BRADENTON FL – Florida Highway Patrol has responded to a fatal crash that involved a large commercial vehicle and sedan at the intersection of US 301 and 44th Avenue East early Thursday morning. The fatal accident has caused the southbound lanes of US 301 to be closed, and troopers are diverting traffic from 30th Avenue East. FHP is advising all motorists to avoid the area if possible to allow for authorities to investigate the crash and clear wrecked vehicles and debris from the highway. FHP to issue an update on the accident later today. Fatal Crash Closes Traffic On Southbound…
Because Southwest Florida is in a fortunate geographical position, the region is blessed with warm weather and sunny skies even in the winter when the rest of the USA is shoveling snow and lighting fireplaces. This has dramatically opened up the possibilities for Florida Suncoast residential property, and it’s not unusual for many homeowners to indulge in the dream of having their very own swimming pool. Unfortunately, swimming pools, while attractive and fun, can also be a trouble spot for injury. As unbelievable as it may be, the #1 cause of death for American children between the ages of 1-4…
If there’s one thing that everyone in Southwest Florida wants to be, it’s safe. Whether it’s an apartment complex in Sarasota or a dance club in Bradenton, people want to go about their lives with the peace of mind that comes from knowing they won’t be the victim of a crime or an attack. Of course, that’s not always the case, and sometimes people are victimized by criminal activity. Still, security measures are there to reduce the chances of that occurring. However, it’s one thing when a criminal act is so broad it overwhelms security, and it’s another thing when…
Sometimes, simple disagreements can lead to exploding arguments. Florida offices are not new to this as it also happens everywhere else. Regardless of the time and place, dealing with an assault in the workplace can be complicated as there are lots of factors in play. From the people involved, the cause of the assault, to identifying who is liable, filing a case following an attack can be tedious. Let us guide you and tell you what you need to know after a workplace assault. What Do We Mean By Assault? Florida law defines assault as an act of violence against…
Not all accidents in Florida happen outdoors. Your safety can also still be compromised even if you are inside the protection of your homes, office spaces, indoor parks, and malls. Accidents are unforeseeable events that can happen for many reasons like slippery tiles, scattered debris, and uneven flooring. When a person is harmed because of these hazards, it can be categorized as a slip and fall accident. As such, Florida law states that one must prove their slip and fall accident, but first things first, what is a slip and fall accident? Slip And Fall Accident Despite its name, slip…
We know car accidents are common occurrences in Florida. In Sarasota, the number one cause of car crashes is texting while driving. There have been over 50,000 recorded car accidents in the state that were caused by distracted driving. According to Florida law, texting while driving is prohibited for many obvious reasons. Drivers who are caught in the act are going to earn violation points and would need to pay a fine and can get their licenses revoked. For first-time offenders, they will receive a fine of $30. When distracted driving results in a car crash with people involved, the…
Car drivers are not the only ones we should be thinking about when talking about car accidents. Passengers that are present during the accident can also sustain injuries following a car crash, from minor scratches to life-threatening wounds. Depending on the gravity of their injury, passengers can be indisposed for long periods. Nevertheless, according to Florida Law, car passengers who have been involved in a car accident are allowed to file for a personal injury claim. If often find yourself in the passenger’s seat, here are the things you need to know: Personal Injury Protection – Even when you…
On any given day in Bradenton or throughout Florida’s Suncoast, cars, motorcycles, vans, SUVs, and massive freight-hauling trucks make their way down Southwest Florida’s streets and highways. The state’s warm weather and sunny skies make this the ideal place for both scenic and work-related driving. Unfortunately, that also means that with more vehicles on the road at any given moment, there’s also a greater risk of an error that can lead to an accident. Sometimes that’s just a minor “fender bender” that’s more inconvenient than anything else. Other times, however, it can lead to a rollover, which can be serious…
Throughout Florida, families, and property owners have to make special concessions for children. Throughout the Florida Suncoast, adults with a proper sense of responsibility supervise children in the swimming pool, especially if they can’t swim. Parents who keep firearms in the home will store weapons in a lockbox, safe, or container that a child can’t easily open. This is because everyone understands that children are still developing. They have yet to fully appreciate the rules laid out for them or even understand their own limitations, such as how an inability to swim can lead to drowning or how aiming a…
Most accidents that happen in the state of Florida are pretty mild. A fender bender in a parking lot, a bump of the rear end of a vehicle, or a sideswipe of a slow-moving vehicle are extremely common. Fortunately, in most of these low-impact accidents, there are not any injuries. Usually, it’s a small claim for property damage and both parties get to move on with their lives. Unfortunately though, sometimes even low-impact accidents can lead to serious injuries. Injuries That Can Occur From A Low Impact Collision Have you ever dropped something from a short distance and it just…