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Search for Driver in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Just this Saturday, an Auburndale woman was struck and killed in a hit-and-run. Polk County police began their search for the driver on Sunday. Pamela Miclette, 45, was hit on Amour Avenue, a two-laned neighborhood street just off of Dairy Road and above U.S. 92. According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Miclette was crossing […]

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Two Arrested for Robbery and Arson that Killed a Tampa Man

Two men were arrested this weekend for the robbery and arson which caused the death of an elderly Tampa man last week. Investigators reported that early Thursday morning, four suspects entered Richard Lee Blackman’s home, robbed him, and set the house on fire. A clerk at a local convenient store reported the fire at about […]

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Worker Injured at Pepsi-Cola Plant

An Oldsmar man was seriously injured while working at a Pepsi-Cola plant this weekend. The accident occurred at around 11:30 am Sunday, August 29th. The Tampa plant is located on North 30th St near the University of South Florida. As reported by Tampa police, Christian Lee Vance, 39, was cleaning a conveyor belt when tragedy […]

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Man killed in Tragic Boating Accident

August 21, 2011- An obscure boating accident Sunday afternoon on the Homosassa River left many people in shambles. The accident resulted in one fatality and several injuries. Heather Yates, a sheriff’s office spokesman reported that the sheriff’s office received a call about the accident at about 4:05 p.m. on Sunday. The boat flipped over, sending […]

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Lakeland Woman Injured in 1-4 Crash

A Lakeland woman was injured in a crash on U.S. 41 in Hillsborough County on Thursday, August 18th. At about 6:39 a.m., Elizabeth Bateman, 26, was traveling North on U.S. 41 near 10th St Southwest in her 2004 Chevorlet Malibu. When she turned left, she collided with Juan A. Lopez Guzman, 24. Guzman was driving […]

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Man Sentenced 12 Years in Prison after Fatal Crash

After a fatal accident on Christmas Day 2007, David Belniak, 37, finally pled guilty. The Spring Hill man was scheduled to trial facing life in prison next week before his final plea on Tuesday, August 16th. Belniak was sentenced 12 years in state prison followed by 10 years of probation for the accident which killed […]

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Fatal St. Petersburg Hit-and-Run Leaves Fugitive at Large

A fatal hit-and-run accident in St. Petersburg has left a family searching for justice. Michael Cerone, 74, was driving home when Lorenzo Lynch, 19, crashed his girlfriend’s Mitsubishi into Cerone’s Pontiac. Cerone, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the car when the unlicensed driver ran a red light at 1 a.m. […]

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What Does Proximate Cause Mean in a Personal Injury Accident Case?

Every injury accident case has a cause, or even multiple causes, that led to the accident causing harm. Identifying what caused the accident is a vital aspect of pursuing legal remedy for an injury accident. A Corpus Christi personal injury lawyer offers the following informative article to define proximate cause, as well as to emphasize […]

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Bizarre Wood Chipper Tragedy Results in Worker Decapitation

Miguel Vargas had been working as a member of a tree-trimming crew for the past seven years. Despite years of experience working with dangerous equipment, Vargas met his untimely demise in a fatal accident with a wood chipper while working in a suburban Tampa neighborhood. Some may jump to the common conclusion of a man […]

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USF Loses Model Student to Hit-and-Run Accident

Tampa, FL – USF graduate student of the Molecular Medicine Department, Kayoko Ishizuka, was killed instantly when an unknown driver struck her as she was riding her bicycle home from the lab late on Saturday night. The driver fled the scene of the fatal accident. Robert Deschenes, Kayoko’s mentor of seven years, calls the tragic […]

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