Common and Statutory Law Cited for Rights to a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

2024-05-30T04:31:06-07:00May 22nd, 2024|Wrongful Death|

Florida courts have two views on the interpretation of the definition of when a spouse counts as a surviving spouse under the Wrongful Death Act. In the case that the Supreme Court looked at, a widow and the adult children of the decedent filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a company because the decedent died [...]

Understanding Swimming Pool Drownings

2017-04-13T05:58:22-07:00April 13th, 2017|Drowning, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death|

Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death for children under four, and for every one fatality, five are treated in hospital emergency rooms for serious injuries. A submerged person develops serious brain damage in about four minutes, and after just six minutes, there is a significant risk of coma and death. These statistics, as [...]

International Trip Of A Lifetime Turns Deadly

2016-09-20T10:27:27-07:00September 23rd, 2016|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death|

A vacationing Lebanese surgeon will not return to his friends and family back home after he was struck and killed by a passing large truck on a local freeway. Florida Highway Patrol officer state that 36-year-old Dr. Nicholas Ibrahim and a friend – 37-year-old Abdul Aziz Al Enezi, of Kuwait – were changing drivers on [...]

Deadly Multi-Vehicle Wreck On I-4

2016-07-19T11:28:42-07:00March 9th, 2016|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|

A University of Central Florida student is dead following a violent rear-end crash near Walt Disney World that involved multiple vehicles. According to police and witnesses, 21-year-old Maxine Bartkovich, a senior hospitality major, was in a Toyota Corolla on Interstate 4 when she was struck from behind by a Ford pickup truck. The force of [...]

Florida ZombiCon Shooting Victim’s Survivor Files $5 Million Wrongful Death Suit

2016-07-19T11:40:58-07:00November 25th, 2015|Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|

Florida junior college athlete Expavious Tyrell Taylor was shot and killed two weeks after his 20th birthday while attending an annual ZombiCon event in Ft. Myers this past October. According to a Wink News report, five others were injured in addition to the young man’s tragic death when shots were fired. ZombiCon, which boasted an [...]

Lake County Auto Accident Takes the Lives of Three, Including Infant

2016-07-19T11:40:58-07:00November 13th, 2015|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|

An Orlando Sentinel news article recently reported that an auto accident on Florida’s Turnpike early one Sunday morning resulted in tragedy. The 23-year-old driver rear-ended his Mercedes SUV into a Nissan Maxima, killing two adults and a baby girl, according to the report. Both cars ended up on their sides and burst into flames; the [...]

Wrongful Death By Hazing

2016-07-19T11:40:58-07:00October 16th, 2015|Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|

Lately one cannot read the newspaper without hearing about a young person whose life was ended early at the hand of cyber-bullying or a hazing ritual gone wrong. Recently the family of a Florida A&M University drum major who was killed in Orlando during a hazing ritual found out that they will receive $1.1 million [...]

Drowning in Reality

2016-07-19T11:39:40-07:00October 9th, 2015|Drowning, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|

This summer, a three-year-old boy was found dead in Disney World’s Art of Animation Resort Pool after drowning. His family was in and out of the pool when the adults realized they lost sight of the boy. Three lifeguards and his father found him at the bottom of a shallow part of the pool. After [...]

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