Wrongful Death of a Teenager

$2.9 Million

A teenage girl was killed in a head-on collision with a drunk driver. Our trial team secured $2.9 million from the insurance company, when there was only $10,000 in coverage due to their bad faith mediation. Read More


Delray Beach, FL - Passenger Dies Following Vehicle Crash Into Canal

A passenger was killed when a car crashed into a canal in Delray Beach. The crash took place on Thursday, November 28th. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrived at the scene shortly after the incident took place. According to deputies, a 2007 Chevrolet was traveling southbound on Smith Sundy Road around 2:50 a.m. For reasons unknown, the driver lost control of the car, causing it to veer off of the roadway. The vehicle struck an embankment and rolled over before coming to rest in a drainage canal. One passenger was able to escape the vehicle along with the driver. However, another passenger, later identified as Miguel Angiel Hernandez, was trapped inside the car. He was extricated from the vehicle and transported to Delray Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Read More

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Naples, FL - 2 Killed in Crash Along Alligator Alley

Two people are dead following a crash in Naples. The crash happened on Wednesday, November 27th along the stretch of Interstate 75 known as Alligator Alley. The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene shortly after the collision took place. According to troopers, at least two fatalities were reported while other crash victims were airlifted from the scene in a medical helicopter. There is no word on how the crash took place and the identities of the victims have not been released at this time. Authorities have also not said how many vehicles were involved. Read More

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Cocoa Beach, FL - 1 Dead in 2-Car Crash on Bahama Boulevard

Police responded to the scene of a two-vehicle crash in Cocoa Beach on Saturday, November 23rd. The crash was reported around 9:45 p.m. at the intersection of Bahama Boulevard and North Atlantic Avenue. According to reports, a truck was traveling southbound on North Atlantic when it collided with a northbound vehicle. The northbound vehicle was attempting to make a left turn when the crash took place. Rescue workers arrived and pronounced a passenger in one of the vehicles dead as a result of the crash. The identity of the deceased victim has not been released at this time pending notification of next-of-kin. Read More

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Orange County, FL - Victim Identified in Fatal Crash on Old Winter Garden Road

The victim of a fatal crash in Orange County has been identified by authorities. The crash originally happened on Tuesday, November 5th. According to reports, 23-year-old Tysheika Harris lost her life in the crash. Police say that Harris was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 25-year-old Justina Strum of Orlando. Strum was driving her car northbound on Old Winter when the car was struck by a 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by 38-year-old Calvin Baronville. Investigators believe that Baronville failed to stop at a red light, thus causing the vehicles to collide. Baronville fled the scene of the accident on foot but was later apprehended. He was taken to the Orange County Jail and held in custody. Read More

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Marion County, FL - 3 Dead in Suspected DUI Crash on State Road 484

Three people were killed in a crash that took place in Marion County on Thursday, November 7th. The crash occurred on County Road 484 near County Road 467. Police say that 71-year-old Emilio Nunez of Summerfield, FL was driving a 2003 Suzuki Vitara in the southbound lanes of CR 467. As Nunez approached the intersection with CR 484 he entered on a green light. As he proceeded into the intersection, he was t-boned by a 1999 Ford F350 driven by 48-year-old Stephen Lynn. Nunez's car flipped over following the crash and landed in a ditch on its roof. Nunez died at the scene. His 9-year-old granddaughter Neveah and 7-year-old granddaughter Katalaya were also killed in the crash. Read More

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Jacksonville, FL - Bicyclist Dead Following Duval Road Hit-and-Run

Investigators responded to the scene of a hit-and-run crash that left a bicyclist dead in Jacksonville on Saturday, November 2nd. The crash happened around 1:45 a.m. on Duval Road. According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, a bicyclist was riding in the area when they were struck by a car. The car fled the scene after the collision and before police could arrive. Officers say that no one witnessed the collision. The victim was pronounced dead when rescue workers arrived at the scene. His name has not been released at this time. There is no description of the suspect vehicle. Read More

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West Palm Beach, FL - Nicholas Polycarpo Killed in Rollover Crash on Turnpike

A 25-year-old graduate assistant at Florida Atlantic was killed and his passenger suffered serious injuries in a rollover crash on the Florida's Turnpike. The crash took place on Friday, November 1st around 2:30 a.m. Police responded to the crash scene near Southern Boulevard. According to reports, Polycarpo was traveling northbound in a 2009 Dodge Caliber when his vehicle was suddenly cut off by a second vehicle that merged into his lane of travel. Polycarpo swerved to avoid a collision and lost control of his car. The vehicle spun around, went off the roadway, and struck a tree. Polycarpo died as a result of the injuries he suffered in the crash. His passenger, 26-year-old Mailyn Toribio was taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. Read More

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Pompano Beach, FL - 1 Dead, 3 Injured Following Crash on Northwest 27th Avenue

One person is dead and three others are in critical condition after a T-bone crash in Pompano Beach. The crash was reported around 7:20 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22nd. The Broward County Sheriff's Office responded to the intersection of Northwest 27th Avenue and Hammondville Road. According to reports, 37-year-old Carl Magnan was driving a Honda Accord westbound on Hammondville. Magnan attempted to turn left onto Northwest 27th but T-boned a vehicle driven by a teenager. Magnan was taken to the hospital following the crash and later succumbed to his injuries. The teenage driver of the other vehicle and two other teenage passengers were listed in critical condition at area hospitals. Read More

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