The Florida Department of Transportation and University of South Florida recently released figures that might concern motorcyclists throughout the state. In 2011 alone, there were "8,621 people involved in motorcycle crashes." To make matters worse, that number represents a 15 percent year-over-year increase between 2010 and 2011.
On a recent evening, Tampa police responded to the scene of a serious single-car crash. Just before the vehicle collided with a roadside wall, the driver was fleeing from the scene of a criminal act at a convenience store.
In the early hours of a recent morning, three trucks became tangled in an accident. Emergency crews responded to the crash site on the Florida Turnpike to find that a U-Haul truck and a cement mixer collided with a commercial truck as it entered the highway.
Some of the best childhood memories are formed on family vacations. What was likely a fun and relaxing trip to Florida's beaches took a tragic twist for one family. While they were in the airport heading intending to head home, a fatal accident occurred that could raise concerns about premises liability.