Tampa customers of Target may find a pending Louisiana case of particular interest. A franchise store in the New Orleans suburb of Kenner is being sued by a customer who claims he sustained slip-and-fall injuries while shopping in the store.
In Manatee County, one driver's alleged negligence led to serious injuries for one motorcyclist and his passenger and shows how just a moment's lack of attention can have devastating results. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, a car driven by a 71-year-old woman ran a stop sign before striking a motorcycle at 61st Street East and U.S. 41 around 3:30 p.m. The 52-year-old motorcyclist and his 50-year-old female passenger sustained serious injuries and were rushed to Bradenton's Blake Medical Center. The driver of the car was not injured in the car accident. But, she was cited for running a stop sign.
A motorcyclist was killed recently in an afternoon accident in Martin County. The accident occurred in the northbound lanes of the Florida Turnpike just south of the exit for Stuart and Palm City.
The holidays are typically the season of cheers and celebrations. However, for one Florida family who lives near Tampa, Florida, this Christmas was a holiday they will never forget.
Just two days before Christmas, a 46-year-old mother died near Port St. Lucie when her motorcycle collided with a minivan that pulled out in front of her. The woman was thrown from her motorcycle and died at the scene.