Riding a motorcycle in Tampa can be an enjoyable experience, but it is still fraught with danger. Whether it is other drivers who are not paying strict attention to the motorcyclist or due to the vulnerability that is inherent when riding a motorcycle, any crash can quickly turn into a fatal motorcycle accident. No matter the circumstances, those who have been affected by a wrongful death incident will probably want to understand what to do after it happens.
There are a multitude of dangers when a Tampa resident is out on the road as a pedestrian, bicyclist, motorcyclist or driver. Oftentimes, people on the roads are at risk of being involved in a wrongful death incident. When there is a loss of a loved one in a fatal accident, those who have been affected need to understand what to do next.
Sustaining a Florida injury can have a devastating impact on a person's life. The impact can be far greater if the accident led to a fatality. Unfortunately, this has happened to far too many Florida residents, who have lost a loved one from fatal workplace accidents, fatal car crashes and medical errors. But, the truly sad fact is that most fatalities from these kinds of accidents may have been caused by the negligence of another party.
If a person's manner of death is preventable, it would be difficult for the family to accept their loved one's passing. Unfortunately, many cases of workplace fatalities result from preventable accidents, and sometimes negligence.
Construction sites are often dangerous because of the use of heavy equipment, hazardous conditions, and excessive heights. In fact, construction workers have some of the highest rates of workplace fatalities.
Parents in Florida who put their children into day care have every expectation that the kids will be safe and under adult supervision until parents return to take them home. Unfortunately, because of the apparent negligent actions of one driver, a 4-year-old girl died in what should have been a safe place and on what should have been an ordinary day.
A hit-and-run accident can happen in a blink of an eye. It is not something that is generally planned by the person who ends up causing the accident and then driving away from the accident scene. Yet, in that single instant, a life can be taken, and a negligent driver can become liable for a wrongful death.
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.
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.
An Eckerd College freshman was killed in a car accident late last week. The 18-year-old was driving with another teenager in Osceola County when a pickup truck driver made a left turn in front of her Hyundai sedan. The collision caused the Hyundai to erupt into flames and both the driver and her passenger died.