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Pedestrian Accident Statistics Show Disturbing Trends

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Florida’s beautiful weather leads to people out and about at almost all points of the year. However, this does mean that the likelihood of accidents is higher than it might be in other states, simply because there are more people on the roads. Many Florida metro areas, Tampa included, are markedly dangerous for pedestrians,… Read More »

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Florida Leads U.S. In Unsafe Metro Areas For Pedestrians

By Rinaldo Law Group |

There are a lot of pedestrians in Florida, given its tourism numbers and its beautiful weather year-round. However, multiple studies have ranked Florida as a decidedly unsafe place to be a pedestrian. Whether due to the volume of traffic, to poor urban planning or something else, statistics have consistently ranked Florida as a less… Read More »

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Pedestrian Struck & Killed On State Road 60

By Rinaldo Law Group |

On October 20, a 70-year old woman was struck by an SUV on State Road 60, near Mount Carmel Road in Brandon. She later died at Brandon Regional Hospital, having sustained serious injuries in the crash. While a sad number of these accidents occur in Florida daily, it is worth noting that there are… Read More »

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Pedestrian Accidents In Florida

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For several years running, Florida has been one of the worst states for pedestrian deaths in multiple statistical surveys, reporting a 10-year high in fatalities in 2017. It is incumbent on Florida pedestrians to ensure they are careful – and yet they still may wind up being injured due to someone else’s negligence. If… Read More »

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Reckless Teen Driver Kills Mother, Toddler Crossing the Street in Tampa

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Reckless driving is extremely dangerous and can often result in significant injuries. A prime example is the heartbreaking news report of a 21-month-old toddler and mother who were killed when a speeding car slammed into them on Bayshore Boulevard, according to Patch.com. Reports indicate that a 24-year-old mother was pushing her daughter in a… Read More »

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Pedestrian Hit and Killed While Crossing the Street in Tampa

By Rinaldo Law Group |

A woman was killed when she was hit by a car on 40th Street North near East Hanlon Street in Tampa, according to Fox 13 News. Unfortunately, this type of tragic accident is quite common in Florida. According to the Miami Herald, deadly accidents involving pedestrians are at an all-time high in the Sunshine… Read More »

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