Wrongful Death

2nd National Elder Abuse Symposium to be Held in California

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This December, the National Elder Abuse Symposium will take place in Anaheim, California. The conference will teach attendees how to identify, investigate, and prosecute cases involving elder and dependent adult abuse. At Garcia & Artigliere, our role as elder law attorneys involves detailed study and practice in this area. This conference is designed to provide the…

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Trucking Accidents in California: Recent Statistics

Are you curious as to which measures are being taken to prevent trucking accidents in California? While both the state and trucking companies have mandated various efforts, recent truck accident statistics show that accidents are still occurring frequently — and nearly always with disastrous results. As experienced California truck accident attorneys, the firm of Garcia…

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Tractor-trailer kills mechanic

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Don’t have many details but thought I would share some tragic news.  According to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Department, a 28-year old Dade City mechanic working on a tractor-trailer at the trucking company location, died instantly when it fell on top of him. An investigation says the death was accidental. I hope they consult with…

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Disney bus crash turns fatal

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A 68-year old Massachusetts man visiting the Walt Disney World’s Port Orleans resort was hit and killed by a bus recently.  A witness who called 911 said the man walked in front of the bus and “got knocked to the ground pretty hard; his head was bleeding”.  He also said, “The man was breathing, but…

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Truck driver dies in 3-vehicle accident

Archives, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

An early morning Saturday accident killed a semi tractor-trailer driver from Lakeland, according to Florida Highway Patrol.  The semi driver was traveling west on SR60; there was also a minivan traveling close by.  Both vehicles were approached by a pick-up truck traveling east. According to FHP reports, the 47-year old semi driver drove into the…

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