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Are Pedestrians Entitled to Damages if They Were Jaywalking?

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

When pedestrians are hit by a car, many people assume that the driver is always at fault. However, this is not true. Florida has pedestrian laws that govern when individuals on foot have the right-of-way, and when they must yield to motorists. Under these laws, pedestrians always have the right-of-way when they are in… Read More »

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Four Places to Watch for Pedestrians

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All drivers know that they have to watch for pedestrians while they are on the road, but not all drivers do. Drivers and pedestrians sometimes have a very contentious relationship, with each thinking they have the right-of-way or that the other is infringing on their rights. However, pedestrian accidents are some of the most… Read More »

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What You Should Know About Pedestrian Crashes

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

In the United States, a fatal pedestrian accident occurs about once every 88 minutes. Statistically, these incidents are much more fatal than car crashes because pedestrians are completely exposed to danger. Making matters worse, many pedestrian accidents occur on semi-rural roads. As a result, first responders do not reach the scene straightaway. A few… Read More »

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Dump Truck Kills Elderly Pedestrian

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A 74-year-old man who stepped out of a Ford Focus was almost immediately flattened by an oncoming dump truck. Few other details about the wreck were available. According to police, the driver stepped directly into the path of the dump truck, which had been following the car. The wreck occurred on Southwest Becker Road,… Read More »

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Pedestrian Accidents: What You Should Know Now

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

Statistically, pedestrians represent only a tiny fraction of the people who use the roads on the Treasure Coast. But pedestrians represent a significant number of roadway injuries and fatalities. Generally, Port St. Lucie roads have wide lanes and long green lights. Features like these help move vehicle traffic quickly from one place to the… Read More »

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Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Interstate 95 in Martin County

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

A Loxahatchee man is dead after a woman driving a Volkswagen struck him as he ran from east to west across the southbound lanes of I-95. The wreck occurred near Palm City shortly after 5 a.m. According to police, the woman hit the man in the southbound entrance lane to the freeway. The force of… Read More »

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Charges Filed In Earlier Hit-And-Run Bicycle Crash

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A Jensen Beach man faces multiple charges in connection with a fatal accident which involved a bicyclist and a failure to stop and render aid. According to court documents, the man was northbound on Northwest Green River Parkway in a 2007 Pontiac when he fatally struck a bicyclist on the shoulder. The man immediately… Read More »

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Hit-And-Run Crash Kills Vero Beach Jogger

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

An early morning run turned fatal after a driver struck a 30-year-old female on the shoulder and failed to stop. The accident occurred near the corner of 12th Street and 58th Avenue. A woman was running on the shoulder of westbound 12th Street when a 2007 Jeep Wrangler struck her, killing her almost instantly…. Read More »

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Multiple Vehicle Crash Kills Port St. Lucie Pedestrian

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A 62-year-old man died after two vehicles hit him as he tried to cross the street. According to police and witnesses, the accident occurred in the 200 block of Port St. Lucie Boulevard. The victim was crossing the street from north to south. He apparently crossed the eastbound lanes without incident. As he continued… Read More »

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Deadly Pedestrian Accident In Stuart

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

A recent pedestrian-vehicle accident which left a man dead highlights two of the most common issues in these cases. The wreck occurred on U.S. 1 near the Roosevelt Bridge. According to police and witnesses, a blue Dodge Avenger was southbound on U.S. 1. It may have been traveling a little above the posted 45mph… Read More »

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