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Evidence In Port St. Lucie Car Crash Cases

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

Victim/plaintiffs have the burden of proof in civil cases. They must establish either negligence or negligence per se by a preponderance of the evidence (more likely than not). Simple negligence is basically a lack of ordinary care that causes injury. Essentially, the victim/plaintiff must prove that the driver made a lapse in judgement that… Read More »

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Port St. Lucie

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Fault seems clear in a recent Treasure Coast wrong-way motorcycle wreck. But appearances like this can be deceiving. This wreck occurred in the 3500 block of Southeast South Bend Boulevard. According to witnesses and the Florida Highway Patrol, an 18-year-old motorcycle rider was northbound on South Bend. When he tried to pass a slower-moving… Read More »

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Sebastian Motorcycle Crash Kills Two

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In a story that’s all too familiar to Port St. Lucie riders, a driver may face no legal consequences after he struck a motorcycle during a left turn against traffic, killing both the rider and passenger. The wreck occurred on Sebastian Boulevard. According to police and witnesses, a Harley-Davidson three-wheeler was westbound on Sebastian…. Read More »

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Hit-And-Run Crash Kills Vero Beach Jogger

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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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Pedestrian Critically Injured On Interstate 95

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A Palm Beach Gardens man clings to life at an area hospital after a high-speed pedestrian-vehicle collision. Florida Highway Patrol officials state that the incident occurred near mile marker 94, which is immediately north of the Palm Beach County border. A 36-year-old man, who was driving a Nissan Maxima, rear-ended a man driving a… Read More »

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Unexplained Swimming Pool Drownings In Brandon

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The exact circumstances surrounding the deaths of a 12-year-old boy and 17-year-old girl in a hotel pool may never be known, but the details that are available shed considerable light on important legal issues. The two children left their hotel room about 2:45 in the afternoon and went to the hotel pool. About 30… Read More »

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Three-Car Crash Kills One

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A 67-year-old man died after a multi-vehicle crash that occurred near the intersection of Rio Mar Drive and U.S. Highway 1 in Port St. Lucie. According to witnesses and the Florida Highway Patrol, a northbound driver on U.S. 1 tried to make a left turn against traffic onto Rio Mar. In so doing, her… Read More »

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Near-Fatal Bicycle-Vehicle Collision In Port St. Lucie

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A motorist nearly killed an 8-year-old girl who was riding her bicycle shortly before sundown. According to the St. Lucie County Fire Department, the girl was riding on the sidewalk near the intersection of Southeast Manth Lane and Ron Ricco Terrace. When she came off a side street and onto Manth, a motorist struck… Read More »

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First Responders And Good Samaritans Prevent Tragedy

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Three people, including two Good Samaritans, were injured after a two-car crash forced a vehicle into a pond of water, but the accident could have been a lot worse. The wreck happened in front of Port St. Lucie’s city hall, near the intersection of Port St. Lucie and Airoso Boulevards. According to witnesses and… Read More »

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Fatal And Mysterious Motorcycle Crash

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In many parts of the country, riders put their motorcycles into storage for about six months a year, but a recent case here in St. Lucie County serves as a sobering reminder that riders are out all year long in the generally mild Florida weather. A passerby happened upon the lifeless body of a… Read More »

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