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Evidence In Port St. Lucie Car Crash Cases

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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 »


Fatal Wrong-Way Crash In St. Lucie County

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Two teenagers are dead after a wrong-way crash on a dark and dangerous section of Okeechobee Road near Midway Road. Two travelers from Michigan were traveling westbound on the eastbound side of State Road 70. Both of them apparently knew that the recreational vehicle’s headlights weren’t working properly, as one reported that they were… Read More »


Parking Lot Collision Kills Pedestrian

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A chain-reaction crash in a supermarket parking lot killed a Lake Worth woman as she apparently loaded groceries into her vehicle’s trunk. According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, the wreck happened at a store on South Military Trail in Greenacres. For unknown reasons, a woman backed out of a parking space at… Read More »


Alcohol-Fueled Wreck Kills Child

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A 44-year-old man faces DUI manslaughter charges after his stepson died in a single-car accident. According to Port St. Lucie police, the man was northbound on Southeast Southbend Boulevard when he lost control of his SUV and struck a curb. The Mercury Mountaineer rolled over several times, ejecting an 11-year-old boy from the backseat…. Read More »


Golf Cart Runs Over Young Boy

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An 8-year-old boy sustained a serious head injury after a pedestrian-vehicle crash in Thomasville; the vehicle in question was a golf cart, and the tortfeasor (negligent driver) was an 11-year-old girl. Authorities report that the crash occurred on Oak Trace Drive. The girl apparently knocked the boy over with the golf cart, then proceeded… Read More »


Construction Vehicle Kills Worker In Construction Zone

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A northbound cement truck struck a construction worker in Indian River County, causing fatal injuries. According to witnesses and the Florida Highway Patrol, the wreck occurred on Interstate 95 near the Fellsmere exit. A 46-year-old worker was apparently crossing the exit ramp to move a construction sign when the truck hit him. First responders… Read More »

Fatal Pedestrian Accident In Cocoa Beach

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Investigators do not plan to file charges against a tortfeasor (negligent driver) who struck and killed a pedestrian on State Road A1A. According to police and witnesses, 67-year-old David Spivey, of Port St. Lucie, was northbound on State Road A1A when he hit 58-year-old Gulam Esoof, of Cocoa Beach, as he tried to cross… Read More »

Fatal Pedestrian Accident On Florida Freeway

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A driver on Interstate 95 struck and killed a pedestrian described as a man in his 70s. According to the St. Lucie County Fire District, authorities responded to the scene about a mile south of Gatlin Boulevard to discover that a motorist had hit a man walking in the roadway while wearing a hospital… Read More »

Gotta Catch ‘Em All

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

Pokémon Go hysteria may last until at least the end of next week, and several Treasure Coast entrepreneurs are trying to cash in on the craze and decrease distracted driving. One area man says he loves the game but admits he’s “not really into the walking.” So, for $25 an hour, he offers what… Read More »

Runaway Car Goes Airborne; Kills One And Injures One

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A speeding car between Florida’s Turnpike and Highway One killed one person and put another one in the hospital. The wreck occurred near the intersection of SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard and SW Best Avenue. According to authorities, Roy Gentilquore was speeding eastbound on SW Port St. Lucie in a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt when… Read More »

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