Traveling Out of State During the Winter? Use Caution on Icy Roads in Different Climates

A Plant City man was killed in Central Iowa in an auto accident where the roads were very icy yesterday morning. Frederick Dean Cowder, 45, was a passenger in a vehicle where the driver lost control. Neither of the vehicle occupants were wearing their seatbelts and it was reported by the associated press that the…

Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Implant Recall and Patient’s Legal Rights

In July of 2012, Stryker Orthopaedics initiated a press release regarding a voluntary product recall of their Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II implants to address possible fretting and corrosion at the modular neck junction resulting in adverse local tissue reactions such as pain and/or swelling. Patients have also reported other adverse side effects, including, dislocation…

Tampa Bay Area Sheriff Deputy Seriously Injured in New Year’s Day Head on Crash Caused by Driver of Pickup Truck

According to the Pasco County Sheriff’s office, a Tampa Bay area Sheriff’s Deputy, Darren Hill was seriously injured in a head on crash involving a pickup truck early New Year’s day. The Deputy was able to trigger an emergency signal in his vehicle. He was airlifted to a Tampa hospital where he suffered two broken…

Former Head Coach Bobby Bowden’s Grandson T.J. Bowden Killed in Winter Haven Car Accident

Driving allows us the convenience to efficiently carry out our daily activities to and from work and school, run errands, go shopping, attend sporting and entertainment events and other activities. But with that convenience, also brings the increased possibility of being involved in a car accident ranging from a minor fender bender to a more…

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settled Against Temple City Family Recreation Center and Pepin Academy Regarding Teen Pool Drowning

Under Florida law, when someone dies as a result of negligence caused by another person or entity, the victim’s family has the legal right to file a wrongful death civil lawsuit against the responsible parties to collect damages for the loss of a loved one. Unfortunately, that is what transpired after the related drowning death…

Recovering Compensation Involving Tampa Bay Cycling Accidents and Semi-Trucks

Bicycling is enjoyed year round here in Tampa Bay by sporting enthusiasts as well as those who use their bicycles to commute to and from work. Despite the many safety precautions that riders take such as wearing helmets, following traffic laws and watching out for other drivers on the roadways, many serious accidents involving cyclists…

River Ranch Women Dies as a Result of a Car Accident in Polk County

On December 15, an auto accident occurred where a 62-year-old women by the name of Elizabeth Miller was driving a Ford Taurus and was hit by a Dodge pickup truck being driven by Racquel Zimmerman of Port St. Lucie. Zimmerman lost control of her vehicle on a wet road and ended up hitting Miller head…

New Year’s Safety Tips Brought to You By Brooks Law Group

New Year’s Eve can be a busy time for everyone and the roads can be a scary place. The best tip we can give you is to Just Stay Home. Although ideal, it is not always the best place to spend your New Year’s Eve and we understand that! So, if you are going to…

Multiple Possible Defendants in Motorcycle Accident on I-75

On December 15, 2013, a Tampa motorcyclist died after being involved in an accident with two other drivers on I-75. According to The Tampa Tribune, the Tampa man was riding his motorcycle onto I-75 at Gibsonton Drive when he crossed the median lane leading to the highway. He was hit by a car while entering…

South Florida Boy’s Death Caused by Drag Racing

Last week, a 12-year-old boy was playing football with his friends when he was struck and killed by a car that was drag racing. According to The Tampa Tribune, the boy was getting his ball from the street when two cars sped by, one of which struck him. One of the cars sped away from…