Category: automobile accident

A 72-year-old woman driving a pickup truck lost control Monday and crashed into a bus stop shelter, injuring a University of South Florida student

Police say Joy Conley, 22, of Ft. Lauderdale, was waiting at a HART bus shelter, N Himes Avenue and W Columbus Drive, when a 2001 Ford Ranger plowed into her. Conley was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital with serious, non-life threatening injuries, Tampa police spokeswoman Darla Portman said. The crash happened at 12:34 p.m. as

Texting While Driving Getting National Attention

Text messaging while driving has become a daily distraction for a generation of drivers hooked on instant communication…and a menace to others on the road. Last year, heather Hurd, 26, and Stephanie Phills, 37, died when a truck driver, reaching for his hand-held device to text hist office, rammed into traffic at a stoplight on

The Impact of Automaker Bankruptcies on Injured People

With both the Chrysler and General Motors bankruptcies now approved, the companies were able to shed billions of dollars in debt and other liabilities. Included in this debt were the rightful legal claims of consumers who were injured by the automakers’ products. Those individuals hurt by GM and Chrysler vehicles before the companies entered bankruptcy