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Walgreens Sued for Forcing Customer to Clean Bathroom

Walgreens Sued for Forcing Customer to Clean Bathroom

Personal Injury

A lawsuit against Walgreens alleges that a customer, Fernando Elizarraras, was forced by store employees to clean a soiled bathroom after using it at an store in Orlando, Florida.  The original lawsuit (Case Number 2016-CA-009159, filed in the Ninth Judicial Circuit for Orange...

SUV Turns in Front of Motorcyclist Causing Wrongful Death

SUV Turns in Front of Motorcyclist Causing Wrongful Death

Motorcycle Accidents

James Redner-Gilmartin died as a result of a motorcycle accident near the intersection of 66th Street and 30th Avenue North in St. Petersburg, Florida on December 5, 2016.  The accident happened when an SUV driven by Patricia Stevenson failed to see Redner’s motorcycle and...

Car Accident at US17 and Ernest Smith Blvd. in Bartow

Car Accident at US17 and Ernest Smith Blvd. in Bartow

Wrongful Death

Two deaths were reported following a major accident at the intersection of US17 and Ernest M. Smith Blvd. in Bartow, Florida.  The accident happened at approximately 9:25 a.m. on November 26, 2016 when a four door Cadillac sedan going northbound on US17 attempted to make a left...

Mechanical Failure Caused ATV Accident

Mechanical Failure Caused ATV Accident

Product Liability

An ATV accident occurred in north Lakeland resulting in the death of a 5-year-old child.  Joshua Heard was operating an all-terrain-vehicle near 3705 West Socrum Loop Road when the passenger side tie rod end broke.  The accident that followed caused the vehicle to roll over...

7 Car Accident on I-4

7 Car Accident on I-4

News Events

Four people died in an accident on I-4 near Memorial Boulevard in Lakeland, Florida. A 7 vehicle pileup resulted after a truck going eastbound changed lanes and struck another vehicle. The Ledger reports that the truck then went into the median, crashing through the barrier, and into...

Lakeland Car Accident on U.S. 98N

Lakeland Car Accident on U.S. 98N

News Events

A late night accident on Saturday resulted in the death of three people in Lakeland, Florida. The accident was reported by The Ledger to have involved a high rate of speed. The accident happened at approximately 11:30 p.m. Michael Marrero, driving a Volkswagen, was traveling...

Lake Wales Head On Collision

Lake Wales Head On Collision

News Events

The Ledger reports that Kristina Fitts crossed over a double yellow line and a safety zone to cause a car accident with a vehicle driven by Elmer Lear in Lake Wales, Florida. Fitts was driving a 2012 Cadillac northbound on Scenic Highway in Lake Wales when she crossed over. Elmer...

Lakeland Motorcycle Accident Improper U-Turn on Memorial Blvd.

Lakeland Motorcycle Accident Improper U-Turn on Memorial Blvd.

News Events

A motorcycle accident with an SUV resulted in the death of the rider in Lakeland, Florida. The accident happened when an SUV driven by Janise Johnson made a U-turn directly in front of a group of four motorcyclists. Yecenia L. Acosta Barrera was on one of the motorcycles and died...

Winter Haven Woman Dies in Accident in Wesley Chapel

Winter Haven Woman Dies in Accident in Wesley Chapel

News Events

Tiffanie Michelle Hughes died of injuries suffered in a Wesley Chapel accident. Hughes was 33-years-old and had two children in the car with her. The crash happened at approximately 3:30 p.m. Hughes was westbound on State Road 54 (past Loury Drive) when a head-on collision occurred...

Two Serious Accidents Reported in Polk County

Two Serious Accidents Reported in Polk County

News Events

Two serious accidents were reported in Lakeland and Polk City, Florida on Saturday afternoon. The first accident was a rear end collision near the intersection of Rockridge Road and Gator Creek Ranch Road. This accident happened at approximately 1:30 p.m. One person died and three...

Memorial Boulevard Fatal Car Accident

Memorial Boulevard Fatal Car Accident

News Events

A car accident on West Memorial Boulevard in Lakeland, Florida took the lives of two people and closed down the roadway for over five hours. The accident happened at approximately 12:20 p.m. between Brunnell Parkway and North Lincoln Avenue. The Ledger reports that Alexas A. Moore...

Pedestrian Fatally Injured near Intersection

Pedestrian Fatally Injured near Intersection

News Events

A female pedestrian crossing the street at 50th Street E and Broadway Avenue E was fatally injured when she was hit by a car. The accident happened at approximately 3:42 a.m. (early Saturday morning). No charges will be filed against the driver of the car as a result of this...

Lake Wales Bicycle Accident on Chalet Suzanne Road

Lake Wales Bicycle Accident on Chalet Suzanne Road

News Events

Li Shangying was struck and killed while riding a bicycle eastbound on Chalet Suzanne Road in Lake Wales, Florida. Shangying was 63 years old and a Chinese citizen. The accident happened at approximately 10:15 p.m. on Thursday night when Erick Bond struck her going east with a 2008...

Motorcycle Fatality on Walt Williams Road

Motorcycle Fatality on Walt Williams Road

News Events

Ricardo Earl Coterillo died from injuries suffered while he was struck by a Ford F-150 near the intersection of Walt Loop Road and Walt Williams Road. Coterillo was 53 years old and died at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center. Coterillo was driving a 2014 Harley-Davidson FXDB....

Passenger Fatality on U.S. 301

Passenger Fatality on U.S. 301

News Events

Leonard Pasco died of injuries suffered while as a passenger in a car accident. This collision happened as James Diggins was driving his 2004 Oldsmobile Alero on U.S. 301 near Jordan Road when he struck a 1995 Lincoln Town Car driven by John Bryant carrying four passengers. Pasco was...

Mulberry Accident Results in Two Deaths

Mulberry Accident Results in Two Deaths

News Events

Two pickup trucks collided on State Road 37 near the intersection with Radar Road. The accident happened far south of Mulberry, Florida at approximately 5:00 p.m. Terry Townsend lost control of a 2013 Dodge pickup truck that he was driving about a quarter mile south of Radar Road....

Boy Walking to Bus Stop Hit and Killed

Boy Walking to Bus Stop Hit and Killed

News Events

Jacob Scott, 13 years old, died on Sunday, August 28, 2016, as a result of being hit last Thursday as he was walking to a school bus stop in Polk City, Florida. News media reports that Jacob Scott was walking on the south shoulder of Barfield Road and was hit at approximately 7:45...

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