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Six Units Damaged in Apartment Fire

Posted: January 30th, 2014 | Categories: In The News, Insurance

Two dozen people have been made homeless by a fire that happened at a Deerfield Beach apartment complex. Among the displaced residents are 15 children. Residents of the Deerfield Palms Apartments were roused from their beads late Monday night after the fire broke out in a second story apartment. According to investigators with the Broward Sheriff’s Fire Rescue Unit, the fire started at around 11:30 p.m. in the back bedroom … Read More »

Bieber May Be Able to Avoid Court

Posted: January 28th, 2014 | Categories: In The News

According to a Miami Beach defense attorney that specializes in DUI defense cases, pop star Justin Bieber could possibly end up being a candidate for a diversionary program after his DUI arrest last week rather than having to go to court. Bieber was arrested early Thursday after an incident involving drag racing in a Miami Beach neighborhood. Bieber was charged with DUI, driving with a suspended license and resisting arrest. … Read More »

Young Electronica Star Dies in Head On Collision

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 | Categories: Car Accident, In The News

Three people are dead after a tragic wrong way accident that happened on Sunday. Among the dead is a local rising star in electronic dance music, 22-year-old Anthony “SonicC” Rodriguez.  Also killed were Rodriguez’s longtime friend, Gabriel Hernandez, 22, and Gisele Betancourt, who recently celebrated her quinceañera. According to authorities, the accident occurred about 1:45 a.m. Sunday on Krome near Southwest 144th Street. Rodriguez, 22, and Hernandez were heading north … Read More »

Car Damaged by Dripping Concrete

Posted: January 16th, 2014 | Categories: Car Accident, In The News

A South Florida resident is accusing a luxury condominium developer of being careless and damaging her vehicle. The developer, working at a site on Hollywood Beach, has a crane that crosses over a parking lot daily during construction. The resident, who parks daily in a parking lot located next to the construction site, has continually dealt with debris and dust on her car, but when she washed her vehicle recently, … Read More »

Tattoo Shop Catches Fire from Electrical Short

Posted: January 15th, 2014 | Categories: In The News, Insurance, Personal Injury

Investigators are looking into the cause of a fire that broke out Tuesday just before 6:00 a.m. at a tattoo shop in a strip mall located along Northeast 125th Street and Seventh Avenue. According to investigators with the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Battalion, the fire started in the tattoo shop as a result of an electrical short. Fire crews were called to the scene and had the fire under control in about … Read More »

Pedestrian Flies Through Air after Accident

Posted: January 15th, 2014 | Categories: Car Accident, In The News

The driver of an SUV was taken into custody after striking a pedestrian Wednesday morning. According to police, the accident happened just before 7:00 a.m. along Biscayne Boulevard and Northeast 14th Street. Investigators report that the pedestrian was crossing Biscayne Boulevard when he was struck by a Porsche SUV. Authorities are not certain whether the person was crossing the street in the crosswalk or jaywalking. Investigators do say, however, that … Read More »

Live Wire Falls on Cars, Causes Fire

Posted: January 9th, 2014 | Categories: In The News, Insurance

Two cars were completely destroyed after a power line snapped and came down on top of them Tuesday morning. According to authorities, the incident happened along Southwest 62nd Avenue in South Miami. Police Major with the South Miami Police, Renee Landa said that it appeared that the wire snapped and fell on top of the cars, causing a fire to break out. The owner of the two vehicles, Leroy McKinney, … Read More »

Officer Injured in Motorcycle Accident

Posted: January 4th, 2014 | Categories: In The News, Insurance, Personal Injury

A police officer with the Sweetwater Police Department has been injured after his motorcycle collided with another vehicle. According to officials, the accident happened on Southwest 18th Street and 122nd Avenue in West Miami-Dade when the officer was on his way home. The officer, whose identity has not been released was taken to the hospital and is listed in stable condition. Injuries on the job can happen at any time. … Read More »

Two Men Dead After Car Wraps Around Tree

Posted: December 26th, 2013 | Categories: Car Accident, In The News

Two men are dead after the car they were riding in slammed into a tree. Authorities say that the single vehicle accident happened at approximately 5:25 A.M. The victims have been identified as Jonathan Clarke, 22 of Coral Springs, who had been driving the vehicle, and the passenger, Travis Wilson, 22 of Lauderhill. According to eyewitnesses, the car had been traveling on Atlantic Boulevard, and then speeding down Lakeview Drive, … Read More »

Bus Crashes with Children On Board

Posted: December 24th, 2013 | Categories: Car Accident, In The News

A school bus driver has been injured after crashing his bus into a vehicle and then into a building. Students were on board. The accident happened at Northwest 36th Street and 20th Court. After the crash, the bus, the front end started smoking. Two bystanders rushed to the scene and opened the rear emergency escape door of the bus. They began offloading the children and took them to a safe … Read More »

Distracted Driver Crashes into House

Posted: December 19th, 2013 | Categories: Car Accident, In The News

Distraction was the cause of an accident which caused a driver to crash his vehicle into a Hollywood home on Friday morning. According to official investigations, the driver of the vehicle pressed the gas pedal instead of the brake when he became distracted by officials responding to a call in the area.  As a result, the driver crashed his car into a home located in the neighborhood. The impact of … Read More »

2 Dead After Canal Plunge

Posted: December 17th, 2013 | Categories: Car Accident, In The News

Two people are dead after a driver lost control of the Porsche that they were travelling in and sent it plunging into a canal early on Friday morning. Speed was a factor in the fatal accident. The accident occurred just before 2 a.m. on the eastbound Dolphin Expressway. The vehicle crossed several lanes of traffic approximately 500 feet then hit a guardrail before plunging into the canal at 42nd Avenue. … Read More »