Posts Categorized: Insurance

Driver of Lamborghini in Deadly Crash Pleads Not Guilty

Posted: May 16th, 2014 | Categories: Car Accident, In The News, Insurance, Personal Injury

Driving while intoxicated is a serious charge, and one that regrettable is all too common. The reason for the stiff sentences, and higher court settlements is the fear the public has toward this problem. While typically the drunk driver is someone who has an issue with alcohol, once behind the wheel he or she is taking on the responsibility of driving. The cost to the public caused by drunk drivers … Read More »

Morning Roll Over Injures Ten

Posted: March 20th, 2014 | Categories: Car Accident, In The News, Insurance

A cargo van driven by Paschal Morales, thirty four years old, overturned on the Sawgrass Expressway around 8:15 a.m. Thursday. Florida Highway Patrol believes the accident happened when a rear tire blew, causing Morales to lose control of the vehicle. Several lanes of traffic were closed as a result of the rollover and ten people, all passengers in the van, were injured. One man lost a hand and four people … Read More »

Miami Officer Spills on the Dolphin Expressway

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

A Miami police officer has been injured in a crash that happened on the Dolphin Expressway early Tuesday morning. According to officials, the veteran officer on the Miami Police Force was riding westbound on his motorcycle when he crashed while exiting at NW 72nd Avenue. Miami police say that the cause of the accident was due to the officer sliding on road debris, causing him to spill his motorcycle. The … Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Houseboat Fire Claims Two Boats and Damages Others

Posted: November 12th, 2013 | Categories: Insurance, Personal Injury

One vessel has been completely destroyed and three others are damaged after a fire ignited on a houseboat early Saturday morning, According to official reports, fire and rescue crews responded to a call at around 5:00 a.m. in the area of Hilton Haven Road in Key West. Firefighters were able to get the fire under control, but not before the fire completely consumed the houseboat and damaged a nearby vessel. … Read More »

Explosion at Chemical Warehouse Covers Workers in Yellow Chemical

Posted: November 10th, 2013 | Categories: Insurance, Personal Injury

An explosion in Opa-Locka at the American Vinyl Company has taken the life of one and injured others. The explosion happened at a warehouse located at 2410 N.W. 147 St. on Thursday afternoon. According to police hazmat crews, a storage container in the building that holds 20,000 gallons of liquid inexplicably exploded. The storage container for the chemical blew a hole in the roof of the building. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue … Read More »

Smoke Can Do More Damage than Fire

Posted: November 8th, 2013 | Categories: Insurance

Two firefighters are recovering from smoke inhalation after battling a 2-alarm fire at an Aventura warehouse on Thursday morning. The fire broke out at approximately 9:20 a.m. near 20251 NE 15th Court. Firefighters were able to quickly get the fire under control. Both of the firefighters are ok and are expected to fully recover. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Fires not only cause serious destruction and property … Read More »

Drilling Rig Falls and Strikes Neighboring Building

Posted: November 6th, 2013 | Categories: Insurance, Personal Injury

In Sunny Isles, a drilling rig that was being used in the construction of a condominium tipped over and struck a neighboring building Tuesday. The incident occurred in the area of 169th Street and Collins Avenue, at around 1:00 p.m. Crews were at work on the construction of the Jade Signature Condominium when a 50-foot-tall drilling rig, used to place concrete pylons into the ground, fell through a fence and … Read More »

Workers Barely Avoid Concrete Beams Falling on their Heads

Posted: November 5th, 2013 | Categories: Insurance, Personal Injury

Construction workers had to scramble to get out of the way of five concrete beams, each measuring 125 feet in length and weighing about 93 tons, when they came tumbling down while a skeleton construction crew was working over the weekend. Only one of the workers suffered any injuries. He had one superficial wound on one hand and refused transport to a hospital. There were no traffic closures and airport … Read More »

Is your Taxi Driver Insured? We Can Find Out

Posted: October 22nd, 2013 | Categories: Car Accident, Insurance

An accident on Interstate 95 on Sunday involving a taxi cab has left one person dead and traffic blocked for more than two hours on Sunday. According to official reports, a taxi driver lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a wall near the Northwest 79th Street exit just after 6:00 p.m. Investigators said at least one person was killed in the accident. Every year, thousands of people are … Read More »

Boy Dies in a Swimming Pool on Cruise Trip

Posted: October 11th, 2013 | Categories: Insurance, Personal Injury

A 6-year-old boy has drowned in one of the pools on board a Carnival Cruise Lines ship while at sea over the weekend. In a statement by the cruise line on Monday, officials said that the Carnival Victory was on the last leg of a four-day Caribbean cruise Sunday when the boy drowned in the mid-ship pool. The boy was in the pool area with other family members at the … Read More »