2012 Super Bowl this Sunday

Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyers of Winston, Clark, & Wigand are thrilled to announce the 2012 Super Bowl this Sunday, February 5 in Indianapolis. The New York Giants will face the New England Patriots for the second time in four years. The Giants beat the Patriots in the 2008 Super Bowl, and this year the Patriots are back to redeem themselves. …

Florida gastric bypass patient wins $178 million in lawsuit

Last week, a jury in Northeast Florida awarded a gastric bypass patient $168 million in a lawsuit filed against the biggest for-profit hospital operator in the U.S.–HCA Holdings Inc. The plaintiff had surgery at one of HCA’s hospitals, Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, in 2007. The jury determined that the hospital and the doctor who performed the plaintiff’s surgery were negligent …

Miami boy killed, mother and brother injured in pedestrian accident

Dagoberto Trevino, 25, of Miami, hit a woman and her two boys while they were crossing Southwest 268th Street and 137th Avenue on Tuesday night. Trevino was driving a 1990s Crown Victoria when he hit  Donelle Griffin, 42, and her sons Jaheim Haddo, 8, and Ameer Blair, 7.  Blair was pronounced dead at the scene, and Griffin and Haddo were both injured.  According …

Pedestrian hit and killed by a car on Friday night

A pedestrian was hit and killed in a residential neighborhood of Fort Lauderdale on Friday night. According to authorities, Myron Kisak, 42, was hit by Robert Luna, 52, who was driving a Hyundai while he was walking on the 1600 block of North Dixie Highway. Kisak was not walking on a crosswalk.  Charges have not been filed, and police are still …

Pedestrian hit and killed in Miami Beach

At 1:30am Thursday morning, a pedestrian was hit by a car at the intersection of Collins Avenue and 39th Street. The man was putting a bicycle in the trunk of a friends car when he was hit by a Mercedes Benz SUV in the parking lane. According to Detective Juan Sanchez, Speed is going to be a factor, and we …

Actor Gene Hackman hit by car while riding bike

Gene Hackman, actor and Oscar winner, was hit by a pickup truck while riding his bike in Islamorada, FL on Friday. The actor, who is 81 years old, was riding his bike without a helmet when a Toyota Tundra pickup truck hit his rear tire throwing him off the bike. He was taken to Ryder Trauma Center to be treated …

Slip and fall lawsuit ends in $7.5 million verdict

The victim of a slip and fall accident has been awarded close to $7.5 million by the jury in his case. The accident took place at a Starbucks in San Diego, California. The store manager was cleaning the floors while the victim was ordering. He was walking to pick up his drink order when he lost his balance on the …

Elderly man saved by Good Samaritans after vehicle is submerged

At approximately 5pm Sunday, Good Samaritans saved an elderly man who drove his car into Biscayne Bay near the intersection of Northeast 106th Street and Biscayne Bay. One Good Samaritan, Miami Beach Police Detective, Daniel Erben stated, “I wasn’t thinking at the time. I just jumped in as fast as I could…”He was unresponsive. He was full of fluid…looked like he …

Motorcycle accident kills Boynton Beach man

On Wednesday night, Ira Rosenberg, 59, of Boynton Beach, was hit by a car and killed on Boynton Beach Boulevard. Rosenberg was riding his 1974 Harley Davidson motorcycle on El Clair Ranch Road when he was hit by a 1997 Pontiac after driving through a red light while making a left turn onto Boynton Beach Boulevard.  Denise Robinson, 30, was …

Broward County officer dies in motorcycle accident

In Oakland Park on New Years Day, a Broward County Sheriff officer, John Blackwelder, 45, was killed while riding his motorcycle. While off duty, Blackwelder was driving on East Commercial Boulevard when a vehicle driving the opposite direction turned left into his path. He was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene. Stajka Vangov, 75, of Fort Lauderdale, was the driver of the …