Driving on Tax Day could cost you your life

Filing taxes can be a complicated process plagued by stress and looming deadlines. In the United States, tax day usually falls on April 15. This year, that day is a Sunday, so the IRS has moved the official deadline for filing tax returns to April 17. For people who hand-file their tax returns, driving on the roads could come at …

Drunk driving may be reason for fatal Ft. Lauderdale accident

Drunk driving may be reason for fatal Ft. Lauderdale accident Last month in Florida, a freak car accident brought destruction to a blissfully married couple. A 26-year-old woman and her husband were on a church retreat, and were outside at a pool cabana when a vehicle plowed into the area. The woman, who was seven months pregnant, was hit by …

Florida car accidents kill 10 in one day

Ten people, and an unborn child, lost their lives in several car accidents throughout South Florida in the span of one day. The accidents happened between Saturday, March 17, and Sunday, March 18. The car accident that had the most fatalities occurred on the Gratigny Expressway and was caused by a head-on collision. Four people died as a result of …

Man falls 20 feet in Fort Lauderdale crash

A 23-year-old man survived a 20-foot fall in Fort Lauderdale after his new vehicle flew off of an exit ramp and onto an entrance ramp two stories below. Besides burns from the deployed airbags, the man was not harmed in the crash. The accident occurred on the I-95 southbound ramp. Safety officials of the state have deemed that exit ramp …

Thieves crash into AT&T store and steal $10,000 worth of merchandise

Thieves crash into AT&T store and steal $10,000 worth of merchandise At approximately 5:40am on Thursday, a group of thieves crashed a vehicle into an AT&T store and stole $10,000 worth of merchandise. The store is located at 12599 Biscayne Blvd in North Miami.  According to police, a beige Nissan Maxima crashed into the store, and a black Honda followed after …

Singer Whitney Houston’s funeral on Saturday

Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyers of Winston, Clark, & Wigand are saddened to announce the funeral of singer, Whitney Houston, this weekend in New Jersey. The iconic singer, Whitney Houston, will be buried this Saturday, and the service will be held at her childhood church in New Jersey. The private service will take place at New Hope Baptist Church, and is …

Four die in a crash near Everglades City

James J. Rosini, 66, William J. Rosini, 68, and Patricia C. Rosini, 65, all of Coal Township; and Deborah A. Korbich, 59, of Elysburg died a car crash near Everglades City on Wednesday afternoon. The group was driving a silver Ford Taurus northbound on State Road 29 when they did not stop at a flashing red light and were hit …

Man drowned in crash in Dade Lake

50-year old Gilberto Duenas passed away on Wednesday after drowning in a canal near Okeechobee Road after his vehicle was sideswiped by another car. Duenas, his nephew, Dager Duenas Gonzalez, and his nephew’s wife, Ladys, were all driving southbound on Okeechobee Road in their Toyota when investigators believe that their vehicle was sideswiped near the Florida Turnpike Extension. Gonzalez and his wife …

Florida pile-up kill 11, injure 18

The visibility on Interstate 75 near Gainesville, Florida was next to zero when car accidents began happening around 3:45 a.m. Sunday morning. Severe smoke from a nearby brush fire coated the northbound and southbound lanes of the highway. Drivers were unable to determine any objects past the front of their own vehicles. There were 19 separate cars that were involved …

Miami boy killed, mother and brother injured in pedestrian accident

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 …