Key Biscayne man sentenced for drug crime and faces charges in fatal bike accident

Drug Crime Michele Traverso, 25, of Key Biscayne, was sentenced to 21 days in prison on Friday for a drug case in 2009. Last week, Traverso hit cyclists, Aaron Cohen, 36, and Enda Walsh, 48 on Wednesday morning. Traverso was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with bodily injury and driving with a suspended license. Cohen and Walsh were taken …

Miami Boat Show this weekend

Miami International Boat Show Fort Lauderdale car accident lawyers of Winston Law Firm are excited to announce the Miami International Boat Show this weekend. The Miami International Boat Show will run from Thursday through Monday this weekend in Miami. The show will take place at three separate locations including the Miami Beach Convention Center, Bayside Yachting Center, and the Sea Isle …

6 year old boy killed in Pompano Beach crash

A boy killed in Pompano Beach Crash Robert Glover Jr., 6, of Pompano Beach, was struck this past Sunday while riding his scooter by a car involved in a two-car accident. Marcus Permenter, 28, drove his 1980 Oldsmobile Cutlass on Northwest 5th Avenue when he ran a stop sign and hit a Toyota Camry driven by Chiledric Jacques on Northwest 8th …

$8.8 M awarded to family of woman killed in crash

$8.8 million was awarded to Wilson Torres and his family $8.8 million was awarded to Wilson Torres and his family by a Miami-Dade County jury after Torres’ wife was killed in a car accident in 2008. Torres was driving his vehicle with his wife and passenger, Myriam del Socorro Lopez, on Bird Road when 17 year old Luis Cruz-Govin struck their car killing Lopez …

Annual Christmas Bird Count is upon us

National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyers of Winston Law Firm are excited to announce the National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count. Men and woman will go out starting Wednesday with binoculars around 10-mile wide circles of Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach to count every bird that passes by. Audubon has been conducting a bird …

Paola woman collides with boy on bicycle

A bicycle hit incident On Oct 28, Margaret A. Ball, 41, of Paola, drove her 2009 Saturn Vue on Hospital Drive and hit a boy on his bicycle while making a turn. The incident occurred at the intersection of Baptiste and Hospital Drives.  Ball was making a turn from Hospital onto Baptiste.  She stated that she came to a full stop, …

Ft. Lauderdale man struck by car, in critical condition

Ft. Lauderdale man struck by car, in critical condition On Friday, Oct 14 at approximately 6:30pm, James Teets, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, was struck by a car while bicycling along County 571 in Toms River, NJ, according to police. Robin Cuccaro, 51, of Manchester, was driving the 1993 Ford that struck Teets. Police Chief Michael Mastronardy stated that Teets was …

Florida man killed in bicycle accident

Florida man killed in bicycle accident A Jacksonville, Florida man has been killed after a bicycle accident occurred in Massachusetts. According to officials, the accident occurred on Interstate 59 when a car struck the man while he was riding his bicycle on the side of the road. The driver of the car stated that the bicyclist was wearing dark clothing …

Bicyclist struck by car in Florida accident

Bicyclist struck by a car. A 37-year-old man was injured after he was involved in a bicycle accident when he was struck by a car while riding on Gulf Coast Highway. The accident occurred at 7:33 a.m. in Escambia County when the bicyclist was traveling westbound just outside of the roadway. When he approached the intersection at Glades Lane, he …

Police still search for suspect in fatal hit-and-run

Fatal bicycle accident Florida State Troopers continue to investigate a fatal bicycle accident that occurred last Tuesday. They have now stated that they think that they found the vehicle that struck the 31-year-old bicyclist dead. The police processed a red Dodge Challenger for evidence and are still trying to determine the driver and who the car is registered to. The …