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Repeat drunken driver slams speeding truck into Florida home

She was up early, as she was every morning with her preacher husband. She had just walked into the couple's guest room, while her husband just a few steps behind. That was when "a bomb went off," he recalled later.A speeding pick-up truck smashed into the Florida couple's home shortly before 5 a.m. last Thursday. The vehicle slammed into the woman in the guest bedroom and careened through the dining room, reaching the house's kitchen before coming to a stop. She was killed instantly in the violent collision, Lakeland law enforcement officers said.

Florida teen's dreams end in hit-and-run tragedy

She was a beautiful teenager on the threshold of adulthood and what she hoped would be a career in modeling. All of her dreams were vanquished by a hit and run driver, however, who left her to die on a Florida street earlier this week. The 17-year-old Tampa high school student was crossing a street just past 8 p.m., law enforcement officials say, on her way home from work. That was when a vehicle struck her and then sped off, leaving her alone on the pavement.

One person dies and three injured in fatal accident

At some point in time in people's life they will lose a loved one. Often times it is after the person has lived a full life and family and friends can prepare for it. However, this is not always the case. People in Florida die unexpectedly and this can happen at any age. These unexpected deaths can occur because of sudden illnesses or accidents. These accidents can happen in many places and generally there is no way to predict them.

Meeting financial needs after the loss of a loved one

There are many accidents in Florida every year. These accidents can take place in one's home, at a store, at work, driving on the road, walking down the street and many other places. Some of the accidents do not result in serious injuries, but others result in life-changing injuries and even death. Fatal accidents are extremely difficult on the family and friends of the victim.

Five people died in fatal crash on south Florida interstate

People drive on Florida roads every day. While most of the time people drive safely, that is not always the case. Due to a variety of factors, there are many accidents each day. Generally, every accident will affect the people involved in some way whether it is just an inconvenience or whether it completely changes their life. . Some of the accidents are simple fender benders and others involve serious injuries, significant damage and potentially even death.

What parents may recover after the death of a minor child

No parent in Florida ever wants to outlive their children. It can be completely devastating both emotionally and mentally. This is true regardless of whether the death was caused by a disease, illness or by a fatal accident. However, if the death was caused by the negligence of another, it can be especially devastating knowing that the death could have been avoided.

Pedestrian killed in hit and run accident in Florida

There are many cars on the roads in Florida every day. People need to drive for a variety of reasons and due to the volume of cars on the roads, accidents occur. Some of these accidents are unfortunately fatal accidents. When a person dies unexpectedly, it is very devastating for the victim's family and friends. It can be devastating both emotionally and financially especially if the victim earned the primary income for the family.

Determining life expectancy in a wrongful death lawsuit

There are many different accidents in Florida each year. These can occur in many different locations such as on the roads, at work, at school, at various business and many other locations. All accidents can cause the victim problems, but some accidents cause more problems than others depending on the extent of the injuries. Unfortunately some accidents result in death and can cause major grief and problems for the victim's families and friends.

How long does one have to file a wrongful death claim in Florida?

It is often said that death is one of the only guarantees in life. However, the causes of each person's death can vary greatly. Many in Florida will die of old age or natural causes. Some will die from diseases, some from taking dangerous chances and others due to the actions of others. Often the deaths caused by others are the most difficult ones to handle for the family and friends of the victim.

Fatal car crash shuts down highway in south Florida

Many people drive on Florida roads every day, and many car accidents occur as a result. Some accidents are minor and do not require medical treatment or any major car repair. Other accidents are very severe and some are even fatal and are very devastating for the family and friends of the victim. Losing a loved one at any time can be difficult, but losing one unexpectedly can make it particularly difficult on a family.

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