Kurzban Kurzban Weinger Tetzeli & Pratt P.A.
Nationwide Firm
786-401-4706
Injury, Immigration and Business Attorneys
Aggressive Advocacy and Exceptional Civil Litigation Success

85-year-old man killed by car in Florida

If you enjoy walking along the roadways, this story about an 85-year-old man who was struck and killed by a truck may frighten you. The wrongful death allegedly took place around 7:45 p.m. on Jan. 19, according to reports, when an 85-year-old man was hit and killed by a car.

Reports state that the man was walking east on the center line between two lanes on U.S. Highway 27 when the accident happened, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The driver of the Ford Ranger, a 36-year-old man, was attempting to change lanes when he hit the man. He claims he didn't see the 85-year-old because the man was wearing dark clothing. Police have reported that there was no ambient lighting in the area at the time of the accident.

The Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating the incident, because it's not clear why the man was in the roadway. He could have been crossing the highway or there for any other reason. It wasn't clear if he was visible to drivers, and the sun would have set for the day.

In this case, a driver didn't see a man in the road, and that led to death. It's important to know that not all wrongful death cases will be clear cut; distracted drivers and those under the influence can be held accountable for the injuries they've caused. If you're interested in learning more about what you can do in your circumstances, you may want to seek legal help. There may be steps you can take to claim compensation.

Source:  Village News, "85-year-old Wildwood man hit by truck, killed on U.S. 27" Meta Minton, Jan. 20, 2014

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook

We Literally Wrote The Book On Immigration Law

Our firm is a recognized leader in immigration law and litigation. We handle the spectrum from family and employment-based visas to deportation defense and immigration appeals. Founding partner Ira Kurzban authored the Immigration Law Sourcebook, widely used by immigration lawyers, judges and government officials as the authoritative field reference.

Aggressive Advocacy and Exceptional Civil Litigation Successes Call Our Firm at 786-401-4706 or Fill Out the Secure Form Below

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Miami Office
2650 SW 27th Avenue
2nd Floor
Miami, FL 33133

Phone: 786-401-4706
Fax: 305-444-3503
Miami Law Office Map

Jacksonville Office
10752 Deerwood Park Boulevard South
Suite 100
Jacksonville, FL 32256

Map & Directions

Jed Kurzban Of Counsel at Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert, A Law Corporation
1003 Bishop Street
Suite 1600
Pauahi Tower
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 808-531-8031
http://www.hawaiilawyer.com

Kurzban Kurzban Weinger Tetzeli & Pratt P.A.