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May 2014 Archives

Officer's wife sues for his death during Florida motorcade

If you lose a loved one in a motorcycle accident that isn't his or her fault, then you may know that you could potentially sue for compensation. In this case, that's exactly what one Florida police officer's widow is doing. According to the May 28 report, the officer was killed in a motorcade that was used while the president was visiting the area. He suffered his injuries when he was struck while keeping traffic off Interstate 95.

Wrongful deaths happen due to air bag recalls

If you're facing the loss of your loved one, you may need to discuss your options concerning compensation. In wrongful death cases, it's sometimes possible to seek compensation for medical bills and other needs, as well as your own pain and suffering. Your case may be similar to those in this news story; according to the news, air bag defects causing auto recalls have reached over 2 million. That danger has led to people getting hurt or even dying in car accidents.

Florida veteran discovers he isn't a citizen

A 58-year-old Florida man who served in the army during the Vietnam War recently discovered that he is not a U.S. citizen after he tried to apply for a passport. According to authorities, there was no record of him as a citizen or permanent resident. Immigration officials are currently reviewing the man's case and plan to meet with him on May 20.

Produce plant needs to verify worker status

In a move that could impact workers in Florida, federal immigration authorities swooped into a Washington produce company and asked an estimated 90 percent of the workers to provide the necessary papers to prove their legal employment. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement found payroll discrepancies after an audit and requested the documentation. However, they did not specify how many workers were impacted.

Crash in Florida impacts congregation, injures at least 6

If you've been injured in a car crash, then you are probably aware of how even slow accidents can result in serious injuries that affect you in the long term. Your car accident injuries should be treated and covered by the person at fault, like it may be in this case. If you live in Florida, you might remember this accident that took place in April. According to the story one man has told, his life was saved by a pew in his local church when a car crashed through the wall. That accident caused multiple injuries to churchgoers.

Trooper injured while leading funeral procession in Florida

When you're in an accident while on your motorcycle, you could be facing serious injuries that can change your life. You may be unable to walk, have a concussion or suffer from other injuries that require time off work or long hours spent in rehabilitation. If your injuries are the result of a person's negligence, such as in the following accident, you may want to consider seeking compensation for your injuries, damages and losses.

Bar admission open to unauthorized immigrants if new bill passes

Reports say that the Florida State Senate recently approved a new measure that could allow unauthorized immigrants to become attorneys in the state. The bill is now set to go before the House.

U.S. House considers sweeping immigration bill

Leading Florida Democrats have joined forces with immigration advocates to push for federal legislation that would make it easier to seek citizenship for those in the country illegally. The House of Representatives has been considering a sweeping new immigration law, but the Republican majority is against some aspects of the bill.

Florida's 'Pothead Princess' denies memory of fatal crash

A young woman who was involved in a fatal accident in Florida has referred to herself in the past as a "Pothead Princess" on her social media sites. Now, she has stated that her memories of the crash are gone. She does not remember what happened that led to the death of two other people on the interstate.

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