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Category Archives: Pedestrian Accidents


Pedestrian Accidents In Bradenton: Protecting Yourself When Walking At Night

By Steven G. Lavely |

Daylight savings time is still months away and while the sun remains out for just a little longer now, it still gets dark early enough to present risks to people walking. Pedestrians need to continue to use caution due to low visibility. A recent night-time pedestrian accident in Bradenton, that resulted in fatal injuries,… Read More »


Older Adults Face Increased Risk Of Pedestrian Car Accidents

By Steven G. Lavely |

Walking can provide a means to stay fit and an easy means of transportations, but it is important to be aware of the dangers. Pedestrians are particularly vulnerable when it comes to car accidents in Bradenton. With little to protect them in collisions involving automobiles, pedestrian injuries have the tendency to be severe. Older… Read More »


Bradenton Pedestrian Accidents Put Local Residents At Risk

By Steven G. Lavely |

While the layout of our city and the pleasant year-round climate make it a perfect place for walking, pedestrian accidents in Bradenton are a serious concern. Sadly, our area is one of the most dangerous in the country for these crashes to occur and it is important for all residents to be aware of… Read More »


Halloween Safety Tips to Prevent Pedestrian Accidents

By Steven G. Lavely |

Fall is a favorite time of year for many people. Halloween is the first of many holidays to celebrate and one that both children as well as their parents look forward to. Whether you are planning to attend adult parties or taking little ones out to harvest themed events and trick or treating, it… Read More »


Manatee County Man Turns Himself for Fatal Pedestrian Hit and Run Accident

By Steven G. Lavely |

Car accidents involving pedestrians can end up resulting in serious and potentially life threatening injuries. When pedestrian accidents do occur, it is often the driver who is ultimately to blame. Unfortunately, to avoid responsibility for the crash and liability for the injuries suffered, drivers may end up attempting to leave the scene. A break… Read More »


Compensation for Pedestrian Accidents

By Steven G. Lavely |

Longer days and warmer weather mean more people on the roads. This includes motor vehicle drivers along with pedestrians. Walking is a great hobby and an excellent form of physical fitness, but when accidents involving these other motorists occur, they can result in severe injuries. Nearly 50 pedestrian accidents have happened since the beginning… Read More »


Bradenton Hit and Run Accidents: How You Can Protect Yourself

By Steven G. Lavely |

By law, drivers are required to stop for any type of car accident that results in injuries or property damages. Unfortunately, hit and run accidents are common in Florida. A recent case involved a Bradenton man who was killed by a hit and run driver. As police continue to search for the suspect, we… Read More »


Troopers Target Bradenton to Raise Awareness of Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents

By Steven G. Lavely |

On a recent weekend in Bradenton, troopers from the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) visited the area to raise awareness among residents regarding the risks of bicycle and pedestrian accidents. These accidents end up causing serious, disabling, and potentially life threatening injuries to hundreds of residents of our area each year, and are often due… Read More »


Lack of Crosswalks May Be to Blame for Pedestrian Accident that Killed Tourist

By Steven G. Lavely |

Bradenton police conducted investigations into a recent pedestrian accident that occurred in our area. It involved a couple visiting from Canada, and left one dead and the other with potentially life threatening injuries. While these types of accidents often involve reckless driving behaviors, such as speeding, driving under the influence, and texting or using… Read More »


Keep Your Children Safe on Halloween and Every Day

By Steven G. Lavely |

Halloween is a fun time of the year for children, with the opportunity to dress up and indulge in all of their favorite sweet treats. For parents, it is important to realize the potential dangers that lurk over the holiday and to take the steps necessary to keep young trick or treaters safe. Pedestrian… Read More »