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In an Accident? Let X1 Law, P.A. Help You!

Since 2002 West Palm Beach personal injury attorney Patrick Tighe has had one focus: giving you the representation you deserve, and the money you’re entitled to, when insurance companies won’t. With an extensive background in the insurance industry, he’s able to bring a unique perspective to bat for you; giving you the edge on insurance [...]


Most people do not understand what Florida PIP insurance is or what it does for you. PIP is an acronym for Personal Injury Protection. All drivers in Florida are required to carry it on their auto insurance coverage. This may be redundant but it is used to cover any injuries that you sustain as a [...]

Has a product liability lawsuit helped you?

From time to time, I will come across a blog that has relevant value to some of the topics and legal issues that my West Palm Beach firm handles. When that is the case I will post a link here. This blog is right on topic in terms of how a product liability or in [...]

Likelihood of Being in a Car Accident

Being that a majority of my practice as a West Palm Beach personal injury attorney involves helping people that have been involved in a West Palm Beach car accident; I was not surprised to read a recent study that was issued by a major insurance company. The company went on to rank each major city [...]

Florida Ranks #1

Alright the title of this blog is a little misleading but it is true that Florida leads the nation in pedestrian fatalities per capita for the entire United States. For once in my life I was wishing that we were not number one at something and do not like to report these statistics but they [...]

Can I Recover Damages in a Hit and Run Accident

Many times someone will call to speak with our West Palm Beach personal injury attorney that was involved in a hit and run accident. Their first concern is how they are going to recover money that they have lost due to the nature of the accident. For example if they were injured and could not [...]

Google Glasses

Being a West Palm Beach personal injury attorney I try to stay in the know on recent developments on our roadways. As I have written in the past about distracted driving, I want to follow up on a new story about Google Glass and the potential issues with these innovated devices.

If you are not [...]

Florida’s Ban on Texting While Driving

On October 1st, 2013 Florida joined most other states in outlawing the use of texting while driving. SB 52 now makes it a secondary driving infraction to use your text message while you are operating a vehicle. By being a secondary infraction, a person cannot be pulled over and ticketed just for that infraction. Instead [...]

Drunk Driving Car Accidents

As a West Palm Beach personal injury attorney, I try to stay in the know on new studies and reports that come out from auto insurance companies and safety institutions. Unfortunately in a recent study conducted by Liberty Mutual Insurance Company there seems to be an increase in the number of teenage drunk drivers, especially [...]

Erie police seek vehicle in westside crash

Erie police are looking for a dark-colored vehicle that was reportedly involved in a traffic accident that damaged a parked car and a house on the city’s west side Tuesday morning.

The accident happened at about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at West Fourth and Poplar streets. Police said a woman was driving a maroon Ford [...]

Bicyclist seriously injured by golf cart


Amy Hill said she was out training for an Iron Man competition on a beautiful Saturday in October when a 15-year-old driving a golf cart pulled out in front of her while riding her bike.

“I noticed a golf cart that was on the road, and it was [...]

Sabina teen CareFlighted following crash


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3 dead in Tenn. medical helicopter crash

SOMERVILLE, Tenn. — Two hospital workers and a pilot were killed when a medical helicopter crashed in Tennessee as the aircraft was headed to pick up an ailing child, officials said Tuesday.

Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital President and CEO Meri Armour said the Hospital Wing helicopter was cleared for both weather and flight plans [...]

Families of 2 men killed in Porsche crash share $2.2 million settlement – Sun

The families of two down-and-out men killed by an out-of-control luxury car have been awarded a joint $2.2 million, lawyers said Tuesday.

Police say Alyza Rachel Russell, 22, was driving drunk when she fatally struck the men with her mother’s 2012 Porsche Panamera in downtown Fort Lauderdale in June.


Broward Boulevard and Southwest [...]

Campaign urges parents to emphasize safe driving with teens

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation launched a campaign Tuesday challenging parents to discuss driving safety with their teenagers in order to reduce the number of motor vehicle crashes, the No. 1 killer of 14- to 18-year-olds in the United States, according to federal data.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration scheduled [...]

Rome woman charged after town of Floyd accident

A Rome woman has been charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs Tuesday after a two-car accident that sent a 2-year-old to the hospital, Oneida County sheriff’s deputies said.

The accident happened at about 7 a.m. on State Route 49 when Kristi Cianfrano, 32, of Rome, was driving her 2012 [...]

FHP still looking for Ford pickup from I-4 crash that killed Kissimmee man – Osceola News

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 10:53 am

Florida Highway Patrol troopers are still looking for a grey Ford pickup that was involved in the death of a Kissimmee motorcyclist in a crash that shut down the eastbound lanes of Interstate 4 in Osceola County Tuesday morning.

Just after 7 a.m., a vehicle [...]

Remains of fallen soldier arrive in Miami – 7Online WSVN

MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Fla. (WSVN) — The family of a South Florida airman who died earlier this month in an accidental crash in Colombia received his remains, Tuesday.

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Martin Laureano Gonzales died when his plane crashed while drug-hunting in Colombia on Oct. 5. “The flight originated off of [...]

Greene’s Corner reopens after car crashes storefront

FERNDALE – The owners of Greene’s Corner reopened for business Monday afternoon, Oct. 21, after a speeding car crashed into the front entrance and burst into flames Friday night, causing enough damage to close most parts of the store for the weekend.

Elix M. Ortiz-Rios, 43, of Bellingham was driving northbound on Northwest [...]

Afternoon report: Two lanes of U.S. 41 blocked after crash

■ Eastbound lanes of U.S. 41 were blocked as of 3:10 p.m. according to the Florida Highway Patrol. A vehicle crash with injuries near Southwest Boulevard in East Naples. Troopers have been on the scene since 3 p.m.

FHP is reporting clear lanes in both directions of I-75 in Lee and Collier counties. Each [...]