A man fell off his motorcycle and walked into another travel lane when he was struck and killed by a passing sport-utility vehicle late Thursday in Casselberry, police said.
The victim was riding south on U.S. Highway 17-92 near Live Oak Boulevard about 11:35 a.m. when he laid the motorcycle down on the road.
Witnesses told police they saw the man stand up, remove his helmet and walk over to another lane to “gather himself,” according to Sgt. William Nas.
This unfortunate headline reminded me of a great verdict we obtained from a similar accident with a $10,000 policy. We were able to get our client a verdict of over $380,000.00. Some public, published information below
|Award:||$382,500.00 | Verdict-Plaintiff|
|Case Types:||Motor Vehicle – Single Vehicle | Motor Vehicle – Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle – Railroad Crossing|
|Case:||Jason S. Thibodeau v. Roy Goodson|
|Venue:||Palm Beach County Circuit Court, 15th|
|Date:||September 22, 2011|
|Experts:||Charles E. Benedict (Tallahassee FL) Accident Reconstruction|
|Summary:||In 2010, plaintiff Jason Thibodeau, an unemployed man in his 30s, was riding his moped when the moped tripped and fell over railroad tracks in a rural area east of Canal Point. Thibodeau, who was wea…|