Many thousands of people vacation in Florida annually. People from all over the world turn to Florida’s amusement parks, its beautiful beaches, great golf, abundant fishing, and year-round warm weather for rest and relaxation with family and friends. Tragedy can strike while on vacation. You need to know where you can turn for help when you are out of your familiar surroundings, and something terrible happens. You need to know where to turn for help. If you or someone in your family suffered personal injuries or died as a result of another person’s careless acts, you need the law firm the Miami Herald voted to be the Top Law Firm in South Florida: Greenberg, Stone, & Urbano.
While terrible and tragic, severe car crashes occur on Florida’s highways that involve vacationers from out of state. For instance, a dream vacation for a family from Leadwood, MO turned into a terrible nightmare. The parents of two young girls were killed on Interstate 4 just outside of Orlando recently when another car struck the front end of their car. The force of the collision forced the victims’ car off of the road and into a tree. The impact with the tree killed both parents. Their two daughters, aged 13 and 8, survived but suffered very serious personal injuries. It was a dream vacation gone wrong. The parents saved money for months so they could show their daughters what it was like to go on vacation. The family was traveling to the beach when the fatal car crash happened. The family visited Walt Disney World and Universal Studios over the previous couple of days before the crash. Due to the severity of the injuries to the children, they do not know that their parents died in the crash. Relatives flew to Florida to be with the children and break the heart-wrenching news to them. Continue reading →