Luis Borges, a well-known Venezuelan DJ who contributed to the production of an album that received a Latin Grammy nomination in 2012, was struck and killed in an accident near Lake Buena Vista in late August. He was reportedly on vacation in Orlando to celebrate his upcoming 35th birthday. News of the musician’s death quickly generated a storm of social media posts from fans, mourning the death of the DJ who was popular in Latin America for his dance and electronic music.
The driver of the vehicle claimed that he did not see Borges in the street due to the heavy rain. While there is no suspicion of speeding or impairment in the crash, this accident does stand as a reminder of just how dangerous the roads can be for pedestrians and bicyclists in Central Florida, which has been ranked as the most dangerous place for pedestrians in America for the last three years.
Sadly, accidents like these are not uncommon in Orange County, Florida. Pedestrian accident attorney James O. Cunningham has been helping victims of pedestrian accidents in central Florida for more than 30 years, and has helped many families and victims of accidents such as this recover thousands, and in some cases millions of dollars of compensation for their injuries and losses. If you or someone you know was hit by a car while walking or biking, you could be entitled to compensation for medical expenses or more.
In the tragic case of death, Attorney Cunningham is here to defend your family in court. He will vigorously seek the compensation you deserve for medical expenses, funeral costs, psychological trauma, lost wages, loss of spousal support, and more. While there is nothing that can take away the pain of a lost loved one, getting the representation you deserve in the wake of tragedy can help ease the stress and bring justice to negligent and distracted drivers that cause these accidents.
If you or someone you love has been victim of a pedestrian accident in Orlando, call the Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A. today at 888-FLA-AUTO (888-352-2886) to set up your free consultation.
James O. Cunningham
Since 1977, personal injury lawyer James Cunningham has provided effective legal advocacy to people who are injured through the negligent actions of another person or entity throughout the Central Florida area. He fights to obtain recoveries for his clients’ physical and emotional pain and suffering and pursues his clients’ personal injury cases with a commitment to excellence and impeccable preparation.
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