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Mt. Dora Office:
602 East 5th Ave.
Mt. Dora, FL 32757
Phone: 352-436-4696

The holidays should be happy occasions with friends and family gathering to celebrate and have a good time. Unfortunately, many people suffer injuries or lose their loved ones over the holidays, especially those associated with drinking alcohol. The latest Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) report on holiday traffic fatalities indicates that driving on holidays is often a high-risk proposition.

Please call 888.352.2886 today in order to schedule a complimentary consultation with Mt. Dora auto accident attorney James O. Cunningham if you or a loved one has suffered injury due to a car accident.

Mt. Dora Car Accident Lawyer Pursues Just Compensation

According to the FLHSMV report for 2009, the 96-hour span that encompassed New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day saw the highest auto accident fatality rate per hour than any other holiday, over half of which involved alcohol. The numbers of lives lost per holiday are as follows:

  • Thanksgiving (120 hour span): 36 fatalities, 16 alcohol related
  • New Year’s (96 hour span): 34 fatalities, 19 alcohol related
  • Fourth of July (96 hour span): 30 fatalities, 17 alcohol related
  • Christmas (96 hour span): 28 fatalities, 9 alcohol related
  • Labor Day (96 hour span): 23 fatalities, 13 alcohol related
  • Memorial Day (96 hour span): 22 fatalities, 11 alcohol related

These statistics are somber reminders of why the holidays are special causes for concern. Many cars clog the roads as people travel to visit one another, increasing traffic and all other associated driving risks. Drivers may be easily distracted by cars full of celebrating passengers, or they may be speeding to reach party destinations. Not surprisingly, partying often includes drinking alcohol, and many forget to designate a sober driver before indulging.

After an Automobile Accident, Mt. Dora Attorney Can Help

A holiday weekend is no excuse for reckless or careless driving. You have a right to expect that when you drive down Florida’s highways, other drivers are taking reasonable precautions to avoid causing a collision. When they do not, attorney James O. Cunningham is there to help. After an accident, call 888.352.2886 and ask for an appointment to discuss your case. He will seek the maximum financial compensation possible for any injuries or losses that you suffered after an auto accident.

As a Mt. Dora auto accident attorney, Mr. Cunningham has represented the interests of a wide variety of vehicular accident victims:

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If you or someone you love has been injured in a vehicle accident, call toll-free at 1-888-FLA-Auto (1-888-352-2886).

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Rear End Car Accident:
    $3.75 Million Recovery
  • Semi-Truck Accident:
    $1.5 Million Recovery
  • Van Rollover:
    $1.2 Million Wrongful Death Recovery
  • Rear End Bus Accident:
    $775,000.00 Recovery
  • Truck Collides with Cow:
    $500,000.00 Recovery

Our Florida Offices

We have 15 convenient office locations around Central Florida to better serve our auto accident clients.

15 Florida Locations

Orange County:
Orlando, FL

236 South Lucerne Circle East
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: 407-425-2000

Seminole County:
Lake Mary, FL

300 International Parkway #100
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Phone: 407-487-4408

Osceola County:
Kissimmee, FL

17 S. Orlando Ave.
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Phone: 407-966-4408

Volusia County:
Daytona Beach, FL

1301 Beville Rd., Suite 8
Daytona Beach, FL 32119
Phone: 386-243-4994

Volusia County:
DeBary, FL

465 Summerhaven Drive, Suite C
DeBary, FL 32713
Phone: 386-320-3911

Volusia County:
Deland, FL

120 South Woodland Blvd.
Deland, FL 32720
Phone: 386-206-1264

Citrus County:
Inverness, FL

110 North Apopka Ave.
Inverness, FL 34453
Phone: 352-205-4341

Polk County:
Lakeland, FL

1102 S. Florida Ave., Suite 104
Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone: 863-968-7551

Polk County:
Winter Haven, FL

325 Avenue A, N.W.
Winter Haven, FL 33881
Phone: 863-968-7173

Hillsborough County:
Tampa, FL

100 S. Edison St. Suite D
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: 813-355-9772

Marion-Sumter Counties:
The Villages, FL

3420 U.S. Hwy. 27/441
Fruitland Park, FL 34731
Phone: 352-419-0825

Lake County:
Mt. Dora, FL

602 East 5th Ave.
Mt. Dora, FL 32757
Phone: 352-436-4696

Lake County:
Clermont, FL

900 W. Highway 50
Clermont, FL 34711
Phone: 352-503-4674

Brevard County:
Titusville, FL

506 S. Palm Ave.
Titusville, FL 32780
Phone: 321-222-7300

Brevard County:
Cocoa, FL

96 Willard Street, Suite 206
Cocoa, FL 32922
Phone: 321-757-1373

Client Reviews

  • I was involved in a motor vehicle accident where the other driver ran a red light and my car was a total loss. I was referred to James Cunningham due to the fact that our attorney’s have been very impressed with James Cunningham’s work. This fact turned out to be very true… A Personal Injury Client
  • My car accident case was handled by Mr Cunningham and I was very pleased with how everything was done. He handles his own cases and his staff is top notch. He got me a very nice settlement without going to court. Derek
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  • I consulted with several attorneys, but as soon as I met James Cunningham, I knew he was the right attorney for me. He immediately expressed concern for my well-being, and his compassionate, professional manner put me at ease. Diane