In Broward County, Florida, Marie Arsenault-Langlois, a 38-year-old pregnant woman from Pembroke Pines, lost her 17-week-old unborn baby when the car she was riding in was struck by another motor vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle, Miami Gardens resident Renee Greene, failed to stop at a stop sign.
Arsenault-Langlois was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital where she was treated for serious injuries. Her baby was declared dead. The Broward Medical Examiner’s office pronounced cause of death to be intra-uterine demise resulting from blunt force trauma from an auto accident.
Although Florida’s mandatory Personal Injury Protection (PIP) provides all drivers with $10,000 coverage for medical costs for auto accident injuries, this amount often does not cover all medical expenses and recovery costs for serious personal injuries. It certainly cannot compensate for the death of a loved one.
With offices in Miami, Port St. Lucie, and West Palm Beach, our Florida car accident lawyers will work with medical experts to assess the immediate and long-term effects of your injuries. If your loved one was killed in a car crash, we know how to prove negligence. Our motor vehicle crash lawyers have an excellent track of getting the necessary results-whether through negotiation or a jury verdict.
Causes of driver negligence that can lead to serious car accident injuries:
• Failure to stop at a red light or stop sign • Speeding • DUI/DWI • Driver fatigue • Failure to pay attention to the road, motorists, and pedestrians • Driver negligence • A defective or poorly maintained motor vehicle
Contact one of our Florida personal injury law offices to schedule your free consultation.
Pembroke Pines woman loses unborn child in crash, Sun-Sentinel, June 5, 2008
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