Car Crash In Sarasota Leaves Passenger Seriously Injured

A two car accident in Venice seriously injurs a 20-year old man from Venice and leaves another with minor injuries. FHP reports the car the seriously injured man was a passenger in was struck while turning left.

The accident occurred when the driver of a 1999 Mercury Sable, Nellie J. Emigh, 50, of Venice was  in the turn lane at East Village Drive. While attempted to make a left turn onto Center road the Sable was struck by a 2006 Dodge Dakota heading West on Center Road as the Dakota driven by Timothy C. Raynor, 48, of Venice approached the East Village Drive intersection.

The Sable and Dakota collided and the Sable was damaged on across the right side. The passenger of the Sable,Geordon C. Emigh, 20, of Venice suffered serious injuries and was transported to Blake Medical Center while the driver of the Sable, Nellie J. Emigh was taken to Venice Regional Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries

Raynor, driver of the Dakota was not injured and FHP stated that Raynor, would be charged with a traffic violation.

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Bernie Walsh

Education Bernard F. Walsh graduated from the University of South Florida before receiving his law degree from Cumberland School of Law in 1978. During law school, he was selected to serve as a research clerk and intern for a Federal Judge and the U.S. Attorney's Office. He was awarded The National Book Awards for Constitutional Law and Professional Responsibility during law school. Experience Bernard Walsh devoted the next three years to trial work for the State of Florida. This provided him with the opportunity to concentrate on his trial abilities, with numerous high profile trials concerning serious felony crimes. Since 1982, he has exclusively practiced personal injury law and helped accident victims in and beyond Sarasota and Manatee Counties in Florida. Mr. Walsh has been listed in Avvo, an attorney rating site, as Superb. LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell, an attorneys rating publication, has rated Mr. Walsh as very high legal ability and ethical standards. Mr. Walsh is listed in National Trial Lawyers Association as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and was inducted into Southern Trial Lawyers Association. He has also won the largest playground recoveries, one of the top three motorcycle recoveries, and the second largest daycare center recovery in the State of Florida. He is also a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum is a group of attorneys who have achieved career case successes that include multi-million dollar recoveries, settlements and/or verdicts.