Motorcycle Accident Kills North Port Man

The North Port Fire Department reported a man died as a result of a serious motorcycle accident at 6:15 p.m. in North Port.

The Motorcyclist, 36-year-old Adam M. Duffey, was killed when he lost control of his bike after he hit a curb while negotiation a turn. The impact threw him from the motorcycle where he struck a fire hydrant suffering fatal injuries.

The accident occurred northbound on Panacea Boulevard. Not wearing a helmet, Duffy skidded his yellow 2001 Yamaha motorcycle across the road prior to hitting the curb violently. The momentum threw both rider and bike into the hydrant where  he was pronounced dead by first responders.

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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.