Two Killed in Separate Motorcycle Crashes

In two separate incidents motorcycle accidents prove fatal for a Sarasota motorcyclist and a North Port motorcyclist. Both accidents were single vehicle crashes.

The first announced by authorities occurred at Palmer blvd and Florida highway patrol also reported another fatal motorcycle accident on I-75 near River road.

Details of the Palmer road crash are reported as follows:

Ernest B. Bowery, 60, of Sarasota was riding a new Harley Davidson east on Palmer blvd. heading toward the Debrecen Rd. intersection and for reasons unknown ran off the road at a right turn and struck a mailbox. The speed of the collision threw Bowery from his bike killing him.

The I-75 accident happened when Robert Warfield, of North Port was heading south in the slow lane of interstate 75 in between the River Rd and Sumter Blvd. FHP stated Warfield lost control of the motorcycle causing him to ride onto the shoulder and strike the guardrail. The collision threw Warfield from his motorcycle and he was pronounced dead at the scene.


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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.