Port Charlotte Motorcyclist Killed In Commercial Van Accident
Florida Highway patrol reported that Friday afternoon a motorcyclist from Port Charlotte was killed in on Charlotte County roads in an accident with a delivery van.
The accident happened when the driver of the Freightliner delivery truck, Curtis Wayne Sanders from Punta Gorda, turned left from David Boulevard onto Dayton Lane crossing in front of motorcyclist Andrew Price, a twenty four year old from Port Charlotte.
Price was riding a Kawasaki motorcycle and was unable to avoid the Van. The motorcycle hit the right rear of the van and Price was ejected from the Kawasaki.
First responders took Price to Peace River Medical Center wear medical staff pronounced him dead.
Price was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident and an investigation is ongoing.
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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.
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.