A Woman From Bradenton Hurt In Single Car Crash

Florida Highway Patrol reported a woman was seriously injured after falling asleep at the wheel causing a car crash early Saturday morning.

The accident occurred when the driver of a Honda Civic heading west on state road 70 feel asleep just before 5a.m. After the driver, Ashly Stuart a 22 year old from Bradenton was unconscious the car drifted into the eastbound lanes and hit a curb, struck a mailbox drove onto the sidewalk and finally was stopped after crashing into a utility pole and spinning to block the eastbound lanes.

Authorities took Stuart to Blake Medical Center for treatment and reported that she was not wearing her seat belt.
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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.