Motorcyclist From Palmetto Dies On Manatee County Roads
FHP stated a motorcyclist from Palmetto died after crashing his 2013 Harley Davidson on U.S. 41.
The accident took place when Charles Washington, Sr. traveled north on U.S. 41 in Palmetto after 6p.m. in the fast lane approaching the intersection with 39th Street.
For reasons yet to be determined as he attempted to pass traffic he lost control of his motorcycle crashed into a street sign and collided with a guard rail.
Troopers stated that Washington was not wearing a helmet during the time of the crash. Washington was taken to Manatee Memorial Hospital for treatment where he died from his injuries.
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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.