St. Petersburg Motorcycle Crash Kills Rider

The St. Petersburg Police Department announced the death of a motorcyclist resulting from a crash.

Twenty two year old Motorcyclist Jimmie Hawk was killed after crashing into a car. Witnesses stated that Hawk was riding a 1995 Honda motorcycle at a high rate of speed and swerving between vehicles as he headed eastbound.

As seventy five year old Jean Broderick was turning her car into the North Baptist Church parking lot Hawk approached rapidly from the rear. Hawk was unable to stop in time and crashed into the back of the car at speed.

The force of the impact ejected Hawk from his motorcycle onto the roadway where he suffered server injuries. Hawk was rushed to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg for emergency medical treatment where he died from his injuries.

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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.