Clark Road Crash Kills Pedestrian In Sarasota
Florida Highway Patrol reported a man has died as a result of being struck by a car on Clark Road in Sarasota.
The crash took place at roughly nine in the evening as seventy year old Terrence Smith from Uniontown Ohio was driving east on Clark Road approaching the Lockwood Ridge Crossing.
At the same time forty-two year old Vicente Ruvalcaba from Sarasota was attempting to cross Clark Road on foot at the Lockwood Ridge Road intersection.
Smith did not see the pedestrian and struck him with his car at speed. Ruvalcaba was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital where he was 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.