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Crash Erupts in Flames, Shuts Down I-75

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Dec 1, 2017 1:06:00 PM


A crash involving two semis erupted in flames early Friday morning. The accident occurred on I-75, two miles south of Newberry Road. The northbound and southbound lanes of the interstate were shut down for several hours, and were finally reopened at 11:48 a.m.

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Topics: Truck Accidents

Steven A. Bagen & Associates Firm Recognized by Top Legal Organizations

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Aug 10, 2017 10:17:51 AM

Steven A. Bagen has been been representing personal injury and accident victims since 1982. Recently our firm has been recognized by some of America’s most distinguished legal organizations, including:

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Topics: Personal Injury Attorney(s), News

Truck Crashes into Metal Band Adrenaline Mob's RV on I-75

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Jul 14, 2017 7:18:19 PM

A fatal accident occurred Friday afternoon, leaving one dead and six injured.

The crash occurred on the southbound side of I-75 near the Micanopy exit, when a tractor trailer veered off of the interstate, hitting an RV that had pulled off the highway due to a flat tire.

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Topics: Truck Accidents, I-75, RV Accidents

Motorcycle Helmet Awareness Month

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Apr 12, 2017 4:08:20 PM

The weather is warming up and bikers are starting to hit the road; Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month is rapidly approaching.

In gearing up for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in May, many in the motorcycle community have dubbed April 2017 Motorcycle Helmet Awareness Month,

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Topics: motorcycle, Motorcycle Accidents, Motorcycle Safety

Monday Morning Crash Leaves UF Student Critically Injured

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Mar 21, 2017 11:50:14 AM

A traffic accident occurring Monday morning has left a motorcyclist in critical condition. 

The accident occurred in front of UF Health Shands around 11:45 am. According to officials at the Gainesville Police Department (GPD), the crash involved one motorcycle and one car.

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Topics: Motorcycle Accidents, auto accident

Largest Surge in Traffic Fatalities in 50 Years Attributed to Apps

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Nov 18, 2016 12:04:27 PM

The last 40 years have seen a decline in highway fatalities. Unfortunately, 2015 saw the largest annual percentage jump over any year in the last 50, and, thus far, 2016 has been even worse. In the first six months of 2016, highway deaths increased by over 10% from a comparable period in 2015.

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Topics: Distracted Driving, Car, auto accident, smartphone, mobile devices

University of Florida Student Struck by Truck, Killed Friday Morning

Posted by Steven Bagen

Oct 28, 2016 4:15:00 PM

This morning was an unfortunate reminder of Florida’s status as the leader in the nation for bicycle deaths per capita.

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Topics: Pedestrian Accidents, Truck Accidents, Car, auto accident

April 18 Accident Causes Major Injuries and Delays

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Apr 20, 2016 12:27:00 PM

An accident early in the morning on April 18th has caused Gainesville residents to collectively groan much more actively about Mondays this week. The unexpected major accident involving several vehicles stopped traffic on I-75 for much of the day, causing many work attendance delays and, more importantly, several injuries.

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Topics: Serious Accidents & Injuries, I-75

Fatal Motorcycle Accident Highlights Importance of Helmets

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Mar 25, 2016 12:08:55 PM

Defensive driving is important not only for automobile drivers, but also for motorcycle riders, as Gainesville drivers learned on Wednesday, March 16.

On the afternoon of March 16th, a man, later to be identified as Eric Michael McManus, 32, was travelling eastbound on his motorcycle on Northeast 23rd Avenue when the driver of a Cadillac, facing North on Second Street, tried to turn left onto 23rd Avenue, directly into McManus’s path.

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Topics: motorcycle, Motorcycle Accidents, News

Gainesville Man Sentenced to 20 Years for DUI and Daughter’s Death

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Mar 18, 2016 3:16:24 PM

DUI’s are never pleasant to experience, but that holds even more true when fatalities are involved. The impacts of a DUI can be very far-reaching and Jeffrey Lee Ertle, 41, learned that the hard way.

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Topics: Car Accidents, News, Drinking and Driving, auto accident, DUI