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Sessums Law Group Opens Sarasota Office

The Sessums Law Group has expanded our practice by opening a full-service office in Sarasota. Now, clients seeking thorough, aggressive and effective legal representation for a personal injury, family law, or business litigation matter can find us on the eastern coast of the Sunshine State. Our new office is located at 2180 Main Street in […]

Importance of Buckling Up: Eagle Lake Accident Leaves Children in Critical Condition

Yesterday, an accident in Eagle Lake left a father and his two children in critical condition after their pickup truck collided into the back of a city bus. While there were minor injuries to passengers of the city transportation, the driver of the truck, 36-year old Jaron Skipper and his two young children, Emma (age […]

Light Up 2017: The Dangers of Walking in The Dark

The New Year…2017 is here, and with it, the hopes that we have lower accident rates, vehicular injuries and deaths, and fewer road-related accidents. Before the end of 2016 though, two accidents happened over the course of 48 hours that claimed the life of one pedestrian and left another seriously injured. The two accidents, while […]

In the Car for Christmas: Tips to Know for Your Holiday Travels

As Polk County families pack up and plan to head to destinations both near and far for Christmas this weekend, we can’t help but wonder how prepared they actually are as they hit the road. While driving to one’s intended end-point is pretty simple thanks to modern day inventions such as the GPS systems made […]

Say No to A New Year Nightmare: Kick Off 2017 Safely

New Year’s Eve is almost here, and typically, each new year is kicked off with celebrations worldwide. These parties often include champagne (along with other adult beverage choices) and while these festivities are fun, they also bring a sobering amount of risk when not handled properly. New Year’s Eve (and New Year’s Day) are two […]

‘Tis The Season: Protect Yourself from Car Theft and Damages This Christmas

Christmas is less than two weeks away, and Polk County shoppers are out in full-force acquiring last-minute Christmas gifts, wrapping needs, and carts full of ingredients for all their Christmas goodies. However, someone else is also out in full-force, with a much less jolly motive. Petty criminals love this time of year, because parking lots […]

ID and Protecting Your Child

A young Polk County citizen was critically injured on Monday in a hit-and-run crash; however, this time, the victim was a child. Poinciana resident, 12-year old Myrthel Michel, was crossing a road near her home when she was struck by an oncoming vehicle who then fled the scene. Witnesses were able to offer a vague […]

Reckless Driving Takes The Lives of 5 Tennessee Children

On Monday, a terrible tragedy struck the city of Chattanooga, Tennessee. A bus filled with 35 children was on its afternoon route delivering them back to their homes when it crashed, leaving 5 of the children dead, and many more injured. The driver, a 24-year old man who had just received his commercial license in […]

Passengers and Liability: What You Might Not Know

Thanksgiving has passed, and while many families are moving on excitedly to plan for Christmas and the New Year, a group of families in Polk County are grieving after losing their loved ones on Thanksgiving day to a vehicle accident on Highway 17. Eighty-one year old Earl Williams was driving north in his 4-door sedan […]

Liability Doesn’t Disappear: Why Families Deserve Compensation

Recently, Sessums Law Group felt honored to be trusted with the Paul Wooten Jr. case. Mr. Wooten was killed last year while he was stopped at an intersection on his motorcycle. He was hit from behind by a pickup truck that was being driven by John Stone of Mulberry, FL. Mr. Stone was intoxicated and […]