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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 […]

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 […]

Disaster Strikes Again: Another Hit and Run Fatality in Polk County

Yet another life has been claimed by a hit-and-run collision in Polk County, and this time a local deputy was injured in the process. On Saturday, October 29th, Jessica Enchautegui-Otero was traveling on SR 60 when her vehicle left the road and struck a tree. She suffered minor injuries, and went back up onto the median of […]

Protecting Our Pedestrians: Hit-and-Run Claims Another Life in Lakeland

This week has seen yet another fatality caused by a hit-and-run accident here in Lakeland. Sadly, in this case, a suspect has yet to be found, and the family of the woman killed has no closure or information. On October 6th at 6:30 AM a Black Ford F-150 (likely a 2004-2008 model) heading toward U.S. […]

Hit and Run Accidents: What Victims Need to Know

Being involved in a car accident of any kind is distressing and a headache for everyone involved. However, being involved in a hit and run is exponentially more stressful, especially if the driver at fault is never found. Victims of these types of collisions are often left fighting their own insurance companies for compensation to […]


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