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Swope Law, P.L. was originally formed in 2008 as Swope & Bright, P.A. when attorneys Scott Swope and Margaret Bright joined forces. In 2012, the firm name changed to Swope Law, P.L. when Scott and Margie got married. This husband and wife team focus their law practice on representing people who have been injured in car crashes, motorcycle crashes, truck crashes, bicycle accidents, and pedestrian accidents. Initial consultations are always free and their clients pay nothing until they are able to recover money for their injuries. In-home consultations are available for clients who have transportation problems or whose injuries make it difficult to travel.
December 10, 2016 – Jason Miller was killed in in a head-on crash that occurred on US 19. A vehicle driven by Terrell Salerno reportedly crossed the median into the path of Miller’s vehicle. Florida Statute 316.081 states that “a vehicle shall be driven upon the right half of the roadway, except as follows: (a) When overtaking and passing another vehicle proceeding in the same direction under the rules governing such movement; (b) When an obstruction exists making it necessary to drive to the left of the center of the highway; provided any person so doing shall yield the right-of-way to all…
April 29, 2016 – Mark Riendeau was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a truck driven by Russell Kirchoff at the intersection of 66th Street and 94th Avenue North. Riendeau was reportedly southbound on 66th Street on his motorcycle when Kirchoff attempted to make a left turn from northbound 66th Street onto 94th Avenue. Florida Statute 316.122, titled “Vehicle turning left,” states that “The driver of a vehicle intending to turn to the left within an intersection or into an alley, private road, or driveway shall yield the right-of-way to any vehicle approaching from the opposite direction, or vehicles lawfully passing…