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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 accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, bicycle accidents, and pedestrian accidents. Initial consultations are always free and their clients pay nothing unless 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.
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…
April 25, 2016 – Janelle Osborn was killed when her vehicle was struck on the driver side by a vehicle driven by Charles Templeton northbound on US 19. Templeton reportedly veered off the road, onto the shoulder, and into the side of Osborn’s vehicle, which was stopped at the stop sign on Highland Acres Drive. Larry Reed was a passenger in Osborn’s vehicle and he was reportedly critically injured. Florida Statute 316.1925, titled “Careless driving,” states that “Any person operating a vehicle upon the streets or highways within the state shall drive the same in a careful and prudent manner,…