Parties: Ceballos v. Polk County Sheriff’s Office, et al.
Florida Injury Attorneys: Frank Fernandez and Jennifer Fernandez of the Fernandez Firm.
Age/Sex/Occupation of Plaintiff: 46 / Male / Truck Driving Trainer
Negligence: Jury verdict on behalf of a 52-year-old Mexican immigrant who suffered low back injuries as a result of two separate car accidents, the first involving the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the second involving an underinsured driver. The first collision involved a vehicle driven by Polk County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Kincaid and the pedestrian Plaintiff who was attempting to render first aid at a roadside collision and occurred in the median on State Road 60, in Polk County, Florida, on October 19, 2003. The second subsequent car collision occurred when an underinsured driver rear-ended the Plaintiff while he was stopped at a red light at the intersection of Highway 39 and Trapnell Road, in Tampa, Florida, on October 31, 2007. As a result of these collisions the Plaintiff sustained multiple injuries including a laceration to his right forearm and hand and a post traumatic right-sided low back disc herniation resulting in a permanent injury.