Sprague Family Opens Home and Heart

Posted on Monday, April 9th, 2018

Being a Presenting Sponsor for the upcoming Guardian ad Litem’s largest fundraiser, There’s No Place Home means much more than just writing a check for Coker Law.  Providing a voice for children in foster care or caught in the court system is a very personal mission for the firm and its partners. PERSONAL CONNECTION After […]

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Avid Athlete Receives Winning Verdict

Posted on Monday, March 26th, 2018

Nothing was more exciting to Sequana Beale than being busy, social and challenging herself. “I loved to play tennis, cycle, run, boot camp, scuba diving, fishing, hunting, camping, entertaining,” said Sequana. “I even participated in Registers Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa, it’s the oldest bike tour in America.” Lacing up and hitting the road […]

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Insurance Attorney Turns to Coker Law for a Win

Posted on Monday, March 26th, 2018

It was a Sunday afternoon, in March of 2012, and Ray Roebuck was already thinking of the next afternoon he could spend on the golf course. An avid golfer, the course was where he felt most at home. In fact, it was where he and his son Seth had some of their most meaningful conversations […]

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Golfer Gets Verdict That Gets Her Back on the Greens

Posted on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Rhonda Ferguson’s life was certainly a busy one.  A professional golfer, with a passion for teaching golf to women and children, she was either on the greens or on the road bringing the love of the game to everyone she could.  In her spare time, she took in the sights internationally with her husband, whose […]

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Flying Chunks of Ice Can Kill

Posted on Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

With the Great East Coast Blizzard of 2016 having just blasted through the East Coast, now is a great time to remember and consider the dangers of driving on icy winter roads. The statistics from various government and industry resources clearly show that driving in icy conditions can be deadly. Most drivers know to drive […]

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Collision Avoidance Systems Save Lives

Posted on Monday, November 2nd, 2015

In the last month, dozens of people in the U.S. were killed and many more severely injured when their vehicles were rear-ended by tractor trailer drivers that were distracted, fatigued or just not paying attention.  In March 2015, Dexter Culclager lost his wife and three children when they were inexplicably rear-ended by an 80,000-pound semi and […]

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Increase in Southeast Ports Container Traffic Making Our Roads Even More Dangerous

Posted on Thursday, October 29th, 2015

The substantial increase in container traffic to our Southeastern Ports has had a direct correlation with the increase in the number of tractor trailers and serious crashes on our highways.  The traffic fatalities in Florida and Georgia this year are at near record levels and it is only October.  A number of factors have come […]

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NASCAR Fan Safety: Is buying a ticket to a NASCAR race becoming risky business?

Posted on Monday, August 10th, 2015

A 3500-pound racecar leaves the track and goes airborne, hurdling through space at 200 miles per hour toward the grandstands packed with thousands of spectators. What goes up, must come down, and for an increasing number of NASCAR fans in recent years, cars leaving the track has meant fans leaving the stands on stretchers with […]

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Time to Demand Stricter Trucking Safety Regulations

Posted on Friday, June 26th, 2015

Last weekend, the third multi-fatality tractor trailer vs passenger vehicle crash occurred on Georgia I-16, a small interstate that connects Atlanta to the coast. Three people died in that crash, bringing the total to 13 people killed in three crashes in two months on I-16, a staggering statistic listing I-16 among the deadliest roads in America […]

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Fatal I-95 Tractor Trailer Crash Underscores Need for Side Underride Legislation

Posted on Monday, May 11th, 2015

A horrific fatal crash occurred this morning on I-95 North, just south of Jacksonville. Our thoughts are with the people and families involved. Initial reports indicate that a semi truck jack-knifed after trying to avoid another stopped tractor trailer in a road construction zone.  A passenger SUV was unable to stop and drove under the […]

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