Common DUI Mistakes

Common DUI Mistakes

Not Hiring an Experienced Delray Beach DUI Attorney. No person should ever represent themselves on a DUI case. There are many reasons why self-representation is a poor idea. Most importantly, a non-lawyer does not know DUI law. Experienced DUI lawyers know when the state’s case against you is strong or weak. A DUI attorney will be able…

DUI Frequently Asked Questions

DUI Frequently Asked Questions

Can a police officer stop a vehicle for any reason? No, unless the police conduct a lawful checkpoint. With the exception of a checkpoint, to lawfully stop a vehicle a police officer must have either probable cause to believe that a traffic infraction has occurred (Such as speeding or running a stop sign), or the…

Implied Consent Warning

Implied Consent Warning

A summary of Florida’s Implied Consent Statute is as follows: “Any person who accepts the privilege extended by the laws of this state of operating a motor vehicle within this state is, by so operating the vehicle, deemed to have given his or her consent to submit to an approved chemical test or physical test.…

Personal Injury Rights

Personal Injury Rights

A person is legally entitled to damages (money) as a result of someone else’s negligence. There are two different types of damages: economic and non-economic. Economic damages include compensation for past and future medical bills, lost wages, loss of earning capacity and loss of consortium. Non-economic damages include money for past and future pain and…

DHSMV and Criminal DUI Driver’s License Suspension

DHSMV and Criminal DUI Driver’s License Suspension

If you have a third DUI offence and need guidance, contact Palm  Beach County Law Firm Bottari & Doyle for legal counsel at 561-588-2781. It is important to know how both entities work to ensure that the person arrested for DUI makes the correct decisions regarding his or her driver’s license. Administrative Suspension – DHSMV…

Palm Beach Work Accident Attorney

Palm Beach Work Accident Attorney

Workers’ Compensation is a type of insurance that pays for your medical benefits and wage loss due to injuries at work. In 2013, there were approximately 3 million recordable cases of non-fatal injuries due to work related accidents in the United States. There were approximately 4,500 cases resulting in death due to work related injuries.…

Palm Beach Trucking Accident Lawyer

Palm Beach Trucking Accident Lawyer

Trucking accidents occur when large trailers (10,000) pounds or more collide with other vehicles or pedestrians. Around 500,000 trucking accidents occur annually in the United States. Approximately 5,000 fatalities occur due to these accidents. Trucking accidents cause more severe damage and injuries than typical automobile accidents due to the weight of the vehicle. A person…

BAC of .15 or Higher

BAC of .15 or Higher

If you are arrested for DUI, and your breath or blood alcohol level is a 0.15 or higher, you may be charged with an enhanced DUI. An enhanced DUI carries more severe penalties than a regular DUI. Additionally, only the instant offense is required to make a DUI enhanced. For example, a person convicted of…

Palm Beach Spinal Cord Injury Attorneys

Palm Beach Spinal Cord Injury Attorneys

There are approximately 12,000 new spinal cord injuries every year in the United States due to accidents. Spinal cord injuries primarily affect young adults; almost half of all injuries affected people between the ages of 16 and 30. Motor vehicle crashed account for approximately 36% of reported spinal cord injuries. The healthcare and living expenses…

Palm Beach Slip and Fall Attorneys

Palm Beach Slip and Fall Attorneys

Slip and falls account for 1 million hospital visits every year. Fractures are the most serious consequences of falls; 22% of slip/fall incidents resulted in more than 31 days away from work. Slip and fall cases are often challenged more by insurance carriers than automobile negligence cases. It is important to hire a Palm Beach…

Medical Providers – PIP SUITS

Medical Providers – PIP SUITS

Are you a medical provider that treats patients injured in car accidents? If so, many of your bills are getting denied or reduced by insurance carriers. At Bottari & Doyle, our attorneys work hard to get you paid. There is no upfront cost to you. We file PIP suits on behalf of medical providers throughout…

DUI Urine Test

DUI Urine Test

Driving an automobile in Florida is a privilege, not a right. Therefore, when a police officer has probable cause to arrest a driver for driving under the influence of a chemical substance or a controlled substance, he or she can ask the driver to give a urine sample to detect the presence of these substances.…