Dog Bites in Florida

Dog Bites in Florida

Florida law states that the owner of a dog is responsible for any bites caused to another person. Florida is a strict liability state for dog bites.  This is the case even if the dog does not have a prior violent history.  However, the owner is not liable for any bites, if the owner had…

DUI Accidents

DUI Accidents

There are approximately 30 people who die every day in automobile accident crashes involving an impaired driver.   In fact, approximately 11,000 people per year die in automobile accidents with an impaired driver.  In 2017, the police arrested approximately 1 million drivers for DUI for drugs or alcohol.   In Florida, there are approximately 50,000 to 60,000…

2017 Florida Traffic Statistics

2017 Florida Traffic Statistics

In 2017, there were approximately 387,000 total crashes in the State of Florida. Of those crashes, approximately 160,000 resulted in personal injuries.  Broward County and Miami-Dade County had the highest amount of crashes.  There were about 40,000 crashes in Broward County and 60,000 crashes in Miami. The most dangerous intersections in Florida were located in:…

Abogados de Muerte Injusta en Palm Beach

Trágicamente, muchas personas mueren en accidentes debido a la negligencia o maldad de otra persona. Durante estos tiempos difíciles, los miembros de la familia del fallecido a menudo no están pensando en recuperar la compensación de la parte negligente. La ley de Florida permite que los familiares del fallecido recuperen la indemnización. Recuperar dinero puede…

Abogados de dui palm beach y broward county

Una persona arrestada por DUI a menudo tiene poco o ningún registro de antecedentes penales, y en muchos casos el conductor arrestado simplemente cometió un error. La gente comete errores, pero los errores no tienen por qué arruinar la vida de una persona. Otras veces, el oficial que lo arrestó estaba equivocado, y la persona…

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…