Arraignment in South Florida: FAQs

Posted by Daniel BottariOct 06, 20200 Comments

If you are facing a charge for a felony or misdemeanor crime, one of the first steps in the legal process will be the Arraignment. Most defendants are unsure whether or not they need a criminal defense attorney for the Arraignment. In fact, what to expect at the Arraignment is one of the most fr...

Withhold of Adjudication in Florida: FAQs

Posted by Daniel BottariJul 28, 20200 Comments

If you or a loved one has been arrested or charged with a crime, contact the experienced criminal defense attorneys at Bottari & Doyle for a free case evaluation. A criminal charge is a serious accusation against your name, and as trusted criminal lawyers for South Florida, we understand when so...

Can I Get a DUI on Private Property in Florida?

Posted by Daniel BottariJul 27, 20200 Comments

This is a question that I am often asked by clients and people who interested in DUI law. The answer is yes, you can still get a DUI if the vehicle is on private property. The legal authority for this is Florida Statute 316.193. Pursuant to Florida Statute 316.193, a person is, “guilty of drivin...

Florida Poker Debt Collection Lawyer

Posted by Daniel BottariJul 20, 20200 Comments

Do your poker loans to other players remain unpaid? Has your backing agreement been breached by a player you staked? You do have legal recourse against these players. This recent article for poker website, Upswing Poker, explains some of your options to get your money back from these players. Th...

How to Get a DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving in Florida

Posted by Daniel BottariMay 20, 20200 Comments

Oftentimes clients who are facing their first charge of Driving Under the Influence will come to us and ask, “Is it possible to get my DUI reduced to Reckless Driving?” Regardless of whether it's your first DUI or not, if you've been arrested for a DUI in South Florida you may be wondering how t...

West Palm Beach Gun Lawyers

Posted by Daniel BottariMay 15, 20200 Comments

If you have been arrested or charged for a gun crime in South Florida, it's in your best interest to have an experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side. Even if you have done nothing wrong, if you have been accused of a federal firearm offense or are being investigated for using a gun duri...

State Farm Claims for Car Accidents in South Florida

Posted by Daniel BottariMay 01, 20200 Comments

State Farm is the largest auto insurance company in the United States, and it has several subsidiaries, including: State Farm Fire and Casualty Company and State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company. We have seen these two companies write the most State Farm policies for Florida drivers. In ...

Know Your Criminal Defense Rights in South Florida

Posted by Daniel BottariApr 22, 20200 Comments

The United States Constitution provides protections through the 4th, 5th, and 6th Amendments to people accused of committing crimes. The Fourth Amendment states, “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall...

5 Most Common Mistakes After a DUI

Posted by Daniel BottariApr 21, 20200 Comments

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 agains...

Delray Beach Homeowner’s Insurance Claims

Posted by Daniel BottariApr 16, 20200 Comments

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Has your home been damaged due to a storm, water pipe burst, fire, hurricane, vandalism or other event? Your insurance company might deny or pay an insufficient amount of money to cover the damage to your home. The attorneys at Bottari & Doyle handle property da...

What to Do after a Car Accident in Delray Beach

Posted by Daniel BottariOct 17, 20190 Comments

If you've been injured in a car accident, first call 911. Then, watch our helpful video guide below to learn about the recommended steps to take after a serious car accident, motorcycle, bike, or truck injury in South Florida. Remember: in the state of Florida, a person is legally entitled to dam...

Fort Lauderdale Scooter Accident Lawyers

Posted by Daniel BottariAug 21, 20190 Comments

You have probably seen the tremendous growth of electric scooters in South Florida cities like Fort Lauderdale. These electric scooters serve as a cheap and easy way to get around town. Unfortunately, they can also lead to injuries and even death when riders are struck by a motor vehicle. Most r...

Delray Beach Diminished Value Claims Lawyer

Posted by Daniel BottariMar 19, 20190 Comments

Diminished value insurance claims allow car owners to recover the difference between a car's pre-accident value and its value after repairs. In the state of Florida, you can file a diminished value claim when you're not at fault for an accident. Diminished value claims help you recoup some of yo...

Delray Beach Uninsured Motorist Lawyer

Posted by Daniel BottariFeb 09, 20190 Comments

Having uninsured motorist coverage is the best way to protect you from an uninsured driver or an at-fault driver that has only the minimum insurance limits. After dealing with the trauma and potential injuries of a serious car accident, the last thing you want to worry about is the other driver'...

Soft Tissue Injuries in Car Accidents

Posted by Daniel BottariJan 27, 20190 Comments

The most common injuries that we see from car accidents are soft tissue injuries. Soft tissue injuries include damage to tendons, ligaments and muscles.  These injuries are usually caused by strains, sprains and bruising.  Very often, we see clients who have suffered herniated discs from the tra...

Insurance Adjusters

Posted by Daniel BottariJan 27, 20190 Comments

Insurance adjusters evaluate insurance claims to assess how much a claim is worth. Insurance adjusters who handle personal injury claims will review the injured person's medical records, injuries, out of pocket expenses and lost wages to assign a numerical range to the settlement value of a case...

Property Damage Liability In Florida

Posted by Daniel BottariNov 01, 20180 Comments

Property Damage insurance pays to fix a vehicle damaged by the at-fault driver.  Florida law requires vehicle owners to purchase a minimum of $10,000 of property damage insurance.  Failure to keep insurance may result in the vehicle owner's license being suspended.  Additionally, in Florida, the...

Rental Car Company and Liability for Negligence

Posted by Daniel BottariAug 24, 20180 Comments

The general rule in Florida is that the owner of the vehicle is liable for the negligence of the driver. For example, if Tom lends his car to John, and John hits Bob, Bob can make a claim against both Tom's insurance policy and John's insurance policy. Tom's insurance policy pays first up to the...

Vehicle Owner Liability For Car Accidents in Florida

Posted by Daniel BottariAug 10, 20180 Comments

Florida law states the owner of a vehicle is vicariously liable for the negligence of its driver. For example, let's assume John lends his car to Tom.  Tom rear-ends Matt and Matt gets injured.  Matt can sue both John (the owner) of the vehicle and Tom (the permissive user) of the vehicle. John'...

2017 Florida Traffic Statistics

Posted by Daniel BottariJun 07, 20180 Comments

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 i...

Abogados de Muerte Injusta en Palm Beach

Posted by Daniel BottariMar 15, 20180 Comments

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 familiar...

Abogados de dui palm beach y broward county

Posted by Daniel BottariMar 15, 20180 Comments

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 e...

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