Property Damage Liability In Florida

Property Damage Liability In Florida

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 property damage insurer may declare the damaged vehicle a total…

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…

DUI Attorneys Palm Beach and Broward County

DUI Attorneys Palm Beach and Broward County

A person arrested for a DUI often has little or no criminal record, and in many cases the driver arrested simply made a mistake. People make mistakes, but mistakes do not have to ruin a person’s life. Other times, the arresting officer was wrong, and the person actually wasn’t drunk or under the influence. DUI convictions carry…

Palm Beach Wrongful Death Lawyers

Palm Beach Wrongful Death Lawyers

Tragically, many people die in accidents due to another person’s negligence or wrongdoing. During these hard times, the deceased’s family members very often are not thinking about recovering compensation from the negligent party. Florida law allows for family members of the deceased to recover compensation. Recovering money can help to lift the financial burden imposed…

Driving Under The Influence: Proving DUI

The National Highway and Traffic Administration reports 10,076 people died in drunk driving crashes in 2013. It is no wonder that those convicted of DUI face many harsh penalties. However, in order to be convicted of DUI, a defendant must either plead no contest or guilty, or force a prosecutor to prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt to a jury.