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…

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.