My.Attorney discusses the best ways to keep motorcyclists safe on Florida roads.

How Can We Keep Motorcyclists Safe on Florida Roads?

There were 8,706 motorcycle crashes in Florida in 2018. For the same year, there were 497 motorcycle fatalities in Florida. These steep numbers are despite motorcycle safety campaigns like “Look twice, save a life.” Motorcycle safety advocates are right; we all need to take steps to keep motorcyclists safe on the road. Improving safety for […]

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My.Attorney gives an overview of what are considered no-zones for large trucks.

What Are the Large Truck No-Zones?

Sharing the road with tractor-trailers and large commercial vehicles is just a part of life. When you are traveling in close proximity to these vehicles, you get a good idea of the force they potentially pack. The size and weight of a tractor-trailer have the potential for truly devastating consequences for any other vehicle that […]

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My.Attorney discusses the most common defenses to a DUI charge in Florida.

Common Defenses to a DUI Charge

Depending on prior convictions, facing a DUI charge can mean large fines, potential jail time, and even the loss of your driving privileges. Additionally, a DUI conviction will stay on your record. There is a lot at stake if you have been charged with a DUI. Just because you have been charged with a DUI, […]

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My.Attorney gives an overview of the gray divorce process in Florida.

Gray Divorce in Florida

Q: What is a “gray” divorce? If you’re over the age of 50 and are getting divorced in Florida, you are part of a demographic undergoing what’s called a “gray” divorce. The term was coined based on the hair color often associated with older folks. With so many couples living all their married years in […]

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My.Attorney discusses how you should understand Florida automobile accident lawsuits.

Understanding Florida Automobile Accident Lawsuits

Q: When can I sue for personal injuries from a car accident? Florida personal injury attorneys help those who are seriously injured due to the negligent, reckless, or intentional actions or inactions of another person or entity who owed and breached a duty of care to them. If the victim can prove the other person […]

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My.Attorney discusses what you should expect during a personal injury case in Florida.

What to Expect During Your Personal Injury Case

If you are injured because of another party’s negligence or wrongdoing, you may have questions about filing a personal injury claim. Because the steps you take following an injury or accident can have a significant impact on the final outcome of your claim, it is usually a wise decision to consult a Florida personal injury […]

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My.Attorney discusses how wrongful termination is handled in Florida.

Wrongful Termination

Florida is an at-will employment state. This means that employers have the right to fire, hire, demote, promote, and discipline employees for a very broad range of reasons. This makes it rare and difficult, but not impossible to bring a wrongful termination action in Florida. There are certain reasons for terminating an employee that will […]

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My.Attorney discusses Florida's new distracted driving laws that are supposed to prevent texting while driving.

Florida’s New Distracted Driving Laws

Distracted driving has been a major problem on U.S. roads. The devastation people have caused because they are trying to do something on their phones while driving is severe and it was only getting worse. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, more than 170 crashes in 2018 alone were caused […]

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My.Attorney discusses what your Miranda rights are and when a police officer should give them.

Miranda Rights

The result of a 1966 Supreme Court case, Miranda rights are those rights law enforcement must relay to a person before custodial interrogation. You are probably at least somewhat familiar with Miranda rights as they always come up in television and movies. It usually goes something like this, “You have the right to remain silent. […]

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My.Attorney discusses the most common defenses for a criminal charge.

Most Common Defenses to a Criminal Charge

If you are facing a criminal charge, it can be all too easy to be consumed with the stress of the situation and give up hope. Don’t do this. There are many viable defenses to criminal charges. A criminal charge does not mean you will end up with a criminal conviction that will end up […]

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