What if I am Injured by an Out-of-State Driver?

Florida remains one of the highest states for tourism in America. As a result of this business, Florida sees millions of out-of-state drivers cross its borders each year. In most cases, out-of-state drivers carry insurance from their home state, which is almost always different than the required coverage for Florida. But if you or someone Read More

Changing DUI Laws

Last year, Utah made national headlines when they passed into law the most stringent DUI laws in the country. As it stands right now, in order for an officer to consider a driver “under the influence,” the individual’s blood alcohol content, or BAC, must exceed the national limit of 0.08%. But Utah dropped that number Read More

What is a No Fault State?

If you’ve been in a car accident, the most important thing to know about Florida law is that Florida is a no-fault car insurance state. That means, if you’ve been injured as a result of that accident, you’ll need to first turn to your own car insurance coverage to get compensation for your injuries and Read More

What is a Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney?

The Florida Bar is the one and only organization that licenses attorneys in the state of Florida and allows those attorneys to practice law in our courts. The Florida Bar is governed by the Supreme Court of Florida. Therefore, anyone who practices law in the state of Florida must be a member of The Florida Read More

Hurricane Labor

When Florida residents heard rumor of Hurricane Irma, most began flocking to the shelves of every major grocery store and department store in the hopes of finding water, food, and supplies for any lasting power outage. But rushing off to the store, preparing your home, or even fleeing the area requires time away from work. Read More

Betty Ford and the ERA

Saturday will mark six years from the death of Betty Ford, a woman whose name has arguably surpassed the title of her husband, former President Gerald Ford, who died in 2006. She is remembered largely for the mark she left on those who struggle with substance abuse, founding the Betty Ford Clinic in 1982. But Read More

Ignition Interlocks

When someone chooses to drink and drive, we all know they are putting our lives and the lives of those we love at risk. And should someone get caught driving under the influence and receive an official DUI, what Florida precautions are in place to ensure they do not get back on the road or Read More

The Minimum Threshold

For quite some time, Florida residents have gotten familiar with our no-fault system. Residents also know that it is required, by law, to have personal injury protection, or PIP, paying upwards of $10,000 regardless of who is at fault in the accident. Anyone wishing to pay additional dollars for bodily injury coverage is asking for Read More

Darling Suit Nears End

On February 26, 2001, FSU Freshman Devaughn Darling collapsed near the end of an early morning Seminole football drill. About an hour later, doctors at the Tallahassee Memorial Regional Medical Center pronounced him dead. Although he had been sick in the days preceding and had also mentioned chest pains to several peers in the moments Read More

SCOTUS Confirmation Process

The legal process can often seem arduous and overcomplicated. But there is a reason the law takes time. People can be hasty decision makers and checks are almost always in place to protect against our natural impulsiveness. With that said, the confirmation of a Supreme Court Justice is an equally drawn out affair and the Read More