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Can I Be Responsible for Someone Else’s Driving in Florida? 

Many people do not realize that they could be found liable for someone else’s driving. These cases arise when you allow a friend or family member to drive your car. Your vehicle insurance will act as the primary coverage, and the driver’s insurance acts as a secondary or excess insurance, if necessary. If your car …

Florida Becomes First State to Teach Kids about Trafficking Prevention

Florida has become the first state to require schools to teach K-12 students about child trafficking prevention. The state ranks third in the nation for human trafficking cases. In 2018, there 767 reported cases, nearly 20% of which involved minors. Human trafficking crimes include sex and labor trafficking, where an individual is forced or coerced …

Dog Theft on the Rise as Demand Increases During COVID-19

During the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people purchased or adopted an animal. Most looked for dogs to satisfy their need for companionship during isolation. Unfortunately, not everyone has good intentions. Since the pandemic began, more pets, like small and easy-to-grab breeds and puppies are stolen and resold by thieves. Not only are people …

What Am I Facing for My First Probation Violation?

After a court convicts someone of a crime in Florida, they can face several different penalties. Judges may sentence some criminal offenders to jail or prison, but many serve probation instead. The criminal justice system views probation as an alternative to jail. If a judge sentenced you to probation, it is essential to work with …

Understanding Your Rights If You’re Accused of Video Voyeurism

Advancement in technology moves at lightning speed. It seemed like just yesterday we had to prop up our bulky video cameras onto our shoulders if we wanted to record something. Today, we have the ability to make cameras that are the size of a fingertip, and almost everyone carries a video camera in their pocket …

Hummer in Homosassa Catches Fire Because of Gas Hoarding

Citrus County Fire Rescue has reported that a 2004 Hummer H2 went up in flames after the owners loaded it up with extra gasoline at a Homosassa fueling station. According to officials, one person was injured but refused medical attention. While the cause of the fire is still being investigated, firefighters state that 20 gallons …

Can I Sue for Domestic Abuse in Florida?

Victims of emotional domestic abuse tend to feel like the abuse they are enduring is somehow less valid than that of those suffering from physical abuse. However, emotional domestic abuse is still a form of domestic violence and is extremely harmful. Also known as psychological or mental abuse, it is a form of verbal harassment …

I Received a Grand Jury Subpoena in Florida. Now What?

If you received a federal grand jury subpoena, either you or someone you know is the target of a federal criminal investigation by the Department of Justice. To indict someone, the Constitution’s Fifth Amendment requires the use of a grand jury for all capital and infamous crimes. Essentially, all federal felonies must be indicted by …

What Types of Negligence May Be Relevant in My Personal Injury Case

Too many accident victims make the mistake of assuming they have a personal injury case just because they sustained injuries. However, to have a successful lawsuit, you must prove the other party was negligent in their actions. Understanding what negligence is and the types of negligence relevant to your injury case will be vital in …

How are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated after a Personal Injury?

If your injuries resulted from another’s negligent conduct, you have the right to pursue financial compensation for medical bills, property damage costs, and pain and suffering. Most accident victims know how much economic damages they should receive based on hospital bills and vehicle repair costs. However, you might not understand how insurance companies calculate pain …
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