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Month: February 2021

Florida Hit-and-Run Fatalities Up in 2020

Hit-and-run cases were down last year in Florida, but the number of deaths from those crashes rose by 18%. To reduce these deaths, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles launched a “Stay at the Scene” campaign. The goal is to educate drivers about the dangers of hit-and-run accidents and the penalties for …

TSA Catches Man with 22 Pounds of Meth at Orlando Airport

In late January, Orlando International Airport (MCO) TSA officials caught a California man trying to board a plane with 22 pounds of crystal meth. A TSA agent conducted a random search of his bag at the gate. Police charged the man with trafficking of amphetamines over 200 grams, making it one of the largest drug …

Florida’s Impact Law Affects Personal Injury Compensation

If you have been injured in an accident due to someone else’s negligence or misconduct, you may be able to obtain compensation for your injuries and losses. However, there may be limits on the amount of money that you can get due to impact damages caps, otherwise known as impact laws, in the State of …

How Do Criminal Cases Move Through the Florida Court System?

Entering the criminal justice system as a defendant can be complicated and overwhelming, especially if you aren’t sure what to expect during your trial. Criminal defense cases have many steps, spanning from a defendant’s initial arrest up until their sentencing hearing. To get a better understanding of the process by which criminal cases are moved …

Is It Legal to Have a Dashcam in Florida?

If you were in a car accident in Florida, you probably think you need evidence to prove that the other driver was liable for the collision. However, Florida is a “no-fault state,” meaning that no matter who caused the crash, each person’s insurance company will cover part of their medical bills. Drivers may get attorneys …

Could Your License Plate Cover Lead to a Fine in Florida?

Traffic laws are meant to protect everyone on Florida roadways. There are the obvious laws—such as not drinking and driving—that are in place to prevent hazardous conditions for drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. However, there’s one law many drivers may be breaking without even realizing it. Driving down the road, you can count dozens of cars …

What Happens If I Don’t Update My Driver’s License Address After Moving in Florida?

Moving is an exciting experience, but the process can feel like a nightmare. When manifesting a fresh start in a new city, you may forget important tasks that need to be completed before your move. Between hiring movers, reviewing expenses, packing, contacting credit card issuers, and canceling utility services, there’s a lot to remember. One …

Diminished Value Claims in Florida Explained

The second you buy a car and drive it off a dealer’s lot, it loses value. This is something called “depreciation,” and it can be costly for those who plan to sell or trade-in their vehicles in the future, especially those with expensive luxurious cars. What’s more, car depreciation can be a real problem when …

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