Monthly Archives: October 2014

Protect Yourself from Personal Injury Claims at Home

Protect Yourself from Personal Injury Claims at Home Home is where the heart is….but it’s also where many injuries happen. If someone is injured on your property, they may be able to bring a claim against you. This purpose of this article is to get you thinking about some of the common ways people are injured in residential settings so Continue Reading...

I-75 Tractor-Trailer Crash Highlights Trucking Dangers

http://www.dispartilaw.com/2014/09/75-tractor-trailer-crash-highlights-trucking-dangers/ I-75 Tractor-Trailer Crash Highlights Trucking Dangers A recent tractor-trailer accident that temporarily closed Interstate 75 during rush hour and injured the truck’s driver is a reminder of the dangers motorists face each day on Tampa area roadways. A 43-year-old truck driver from St. Petersburg was hauling a load of used vegetable oil southbound on I-75 on Sept. 18 when Continue Reading...

Should Liberian Man With Ebola Be Prosecuted?

  Should Liberian Man With Ebola Be Prosecuted? I try not to do fear. Yes, taking on fear is a choice. I tell myself that fear is nothing more than an acronym meaning “False Evidence Appearing Real.” Still, this Ebola outbreak has me rather concerned, with good reason. It’s the largest Ebola outbreak on record. Health officials are struggling to Continue Reading...

Must a Judge Order Holiday Time Sharing?

MUST A JUDGE ORDER HOLIDAY TIME SHARING?A recent case from the Second District Court of Appeals addressed whether it is mandatory to include holiday time sharing in a court ordered parenting plan. In Mills v. Mills, the trial court did not order holiday time sharing when it entered a parenting plan for the parties. The appellate court found that to Continue Reading...

Broward County BSO Deputy Facing Severe Criminal Charges

http://www.crime-lawyers.com/2014/09/09/broward-county-bso-d… Broward County BSO Deputy Facing Severe Criminal Charges The Sun Sentinel reports that Broward County veteran BSO Deputy, Eduardo Mesa, is in hot water these days. Mesa is accused of pilfering prescription drugs from a dead man’s belongings. The Sheriff’s office has released details of the event explaining that the charges Mesa faces are followed by the discovery of Continue Reading...

Clermont Drug Bust Results in Charges Against 74 Suspected Dealers

Clermont Drug Bust Results in Charges Against 74 Suspected Dealers A ring of 74 suspected drug dealers allegedly infiltrating Lake County with cocaine, heroin and prescription pills have been charged with various drug-related charges. These arrests come after a four-month undercover investigation where the Lake County Sheriff’s Office claims the members of the drug ring were caught red handed. The Continue Reading...

Will a Florida Judge Order a Doggy Custody Schedule?

Will a Florida Judge Order a Doggy Custody Schedule? When two people are getting divorced in Florida, and they have one or more minor children, a custody schedule (now known in Florida as a time-sharing schedule) must be established. Approximately 90-95% of all cases settle at some point (whether it is before the filing of a petition for divorce or Continue Reading...

The Police Need a Warrant to Search Your Cell Phone

http://www.justiceflorida.com/police-need-warrant-search-cell-phone/ The Police Need a Warrant to Search Your Cell Phone In the case of Riley versus California, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the police generally may not, without a warrant, search the contents of a cell phone that is taken from someone who has been arrested. The facts in the Riley case are as follows: David Riley Continue Reading...

Aggravated Battery With a Deadly Weapon and Cars

Aggravated Battery With a Deadly Weapon and Cars In Florida, you can commit the crime of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon if you use your car to hit someone else’s car when they are inside it.  For example, if you use your car to hit someone else’s car and the person in the other car  is injured, or if he had Continue Reading...

A Dangerous State: Florida’s Top 20 Most Dangerous Cities

A Dangerous State: Florida’s Top 20 Most Dangerous Cities According to the most recent FBI Crime report, Florida is home to some pretty dangerous cities. The top 20 cities that were found to have the most violent crimes and property crimes are as follows:  Miami Beach, Florida With a population of 91,066, the total reported crimes were found to be 109.47 Continue Reading...
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