EDUCATIONAL ARTICLES FOR ACCIDENT VICTIMS AND PEOPLE CHARGED WITH DUI IN ALACHUA COUNTY AND NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA

This library contains articles that we at Meldon Law hope to be of help to you when dealing with accidents of all types, serious injuries, DUI arrests, and other criminal charges. This library is intended to be a resource for public information and help Florida drivers to protect themselves. Remember, every case is unique and these articles do not intend to give or represent legal advice for any particular case. Please feel free to give me a call at (352) 373-8000 if you have any questions about your case, or contact us. I also value your input and would like to hear from you about what topics YOU would like to have discussed here, you can email me at jmeldon@meldonlaw.com.

POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER DISCUSSED BY A LEADING ACCIDENT LAWYER IN GAINESVILLE FLORIDA.

One important factor in evaluating the damages in a personal injury or accident case is future medical expenses. In the case of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), these medical expenses can be extensive. However, unless your attorney and doctor know how to go about fully evaluating medical conditions such as PTSD, the insurance company adjuster, or […]

THE SEVEN BASIC LEGAL PHASES OF A PERSONAL INJURY CASE; PART 1

This is a brief summary of the basic steps that a top Florida personal injury attorney goes through for most personal injury or accident cases, especially those involving serious injury whether from an accident involving a rear-ender, car crash, truck wreck, big rig/semi accident, motorcycle accident, or multi vehicle pile up. The process of a […]

THE SEVEN BASIC LEGAL PHASES OF A PERSONAL INJURY CASE; PART 2

This is a brief summary of the basic steps that a top Florida personal injury attorney goes through for most personal injury or accident cases, especially those involving serious injury whether from an accident involving a rear-ender, car crash, truck wreck, big rig/semi accident, motorcycle accident, or multi vehicle pile up. The process of a […]

THE SEVEN BASIC LEGAL PHASES OF A PERSONAL INJURY CASE; PART 3

This is a brief summary of the basic steps that a top Florida personal injury attorney goes through for most personal injury or accident cases, especially those involving serious injury whether from an accident involving a rear-ender, car crash, truck wreck, big rig/semi accident, motorcycle accident, or multi vehicle pile up. The process of a […]

TEACH YOUR CHILDERN WELL; BEWARE OF THE DANGERS TEEN DRIVERS BRING TO THE ROAD.

In light of the recent American Automobile Association’s report on teen drivers being twice as likely to cause another’s death than their own in vehicle accidents, I have compiled some tips for parents on how to help your teens be safer drivers. Educate your teenage children about traffic safety! While being able to drive is […]

8 CLEVER TACTICS USED BY INSURANCE ADJUSTERS IN GAINESVILLE, OCALA AND IN ALL OF FLORIDA AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT

Here are some of the common tactics used by insurance companies that you need to be very aware of: The insurance adjuster may immediately be calling you to take a recorded statement regarding your injuries. Be careful, the objective of the adjuster is to get you make statements that may hurt your case later on. […]

TOP TEN BIGGEST MISTAKES ACCIDENT VICTIMS MAKE WHEN DEALING WITH DOCTORS AFTER AN ACCIDENT.

As a Gainesville, Florida Personal Injury Attorney, I often see legitimately injured people make these mistakes and then be unable prove their case and not receive the fair compensation that they deserve. Here are some of the common mistakes that you do NOT want to make if you want to win your personal injury case: […]

HOW CAN YOU DETERMINE THE VALUE OF YOUR PERSONAL INJURY, CAR, MOTORCYCLE, TRUCK ACCIDENT OR WRONGFUL DEATH CASE. OR: WHAT IS MY CASE WORTH?

People often ask me to tell them what I think their personal injury or car, motorcycle or truck accident case is worth. I have to explain to them the many variables that go into answering this most important question. One of the first things I find need to find out is how much insurance is […]

NOT BUCKLING IN UP IN FLORIDA COULD SOON BECOME A PRIMARY OFFENSE; HOUSE BILL 1’S PROGRESS.

The Dori Slosberg and Katie Marchetti Safety Belt Law, House Bill 1, has passed the first House Committee on March 4, 2009. The Bill would make failure to wear a seat belt a primary offense, thus allowing police to pull over adult drivers solely for not wearing their seat belts. If it becomes law, the […]

WHAT ARE THE PROPER INTERSECTION RULES IN FLORIDA?

According to Florida law, http://law.onecle.com/florida/motor-vehicles/316.123.html, the first thing to look for at an intersection is a stop or yield sign. These signs are clear indicators of who should go first. The law clearly states that a driver should allow another who entered the intersection first, or someone who looks as if they are not going […]