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Date:September 28, 2018
Risk on the Water: Preventing Jet Ski Accidents

With the warm summer weather and beautiful blue skies, many people hit the beach to get some sun or to enjoy one of the many water sports available to vacationers. However, water activities can cause injury, or even turn deadly, if proper safety precautions are ignored. The improper use of jet skis in particular can […]

PI Attorney GA
Date:September 14, 2018
Do I Need a Lawyer in a No Fault Insurance State?

In the state of Florida, there’s a “no fault” accident law. Essentially, this law means that in the case of an accident, each driver is responsible for contacting their insurance companies to pay for the cost of lost wages, medical expenses, and other fees associated with the accident. Thanks to this no fault law, a […]

Date:August 10, 2018
DUIs and ADHD

Have you ever wondered if someone could be pulled over or even charged for driving under the influence (DUI) without actually being drunk? For a person with ADHD there is a chance this could happen. The methods used by officers when deciding whether to pull someone over or arrest them for DUI can be inaccurate […]

Criminal Defense Lawyers Florida
Date:July 10, 2018
South Florida Man Demonstrates How NOT to Act at a DUI Stop

Reports indicate that before a 48-year-old man was arrested, he first fled from police and then, once stopped, exited his vehicle and chugged a beer. The man was arrested and faces numerous criminal charges, including: Felony driving under the influence (DUI) Driving with a suspended license Failing to submit a breath sample Fleeing from a […]

DUI Lawyer Ocala FL
Date:June 25, 2018
Cruise Ship Excursion Tours

Cruise Ship Excursion Tours Ask people who work a full-time job how much vacation time they have and many, if not most, will respond, “Not nearly enough!” As hardworking Americans, we highly value our vacation time and want to make sure that we get the most out of every single vacation that we take, whether […]

Date:April 9, 2018
Crash Illustrates the Severe Risks of Rear-End Collisions

You’ve probably heard someone call a rear-end collision a “fender-bender.” This name incorrectly implies that rear-end collisions are not serious accidents and cause only minor damage to the fenders of vehicles. However, many people who have been in this type of accident know from experience that it can cause serious injuries. One tragic crash involving […]

Car Accident Lawyers Gainesville
Date:April 3, 2018
Questions You Should Ask the Law Firm You Are Considering Hiring

A car accident can be scary, especially if it’s the first time you’ve had to deal with everything that comes along with it. Many of my clients have little idea what to do immediately afterward (PRO TIP: everyone reading this blog should immediately download or order our book “Seven Mistakes that Can Wreck Your Florida […]

Personal Injury Law Firm Florida
Date:March 30, 2018
Auto Accident Data for Florida

Each year, the State of Florida releases statistics regarding auto accidents throughout the Sunshine State for the previous year. As 2018 comes into full swing, it can help to look back at the prevalence of auto accidents and injuries and to find ways to increase safety on the roads. The following are some statistics regarding […]

Car Accident Lawyers Ft. Lauderdale
Date:March 27, 2018
Bitcoin, Explained

Over 400 years ago Turkish traders introduced the brightly colored Tulip flower to the Dutch and all the Germanic people wanted to get their hands on this “rare” commodity. The spark of Tulip mania or as the Dutch refer to as, “tulpenmanie,” is very similar to today’s Bitcoin rage: they’re novel, a limited supply, and […]

Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Florida Attorneys
Date:March 21, 2018
Planning Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale? Know about DUI Laws

The spring break crowd in Ft. Lauderdale in 2017 was one of the biggest – and rowdiest – crowds the city has seen in a long time. Police received numerous calls regarding public intoxication, drugs, fighting, and other disorderly conduct and in response, the city has spent the past year enacting stricter rules for the […]

DUI Lawyers Ft. Lauderdale
Date:March 12, 2018
Self-Defense for Claims Stemming from Domestic Violence

Meldon Law has helped protect both victims and the accused of Domestic Violence for over 30 years. While Domestic Violence (“DV”) is more often associated with criminal charges, those brought by the State of Florida in a criminal prosecution, it is important to remember for both victims and the accused that civil claims, those brought […]

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyers
Date:February 27, 2018
Know the Statute of Limitations for a Florida DUI

If you are arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), you will be held in jail for up to eight hours until officers believe you are no longer impaired. Often, you will leave jail with a court date for you first hearing regarding DUI charges. In other situations, however, you may leave jail […]

Ft. Lauderdale DUI Attorneys
Date:February 23, 2018
Single-Car Crashes – Not Always the Driver’s Fault

There was a grisly scene on Florida’s Turnpike in nearby Lauderhill at 5:00 a.m. on January 14th. Emergency crews responded to a crash report and had to remove the roof of the vehicle to free the driver trapped inside. The driver was then taken by helicopter to Broward Health Medical Center and reports indicated the […]

Car Accident Lawyers Florida
Date:January 22, 2018
Chain Reaction Crashes in Ocala

Every car accident is different, and some can involve many different factors and vehicles. One recent accident on Interstate 75 in Ocala demonstrates the complicated nature of chain reaction crashes. On December 9, an older driver was reportedly driving slowly in the left lane of the interstate. A pickup truck driver—not expecting such a slow […]

Car Accident Lawyer in Ocala
Date:January 16, 2018
Truck Accident and Fire in Gainesville

In early December, a semi-truck carrying packages for the U.S. Postal Service crashed into another large semi-truck near Gainesville in the wee hours of the morning. The mail truck then burst into flames, destroying all of the packages on the truck, many of them probably holiday gifts. However, the packages were only one loss resulting […]

Gainesville Truck Accident Lawyer