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Gainesville Police Department (GPD) officers were dispatched to a two-car accident that occurred at the intersection of SW 26th avenue and West university avenue. One of the vehicles involved in the accident left the scene prior to the arrival of Gainesville Police officers. The vehicle was later located in a…

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How Can Discovery Impact Your Case? Discovery is more than just a report or a statement, it is a process. Typically, after a person is arrested for an offense an attorney files a not guilty plea and then files a demand or notice of intent to participate in discovery. The…

DUI lawyer Needed

Learn How a Drunk Driving Lawyer Can Help You Consuming alcohol impairs an individual’s reasoning, muscle coordination, and cognitive skills. All of which are critical to the safe operation of a motor vehicle. When individuals decide to consume alcohol and get behind the wheel, they may face the consequences of…

truck accident Blind Spots

Blind spots are inherent in the design of every motor vehicle. Blind spots are areas around the vehicle where the driver’s visibility is inhibited. Most motor vehicles are equipped with rearview or side mirrors and newer models even include backup cameras. These safety measures increase a driver’s visibility and decrease…

Florida DUI Lawyers

Perhaps you’ve heard of field sobriety tests, which police often ask individuals to perform if the officers suspect that the individual is or has been driving under the influence of alcohol. However, do you know what these tests consist of? Do you know if they are an accurate way of…

Florida DUI Lawyers

More than 5,000 confirmed crashes involving alcohol-impaired drivers occur in Florida each year, resulting in thousands of injuries and hundreds of fatalities. Beyond the accident statistics, however, there are also serious consequences for those who have been accused of drinking and driving. If you’ve been arrested on suspicion of driving…

(Answer: Don’t) According to the CDC, someone dies every 50 minutes because of impaired driving. Across the nation, driving under the influence causes approximately one out of every three traffic deaths. Statistics show that 28 percent of fatal crashes in December—around the holidays—involved impaired drivers. In Florida, 32,177 arrests for…