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Monthly Archives: November 2021

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Car Accidents Caused By Speeding

By Meldon Law |

Going fast in a hot rod or sports car may seem like a fun way to spend an evening. Some drivers even race with others to see who can go the fastest. However, speed kills, and the statistics back up this claim. In 2019, 9,478 people in the United States were killed by speed…. Read More

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Treatment For Brain Injuries

By Meldon Law |

Impact from a car accident, slip and fall, or blow to the head can cause a traumatic brain injury. A brain injury occurs when the delicate tissues and structures inside of the head are damaged.  When the brain suffers an injury, there is often inflammation or bleeding involved. A severe brain injury can lead… Read More

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Man Killed In Milton Motorcycle Crash

By Meldon Law |

Motorcycles need to be aware of their surroundings while driving. This means they need to avoid driving too closely to other vehicles. A sudden stop can lead to a fatal rear-end crash. This was recently the case in Milton, when a motorcyclist was killed in a crash. The 33-year-old man died after rear-ending a… Read More

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Are Pre-Trial Intervention And Deferred Prosecution The Same?

By Meldon Law |

Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) and deferred prosecution (DP) are both programs that most State Attorney’s Offices have that allow a person to have their case dropped if they successfully complete the terms of the agreement. Each State Attorney’s Office operates differently, while some offer Deferred Prosecution agreements for a misdemeanor offense and Pre-Trial Intervention agreements… Read More

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Unlawful Carry Of Concealed Firearm

By Meldon Law |

In the State of Florida, a person may carry a concealed firearm, as long as they have a valid concealed weapons permit (CWP), if a person has a concealed firearm and they don’t have a CWP they can be charged with a third (3rd) degree felony which carries a maximum penalty of five (5)… Read More

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What happens At First Appearance?

By Meldon Law |

               In the State of Florida when a person is arrested a person is set to see a Judge within a twenty-four-hour period (24) barring some unusual circumstance. In certain counties there is a set bond or bail schedule, this allows for an officer to give the defendant a pre-determined bond or bail amount… Read More

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DUI Cases On The Rise In Southwest Florida

By Meldon Law |

Motorists know that drinking and driving is irresponsible. Yet, many people do it anyway. You would think that this crime would decrease over time, but in some places, it’s getting worse. Take Southwest Florida, for instance. Drunk driving is a growing trend there, with the area set to break records this year for the… Read More

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Weird Parking Job Leads To DUI Arrest

By Meldon Law |

Intoxication can affect a person’s judgment and make it harder for them to do various tasks, including parking. A Florida man was recently arrested for DUI after his unusual parking job. On August 30, police in Clearwater located a Lexus RX hanging off a seawall over Clearwater Bay. The SUV was parked on Coronado… Read More

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