Monthly Archives: July 2022
What’s The Discovery Phase Of A Lawsuit?
The discovery phase begins once a lawsuit has been filed. Discovery is a process where both parties exchange information about all the relevant facts of the case as well as the witnesses and evidence that each side will present at trial. This is meant to keep a minimal amount of “surprises” from occurring during… Read More
Do I Still Have A Personal Injury Case If I Don’t Feel Hurt After The Accident?
Even minor car accidents can potentially cause serious injuries to those involved. When two cars collide, the passengers are brought to a complete stop, and they could be thrown around forcefully because of this sudden shift in momentum. This will put lots of tension and stress against the victims’ joints, muscles, and tendons, which… Read More
What Should I Do If An Insurance Adjuster Calls?
If you get in any kind of accident, you’re most likely going to want to take some time to heal and recover from your injuries. However, if your injuries are serious and you have decided to file an insurance claim, you’re probably going to have to deal with an insurance adjuster shortly after your… Read More
2 Killed In Head-On Crash On SR-60
There are many ways in which vehicles can crash. A head-on accident is the most catastrophic and deadly. Sadly, a recent head-on crash in Osceola County took the lives of two people. The fatal crash happened on the morning of June 15 at State Road 60 and Peavine Road. A 63-year-old man was driving… Read More
Motorcyclist Killed In Ocala Crash
While riding a motorcycle can be a lot of fun in the Florida sun, it can also be scary and dangerous. Motorcycles are a lot smaller than other vehicles, particularly dump trucks. A motorcycle rider was recently killed in a crash involving a dump truck in Ocala. The fatal accident occurred on the morning… Read More
Nassau County Commission Chairman Aaron Bell Faces DUI Charges
DUI charges can be shocking when the offender is a well-known politician. This was recently the case in Florida, when Nassau County Commission Chairman Aaron Bell was arrested for DUI on Sadler Street in Fernandina Beach. The incident happened on the evening of June 21. Bell is in the process of being booked into… Read More
Police Officer Arrested For DUI
We expect police officers to uphold the law and avoid engaging in illegal activities. Unfortunately, though, many law enforcement officials will do things without thinking about the consequences. Plus, it seems hypocritical when a police officer will pull over a motorist for drinking and driving, and then turn around and do the exact same… Read More
What Is A Deposition and How Do They Work
A deposition is a part of the discovery phase of a civil lawsuit where a person appears for a question and answer session so both sides can learn more about the case and develop strategies and responses for the opposing counsel’s arguments. It also preserves the witness’ testimony and allows both parties to learn… Read More
Criminal vs. Civil Cases
Court cases can take on a variety of forms depending on subject matter, what you’re trying to achieve in the case, and the argument you are presenting. However, the biggest divider of cases is whether the case is a civil case or a criminal case. The difference between the two lies in who brings… Read More
Meldon Lawyer Attorney Gets Client’s Bond Reduced by $3M
Our office was retained after a First Appearance proceeding where the court set our client’s bond at $3,000,000. Immediately after being retained on the case, we immediately filed a motion to reduce bond. At the conclusion of the hearing, the court released our client on his own recognizance. In other words, our client simply… Read More