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How To Properly Store A Firearm In The Car

By Meldon Law |

Vehicle carry laws in Florida do not require a person to possess a Concealed Weapon and Firearm License (CWFL) in order to store a firearm in their car. According to Florida Statute 790.025, it is lawful and not a violation of Florida Statute 790.01 for a person 18 years of age or older to… Read More

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Workers’ Compensation

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Have you been injured on the job? You could be eligible to receive worker’s compensation benefits for medical expenses and/or lost wages. Florida statutes §440.02 and §440.10 require employers across all industries, excluding construction, who have four or more employees must have workers compensation coverage. For the construction industry, employers with more than one… Read More

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When You Need Legal Support and a Personal Touch, Call Meldon Law

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Meldon Law, founded by Jeffrey Meldon in 1971, is a Gainesville-based law firm specializing in personal injuries, DUI defense, and criminal defense. When you have an accident or an unexpected situation, Meldon Law is there to serve you with a free consultation and their core value for caring for their customers. Before moving forward… Read More

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Meldon Law Featured in The Florida Bar News – UF MASCOTS ARE NOT ‘CELEBRITIES’ WHEN IT COMES TO LAWYER ADVERTISING

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UF mascots “Albert” and “Alberta” alligators may be Florida icons, but they aren’t “celebrities” — at least not as defined by Bar advertising rules. That was a Board of Governors recommendation at a July 23 meeting on Miami Beach. With out-of-state member Brian Burgoon abstaining, the board voted to approve a Board Review Committee… Read More

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Are Pre-Trial Intervention And Deferred Prosecution The Same?

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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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How Are Damages Assessed in Personal Injury Cases?

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If someone else’s negligence has led to you being injured, you may be pursuing legal recourse to recover the money you feel you are owed. When you are involved in a personal injury case, you likely have questions about the damages you may receive if your case is successful and what those are. Read… Read More

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How Does the Personal Injury Claims Process Work?

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When you have been injured, you likely have many questions about what to do and what the process is like to file a personal injury claim. Read on for answers to some of the most commonly asked questions following an accidental injury. What Should I Do First After an Accident? Anytime you are involved… Read More

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Understanding the Fourth Amendment: Did You Experience an Unlawful Search?

By Meldon Law |

Today’s news cycle seems to mention The Constitution of the United States throughout each show. However, it seems that all the talk focuses on the First Amendment – freedom of speech – or the Second Amendment – the right to bear arms. But what about what is arguably the most important constitutional amendment we… Read More

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Golf Cart Accidents in Gainesville Florida

By Meldon Law |

Floridians, possibly more so than people in any other state, use golf carts for a variety of things other than golfing. Walking around retirement communities and college campuses you would be hard pressed to not see a few golf carts zipping around. Combine these with the golf carts that occupy the over 1,000 golf… Read More

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