Result Category: Auto Accident
Alachua County Driving Charges DroppedAuto Accident
An Alachua County driver was in a two-vehicle accident near the 700 block of NW 62nd Street in Gainesville. The driver left the scene without providing the information required when an individual is in an accident. Gainesville Police Department officers were able to locate the driver based on a description provided to them by the witnesses. Ultimately the driver admitted he was the driver of the vehicle that and did leave the scene. Additionally, it was discovered that the driver had a suspended license.
The driver was placed under arrest for leaving the scene of an accident involving injury, which is a third-degree felony, and for driving while license suspended, a misdemeanor offense.
The driver hired Meldon Law. After reviewing the case and then speaking with the prosecutor regarding mitigating circumstances, Meldon Law was then able to negotiate a resolution that allowed for the client to enter the Pre-Trial Invention program (PTI) on the felony, which resulted in the prosecutor dropping that charge, and was able to negotiate with the prosecutor to drop the misdemeanor charge before entering the PTI program.
Passenger in Single Vehicle Accident$135,000 Auto Accident
Driver of pick-up truck fell asleep at wheel and rolled vehicle, causing permanent bodily injuries to his sleeping passenger.
Passenger in Motor Home Sideswiped by Vehicle on Highway$105,000 Auto Accident
Motor home passenger sleeping in pullout bed injured when thrown around in the motor home following a sideswipe by another vehicle on highway.
Lumbar Laminotomy Folowing Accident$105,000 Auto Accident
T-bone collision into driver’s side resulted in bilateral lumbar laminotomy surgery. Case settled at Mediation after Litigation was initiated.
Rear Ended By Drunk Driver – $150,000$150,000 Auto Accident
Passenger in vehicle rear-ended by hit and run drunk driver sustained cervical injuries with surgical recommendation and had extensive arthroscopic SLAP repair on right shoulder. Case settled at Mediation after Litigation was initiated.
Traveling School Teacher Rear Ended On The Job – $157,500$157,500 Auto Accident
Improper lane change on highway by adverse driver resulted in cervical fusion due to new disc protrusions and cord compression above and below a previous two-level cervical fusion.
Avascular Necrosis Of The Hip Resulting From T-Bone Collision – $110,000.00$110,000 Auto Accident
Passenger wearing lap belt in pick-up truck bench seat t-boned by another vehicle at high rate of speed suffered avascular necrosis of the hip.
Rear-Ended While Making Legal U-Turn On Highway – $250,000$250,000 Auto Accident
Driver of compact vehicle rear-ended while making legal u-turn on divided highway, sustained injuries to the knee and low back area which required surgeries to both areas. Case settled at Mediation after Litigation was initiated.
Rear Passenger Sustains T-4 Fracture When T-Boned – $250,000$250,000 Auto Accident
Elderly middle back seat passenger sustained a T-4 burst fracture when vehicle was t-boned, resulting in traumatic kyphosis in lumbar area.
Head-On Collision With a Drunk Driver - $137,500$137,500 Auto Accident
When a head-on collision with a drunk driver caused cervical spine injuries and multiple abrasions.