This library contains articles that we at Meldon Law hope to be of help to you when dealing with accidents of all types, serious injuries, DUI arrests, and other criminal charges. This library is intended to be a resource for public information and help Florida drivers to protect themselves. Remember, every case is unique and these articles do not intend to give or represent legal advice for any particular case. Please feel free to give me a call at (352) 373-8000 if you have any questions about your case, or contact us. I also value your input and would like to hear from you about what topics YOU would like to have discussed here, you can email me at


Danger Every for Pedestrians A recent study by Smart Growth America concluded that the 7 most dangerous places in the United States for pedestrians all surround Gainesville and Ocala, FL. Wow! That sounds unbelievable but it’s true. Orlando, Daytona Beach, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Tampa, Melbourne, and Fort Myers are all on the top of the list. […]


Reflections on 2016 Now that 2016 is in the books it’s always interesting to look back and see what we experienced and what we have on our plate for 2017. I have been blessed to have had the most exciting year in a long time. My annual Legendary Rhythm and Blue Cruise trip to the […]


Great Legal Marketing Conference: Helping Us Help You! Jeffrey & Carey Meldon attended the Great Legal Marketing Conference held in Arlington, Virginia this past October, which is presented by founder Ben Glass. Great Legal Marketing is an attorney group that promotes educating clients in the community with books, newsletters, and other educational materials. These materials […]


Jeffrey Meldon: Proud New Member of The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum In September of 2016 Jeffrey Meldon was accepted into the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum! For many years Jeffrey has been a life member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum for winning million dollar cases. He has now been accepted into The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates […]

October 2016 Newsletter

This month’s topic of interest: October 2016 Halloween Safety Tips As Halloween descends upon us, memories of crisp autumn air, sweet candy corn, and brightly lit pumpkins come to mind. Growing up in a friendly part of town, I fondly recall the excitement of “trick or treating” with my young friends during our adolescence. Although […]

September 2016 Newsletter

This month’s topic of interest: September 2016: 3 STEPS TO FOLLOW AFTER AN ACCIDENT Getting into a car accident is one of the easiest ways for a good day to turn into a bad one. Not knowing what to do after the accident though can make it even worse. After the accident your adrenaline will be […]

August 2016 Newsletter

This month’s topic of interest: August 2016 INSURANCE COMPANIES FIGHT MAKE UNFAIR SETTLEMENTS We recently concluded a case where two young people that were injured in a crash that was clearly caused by a non-attentive driver who had a reasonable amount of bodily injury liability coverage. This is the kind of insurance that pays the […]

July 2016 Meldon Law Newsletter

FLORIDA PIP SCAM DISCOVERED Florida has had a law called Personal Injury Protection (PIP) since the early 1970’s. It requires that every car owner purchase PIP insurance that pays 80% of your medical bills and 60% of your lost wages up to a combined limit of $10,000. In 2012 the insurance lobby convinced the Florida […]

June 2016 Meldon Law Newsletter

This month’s topic of interest: June 2016 FLORIDA DISTRACTED DRIVING CRASHES SOAR! Since 2011, crashes in Florida have soared by 63.1% and injuries caused by crashes have gone up by 33.6%! Distracted driving is defined as “anything that causes a motorist to divert his or her attention from the road or his or her mind […]

May 2016 Meldon Law Newsletter

This Month’s Topic of Interest: May 2016 War Memorial in Gainesville Needs Our Help I grew up in Gainesville, and spent a few years in the military after college. Now that I’m moving back here with my wife and our two little guys, it’s been really great to see what a veteran-friendly community we have […]