Drugged Driving Negligence Cases In Florida

2017-03-14T10:29:52-07:00February 16th, 2017|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

Because there is no BAC breath test for drug use, and because police officers rarely bother to obtain search warrants for blood draws, almost all drugged driving prosecutions are based on circumstantial evidence. For similar reasons, these cases are more difficult to win in civil court as well, largely because the negligence per se (negligence [...]

Distracted Driving Bookends In 2016

2016-12-09T13:08:42-08:00December 9th, 2016|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

Two separate incidents from this year illustrate how much lawmakers and law enforcement officials grapple with distracted driving issues. In January, a Cobb County, Georgia officer cited a man for distracted driving because he was eating a cheeseburger while driving, and Georgia has a very broad distracted driving law that prohibits “any actions which shall [...]

Near-Fatal Drunk Driving Crash in Orlando

2016-09-08T10:45:50-07:00September 9th, 2016|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

A 20-year-old driver, who may have been alcohol-impaired, rear-ended another vehicle at a stoplight and pushed it into a pond of water. The crash happened in Orange County at the intersection of Waterford Lakes Parkway and Alafaya Trail. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Alexander Chiaravalle of Jupiter was driving a 2014 Kia when he [...]

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