Family Law and Personal Injury

Family Law and Personal Injury

Co-Parenting: When Parents Put the Kids First During a divorce, the last thing spouses typically want is to spend more time with each other after the divorce is final. But for parents, the reality is that they will need to work together when it comes to their children. That is why some parents in Florida …

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Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense

Criminal law is the body of law that relates to so-called “public wrongs.” Criminal law does not concern itself with disputes between individuals, but relates to offenses against the public order. The federal government, along with cities and states, define and prosecute people who commit crimes that range from minor traffic violations, to serious, violent …

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Driver Fatigue Cited in Truck Accident that Killed Ten

Driver Fatigue Cited in Truck Accident that Killed Ten

A multimillion dollar settlement was reached this week for a truck accident that killed ten people on an Oklahoma interstate, Michigan Legal Center reports. The settlement was reached one day before a jury trial was scheduled to begin. Driver fatigue was cited as the cause of the fatal truck crash, and the 76-year-old driver will never be …

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CDC Says Fatal Teen Car Crashes in Decline

CDC Says Fatal Teen Car Crashes in Decline

A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Report suggests that state law limits on teen driving may explain the drop in fatal teen car crashes over the last half decade. The role of parent instruction and guidance has also been identified as a strong factor in the reduced amount of fatal car accidents. According to …

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Critics want changes to student loan system and bankruptcy

Critics want changes to student loan system and bankruptcy

One of the growing issues coming out of the Occupy Wall Street movement and other groups is the increasing burden student loan debt has placed on young professionals and even individuals with families. But some of the more pressing criticism seems to be toward a broken system that rewards lenders for defaulted loans more than …

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Arrest Made in Bicycle Hit and Run That Killed Medical Researcher

Arrest Made in Bicycle Hit and Run That Killed Medical Researcher

A few weeks ago we did a post on a University of South Florida medical researcher that was tragically killed in hit and run bicycle accident. Recently, the driver who is suspected of being responsible for the bicycle accident has been arrested. Clues to the suspected driver’s arrests were facilitated by the actual owner of the …

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Florida, the Deadliest State for Bicyclists

Florida, the Deadliest State for Bicyclists

The state that has the most bicycle related fatalities in the United States is Florida. An event in Tampa that was organized to raise bicycle awareness and safety in the state turned tragic when a stationary bicyclist was hit by an SUV. The county commissioner remarked that fatal car accidents resulting from vehicles has become an epidemic …

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