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Hit and Run Accidents in Miami

Aug 26, 2014 | Under Hit and Run Accident | Posted by | 0 Comments

Every driver in Miami and throughout the State of Florida has an obligation to remain at the scene of an accident and lend aid. Failure to do so is considered a hit and run accident and a criminal offense. Yet even the threat of going to jail is not enough to prevent drivers from fleeing the scene of the accident. Sadly, hit and run accidents occur all the time in Miami and throughout South Florida. Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol or who may already have a warrant out for their arrest often flee the scene of an accident—rather than face the authorities and their arrest. When they […]

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Hit and Run Penalties Get a Bit Tougher

Jul 8, 2014 | Under Car Accident, Hit and Run Accident | Posted by | 0 Comments
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  No matter where you live in the United States, leaving the scene of an accident is a serious offense. Most recently, however, local authorities and lawmakers in Florida are taking the offense more seriously than they have in the past. In the state of Florida, lawmakers just passed the “Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act,” named after Miami cyclist Aaron Cohen, who was killed in a hit and run accident in 2012. In 2012, recorded hit and run accidents in the state of Florida came in just shy of 70,000. In order to crack down on these offenders, the new bill makes convicted hit and run drivers serve a mandatory […]

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Young Woman Killed after Tragic Hit and Run

Jul 4, 2014 | Under Hit and Run Accident | Posted by | 0 Comments
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  A young woman was killed recently in a tragic West Palm Beach hit and run accident. The 21-year-old was crossing Okeechobee Boulevard near Military Trail when she was struck by a silver/gray SUV. She was immediately transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center where she died the next day from her injuries. The SUV driver did not stop, and left the scene. Hit and run accidents are devastating and are a serious problem in South Florida. In 2010 alone, this intersection was the site of over a hundred accidents–some of them hit and run accidents. Drivers who are afraid of incarceration or who may be driving intoxicated would rather flee […]

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New Florida Hit and Run Bill Approved

May 22, 2014 | Under Car Accident, Hit and Run Accident | Posted by | 0 Comments
hit and run accident lawyer north miami beachA new hit and run bill has been passed in the state of Florida. This bill addresses the dangerous hit and run accidents that have increased in the State of Florida in recent years. According to the bill, if a person leaves the scene of an accident, and a death occurs, they will be forced to serve a 4-year mandatory sentence. This bill, named after 36-year-old bicyclist, Aaron Cohen, who was killed in 2012 because of a hit and run accident, received unanimous votes, 118-0. Representative Irv Slosberg said, “This bill is definitely going to make Florida a better, safer place to live.” Hit and run accidents are starting to […]

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FLORIDA VICTIMS COMPENSATION

The laws and statues that govern Florida, protect the rights of people who are injured or wrongfully die due to the negligence of another and allow for just compensation.

FLORIDA COURTS

The court system at all levels guarantees that everyone gets due process and an opportunity to be heard, in an impartial and fair setting.

FLORIDA STATUES & RULES

There are rules that dictate how civil procedure is to be conducted and evidence is to introduced. Lawyers and the courts are governed and strictly abide by these rules, If they do not there is an appellate review process in place.

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