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Loss Of Control Wreck Kills Ft. Pierce Man

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

In October 2018, a teenager lost control of her car, careened across traffic, and smacked into an oncoming vehicle. The crash occurred near the intersection of Greenbrier Drive and South COngress Avenue. According to police and witnesses, a 17-year-old woman lost control of her 2007 Toyota and crossed into oncoming traffic. She collided with… Read More »

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Report: Number Of Alcohol-Related Crash Fatalities Essentially Unchanged

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In 2017, the number of alcohol-related fatalities in vehicle collisions declined, but only by 1.1 percent. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Uber, Lyft, and other rideshare services were mostly responsible for the decline. Florida MADD director David Pinsker welcomed the news, but not with open arms. “Certainly any decrease is what… Read More »

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Five Property Division Factors In Port St. Lucie

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Some states almost always divide marital property 50-50 in divorce cases. That’s especially true in California and a few other community property states. But Florida, like most other jurisdictions, is an equitable division state. The divorce settlement must divide property in such a way that it does not impose an unfair financial burden on… Read More »

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What Does The EDR Mean To Your Port St. Lucie Car Crash Claim?

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When a commercial jet crashes, investigators usually make finding the black box flight recorder one of their top priorities. This gadget gives valuable information about the plane’s mechanical operations in the moments before it went down. The Event Data Recorder is basically the same thing. Nearly all the passenger vehicles in Florida have one… Read More »

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Sorting Out Florida’s Confusing Marijuana Laws

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Florida’s middle-of-the-road stance regarding marijuana legalization is already somewhat bewildering, and an ongoing court fight has increased that confusion. Earlier this year, a Tallahassee judge threw out the state’s medical marijuana law. The judge claimed that the Legislature had failed to implement a 2016 amendment which significantly broadened the law. It looked like this… Read More »

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If A Rented Moving Truck Hits Me, Can I Sue The Company?

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

In many parts of the country, no one relocates from late fall to early spring. The weather is too bad. But here in Florida, winters are generally very mild. So, the moving season continues unabated. If anything, the relocation numbers might actually increase, because moving in the winter is cheaper than moving in the… Read More »

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The Case Against Cesar Sayoc: Three Things We Know Now

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

Federal authorities recently arrested 56-year-old Cesar Sayoc, of Plantation, Florida, and charged him with mailing a series of explosives to outspoken, left-leaning public figures. At this point, no one knows very much about the alleged pipe bomber or the case against him. However, the case seems to be moving forward rapidly, and prosecutors appear… Read More »

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Port St. Lucie

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

Fault seems clear in a recent Treasure Coast wrong-way motorcycle wreck. But appearances like this can be deceiving. This wreck occurred in the 3500 block of Southeast South Bend Boulevard. According to witnesses and the Florida Highway Patrol, an 18-year-old motorcycle rider was northbound on South Bend. When he tried to pass a slower-moving… Read More »

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Five DUI Roadblock Requirements In Florida

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

Typically, police officers must have reasonable suspicion of criminal activity before they may detain motorists. This standard is very low, and the United States Supreme Court has watered it down even further, with recent decisions like 2016’s Utah v. Strieff. However, the underlying doctrine is still in effect. But when it comes to DUI… Read More »

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The Three Main Types Of Driving Impairments in Port St. Lucie, Florida

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There is a move afoot to replace the phrase “car accident” with “car crash.” In the minds of many people, including many St. Lucie County jurors, labeling these events as accidents absolves the drivers of responsibility. Moreover, advocated correctly point out that planes crash, ships sink, and trains wreck, yet vehicle drivers have accidents…. Read More »

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