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Shoplifters Arrested After Stealing Spree

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

Two women have been arrested after allegedly stealing $15,000 in merchandise on a stealing spree that covered three stores. The shoplifters allegedly filled tote bags with merchandise, dumped the merchandise in a vehicle, and then attempted to re-enter the building with empty tote bags to steal more merchandise. The stolen items included toiletries, medicine,… Read More »


Understanding DUI Probation

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Probation plays a significant role in how the State of Florida handles DUI. The probation is there to discourage the driver from driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol a second time. It also helps identify those with a serious addiction problem that may be contributing to their bad decisions. DUI probation is… Read More »


Navigating The Bathroom Bill For Transgender Floridians

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

Governor Ron DeSantis passed a number of anti-transgender bills that appear to violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. While Donald Trump was still in office, the Supreme Court ruled that gender identity and gender nonconformity were both covered by gender protections outlined in the Civil Rights Act. Essentially, the Supreme Court ruled… Read More »


Tesla Blamed For Rear-End Collision Crash That Killed Two

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

A recent lawsuit has been filed against Tesla after two people died in a rear-end collision accident with a truck. The plaintiffs contend that the fault driver-assist AI malfunctioned preventing the vehicle from stopping earlier. A preliminary investigation has not revealed whether or not the driver-assist was in use at the time of the… Read More »


Every Injury Lawsuit Has Two Phases

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In every personal injury lawsuit, there are two phases that a plaintiff must navigate. The first involves allegations related to negligence. The second involves allegations related to damages. In this article, we’ll describe how these two phases work together to produce a fair verdict. The negligence phase  First, a plaintiff must establish that the… Read More »


Criminal Liability In Dog Bite Cases Is Rare

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Owners of aggressive dogs rarely face criminal charges related to dog bites and even deaths. In one case, a mail carrier was killed when they were attacked by multiple dogs. The owner of the dogs is only facing misdemeanor charges. Injured victims generally need a video of what happened, two affidavits from eyewitnesses, or… Read More »


Understanding Roadside Sobriety Tests

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

Police officers administer numerous types of roadside sobriety tests, but only three are officially authorized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Those are the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus, the walk and turn, and the one-legged stand. Unlike breathalyzer testing, you have a right to refuse roadside sobriety tests. This is because they give… Read More »


Burger King Loses $8 Million In Slip And Fall Suit

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

Burger King was ordered to pay an injured customer $8 million after the customer fell on a foreign substance, according to a recent article. The incident occurred in Hollywood, Florida. The 48-year-old plaintiff required surgery on his lower back after slipping and falling near the restroom. His attorneys also claimed that the plaintiff suffered… Read More »


Port St. Lucie Man Faces Federal Charges For Child Pornography

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

The issues facing law enforcement efforts to stop the distribution and proliferation of child pornography have just gotten harder in recent years. Today, encrypted social media and messaging apps provide users with a means of distributing child pornography clandestinely. With the advent of AI image generation, it’s becoming more difficult for law enforcement to… Read More »


Healthcare Worker Arrested After Group Home Van Stolen With Man Inside

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

Today, healthcare workers who commit culpable negligence can be arrested and charged with serious crimes. Culpable negligence is not like simple negligence, although the two concepts are related. Simple negligence, the standard that applies to personal injury lawsuits, involves basic lapses that can happen to anyone. With culpable negligence, you’re talking about a crime…. Read More »

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