Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on September 27, 2018
We have good news for our fellow Floridians. We are no longer the worst drivers in the nation! Unfortunately, Florida drivers still rank very near the bottom of a new survey of states that graded them on the safety of their drivers.
As reported by the…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on August 22, 2018
Drunk drivers cause considerable damage on Florida’s roads. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, over 5,000 crashes were caused by drunk drivers in 2016. These wrecks caused 461 deaths and over 3,000 injuries—staggering numbers that…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on June 6, 2018
Although marijuana has gained greater social acceptance in recent years–particularly as a medicinal drug–it remains a dangerous controlled substance under federal and state law. And while Florida voters approved the limited manufacture and use of medicinal cannabis as part of a statewide constitutional…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on May 9, 2018
Drunk driving has been around as long as there have been cars. In the early morning hours of September 10, 1897, a 25-year-old London taxi cab driver named George Smith was charged by local police with “being drunk when in charge of a motor car.”…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on April 26, 2018
A DUI conviction can affect your life in many ways. It can cause you to lose your driver’s license and spend time in jail. Even if you avoid jail time, you may be placed on probation. You may also have to pay a…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on March 27, 2018
If you are convicted of a DUI in Florida, a first offense can cost you your driver’s license for up to one year. This is in addition to other potential penalties, which include a $1,000 fine, six months in jail, the mandatory impoundment…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on December 12, 2017
Just about everyone uses social media nowadays to post updates about everything from hobbies to family to what they ate for breakfast. We live in society where we share too much, which can actually get you in trouble with the law.
What you share on Facebook,…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on November 20, 2017
A criminal DUI conviction in Florida carries significant penalties. For a first offense, a judge may sentence you to six months in jail and order you to pay a fine of between $500 and $1,000. In addition, your driver’s license can be suspended…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on November 15, 2017
We have all heard about the “black boxes” used in airplanes to record flight data. In the event of a crash, safety officials use the black boxes–which are actually orange in color to enable easier recovery–to assist in their investigation of the accident.
Along those same lines,…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on October 17, 2017
Facing a DUI conviction can be devastating, especially when the charge is only one of several crimes that you have been accused of committing in connection with the DUI charge. When you are charged with a crime related to driving under the influence…Read More