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Attorney Snedaker Appointed to JNC

Posted: July 7, 2020

On July 2, 2020, Governor Ron DeSantis appointed Attorney Shannon Snedaker to the 18th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission.  Attorney Snedaker was among the 75 recent appointments made by Governor DeSantis.  As a member of the 18th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, Attorney Snedaker will vet potential judges for Seminole and Brevard Counties.  A judicial vacancy may… Read More

Meeting a Personal Injury Attorney

Posted: July 7, 2020

Meeting with a personal injury for the first time can be somewhat intimidating for some individuals.  However, like anything else, knowing what to expect in the first meeting can make the process feel much more comfortable.  Below are some things to expect during the first meeting with a personal injury attorney. Tell Your Story During… Read More

Trials Suspended: Don’t Delay Representation

Posted: June 11, 2020

Despite moving into Phase 2 of reopening the State of Florida, the Florida Supreme Court issued an Order suspending jury trials once again through July 17, 2020.  The Order was entered June 8, 2020, and extended the suspension by another two weeks. According to the memorandum issued by the Florida Supreme Court, resuming jury proceedings… Read More

Jury Trial Pilot Program

Posted: June 5, 2020

The COVID-19 Workgroup created by the Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady selected five circuit courts to test remote technology in conducting jury trials. While Seminole County, located within the 18th Judicial Circuit, was not included in the pilot program, Central Florida is strongly represented in the pilot program.  The following circuits have been… Read More

A Lesson from Tiger King

Posted: June 2, 2020

Collection from Judgement A judgment for any amount does not hold weight unless there is a way to collect that money. More than a year later and after spending 2.5 million dollars, Carole Baskin collected a portion of her million-dollar judgment against Joe Exotic. In a personal injury case, one important factor that should always… Read More

Are you Fully Protected?

Posted: May 26, 2020

When most people purchase car insurance, they don’t typically think worst case scenario.  Rather, buying insurance is almost like checking a box in the process of purchasing a motor vehicle.  It is not until accidents occur that we find out whether we are truly covered should the worst happen in a car accident.  Below is… Read More

Florida Supreme Court Suspends Jury Trials

Posted: May 8, 2020

Suspension of Trials Extended in Florida For the third time, the Florida Supreme Court extended its order suspending all criminal and civil jury trials in the State of Florida.  Initially, and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Florida Supreme Court suspended all criminal and civil jury trials for the month of April.  As the… Read More

10 Steps: Before and After a Car Accident

Posted: May 4, 2020

Car accidents happen every day.  According to the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle Department, 650 car accidents on average occur each day in Florida.  While you may not always be able to avoid being involved in a car accident, there are steps you can take before and after a car accident to ensure you… Read More

Injured in a Pedestrian or Bicycle Accident

Posted: April 21, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to linger and Florida stay at home orders remain in place, many people are leaving their cars in the garage and getting out for fresh air on foot or by bicycle.  This recent increase in activity outdoors could lead to an increase in pedestrian and bicycle accidents, which in turn could lead… Read More

COVID-19 and Your Personal Injury Claim

Posted: April 8, 2020

Florida Court Proceedings During Stay-at-Home Order Governor DeSantis has issued a stay at home order for the State of Florida.  Although the practice of law is still considered “essential” under the Governor’s executive order, the stay at home order has affected court proceedings, including depositions, mediation conferences, and jury trials. Jury Trials for Personal Injury… Read More

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