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A Paralegal’s Role in a Personal Injury Case

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Why is a paralegal involved in my case?  This is a question that is frequently asked when a personal injury attorney is hired for a claim.  While paralegals are not attorneys, they do assist attorneys in many ways throughout the litigation process.  Below is an outline of the different ways a paralegal plays a vital […]

Attorney Snedaker Appointed to JNC

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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 […]

Meeting a Personal Injury Attorney

Meeting a Personal Injury Attorney meeting with a personal injury attorney

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 […]

Trials Suspended: Don’t Delay Representation

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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 […]

Jury Trial Pilot Program

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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 […]

Florida Supreme Court Suspends Jury Trials

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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 […]

10 Steps: Before and After a Car Accident

10 Steps: Before and After a Car Accident what to do in a car accident

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 […]

Injured in a Pedestrian or Bicycle Accident

Injured in a Pedestrian or Bicycle Accident bicycle accident attorney

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 […]