Does Car Insurance Cover DUI Accidents?

Does Car Insurance Cover DUI Accidents?

Driving under the influence (DUI) is not only a criminal offense but also a potential disaster on the road. Beyond the legal consequences, one might wonder about the financial implications and whether car insurance comes to the rescue in the event of a DUI accident. This blog post will explore the intersection of car insurance […]

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New Year's Eve Drunk Driving Statistics

New Year’s Eve Drunk Driving Statistics

The end of the year is always a time of celebration, especially after the holiday season. New Year’s Eve celebrations are almost always associated with a couple — or more than a couple— of drinks. Unfortunately, this means New Year’s Eve is also associated with extremely high rates of drunk driving and drunk driving-related accidents. […]

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Is Your License Suspended Immediately After a DUI in Florida?

Is Your License Suspended Immediately After a DUI in Florida?

Being arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs can have a huge impact on your life. Even before a conviction, one of the first challenges defendants can face is having their driver’s license suspended. After all, for many Floridians, a driver’s license is a necessity for getting to work and doing […]

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DUI Manslaughter Sentence in Florida

DUI Manslaughter Sentence in Florida

Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, or other substances, is treated as a serious crime, because it increases the risk of serious injury — and even death. When this occurs, the impaired driver is often charged with DUI manslaughter, an offense that comes with severe consequences and penalties. It is critical for anyone facing […]

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Can Passengers Drink Alcohol in a Car in Florida?

Can Passengers Drink Alcohol in a Car in Florida?

Everyone knows that drinking and driving is very illegal, but some situations are less cut and dry. For example, many people wonder if it is legal to drink alcohol as a passenger in a vehicle. After all, since passengers are not operating the vehicle, it is not posing the same level of risk as the […]

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How Long Does a DUI Affect Your Insurance in Florida

How Long Does a DUI Affect Your Insurance in Florida?

Along with the fines, loss of license, and the potential for jail time, a conviction for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or other substances can have a long-lasting impact on your life. One consequence is increased insurance rates, including the requirement for additional and costly liability coverage. For people arrested and charged with […]

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What Happens If You Lose a DUI Trial

What Happens If You Lose a DUI Trial?

People who are charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or other substances encounter many questions and concerns after their arrest. From making bond to finding qualified legal representation to finding transportation, it can be a difficult time for anyone. One of the biggest questions someone facing a DUI trial must answer is […]

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Florida Zero Tolerance Law

Florida’s Zero Tolerance Laws

Zero tolerance laws for driving under the influence (DUI) in Florida are a common topic among people who have been arrested for drunk driving, and for people who just want to understand their rights. It’s important to have clear information about this topic in either situation. The idea of any zero tolerance law or policy […]

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Charged with DUI But Not Convicted

DUI Charge vs Conviction: Charged with DUI But Not Convicted

If you have been arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or other substances under Florida Statute 316.193, the first thing you need to know is that it is not the same as being convicted. A DUI conviction is a serious offense with severe penalties, but there are also steep evidence requirements […]

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How to Get a DUI Dropped to Reckless Driving in Florida

How to Get a DUI Dropped to Reckless Driving in Florida

Driving under the influence (DUI) convictions can seriously disrupt your life. In addition to the fines, potential jail time, and suspension of their license, people with a DUI on their record often face loss of employment and job prospects, increased insurance rates, and many other inconveniences. This is why people arrested and charged with a […]

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