Holding Employers Accountable for Alcohol-Related Personal Injuries and Wrongful Deaths

Holding Employers Accountable for Alcohol-Related Personal Injuries and Wrongful Deaths

On December 10, 2018, a 24-year old bartender working for a Jupiter, Florida restaurant, owned by Tiger Woods and operated by General Manager Erica Herman, crashed his car and died after leaving his place of employment. The bartender had been drinking in the restaurant after his shift ended and had a blood-alcohol level of .256—three times over the legal limit—when he crashed his car. Earlier this year, the bartender’s parents brought a wrongful death suit

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What You Need to Know About Dog Bite & Injury Laws in Florida

What You Need to Know About Dog Bite & Injury Laws in Florida

Florida is a dog-friendly state. Wherever you are, there’s probably a canine nearby. Dog owners frequently take their dogs to restaurants with outdoor patios. Dogs accompany owners on errands, including visits to those big hardware stores. As summer nears, dogs can be found running about with families at Florida beaches and parks. All these Florida Fido activities can be fun and exciting; however, they open up a potential dog bite scenario. A dog bite can

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When You Need Legal Help, Hire a Full-Service Law Firm like Fusco Law Group

When You Need Legal Help, Hire a Full-Service Law Firm like Fusco Law Group

Have you ever been in a situation where you say to yourself: “I better call MY attorney” That situation could be a potential criminal offense like one of your children being accused of drug possession. Possibly you’ve just been rear-ended in your car and not sure what your next steps should be. Maybe your spouse is considering a divorce and you have questions regarding child custody. If you’re facing any of those situations or countless

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When You Want to Modify Child Support Payments in Florida

When You Want to Modify Child Support Payments in Florida

In Florida, it’s the child’s legal right that both parents financially support their basic needs. When only one parent has custody, the other parent is generally directed by the court to pay child support. Florida courts determine child support payments based on the combined income of both parents, health insurance, daycare costs, and other financial considerations as well as the amount of overnights the child is with each parent. Essentially, child support payment amounts are

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How to Make Life After Divorce A Fresh Start

How to Make Life After Divorce A Fresh Start

The days after a divorce is finalized can bring a whirlwind of emotions. Sadness and anger might linger. You might also feel relief that the stressful legal process is over. Many times we hear clients share their confusion over what they should do next. Divorce is difficult. Many times painful. But it can also be a fresh start—where you embrace new opportunities. Taking proactive steps after your divorce can affect you in positive ways. Below

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Arrests of Juveniles can be hard for the whole family

Arrests of Juveniles can be hard for the whole family

What to Do After Your Child Has Been Arrested: As a parent it may be difficult to be notified that your child has been arrested. What happens when your child is sitting in a jail cell? It has been found that many parents are receiving these calls at higher rates in Duval County than in any other coun ty in Florida. In 2016, 469 juveniles were arrested in just Duval County for minor offenses. Minor

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Possessing a Fake ID in College Can Lead to a Costly Future

Possessing a Fake ID in College Can Lead to a Costly Future

It’s Saturday night, you’re 20 years old and out partying with your college friends. Someone suggests going to that new nightclub in Jacksonville Beach. No problem, you think. You recently bought a fake id saying you’re over 21 that will make it easy to buy a couple drinks. However, the bouncer at the club spots the fake, keeps ID and prevents you from entering the bar. While you’re hanging out in the parking lot, a

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New Florida Laws – 2016

Several New Florida Laws Take Effect in 2016. Here’s How Some Could Impact You, Our State Government passed 279 bills so far this year. Many already took effect. Others are waiting in the wings to shortly impact Florida residents and businesses. When it comes to our State Government, just remember “What happens in Tallahassee doesn’t stay in Tallahassee.” That’s why Duval, Clay, St. Johns County and surrounding community residents need to be vigilant and knowledgeable

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