California May Allow Non-Citizens to Serve as Jurors

As a personal injury trial attorney in the Tampa Bay area of Florida, I do not normally concern myself with what is happening in the California legislature.  I have enough on my plate just following existing Florida law.  However, when I read recently that California may soon enact a law that allows non-citizens to vote,… 
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Auto Accident Damages – Florida’s Comparative Fault Law

In Florida, if you have been injured in an automobile accident, bicycle accident, motorcycle accident,by a dangerous product, or in virtually any other negligence action, your damages will be reduced by your own percentage of fault. This is called “comparative fault,” and is set forth in Florida Statutes. The concept of comparative fault is fairly… 
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Automobile Accident Jury Trial – Does Defendant Have Insurance?

Most automobile accident cases in Pasco County (and throughout Florida) are settled prior to a full blown jury trial on all issues. Today, however, I am going to address a law that I think is unjust to the injured Plaintiff when a jury trial against the at-fault driver does occur. In fact, it’s somewhat of… 
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