Florida and Gideon v. Wainwright: A Present Dilemma

Fifty years ago, a Florida criminal case (State vs. Clarence Gideon), would create a set of facts that would eventually be heard by the United States Supreme Court, and become the landmark case read ever since by virtually every “Crim Law” student:  “Gideon vs. Wainwright.”  Prior to reaching the US Supreme Court, Mr. Gideon was… 
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“How Much is my Pasco County Auto Accident Case Worth?” – Time Will Tell

While rare, I have been asked at an initial auto accident free consultation, “How much is a case like mine worth?” Even some attorney ads (especially the 1-800 type referral services) will invite auto accident victims to call and “find out what your case is worth!” This short blog will address a few points on… 
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Auto Accident Jury Bias & the “McDonald’s Coffee Conundrum”

Today’s blog will address one of the most important jury trial issues when representing a client injured from a car accident: Selecting an impartial jury (a/k/a, “voir dire”).  So you’ve worked hard for your client through 12 plus months of litigation. As the Plaintiff’s attorney, you feel good about the way depositions have gone. You… 
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