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Did you take a field sobriety test in Florida?

When a Florida police officer pulled you over, you were really hoping he or she was merely going to issue you a warning regarding your speed and send you on your way. In fact, that may be just how the situation appeared to be unfolding until the officer spied the empty beer can your friend left lying on the floor of your vehicle earlier in the evening. You recalled asking your friend to pick it up off the lawn but never expected him to leave it in your car.  

Analyzing the average alcohol metabolism rate

No one in Naples plans to end to his or her evening with a DUI arrest. How then, knowing that being apprehended for driving while drunk is always a possibility, do so many seem to do it? It is likely not due to any malicious intent, but rather to simply not understanding how long it may take for alcohol to work its way out of one's system. Understanding the rate at which the body metabolizes alcohol may help one to better plan his or her activities so as to avoid even the potential of being arrested for DUI

Concealing the record of your drug offense

Any drug charge leveled against you in Naples should be taken seriously. Whether it is something as seemingly simple as possession all the way up to trafficking, you could be facing some serious criminal penalties. Yet beyond that, having a drug conviction (or even an arrest) on your record can haunt you long after you have resolved the criminal liabilities tied to your case. Knowing this, many in your same situation come to us here at The Calderone Law Group, P.A. wondering if they can get such an incident removed from their records. The answer depends on the unique circumstances of your case. 

Man arrested after fleeing fatal accident scene on foot

One might think that most everyone in Naples (even those that have not been involved in car accidents) would know what to do immediately after a collision. After ensuring everyone's safety, those involved should contact local law enforcement authorities (as well as first responders, if they are needed) and then proceed to exchange information. Even the driver responsible for causing the accident is expected to do this. It is understandable that one might not want to have to "face the music" in such a way, yet not doing so could compound whatever problems he or she might already be facing. 

What factors could cause a pedestrian accident?

Pedestrian accidents are not uncommon events, and all too often, they have fatal outcomes. Thousands of individuals die in these incidents every year, and even more suffer severe injuries. You may have known someone who was involved in such an incident, and because you and your loved ones do walk to your destinations on occasion, you may worry about being involved in an accident yourself or hearing news of a loved one's death.

Zero tolerance laws save lives

One-fourth of young drivers aged 15-20 who are killed in crashes have been drinking, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association. Of those killed, 82 percent of them had blood alcohol concentrations of 0.08 or higher. The other side of that equation shows that nationwide, laws setting a minimum drinking age of 21 have helped save more than 30,000 lives since 1975.

What is the dangerous instrumentality doctrine?

Imagine getting into a car accident in Naples, in which you not only sustain injuries but also extensive damage to your vehicle. You then later find out that the driver had multiple drunk driving arrests on his or her record, and that he or she was driving with a suspended license. Your frustration over the results of your accident is probably then only matched by your confusion as to why someone would allow such an individual to drive a car. That confusion may prompt you to ask whether the person who permitted the driver to operate his or her vehicle can also be held responsible. Is this possible? 

Dangerous products cause innocent consumers harm

When you buy a product at the store or purchase something to use in your home, you do so with the expectation that it is safe. Unfortunately, there can be issues with consumer products that can cause significant harm to you and your loved ones. Victims of dangerous consumer products are often unsure about their legal rights.

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