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Okaloosa County DUI Charges are Possible, Even for Drivers of Golf Carts

A Lady Lake, Florida man was recently arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. When you think of a DUI investigation in Fort Walton Beach or in Destin, you probably envision police pulling over someone who is driving a car erratically or a person who is endangering the public by driving a large commercial truck or bus while intoxicated. Golf carts, bicycles, and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) do not fit the popular image of a DUI. Nevertheless, the Lady Lake police officers in this case arrested the man based on their suspicion that he was driving a… Read More

What Happens To Your DUI Case When Your Rights Are Violated In Destin?

You have certain constitutional rights when you are stopped on suspicion of drunk driving or are arrested. I have previously discussed your right against unreasonable searches and seizures covered by the Fourth Amendment, as well as your Miranda rights under the Fifth Amendment. As a refresher, the Fourth Amendment protects you against (1) stops when reasonable, articulable suspicion does not exist, (2) arrests when there is no probable cause, (3) searches of your person prior to an arrest if there is no probable cause that a specific item will be found on you, (4) searches of your home without your… Read More

Personal Injury From Car Accident Involving A Drunk Driver

This article shares some great advice from car accident lawyers at Cantor Crane regarding injuries caused by drunk drivers. DUI laws around the country have made it easier for victims of a drunk driving accidents to seek compensation they deserve. Nonetheless, there are still exceptions to who is responsible for a financial claim in such cases. Some laws hold the person who gave alcohol to an impaired driver liable for any damages that occur. Dram Shop Laws Dram shop laws allow liability in cases where a drunk driver received alcohol from another person. This law is named after “dram shop”… Read More

Brain Injuries Associated With Car Accidents

This article shares some great advice from Phoenix personal injury lawyer, Aaron Crane from Cantor Crane with respect to brain injuries caused by car accidents.  One of the leading causes of brain injuries are car accidents. The violent jerking that occurs upon impact, or blows to the head during the event, can lead to a brain injury. Sadly, many people do not realize at first that they have succumbed to a brain injury and the injury goes untreated. What is even more devastating is that many emergency rooms often overlook the potential for brain injuries when they are examining a… Read More