There is a story in the news about  Joan Holzschuh, a woman from Palm Coast, Florida who was killed in a crash when the tour bus she was riding in crashed into the back of a stopped vehicle on the side of the road in Egypt.   She went to Bethlehem for Christmas.   News…

Last year I wrote a story about a Party Mom in St. Augustine who decided to help her child by hosting a party where she was providing booze to her child’s friends  under adult supervision.  I guess the reason was to make her child more “popular” by providing a place and some alcohol for the…

Over the last few years Parents have witnessed lots of examples on TV of frightening escalations in brutal attacks on their children by other children. As texting has become more popular, a new word “cyber-bullying” has been coined. Dozens of websites devoted to the prevention of bullying have popped up. It has been clear for years that bullying…

The start of a new school year means the start of football season, and a whole myriad of other school sponsored interscholastic sports for both boys and girls, including baseball, cheer-leading, Lacrosse, soccer, tennis, swimming and diving, weightlifting and golf. All of these activities are subject to various risks and it is a privilege to participate…

A recent case in Central Florida involving Cell phone use tells us that the sequence of calls following an emergency like a car accident is very important.  It is human nature to want to report an accident to our loved ones to let them know you have been injured, and to get help.  But who…

Occasionally every plaintiff’s trial lawyer will be offered  the opportunity to take a case which may look good but is really  a stinker.  The corollary is also true:  sometimes what appears to be a stinker can in reality be a good case which should be taken to court.  A recent rear end collision case which…

The decision to let your child finally drive the family car is one requiring the ultimate exercise of good parental judgment. A parent must honestly weigh the maturity of their child, their need for independent transportation, the cost of insurance, a car, and the dangers and potential risks the child may face when you, the parent, are…

As I wrote in an earlier blog, there are certain legal presumptions which arise when the rear car runs into a lead car.  But those “presumptions” sometimes evaporate into thin air if the rear driver has a good reason to explain the collision.  This blog explains how that disappearing presumption works. In the case of…

I will occasionally discuss the law of Evidence on some  things that often create major trial problems for the plaintiffs.  A mistrial always favors the defense because they get  a postponement.  Today’s discussion is based on a rule of Evidence.  Sometimes rules of law lead to unusual and bizarre results.  This one reminds me of a Rule which led Mr. Bumble,  a Charles Dicken’s character…

During the last two weeks here in Flagler county the story of a horrific truck crash, totally avoidable unfolded before a local jury.  The jury  listened spellbound to the story of  loving couple who moved here to live out their golden years together.  That came to a sudden end in the blink of an eye…

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