The personal injury law firm of Lyons, Snyder & Collin aggressively represents victims of automobile/motorcycle accidents and slip and falls throughout South Florida. As a courtesy to our clients, we created a frequently asked questions section concerning “the nuts and bolts” of an automobile accident case and the first steps that should be taken after an accident.
During trial in every criminal case (circumstantial, or otherwise), at the close of the State’s case (and again at the close of the defense case), a (competent) criminal defense attorney will ask the Court to enter a judgment of acquittal as the evidence is not legally sufficient to support the jury’s verdict.
Whether Character Evidence is or is not admissible is governed by Rule 404 of the Federal Rules of Evidence. In general, Character Evidence is not admissible in court to prove that a person acted in conformity with that trait on a particular occasion; however, there are exceptions to the general rule.
There are three different types of injunctions (commonly referred to as “restraining orders”) available to individuals in Florida: Domestic Violence Injunctions, Dating Violence Injunctions, and Repeat Violence Injunctions. There are a number of different basis for which the court can grant these injunctions, all of which are enumerated in their respective statutes.
As a legal intern at a Fort Lauderdale personal injury firm, I am oftentimes asked by family and friends whether to contact an personal injury lawyer after a “minor” car accident. My answer is always YES!