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Recently Injured in a Car Accident Through No Fault of Your Own? Here is What To Do

Florida routinely makes the “worst states for driving” lists. Aggressive drivers, congestion, population density, and tourists unfamiliar with the roadways all contribute to our state’s reputation as being a difficult one to for drivers – and our high auto accident rate. If you are involved in an automobile accident, you need to know what to ...
by The Fighter Law Firm - April 25th, 2017

Did you know that you could receive compensation if a crime is committed against you?

Did you know that you could receive compensation if a crime is committed against you? The Office of Attorney General wants to help you receive the compensation you deserve. If a crime causes you physical or psychological injury, you deserve to be assisted in your time of suffering.
by Thomas Feiter - September 08th, 2015

You can be arrested for DUI without being inside the vehicle!

Is it legal for the police to arrest me when no one saw me in the car? Florida case law says yes! Police can find that you are in actual physical control of a car and arrest you for DUI even if you were not in the car when they got there and no one else sees you driving.
by Thomas Feiter - May 14th, 2015

Can I Withdraw My Plea, Your Honor?

Whether or not a person in Florida can withdraw (or take back) their plea in any criminal case, depends in large part on two factors: (1) the timing of your motion to withdraw the plea; and (2) the presiding judge. The Timing There are two times in which a person may withdraw a plea – ...
by Thomas Feiter - September 25th, 2014

Preservation of Evidence: Your Due Process Rights and the Obligations of the State

We all lose things in the office – a memo, a pen, your keys, whatever.  But when a prosecutor’s office loses a piece of evidence in your case, it may or may not be a reason for your case to be dismissed.  This article discusses when loss or destruction of evidence may (or may not) help ...
by Thomas Feiter - September 15th, 2014

How Eyewitness Testimony Can Be Unreliable

Most people are unaware of the hidden dangers of eyewitness testimony. Crimes usually occur suddenly and take people by surprise, frequently resulting in witnesses or victims making false (or wrong) identifications.
by Thomas Feiter - May 29th, 2014

Why DUI stops no longer require police to see you driving recklessly

Insight into the new authority granted to police to allow DUI stops based on anonymous tips.
by Amanda Sampaio - May 12th, 2014

Looking Forward; A New Fighter Law

In addition to the new website for fighterlaw.com, we're happy to announce our plans for the firm moving forward the rest of 2014.
by Thomas Feiter - March 31st, 2014