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While some traffic violations are minor and involve no injury to a person or damage to property, more serious traffic accidents can result in thousands of dollars in damages, permanent disabilities and, in the worst cases, death.

Traffic Accidents in Florida

According to the Florida Department of Transportation, in 2009, there were over 708,000 traffic accidents on public roadways in the state of Florida.

Traffic accidents that are caused by a driver's negligence or recklessness and/or that cause injuries or fatalities will likely be result in criminal charges being filed against the driver who allegedly caused the accident. Should an individual be convicted of these charges, he or she could face prison sentences, hefty fines and permanent marks on his or her criminal record.

Are You Facing Traffic -Related Criminal Charges?

If you or a loved one is charged with a traffic offense in Florida, contact Attorney Gregory Schwendeman. Mr. Schwendeman is extremely knowledgeable about the latest changes to the complicated traffic laws in the state of Florida and has extensive experience litigating traffic crime charges.

Types of Traffic Crime Charges

The specific charge(s) filed in the event of an alleged traffic crime will vary according to the circumstances surrounding the event. Various traffic charges include:

  • driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI)
  • aggravated DUI
  • driving with a suspended license
  • driving with a revoked license
  • leaving the scene of an accident
  • fleeing and eluding the police
  • hit and run
  • reckless driving
  • vehicular homicide

In most cases, first-time offenders will receive lighter sentences than those who already have a criminal record

Let Us Help You

During a free consultation, Mr. Schwendeman will thoroughly examine the facts of your case and advise on the best manner in which to resolve the charges against you. For those who choose to secure our services, we strive to provide quality representation in all upcoming legal proceedings, including bail hearings, state and federal trial proceedings and parole hearings.

To consistently build a strong defense for our clients, we diligently work to compile all necessary evidence and, when appropriate, work with other specialists (such as forensic scientists, registered nurses and/or psychiatrists) to find expert testimony to support our clients' claims.

For more information or to schedule a private case evaluation with the Schwendeman Law Firm, call 855.674.9898 or Email at




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