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,
Traffic Accidents in Florida
the Florida Department of Transportation, in 2009, there were over 708,000 traffic
accidents on public roadways in the state of Florida.
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
with a suspended license
- driving with a revoked license
the scene of an accident
- fleeing and eluding the police
- hit and
- reckless driving
- vehicular homicide
cases, first-time offenders will receive lighter sentences than those who already
have a criminal record
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'
For more information or to schedule
a private case evaluation with the Schwendeman Law Firm, call 855.674.9898 or
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