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September 2018 Archives

Protect your rights if you face drunk driving charges in Florida

If a Florida police officer pulls you over and asks you to step out of your vehicle, chances are he or she suspects that you've been drinking. Facing drunk driving charges is definitely no small matter, as penalties under conviction can be quite severe. However, merely being accused of driving under the influence of alcohol is not a constitution of guilt.  

Man suffering from cancer files medical malpractice suit

A man in another state recently claimed that a doctor failed to diagnose his cancer years ago. He is reportedly now physically suffering as a result of the doctor's mistake and thus has decided to file a medical malpractice lawsuit against the physician. Anyone in Florida who likewise has suffered at the hands of a physician has the right to seek to hold the medical provider accountable through the civil court system.

Deputy treated for minor personal injury, other driver dead

An accident recently occurred in Florida that has prompt a sheriff's investigation. That's because it involved a 30-year-old deputy from the department. He suffered personal injury in the collision, though his injuries were listed as minor when he was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The other person involved happened to be the brother of the Dodgers former baseball coach, Tommy Lasorda.

Overcorrection common problem in many personal injury accidents

Many Florida motorists, especially those who are inexperienced drivers, run into problems on the road if they overcorrect their steering after veering too close to the shoulder of the road. While not entirely uncommon, this type of erratic maneuver can cause serious collisions. In fact, that seems to be what happened in a recent multi-vehicle tragedy.

How soon will self-driving cars be on Florida roads?

Florida readers are likely aware of the fact that there are many companies racing to be the first to widely produce and sell self-driving vehicles. These types of vehicles will operate by computers and other technology, allowing occupants to travel from one place to another without actually driving the car. There are many who have grave concerns about the safety of these vehicles.

Awards & Memberships

  1. RATED BY Super Lawyers | Clifford C. Higby | SuperLawyers.com Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
  2. AV 1 | PREEMINENT | Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence AV Preeminent®AV Preeminent® is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.
  3. RATED BY | Super Lawyers | Rising Stars | Kevin D. Barr | SuperLawyers.com Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
  4. Florida Justice Association The Florida Justice Association is dedicated to strengthening and upholding Florida's civil justice system and protecting the rights of Florida's citizens and consumers.
  5. The Florida Bar 1950 | Mr. Higby was the former Chairman of the Trial Lawyer’s Section of The Florida Bar The Florida Bar is the integrated bar association for the state of Florida. Its duties include the regulation and discipline of attorneys. Mr. Higby was the former Chairman of the Trial Lawyer’s Section of The Florida Bar.
  6. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION for JUSTICE The American Association for Justice, is a nonprofit advocacy and lobbying organization for plaintiff's lawyers in the United States. AAJ's stated mission is to "promote a fair and effective justice system."
  7. BAR REGISTER PREEMINENT LAWYERS | Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register is widely regarded within the legal profession as a signal honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. The Martindale Hubbell Bar Register has listed lawyers who have earned the respect of the profession.
  8. ABA | AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION The American Bar Association, is a voluntary bar association of lawyers and law students, which builds the expertise of its members, protects the independence of the legal profession and advocates for justice in the United States and the world.

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