Gordon Fenderson News

The Benefits of DUI Checkpoints

A Florida defense lawyer and libertarian has become a YouTube sensation by recommending that drivers pulled over during checkpoint stops to detect drunk drivers do not open their windows or speak to police officers. At last count, Warren Redlich’s video has more than two million views. Instead, he recommends that they display a sign, which…

Read more

Protect Your Personal Injury Award from Your Divorce

What happens to your money from a personal injury award or settlement, when you divorce? The short answer is, “It depends.” It depends on whether you live in a community-property or equitable distribution state. It depends on how the money was allocated in the award or settlement. It depends on the date of the accident,…

Read more

Why Hiring an Attorney for a DUI is Your Best Option

If you are ever arrested for a DUI (Driving under the Influence), a DWI (Driving While Intoxicated), or other types of drunk driving offenses, your best course of action is to hire an experienced DUI attorney.  This attorney can work to minimize or even avoid harsh penalties and consequences usually associated with DUI convictions.  Also,…

Read more

A Legal Way Around DUI Checkpoints?

DUI checkpoints are used by multiple South Florida law enforcement agencies to try to keep the streets clear of intoxicated drivers. But, a local attorney says there’s a legal way around the checkpoints for any driver, while prosecutors say not so fast. “Normally what they look for is: Do you have impaired speech? Do you…

Read more

Mortgage Refinancing vs. Mortgage Modification

With many Floridians already underwater, or owing more than their property is worth, on their mortgages, homeowners across the state are trying to determine their best options to lower their monthly housing payment.  Two options frequently mentioned and used are Refinancing and Mortgage Modification.  However, there are differences between the two methods of lowering the…

Read more

Five Most Common Types of Personal Injuries

When a person damages his or her body, it is often difficult to assess the cost of the injury.  In addition to the medical bills, the individual must take into consideration lost wages and the possible reduction in earning capacity for the upcoming months, years, or even life.  Because all of these factors affect the…

Read more

Drunk Driving Convictions Dramatically Increase Car Insurance Rates

Research compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows in 2010 alcohol related traffic fatalities killed drivers, passengers, or both across the US every 51 minutes. However, in addition to the risk of injuring or killing others, drunk driving convictions also dramatically increase car insurance rates. On average, car insurance companies check drivers’ vehicle…

Read more

Providing facts to help make the mortgage modification decision easier

A Loan Modification is a permanent change in one or more of the terms of a Borrower’s loan, allows the loan to be reinstated, and results in a payment the Borrower can afford. Loan Modifications are permanent changes in one or many of the terms that make up a Borrower’s loan, can allow reinstatement of the…

Read more

Florida Ranks Fifth in DUIs per Person per Year in the Southeast

In the most recent data available from the State Justice Department, Florida ranked fifth out of nine states across the Southeast in DUIs per person in 2013.  That year, Law Enforcement Officials (LEOs) arrested 61,852 Florida drivers for Driving Under the Influence (DUI), which is equivalent to one DUI per 308 Floridians.  This places the…

Read more

DUI Block Provides Information Relating to DUI Checkpoint Locations across Florida

A new website, DUI Block, provides information about the most recent DUI checkpoint locations across Florida.  Currently, the page is updated through Friday, December 19, which included three locations in Pinellas County, Florida.  Pinellas County includes the cities of Clearwater and St. Petersburg, located on the west side of Tampa Bay, and is part of…

Read more
Page 1 of 1412345...10...Last »