High school students in Utah can experience the courtroom through the eyes of a sitting judge. California eighth-graders will travel to Yosemite Falls to hear presentations from Federal officials. Essay contest winners in New York, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts will receive cash or scholarship awards. All this activity — and more — heralds Law Day 2016, a day which has been celebrated since 1958 to commemorate the Rule of Law. It began in 1957, when Charles Rhyne, the American Bar Association’s president, proposed the idea to President Dwight Eisenhower. An ardent patriot, Rhyne chose May 1st because that was the day […]
Most people involved in auto accidents believe they have full insurance coverage, but all too often we find that they do not. All that Florida law actually requires a driver to have is personal injury protection (PIP) which pays for your medical bills if you are injured in an accident, and property damage coverage, which pays for damage to the other person’s vehicle or property if you are at fault. Truly full coverage includes what is called uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage (UM), along with several other items. But UM is additional coverage that you must purchase for an additional […]
For the second year, Gene Zweben of Zweben Law Group stepped up to the challenge of organizing a bike drive for the United Way of Martin County’s White Dove project. The bike drive kicked off with a party at Crush Wine Bar co-sponsored by the Junior League of Martin County.
Nobody wants to think about getting injured in a car accident, but it can come out of nowhere and make you feel like your world has been turned upside down. Knowing what to do if this situation arises and following these simple steps can make everything less stressful. After an accident, pull over into a safe location and call 911. This will provide you with any needed medical attention and also create a report of the crash. If you need to be taken to the hospital, GO! While you are waiting for authorities to arrive on the scene, if your […]