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Jeffrey Meldon

Comparative Negligence – Do You Know What it Means For Floridians?

In a recent Florida court case, the jury found three drivers and the Alachua Police Department to be negligent (at fault) in a fiery I-75 and Hwy. 441 crash that left one dead and two seriously…

Jeffrey Meldon

Help Tony Save Lives and Keep America’s Roads Safer.

More of us do it every day than we’d like to admit. We know we shouldn’t; we’ve heard it’s dangerous but, we still do it. Meanwhile, one man is out to spread the word, town…

Jeffrey Meldon

3 Ways to Protect Your Most Precious Cargo – Your Child Passenger:

National Child Passenger Safety Week is coming up from September 12th to the 18th This annual campaign provides parents an excellent time to:

review child safety seat guidelines,
make sure…

Jeffrey Meldon

Don’t Let Them Longhorns Outshine Us – Here Is What You Can Do Today:

Austin, Texas, is the home of the University of Texas Longhorns and the Texas Legislature. In Texas, known for its rugged individualism, lawmakers have progressively passed a law restricting the…

Jeffrey Meldon

Texas Takes The Lead! But, We Floridians Can Also Protect Our School Children–Find Out How:

Starting September 1st in Texas, it will be illegal to talk on a cell phone in an active school zone unless: the car is stopped, a hands-free device is used, or in an emergency.
As we welcome a new…

Jeffrey Meldon

UM Coverage, …. “Stack” it up and save!

Florida has some of the worst laws in the country when it comes to protecting the innocent person injured in a crash. As an accident attorney, it is heartbreaking for me to see legitimately injured…

Jeffrey Meldon

Texting while driving… it should be illegal in Florida!

Yet another study has been released showing that texting while driving is dangerous! I say, how many studies do we need to prove the obvious and for this dangerous activity to become illegal in…

Jeffrey Meldon

A multitasker’s admission of guilt… Rehab?…sign me up!

What is all the buzz about multitasking while driving? I do it and it is even legal, at least in Florida!
I am a multitasking king; it is a gift of mine. I can do a quick 3 miles on the treadmill…

Jeffrey Meldon

Care and Feeding of Tires.

A married couple from Ocala were killed while their twin daughters left uninjured, after a tire on the family mini van blew out in Valdosta Georgia on June 11th, 2009. Officers reported that…

Jeffrey Meldon

Red Bull + Driving = Bad Idea… Heads Up!

Highly caffeinated drinks such as Red Bull and Rockstar have begun to replace a good night’s sleep in many teen and young adult lives. Filling schedules with school, extracurricular activities…