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Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Impact of the Accident Report Privilege on a DUI Refusal

The attorneys at the Morris Law Firm represent clients arrested for DUI with property damage in St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and the surrounding areas of Pinellas County. In many of these cases, the accident report privilege renders evidence inadmissible at trial. A recent decision, State v. Ramsubhag, 23 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 380a (June 22, 2015), [ Read More… ]

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The Independent Blood Test under Florida Statute Section 316.1932(1)(f)(3)

Most DUI cases involve a request by the arresting officer for a breath test. After you blow into the machine, the breath sample disappears out the other end of the machine. The machine does not capture the breath sample so that it can later be retested by an independent agency. With all the problems with [ Read More… ]

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Which Came First – the Arrest or the Refusal?

The attorneys at the Morris Law Firm represent clients charged with DUI. Many of these cases involve an alleged “refusal” to submit to a breath or urine test after an arrest in Clearwater, St. Petersburg, or the surrounding areas of Pinellas County, FL. One of the most common mistakes that a law enforcement officer makes [ Read More… ]

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