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On October 17, Ervin A. Gonzalez of the law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson was part of a jury selection Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar presentation in Plantation, Florida. The CLE program was created to allow attorneys to further their legal knowledge and skills within their practice area beyond what they learned in law school. Bar associations hold CLEs as a means of helping their members stay on top of the latest legal innovations and methods available to them. The CLE event that Ervin Gonzalez took part in was presented by the Florida Bar Association and titled “Modern Jury Selection Tips for the Trial Practitioner”. I Would Like to Speak with Ervin Gonzalez About a Possible Case To get in touch with injury lawyer Ervin Gonzalez or any of the other attorneys at Colson Hicks Eidson and learn how they may be able to assist you with a legal matter,...
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Thu, Oct 23, 2014
Source: Colson Hicks Eidson
According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), several hours of service regulations have been put in place to help prevent truck drivers from falling asleep while driving, such as: Truckers have a daily driving limit of 11 hours. Truckers have a workweek limit of 70 hours. Truckers are required to take a 30-minute break sometime during the first eight hours of a workday. Truckers have a workday limit of 14 hours. Truckers who work a 70-hour workweek are required to rest for 34 consecutive hours before being allowed to resume working. In September, a Florida tractor-trailer truck wreck occurred when a trucker fell asleep at the wheel. According to Florida Today, the accident happened on State Road 46 at around 2:20 a.m. on a Friday. Leading up to the crash, the 51-year-old trucker was driving east on SR 46 when he nodded off, according to what he told...
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Wed, Oct 22, 2014
Source: Colson Hicks Eidson
On October 10, Daily Business Review hosted “A View From the Bench: South Florida Legends of the Courtroom”, which included a segment moderated by our own Ervin A. Gonzalez. The event, which was approved by The Florida Bar for CLE credits (including ethics credits), took place at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The presentation consisted of three consecutive panels, including: “Winning with Opening & Closing Arguments in Civil & Criminal Cases” “A View from the Bench: Jury Selection” The third panel, which was moderated by Ervin Gonzalez, was titled “A Discussion with the Giants of Appellate Law”. The panelists for this segment were: Chief Judge Dorian Damoorgian, Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal Bruce Rogow, Law Office of Bruce S. Rogow Judge David Gersten (retired), Florida Third District Court of Appeal/Partner at Bilzin Sumberg Judge Martha Warner, Florida Fourth...
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Tue, Oct 21, 2014
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On October 17, Ervin A. Gonzalez of the law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson was part of a jury selection Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar presentation in Plantation, Florida. The CLE program was created to allow attorneys to further their legal knowledge and skills within their practice area beyond what they learned in law school. Bar associations hold CLEs as a means of helping their members stay on top of the latest legal innovations and methods available to them. The CLE event that Ervin Gonzalez took part in was presented by the Florida Bar Association and titled “Modern Jury Selection ...Read More
Thu, Oct 23, 2014
Source: Colson Hicks Eidson