Florida’s Red Light Cameras the Subject of $5 Million Class Action
After an appeals court in south Florida ruled that it was illegal for the City of Hollywood, FL, to effectively issue traffic citations involving red light cameras, two Floridians have filed a federal class actions suit seeking more than $5 million. Attorney Steven Kramer discusses the lawsuit.
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Red-light Camera Fight Escalates with South Florida Lawsuit
In the wake of an appeals court shooting down how red-light camera tickets are issued, two South Florida motorists are headed to court with this demand: We want our money back. Attorney Steven Kramer discusses the potential for more of these legal challenges.
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How a DUI Can Tank Your Credit
While a DUI won't show up directly on your credit report or get factored into your score, attorney Steven Kramer discusses how the financial ramifications could hit your credit hard.
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Fight to Legalize Gay Marriage Only Gets Hotter
Attorney Steven Kramer discusses a ruling from U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle in Tallahassee finding that the 2008 voter-backed ban on same-sex marriage violates the 14th Amendment's guarantees of equal protection and due process.
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Zimmerman Appeals Defamation Ruling, But Chances Are Slim
Acquitted neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman is appealing the ruling that tossed out his defamation lawsuit against NBC Universal. Attorney Steven Kramer says the appeal has a ten percent chance of succeeding.
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Florida Supreme Court Finds Red-light Camera Ordinances Invalid
The Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that red-light camera ordinances in effect prior to the enactment of a 2010 state law are invalid — a decision that could compel the city of Palm Coast to pony up refunds for thousands of red-light camera tickets.
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What Happens If You Ignore a Parking Ticket?
Attorney Kramer discusses the consequences of not paying your parking tickets.
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Tastes like Chikin!
When a big company says it’s been harmed and can back up its complaint with millions of dollars and a team of lawyers, it’s tough for smaller firms to fight, Kramer says. Even if a small company eventually wins a federal court fight, the cost can make it a Pyrrhic victory, he says – unless the bigger company backs off due to adverse publicity.
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Step by Step: How to Hire a Lawyer
You're getting divorced. You need to make a will. Your home is in foreclosure. Where do you go for help? To a lawyer, of course. But with 87,000 of the legal eagles in Florida, how do you choose?
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