Practice Area:DUI / DWI
Outcome:Not Guilty Verdict
Description:Client was charged with violating Florida Statutes 316.193 DUI, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or Drugs with injuries and property damage. The case arose out of an accident on Alton Road in Miami Beach where my client and a taxicab collided. My client was driving Eastbound on the Westbound lane. Motions were filed to Suppress some evidence. After negotiations with prosecution to reduce charge to a Reckless Driving failed, case was set for trial. On 7/21/1998 we picked a jury and had a full blown trial. My client testified on his behalf. After less than 45 minutes, the jury returned a Not-Guilty verdict on the DUI.