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Thomas S. Hudson

Thomas Hudson’s Legal Cases

7 total

  • State of Florida v. A. R.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Outcome:
    Jury Verdict of Not Guilty
    Description:
    An accident resulted in a blood draw of .11. Despite testimony that the defendant was "all over the road," jury learned that there were no lights in the area and the road was very curvy and uneven. Blood had been stored unrefrigerated for 8 days, and FDLE blood technician admitted that both tested samples came from the same vacutainer.
  • State of Florida v.A.P.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Outcome:
    Jury Verdict of Not Guilty
    Description:
    Defendant rear-ended a tow truck, and then was seen by bystander stuffing a bag of marijuana into her purse. She failed field sobriety tests, and refused a breath test. She admitted to police that she had had five beers. Jury learned that she had drunk those beers over a six hour period, and was unstable on her feet due to the accident. She testified that the marijuana in her car had been left there by a friend. Jury found her not guilty of DUI and possession of cannabis.
  • State of Florida v. M.P.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Outcome:
    Jury Verdict of Not Guilty
    Description:
    Defendant refused to give breath sample and police gave undisputed testimony that she had a "Jack and Coke" in her lap as the officer approached her car. Jury learned that the drink belonged to her passenger, and that police completely botched Field Sobriety Tests.
  • State of Florida v. H. E.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Outcome:
    Jury Verdict of Not Guilty
    Description:
    Defendant admitted to four glasses of wine, and refused field sobriety tests. Jury found him Not Guilty.
  • State of Florida v. M.M.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Outcome:
    Jury Verdict of Not Guilty
    Description:
    Jury acquitted defendant despite police testimony that the client had a beer between his knees on the car seat, client's admission of drinking 6-8 beers and repeatedly telling police, "I've had too much to drink. I shouldn't have been driving." Defense argument was that defendant had 6-8 beers in six hours, and didn't know how much was too much.
  • DO v. Miller

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Aug 20, 2008
    Outcome:
    $1.5 Million Jury Verdict for Dogbite
    Description:
    Diane was bitten by a vicious dog, and contracted a resistant form of Staphylococcus infection. (MRSA) The jury determined that the effect on her life was permanent, and would stop her from continuing to work as a server at upscale restaurants. Their award was $1.5 Million.
  • Estate of B.C. v. M.R.

    Practice Area:
    Wrongful Death
    Date:
    Jun 18, 2010
    Outcome:
    Settlement of $2.1 million
    Description:
    A tragic case in which a woman was killed and her husband injured in an automobile accident.