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October 2017 Archives

Florida nurse arrested on prescription drug charges

This blog recently discussed the serious nature of drug charges and it is important to note that individuals can face drug charges in a number of different circumstances, including for illegally obtain prescription drugs. A nurse in Florida was arrested recently for allegedly obtaining prescription drugs using the name and information of a dead patient. The 52-year old Tampa nurse allegedly used the dead patient's name to obtain 30 Metolazone 10 mg tablets.

Clean hands are important, but can they land you behind bars?

How many times have you read about the importance of frequent hand-washing with regard to avoiding harmful germs, viruses and infections? You may be like many others in Florida who are aware of this crucial hygiene factor but are so busy in the normal course of an average day that you may not always have time to locate a sink to wash your hands. Like most people nowadays, you probably keep hand sanitizer nearby for quick in-between washings and disinfecting.

Understanding defense options in response to drug charges

Accused individuals should know how to defend against drug charges because so much is on the line when they are facing them. Drug laws vary by state but some common defenses are useful to be familiar with. It is also important to keep in mind that accused individuals always have criminal defense rights and protections regardless of the criminal charges they are facing.

Drunk driving penalties in Florida are significant

It is important to note that there are two separate types of penalties and consequences individuals accused of drunk driving in Florida may face. Accused individuals may face criminal penalties as well as administrative consequences associated with drunk driving charges. In Florida, accused individuals can have their driver's license suspended and, in addition to administrative penalties, may also face stiff criminal penalties.

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