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Should Bayshore Driver Get a Sentence Reduction After Deadly Crash? January 12, 2022

May 23, 2018 was a truly awful day for two families. A family lost a young mother and her toddler who died after being struck by a car on Bayshore Boulevard. Another family figuratively lost their son after he hit and killed the woman and her daughter.Cameron Herrin, the 18-year-old speeding driver who struck and …

How Much Jail Time Could Parents of Oxford School Shooter Get? December 17, 2021

Another senseless tragedy occurred on November 30 in Michigan at Oxford High School when 15-year-old Ethan Crumbley brought a gun to school and turned it on his classmates, injuring seven and killing four. While many of the details are as familiar and heartbreaking as many other school shootings, there is something different about this case. …

Why Is the Jussie Smollett Case Just Now Making It to Trial? December 7, 2021

It’s been almost three years since the public experienced emotional whiplash as it related to the case of Jussie Smollett. The public went from being disgusted by the alleged hate crime against Smollett to being confused and angry when they learned that Smollett may have planned the whole thing. Three years later, the public has …

How Much Jail Time Faces Electric Scooter Rider Who Hit and Killed a Bicyclist? December 3, 2021

Electric scooters can be found across many major cities. Companies like Lime, Spin, and HOPR place scooters around cities so pedestrians can catch a quick ride. But, most people who hop on an electric scooter probably never think the ride could lead them to manslaughter charges. But, that’s precisely what happened to a 22-year-old after …

Breaking Down the 7 Charges Kyle Rittenhouse Faced at His Trial December 3, 2021

A jury recently made their decision on the multiple charges facing Kyle Rittenhouse, a teenager who shot and killed two people during a protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin. In a case that gained significant public attention, most people now know that Rittenhouse was found not guilty on all charges. But, many are still trying to understand …

Stand Your Ground Changes Have Wide Impact May 22, 2018

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A recent court decision has put the controversial “stand your ground” law back under the microscope. Passed in Florida in 2005, the law changes traditional self-defense guidelines immensely. “Stand your ground” eliminates the responsibility to retreat from dangerous situations and authorizes individuals to forcefully defend themselves to “prevent the commission of a forcible felony.” Since …

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Ed Morrell Joins The McIntyre Team At Lakeland Location

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TAMPA-FL, (October 3, 2018) – Eduardo Morrell, Senior Partner at Morrell, P.A. firm, has officially joined McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold Elliott Grimaldi Guito & Matthews, P.A. as of September 1, 2018. Morrell always aspired to be a lawyer and has been practicing law for 30 years. Mr. Morrell founded the Morrell, P.A. firm …

Tampa Attorney Elizabeth Munro joins the law firm of McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold Elliott Grimaldi Guito & Matthews, P.A.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TAMPA-FL (February 8, 2018) – Ms. Elizabeth Munro is the newest attorney at the law offices of McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold Elliott Grimaldi Guito & Matthews, P.A., and she will be bringing her knowledge and experience in the fields of personal injury, trial law, and wrongful death to the firm. Ms. Munro has …

Attorney of Curtis Reeves Files Writ for Prohibition

If you’ve been following the Curtis Reeves’ Stand Your Ground movie theatre slaying story, there has been an update in the case. Mr. Reeves’ attorney, Richard Escobar, has filed a writ for prohibition, requesting that Mr. Reeves is not prosecuted for murder charges. Earlier this year, Judge Susan Barthle ruled that Mr. Reeves was not …

Curtis Reeves’ “Stand Your Ground” Motion Denied in Popcorn Movie Theatre Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Curtis Reeves’ “Stand Your Ground” Motion Denied in Popcorn Movie Theatre Shooting Reeves will face a jury trial TAMPA, FL. (March 10th, 2017) – Judge Susan G. Barthle entered an order today denying Curtis Reeves’ “Stand Your Ground” defense regarding the 2014 movie theatre shooting where Reeves shot and killed Chad Oulson. …

Curtis Reeves’ “Stand Your Ground” Defense Motion Dismissed

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTH JUDICAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR PASCO COUNTY Case No. 2014-216CFAES STATE OF FLORIDA vs CURTIS JUDSON REEVES ORDER DENYING DEFENDANT’S MOTION TO DISMISS PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTE §776.013(3) (STAND YOUR GROUND MOTION) This matter came before the court during evidentiary hearing upon defendant’s …

Cobb Theatres restricts media, family of deceased from entering movie theatre during controversial “Stand Your Ground” hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TAMPA, FL. (February 23rd 2017) – Cobb Theatres has announced to the State and Defense that they are restricting the media and other individuals from attending the viewing of the theatre as part of the controversial “Stand Your Ground” hearing that began this week. The case revolves around the incident in 2014 …

Curtis Reeves’ Movie Theatre Shooting Case Hearing Set for February 20th 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                        Curtis Reeves’ Movie Theatre Shooting Case Hearing Set for February 20th 2017 Prosecution and Stand Your Ground Defense hearing to take place TAMPA, FL. (February 14, 2017) – A hearing is set for the case of Curtis Reeves next week at the Dade City Courthouse, more than three years after Chad Oulson …

Tampa mass tort attorney Ralph Guito III helps victims of Johnson & Johnson® talc powder products

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Tampa mass tort attorney Ralph Guito III helps victims of Johnson & Johnson® talc powder products Use of talcum powder related to ovarian cancer, studies find. TAMPA, FL. (May 25, 2016) – Tampa Attorney Ralph Guito III is building a case to address the harmful effects of using talcum powder. Talcum powder …