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St. Petersburg Man Strikes And Kills Elderly Bicyclist In Tampa

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

A 22-year-old defendant was charged with manslaughter after authorities state he struck an elderly bicyclist with his electric scooter. The victim, a 77-year-old woman biking to the grocery store, is believed to have stopped to let the scooter rider pass, but he told authorities he did not try to avoid her, and he struck… Read More »

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What Is Criminal Identity Theft?

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

Identity theft and cybercrimes are on the rise throughout the country and internationally. Just last week, Colonial Pipeline, a national gas and oil outfit that provides fuel to more than 45 percent of consumers on the East Coast, paid a 4.5 million dollar ransom to hackers who launched a ransomware attack on the company’s… Read More »

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Falsifying A Florida COVID-19 Vaccination Card Is Illegal

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

Police arrested a Miami couple vacationing in Hawaii with their children this past month, after identifying their fake COVID-19 vaccination cards. The couple also allegedly forged COVID-19 vaccination cards for their minor children who remain ineligible for the vaccine because they are under 12 years old. Now both parents are facing federal charges for… Read More »

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In Tampa, Florida, A Disgruntled Former Employee Faces 15 Years In Prison

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

Last week, a Tampa woman was indicted by a federal grand jury for recklessly damaging an employer computer and intentionally damaging a protected computer. If convicted, the woman faces 10 years in prison for intentional damage and an additional five years for reckless damage. The former employee allegedly deleted thousands of recruiting files, resumes,… Read More »

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Charged With Loitering Or Prowling In Florida? You Have Options.

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

Recently a man shot at several witnesses, shot himself accidentally and shot at police, all while standing on the roof of a private building. The incident resulted in a 6 hour standoff with SWAT. It took a response from multiple units to finally get the suspect to cooperate, but Hillsborough County prosecutors have now… Read More »

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Can Your License Be Suspended For Too Many Speeding Tickets In Florida?

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

Andrew has gotten a few speeding tickets in the last few years. He was cited for going 10 or 15 mph over the speed limit on the highway. Another ticket was for running a red light. He also has three violations for driving while talking on a cell phone. Recently he was involved in… Read More »

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What’s The Difference Between Carjacking And Vehicle Theft In Florida?

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

Last week in Tampa, two men crashed a car on I-75 driving at high speeds. When good samaritans pulled over to assist them, the men ordered the couple at gunpoint to drive them to another destination. Fearing for their lives, the couple complied. The men exited the vehicle at which point the victims drove… Read More »

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Grand Jury Or Regular Jury: What’s The Difference?

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

Often in popular media and crime tv shows, a scene will cut to a grand jury after a defendant is charged with a crime. That jury is composed of more than 12 jurors, but what exactly does a grand jury do? Do all defendants in a criminal case face a grand jury? Do you… Read More »

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The National Trial Lawyers Announces Bryant Scriven As One Of Its Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers In Florida

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce that Bryant Scriven of Scriven Law, P.A. in Tampa has been selected for inclusion into its Top 100 Area of Practice Trial Lawyers in Florida, an honor given to only a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in the field.  Membership in… Read More »

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Road Rage Equals Jail Time

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

2 people are dead and 2 people are in the hospital after an apparent road rage incident in Riverview this past week. Hillsborough County deputies are investigating a shooting between a group of cyclists and people driving in a vehicle. Apparently the driver of the vehicle fatally shot two juvenile cyclists. Road rage incidents… Read More »

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