The number of Americans enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan is skyrocketing. Statistics show enrollment has nearly doubled over the past 10 years, and Medicare Advantage now comprises about 22 million people. That’s one-third of all Medicare beneficiaries.
If you're the defendant in a criminal case, one of the most important questions your attorney may ask is not, "What did you do?" but "What can the prosecutor prove that you did?" In fact, a good part of your attorney's job may focus around suppressing evidence in your case.
Thousands of people in Florida have been charged with possession of drugs, drug paraphernalia or drug distribution. These criminal charges can have far-reaching consequences on the liberty, family and career of suspects. This is one of the reasons that many people facing charges feel the need to defend themselves in court.
One of the worst parts about being a defendant in a white collar criminal case is that you learn -- really fast -- who you shouldn't have trusted. It isn't uncommon to feel angry, hurt and outright betrayed by the witnesses who seemingly come out of the proverbial woodwork to testify against you, especially when you feel like they're only doing so because they have a grudge against you or another personal reason to exaggerate -- or even lie.
Right at this moment, there are defendants sitting in a Florida jail or sweating out the wait to their trial for a drug crime -- even though the prosecutor's office is aware that they're likely innocent.
Every defendant in a federal criminal case would like to know what the odds are of an acquittal. Unfortunately, there are no sure bets when you're involved in a criminal case. However, there is information you can use to make decisions about your future.