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If you've been injured in a car wreck, there are a lot of things you should do. Call the police. Take pictures of the scene of the accident. Seek medical treatment. Once you've ensured your safe, and the accident is reported, just call Moe.

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer: Moses R. DeWitt:

Moses DeWitt is an attorney with the DeWitt Law Firm, who has recovered millions for his clients. As an advocate for the injured, he has fought insurance companies and large corporations to get his clients the compensation they deserve.

He is a regular commentator for many media outlets in Central Florida, including the News Junkie on Real Radio 104.1 and News Talk 580 WDBO. His sound legal advice has also been utilized by national media outlets, including Newsweek.

In addition to serving his accident clients in Central Florida, Moe founded the non-profit, Helmet Heads of Florida, to provide helmets to children throughout Central Florida. Helmet Heads of Florida works to help prevent minor children from suffering traumatic brain injuries, which are almost fully preventable by utilizing the proper safety gear. Moe believes that the job of injury attorneys is to make the world a safer place. To date, Helmet Heads of Florida provided over 2000 helmets to the children of Central Florida.

Education

After graduating from Winter Park High School, he went on to Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, to receive his undergraduate degree in Political Science and to Florida State University College of Law to receive his Juris Doctor. Moe has been recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star since 2018.

Recent Successes
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Notable Cases
  • Grant v. Citizens Bank, N.A., 44 Fla. L. Weekly D95 (Fla. 5th DCA December 26, 2018)(In a mortgage foreclosure case, a lender that accelerated the amount due was entitled to recover interest accruing more than five years before suit was filed and did not waive that right under the five-year statute of limitations, § 95.11(2)(b)-(c), Fla. Stat.; however, it failed to plead for such interest and therefore could not recover it.)
  • Blackburn v. Wissner, 257 So. 3d 1190 (Fla. 5th DCA 2018)(A former spouse making payments on a jointly-held property is entitled to a credit for the other former spouse’s share of the payments.)
  • Brunsman v. Brunsman, 232 So. 3d 1175 (Fla. 5th DCA 2017)(§ 61.08(7), Fla. Stat. (2010) specifically provides that durational alimony awards are modifiable. § 61.08(7), Fla. Stat. (2010). Imposing a non-modifiable alimony requirement is an error in the absence of agreement between the parties or findings of exceptional circumstances, imposing a non-modifiable alimony requirement is error. There is no provision in the law for non-modifiable permanent alimony.)
  • Topel v. Topel, 2014 Fla. App. LEXIS 20588 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 5th Dist. Dec. 19, 2014)(alimony awards must be supported by competent, substantial evidence that demonstrates the need for support and the paying spouse’s ability to pay).
  • Ela v. Orange County Sheriff’s Office, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11826 (lawsuit against OCSO for improperly accessing personal information maintained by state agencies alleging violations of the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act)
  • Bacchus v. Bacchus, 108 So. 3d 712 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 5th Dist. 2013)(The clear purpose of § 741.30(5)(c), Fla. Stat. is to preserve the status quo pending a final evidentiary hearing. It does not contemplate entry of a series of temporary injunctions in lieu of a full hearing on a permanent injunction.)
  • Garcia v. Roldan, 2012 Fla. App. LEXIS 10636 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 5th Dist. 2012)(Dominican republic divorce was not finalized prior to entry into second marriage, so second marriage is void).
  • Duke v. Duke, No. 5D16-120 (5th DCA Feb. 10, 2017)(Appellate Court reversed the alimony award, the attorney’s fees award, the requirement that Former Husband maintain life insurance, and the parenting plan in favor of our client.)
Publications
Associations
  • The Florida Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association – Tort, Trial, and Insurance Practice Section
  • Vice-Chair, PODL Committee, 2008 – 2011
  • Vice-Chair, Law Student Board, 2010 – 2011
  • Long Range Planning Liaison, 2009 – 2010
  • Member, Task Force on Outreach to Law Students, 2010 – 2011

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