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Culpable Negligence

culpable negligence

Culpable Negligence in Florida, although a complicated subject, can most simply be described as failing to act as a reasonable person should. When such a failure causes another person injury, the State of Florida may consider that a crime.

Specific Culpable Negligence crimes in Florida can be found here:

What the State has to Prove for You to be Convicted

In order for the state to convict you of culpable negligence, the state must prove that you either:

  1. Exposed a person to personal injury; or
  2. Caused the physical injury of the person; and
  3. That the exposure or cause of injury happened because you were culpably negligent.
Punishment for Culpable Negligence

Culpable negligence is a misdemeanor, and depending on the specific facts, the punishment could be up to 365 days in jail.

Contact the Law Office of Roger P. Foley, P.A.

If you are facing a charge of culpable negligence, a West Palm Beach Culpable Negligence Lawyer at The Law Office of Roger P. Foley, P.A. could help you determine the best possible defense.

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I was charged with Domestic Violence few years ago and I was referred to Roger Foley from a family member! Roger is a BULLDOG! He was great and very aggressive in helping me beat this bogus case. Case was dismissed! He was on top of everything until the end!! Thomas
My wife (Mother of Stepson) and I Hired Mr Foley to represent my stepson in a minor criminal case. We would highly recommend as it is obvious to us That Mr Foley Genuinely cares and wants to do the Best he can for you which he did for us. Also has a great rapport with all parties in the courtroom..... Steve
Roger P. Foley got me reinstated. Also he got my COS waived, and got me to still be terminated off of probation on my expected termination date. I feel very comfortable with the decision my lawyer made for me. Also I would refer him to anyone who has a criminal felony or misdemeanor case. Jamar
Roger is a very compassionate person, he truly cares about his clients. He helped me with my case and was there for me every step of the way even if it was just reassurance that I needed. I would recommend him to anyone, he is absolutely the best! Cassandra G.
I think your firm did a great job on 3 cases that were 28 years old. The results are better than expected. I truly appreciate the hard work that you and your firm put forth in obtaining the results that we did on this case. Jim