About UsPhilip J. Chanfrau is a personal injury trial attorney. Phil started his practice in Daytona Beach with his former law partner and brother, Bill Chanfrau in 1977. Phil and Bill continued to work together until 2002. Phil started a new...More....
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There is a story in the news about Joan Holzschuh, a woman from Palm Coast, Florida who was killed in a crash when the tour bus she was riding in crashed into the back of a stopped vehicle on the … Continue reading
Last year I wrote a story about a Party Mom in St. Augustine who decided to help her child by hosting a party where she was providing booze to her child’s friends under adult supervision. I guess the reason was … Continue reading
Over the last few years Parents have witnessed lots of examples on TV of frightening escalations in brutal attacks on their children by other children. As texting has become more popular, a new word “cyber-bullying” has been coined. Dozens of websites devoted … Continue reading
The start of a new school year means the start of football season, and a whole myriad of other school sponsored interscholastic sports for both boys and girls, including baseball, cheer-leading, Lacrosse, soccer, tennis, swimming and diving, weightlifting and golf. All … Continue reading
A recent case in Central Florida involving Cell phone use tells us that the sequence of calls following an emergency like a car accident is very important. It is human nature to want to report an accident to our loved … Continue reading
Occasionally every plaintiff’s trial lawyer will be offered the opportunity to take a case which may look good but is really a stinker. The corollary is also true: sometimes what appears to be a stinker can in reality be a … Continue reading
The decision to let your child finally drive the family car is one requiring the ultimate exercise of good parental judgment. A parent must honestly weigh the maturity of their child, their need for independent transportation, the cost of insurance, a car, … Continue reading
As I wrote in an earlier blog, there are certain legal presumptions which arise when the rear car runs into a lead car. But those “presumptions” sometimes evaporate into thin air if the rear driver has a good reason to … Continue reading
I will occasionally discuss the law of Evidence on some things that often create major trial problems for the plaintiffs. A mistrial always favors the defense because they get a postponement. Today’s discussion is based on a rule of Evidence. Sometimes rules of law lead to … Continue reading