Statement by FJA Executive Director Paul Jess Honoring the Life of Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte

For Immediate Release: Contact: Ryan Banfill, (850) 521-1047 Statement by FJA Executive Director Paul Jess Honoring the Life of Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte “The Florida Justice Association honors the influential life of Sandy D’Alemberte. I am profoundly saddened by Sandy’s death on a personal and professional level. Sandy was a visionary leader who brought sunshine to…

Study: America Is On Drugs

by Alyssa Davenport, FJA Communications Coordinator If it seems like everyone around you is on drugs, it’s probably because they are. A recent study done by the National Center for Health Statistics shows that nearly half of all Americans have taken a prescription drug in the last 30 days. The study also found that the…

Your Driver Has a Shorter Attention Span than a Goldfish. Do You Hand Them the Keys?

by Alyssa Davenport, FJA Communications Coordinator There’s a problem on Florida’s roads. In 2018, according to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (HSMV), there were 1,671 citations given by law enforcement for distracted driving. In 2015, 3,242 people died in 885,000 distraction-related crashes. Among those crashes, 69,000 were tied to cell phone use,…