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As a result of an April Supreme Court decision in the case of Navarette v. California, it is now legal for a law enforcement officer to pull a driver over based solely on an anonymous tip, even if the officer does not observe any further evidence of criminal activity prior to stopping the driver.

That may not sound too alarming, but consider the following scenario:

As a Sarasota personal injury attorney and Sarasota motorcycle injury attorney, I have truly seen the devastating impact from automobile and motorcycle accidents. In motorcycle accidents, there is nothing more devastating than handling an accident where the motorcycle rider is not wearing a motorcycle helmet.