Many news stories that have shown up in the past few years have to do with police brutality. Some people don't like to call it what it is, but it is a serious problem. Police officers who abuse the power they have to make sure that laws are followed in the officer's jurisdiction are a huge problem.
Every time you get behind the wheel, you realize that you could be part of a motor vehicle accident. While you do your best to remain safe, other drivers don't think twice about breaking the law and putting others in harm's way.
The process of resolving a car crash claim can take a long time. Often, the best thing to do when you are trying to get the compensation that you need is to negotiate a settlement. This option is usually faster than going through a trial, but there are some points you need to consider.
The injuries that you suffer in a car crash vary greatly depending on the type of crash, the speed of the vehicles and many other factors. One thing that most of these car crash cases have in common is that the injuries can impact your life in a negative way.
Many people have this idea that anything that police do during an arrest or while a person is incarcerated is a necessary evil. That simply isn't the case. It's very easy for law enforcement to violate an accused person's civil rights or even the law while arresting someone. People who are already incarcerated can also face serious abuse, harassment and other mistreatment from law enforcement and corrections officers.
Car accidents happen every day and for multiple reasons. Whether another driver was speeding, texting, driving drunk or simply was not paying attention, there are many circumstances that can result in a car accident. Unfortunately, they also tend to happen when we least expect or at the most inopportune time. For example, imagine driving through Atlanta on your way to work on your first day at a new job when another driver runs a red light and slams into your car. Now you have a damaged car you cannot drive, some broken ribs, and whiplash. Furthermore, you are losing out on wages until your doctor clears you to return to work, but you are not 100 percent sure you will have a job to return to.
With the holiday weekend here, people are going to be heading out to parties and firework displays. Many people will decide to drink alcoholic beverages, which is perfectly enjoyable and part of the revelry for many people. However, it is imperative that you do so responsibly.
High school and college are often times when children grow by experimenting and making mistakes. Typically, these mistakes have short-term consequences that help inform better decision-making in the future. In some cases, like when students get arrested for drug possession, those small mistakes can impact the rest of the person's life.
You have seen stories about drug busts on the news and heard about them from your friends. You know that drug possession is illegal in Georgia and while you hope that your teenager is not engaging in those kinds of activities, you suspect that he might be smoking marijuana on occasion. You hope that he never gets caught with the illegal substance, but what if the police catch him with drug paraphernalia? Furthermore, what actually classifies as drug paraphernalia?
When charged with a crime, it can feel like nobody believes you. Sometimes, the evidence even points to you and it’s your word against them. We’ve heard the urban legends about how the crime lab confirmed guilt, even when it wasn’t the truth.