The Fourth of July is a time for fun and family. Across the country, people celebrate this holiday with barbeques, pool parties, fireworks, and hometown parades. Unfortunately, there are many dangers associated with fourth of July activities, including DUI-related accidents, swimming pool accidents, and fireworks accidents that can turn a fun-filled day into a tragedy. If you or a loved one sustained injuries in a Fourth of July accident due to another party’s negligent actions, Allen Law could provide you with answers about filing a claim or lawsuit. Call us at (843) 882-5005 to discuss what happened to you or your loved one.
A personal injury claim arises when someone has been injured, and if their injury was caused by the negligence or intentional act of someone else. Getting into an accident of any kind disrupts your life and can lead to hospital stays, missed work, medical bills, and reduced quality of life. A wide variety of personal injury cases can occur, so it is important that you find the right personal injury attorney for you in your particular circumstances.
As a pedestrian, being struck by a vehicle can have devastating consequences. Being aware of common causes and places for pedestrian accidents can help you mitigate the risk of being hit. Although you may think South Carolina is relatively safe, a report from Car Insurance Comparison recorded South Carolina as the fourth most dangerous state for pedestrians in 2022.
Police officers have a duty to serve and protect citizens. This duty must be upheld under all circumstances. When police officers believe they are above the law, it is inevitable that they will abuse their power.
While making an arrest, police officers are only allowed to use the amount of force necessary to subdue the suspect. Anything beyond that is excessive, and this type of inappropriate police behavior must not be tolerated.