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.
It is possible to control conditions on your own property. If a dangerous condition develops, you are likely inspired to fix it to protect yourself and others from harm. Property owners in South Carolina have a legal responsibility to do just that – to maintain their property in a reasonably safe condition. The situation is different when you are on someone else’s property, public or private. You could be injured because of a hazardous condition that the owner failed to warn you about. If that happens, you have the right to seek compensation in a premises liability claim.
A dog attack is a traumatic experience, especially when it happens to a child. We know it’s difficult, but try to remain as calm as possible and make sure the person who was bitten receives immediate medical care.
Many people today use social media platforms to catch up on news and connect with friends and family. When you post on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, TikTok, or any social media platform while a personal injury claim is in progress, that information may become accessible to the other side. Attorneys for the defendant will be looking for any information that could cast doubt on the cause or severity of your injuries, your credibility, and the validity of your case.