Can I sue a prison or jail if I was abused while incarcerated?
Can I Sue a Jail for Abuse? If you are arrested and sent to jail, you should be treated fairly and safely. This is a legal right. However, learning about your legal rights is critical if you experience abuse or harm while incarcerated. Is it Possible to Sue a Jail for Abuse? You might have […]
What should I do if the police call and tell me they have an arrest warrant for me?
A police officer requests that a judge sign an arrest warrant after preparing a sworn statement of allegations against you that the officer believes proves you committed a crime. It’s critical to understand that our criminal justice system is adversarial. meaning that once the police and prosecutors believe there is evidence of a crime, it […]
Can you claim lost wages for self employment?
What Are Self-Employed Lost Wages? The terms “lost wages,” “lost income,” “lost compensation,” and “lost benefits” are all used to refer to the number of earnings and profits you would have made if you hadn’t been harmed. For example, recent profits, impending contracts, lost company possibilities, and lost goodwill are included in these earnings. Keep […]
What is qualified immunity?
The murder of George Floyd sparked massive protests across the nation. Protestors are loudly speaking out against police violence. The issue is deep and longstanding. There are no simple answers or quick fixes. One idea that reformers keep bringing up is to get rid of “qualified immunity.” It sounds confusing so we want to take […]
Lawsuit Alleging Police Retaliation To Go Forward
The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has allowed a civil rights lawsuit to go forward against an officer of the Douglasville, South Carolina Police Department. According to a complaint filed by Officer Derrick Bailey, he was hired by the department in 2010. Bailey had seventeen years of prior experience in law enforcement, He received positive performance reviews through […]