Accidental Fractures Can Be Serious

Accidental Fractures Can Be Serious

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For many children, it’s only a matter of time before they break a bone. Because a fracture is a common injury, many people fail to take fractures as seriously as they should. Every possible fracture needs immediate medical attention - without proper treatment, permanent disfigurement of the bone or other complications can result. Some fractures may require more treatment than you would imagine, and the medical costs can be overwhelming. If you suffered a fracture in an accident, you should discuss your rights to compensation with a personal injury lawyer in Fayetteville as soon as possible. Serious Fractures A fractures wrist or foot may need to be immobilized for six or more weeks to allow the bone to heal. Other fractures need significantly more drastic measures. Compound fractures - A…
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Avoid DUI Arrests on Super Bowl Sunday

Avoid DUI Arrests on Super Bowl Sunday

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With the Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta this year, everyone seems to be getting ready for the big day. Many people are planning to host or attend parties, and you can be sure they will eat lots of good food and likely have a couple of alcoholic drinks while they watch the football game. It is important that everyone remembers to avoid driving after drinking on game day. Police agencies in and around Atlanta are also getting ready for the Super Bowl - by planning increased enforcement of Georgia drunk driving laws. There are different ways that agencies can push to catch more drunk drivers, including: DUI Roadblocks - Police officers can set up roadblocks through which traffic must pass, so they can observe drivers for signs of intoxication. There…
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Were You Hit by A Drunk Driver?

Were You Hit by A Drunk Driver?

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There are many drunk drivers on the road between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. The number of drunk driving arrests usually increase substantially at the end of the year, as do the number of accidents caused by drunk drivers. Most of us are out and about during this holiday season or taking road trips, so we are constantly at risk of being hit by someone who has enjoyed a little too much holiday spirit. After a drunk driving accident, what do you do next? Call 911 - If you believe you suffered any injuries in a car accident, you should stay on the safe side and call 911. They will dispatch first responders who can check you over and advise you whether you need an ambulance ride. Police officers should…
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Common Crimes During the Holidays

Common Crimes During the Holidays

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The holidays should be a time for celebrations with friends and family. However, some people experience a dark cloud over their holiday season if they are arrested and charged with a crime. You may be surprised to learn that arrests for many offenses spike during the holidays, as law enforcement officers ramp up enforcement efforts during this time. The following are some crimes for which many people get arrested in the last few weeks of the year. DUI - Holiday celebration often involve indulging in alcoholic beverages, and many people try to drive home after having too much to drink. You can bet police officers are on watch for drunk drivers during this time, and DUI arrests often increase substantially. Theft - Stores are often chaotic when full of holiday…
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