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No Civil Rights at Spring Valley High School

Apparently students have no civil rights at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina.  This week a female student sitting in class at Spring Valley High School had her desk and chair flipped upside down while she was sitting in it, and she was dragged across the classroom.  Click here to see the video footage of this egregious civil rights violation.  This horrific incident was committed by Richland County Sheriff’s Deputy Ben Fields. Deputy Ben Fields is reported to have a documented history of similar police brutality violations. Unfortunately, police misconduct such as excessive use of force, false arrest, false imprisonment,...

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Civilian Investigative Panel (CIP) oversees the Miami Police Department

The City of Miami’s Civilian Investigative Panel was created to provide civilian oversight of the Miami Police Department relating to police misconduct and civil rights violations.  The Civilian Investigative Panel was formed in 2002 following several highly publicized police shootings. The Civilian Investigative Panel investigates complaints about City of Miami police officers for police misconduct and civil rights violations such as false arrest, false imprisonment, excessive use of force, and various other forms of police brutality.  You can learn more about the City of Miami Civilian Investigative Panel by clicking here for its website.  The Berman Law Firm represents individuals who have suffered the indignity...

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Credit Card Fraud Alert Sends Man Whose Card it is to Jail

A credit card fraud alert for a last round of drinks at a Fort Lauderdale night club leads to false arrest and false imprisonment of our client.  Click here to see NBC 6 South Florida’s coverage of this story.  The Berman Law Firm’s criminal defense colleague will defend our client from any criminal charges. Once any criminal charges are disposed of, The Berman Law Firm will pursue civil claims for false arrest and false imprisonment against the night club and the city who arrested him.  This could happen to anyone and will not be tolerated.  If you believe you have been falsely arrested...

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Negligent Security Claims Help Crime Victims

Property owners and businesses must maintain their facilities in a safe condition in order to deter criminal activity on their property.  They are required to protect the public from suffering personal injury as the result of criminal activity.  Negligent security arises when a property owner or business operator neglect their patron’s safety by failing to have adequate security measures on their property.  Negligent security resulting in criminal attacks against patrons of public places occur in South Florida with more frequency than we would like to think.  Unfortunately, violent criminal attacks such as robbery, assault, sexual assault, and murder occur too often at South Florida shopping...

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What to do in case of a Slip and Fall or Trip and Fall Accident

The owners and operators of stores, restaurants, malls, and other public places are legally obligated to maintain their facilities in a safe condition and protect the public from having a slip and fall or trip and fall accident and suffering personal injury.  If they fail to protect you from an accident you may have a claim for personal injury, and you may be entitled to recover money for your medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.  Slip and fall and trip and fall accidents are a common occurrence in public places.  If you are involved in a slip and fall...

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