Accident and Injuries

Man Faces Time Behind Bars After Fatal Stabbing in South Carolina

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in Accident and Injuries | Comments Off on Man Faces Time Behind Bars After Fatal Stabbing in South Carolina

Man Faces Time Behind Bars After Fatal Stabbing in South Carolina

arrested 63-year-old George Miller

In Orangeburg, SC officers with the Department of Public Safety arrested 63-year-old George Miller on a charge or murder and deadly weapon possession during a crime.  Miller has been charged with murder after a fight that lead to a fatal stabbing of another man.

Police were called to a home on Green Street just after 2 am for a reported fight and stabbing.  After arriving at the scene police found 52-year-old Paul Robison in a bedroom with multiple stab wounds.  The weapon appeared to be a seared kitchen knife.  Emergency personal and first responders arrived on the scene and Robinson was transported to an area hospital where he later died.

As police arrived the scene was chaotic with Robinson’s girlfriend shouting hysterically, “He stabbed him.”  The women went on to tell authorities that Miller stabbed Robinson, her boyfriend.  She claimed that when asked to leave Miller became violent.  It was after the stabbing she was able to wrestle the knife from George Miller and call police.

As they spoke Robinson’s girlfriend explained they had an agreement with the landlord and Millers cousin to care for him in exchange for $900 a month.  She claimed that it was only for basic needs such as cooking and cleaning, but the situation quickly deteriorated because of Millers behavior.  She claimed to later find out that, “he had mental issues and need to take medication.”

When police arrived Miller did struggle while they attempted to arrest him in his bedroom.

Millers statement was that Robinson came into his room and shoved him into a table.

Police chief“Sadly we hear stories like this particular one all the time, across the nation.  People have arguments and they turn deadly in an instant.  Misunderstandings can have fatal consequences, especially if mental illness is involved.” Says Joe Sandefur, South Carolina personal injury attorney at joeandmartin.com.

It is tragic to find that the victims of these crimes rarely have a voice and are able to find justice. Despite that fact that crime is a factor in any state South Carolina does have an extraordinarily high crime rate, ranking it second in the nation.  The national average is 3,098 out of 10000 and south Carolinas crime rate is 4,381, well above the national average.

Many different factors make up reasons for violent crimes.  Domestic disputes are a large factor and mental illness can also play a large role.  In this case mental illness led to frustrations running high and tempers flaring.

When someone is hurt or fatally wounded they or their family have the right to compensation for such a tragic loss.  The loss of life is never easy and families and loved ones will grieve.  Often times they are left with hospital expenses as well as funeral expenses that they never expected to have to incur.  If you have been involved in a personal injury accident or violent crime call an attorney today and let them get you on the path to getting the compensation you deserve.

 

 

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Take Notes after an Accident or Injury

Posted by on Mar 22, 2015 in Accident and Injuries, Health | Comments Off on Take Notes after an Accident or Injury

Take Notes after an Accident or Injury

One of the first things you ought to do after you are harmed is record all that you can about your mishap, including points of interest of your wounds and their impact on your everyday life. These notes can be extremely helpful two or six or after ten months, when you assemble all the imperative certainties into a last interest for remuneration. Having notes to help you to remember the points of interest of what happened, and what you experienced, is both simpler and more dependable than relying on your memory. Get into the propensity for taking notes on anything you think may potentially influence your individual damage claim and help it through the whole claims process. At whatever point you recollect something you had not considered before – while you’re in the shower, just before you nod off, as you’re gnawing into a cake – record it and put it with your different notes. Here are some particular things about which you ought to make notes.

The Accident

When your head is sufficiently clear, scribble down all that you can recollect about how the accident happened, starting with what you were doing and where you were going, the individuals you were with, the time and climate. Incorporate each subtle element of what you saw and heard and felt – contorts, blows, and stuns to your body quickly some time recently, amid, and directly after the mishap. Likewise incorporate anything you recollect listening to anybody – a man included in the mishap or a witness – say in regards to the accident.

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Your Injuries

In the first days taking after your mishap, make day by day notes of all agonies and inconvenience your wounds cause. You may endure torment, distress, uneasiness, loss of slumber, or different issues which are not as unmistakable or genuine as an alternate harm however for which you ought to request extra remuneration. If you don’t make particular note of them instantly, you may not recall precisely what to incorporate in your interest for settlement weeks or months after the fact. Additionally, taking notes will make it less demanding for you later to depict to an insurance agency what amount and what sort of agony and distress you were in. Moreover, recording your diverse wounds may help your specialist diagnose you. For instance, a generally little knock on the head or snap of the neck may not appear worth specifying, yet it may help both the specialist and the insurance agency comprehend why an awful back torment built up a few weeks after the accident. Likewise, by telling the specialist or other restorative supplier about the greater part of your wounds, those wounds get to be a piece of your medicinal records that will give prove later that such wounds were brought on by the accident.

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Economic or Other Losses

You may be qualified for pay for financial misfortune and for family, social, instructive, or different misfortunes, and for agony and enduring. Anyway you will require great documentation. Start making notes instantly after the accident about anything you have lost in view of the mishap and your wounds: work hours, openings for work, gatherings, classes, occasions, family or social get-togethers, get-away, or whatever else which would have profited you or which you would have appreciated however were not able to do in light of the mishap.

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