Physicians generally have the public trust. When an individual is in pain, he or she visits the doctor to find relief. Any prescriptions that are given are believed to help, not harm the patient. One Georgia physician, however, is having his reputation called into question after facing drug charges.
During this holiday season, a Cobb County family will mourn the loss of one of their loved ones. According to police spokesman Dana Pierce, the 25 year old motorcyclist drove into the path of a car that had turned in front of him. The car and the motorcycle collided, leaving the cyclist dead. The 27-year-old driver of the car refused medical treatment at the scene. It is expected that the driver of the car will soon face charges for the accident.
There are a variety of terms that describe various offenses in Georgia criminal law. One such term is that of assault. Generally, assault means the apprehension of a harmful or offensive touching. This may take a variety of different forms. This post will define the term simple assault as outlined in the Georgia state law.
With the holidays comes a variety of celebrations. From office parties to family gatherings, Georgians will be making merriment throughout the state. Safety should be a primary focus because if caught drinking and driving a DUI charge may ensue. This article will highlight the six ways a Georgia resident can be charged with DUI.
Georgia residents may be interested to hear that the woman that had become the face of domestic violence finally got her chance to speak. Janay Rice, now-wife of professional football player Ray Rice, gave her side of the story on NBC's Today show. This interview comes on the heels of the arbitrator's decision to throw out her husband's indefinite suspension from the National Football League. Former U.S. District Judge Barbara Jones deemed the lifetime suspension an abuse of discretion.