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Police Interactions With Vets Experiencing PTSD

By Hammad S. Matin |

Yet after being deployed once, twice, or even many more times, veterans come home to face multiple hurdles in rebuilding their lives.  One of those hurdles is a bit of a surprise to some: military veterans are arrested at higher rates than other Americans.  Veterans of any war have sacrificed everything to protect America. … Read More »

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Getting The Best Possible Settlement In Your Personal Injury Case

By Hammad S. Matin |

If you’ve been injured in an accident, you may be so overwhelmed with the recovery that the last thing you want to think about is chasing down a settlement to pay for your medical bills and other expenses related to the incident.  That’s why, now more than ever, you need the assistance of an… Read More »

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Defending Shoplifting Charges In Maryland

By Hammad S. Matin |

Ah, the holidays—A time of celebration and giving.  It can be the best of times…unless:  If you were charged with retail theft—shoplifting—in order to boost your holiday haul, you could be facing some pretty significant legal penalties. That’s why it’s critical that you find an experienced La Plata & Waldorf criminal defense attorney to… Read More »

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Drinking And Driving During The Holidays

By Hammad S. Matin |

It’s a deadly blend: alcohol and the control of a motorized vehicle.  And that combination rises during the time of year that families are most focused on joy and comradery—during the winter holidays.  While typically alcohol related fatalities account for about one in four deaths on the road, during the holidays that number increases… Read More »

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The Use Of Facial Recognition Technology In Law Enforcement

By Hammad S. Matin |

If you’ve ever watched crime-drama on television or in a movie theater, you’re probably familiar with facial recognition technology to some extent. Facial recognition technology (FRT) is used to catch the bad guy all the time in Hollywood scenarios. It is counted on to positively identify suspects, ultimately saving communities from further transgressions by… Read More »

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Whiplash Injuries

By Hammad S. Matin |

Chronic, unrelenting pain: that is how many victims of whiplash describe their situation. Whether it was from a physical attack, a fall, or a sports injury, or a rear-ender, a neck strain or sprain can be tremendously painful.  Universally referred to as whiplash, this type of injury can be treated and improved within just… Read More »

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Comply With Police Request To Stop

By Hammad S. Matin |

If there is one bit of advice that anyone involved with the police needs to hear, it is this: do not try to flee. This is important to know no matter who you are, but particularly if you are a man of color. The jaw-dropping fact is that of every three fatal police shootings,… Read More »

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Intersection Dangers

By Hammad S. Matin |

George Bernard Thomas Jr.’s life was cut short when a dramatic collision sent his vehicle plummeting over the guardrails on U.S. 301, landing unceremoniously at the bottom of a ditch. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  Thomas had been navigating a left turn in an intersection when another vehicle smashed into the driver’s… Read More »

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Mental Health Issues Impacting Justice

By Hammad S. Matin |

Across the country, jails and prisons are filled with people who suffer from a variety of mental health issues.  More than half of individuals in prisons and over sixty percent of those in jails suffer from mental health problems.  Isn’t there a better way? Impact of Mental Health Issues on Incarceration  The Bureau of… Read More »

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Hit And Run Accidents

By Hammad S. Matin |

No accident is a good thing, but perhaps the most infuriating kinds of accidents involve hit and run drivers who cause property damage, personal injury, and sometimes even death, only to scurry away without accepting responsibility or offering assistance.  If you have been the victim of a hit and run accident that has resulted… Read More »

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