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Determining fault after a car accident

Liability/fault in a single car accident is not always a simple determination. Collisions often result in damage to the vehicles involved and injuries to the drivers or passengers. Determining who is at fault dictates who is responsible for covering the costs resulting from the collision. 

What is considered "excessive force?"

There are some situations in which police officers must use force to protect themselves or subdue a suspect. They are supposed to use only enough force to deescalate the incident and regain control of the situation. Generally, the amount of force should be proportionate to the threat that prompts it.

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