Most Common Types of South Carolina Personal Injury Claims

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People are injured everyday in South Carolina and throughout the United States. If asked to make a list, you could probably name at least ten ways to become injured off the top of your head. There are car accidents, animal attacks, slips and falls, falls from heights, medical malpractice injuries, work related injuries, injuries caused […]

South Carolina Personal Injury Claims Involving Hoverboards

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Hoverboards are certainly not what we expected them to be when we watched Back to the Future, yet they have still become a popular toy for those who can figure out how to use them. Unfortunately, by the end of 2015, there had already been more than 20 fires caused by defective batteries or chargers, […]

Maximizing Compensation In Personal Injury Cases

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To make a prima facie negligence claim, the plaintiff must establish that the tortfeasor (negligent driver) owed a legal duty to the victim, the tortfeasor breached that duty, and that breach caused foreseeable damages. In most cases, drivers have a duty of reasonable care, which basically means that they must obey all traffic laws, drive […]

Obtaining Compensation In Landowner Liability Matters

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Every year, roughly eight million people are rushed to the emergency room after a serious fall, and many of these incidents occur away from home. Moreover, thousands of people are hurt or killed every year at swimming pools, due to drowning or poisoning (too many pool cleaning chemicals or not enough chemicals). Altogether, landowner liability-related […]

A Deadly Week For Area Riders

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Three riders died in three separate crashes in seven days, and two of these crashes were of the “smidsy” variety. 62-year-old Thomas Dunleavy, of Charleston, was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash near the intersection of Camp Road and Fort Johnson Road on James Island; the tortfeasor (negligent driver), 26-year-old Anthony Marino was […]

Fatal Bus Crash Raises Legal Questions

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Four people are dead, and another three dozen are injured, after a charter bus carrying students from a South Carolina private school veered off the road in North Carolina. The wreck occurred on Highway 74 in Richmond County, North Carolina. According to investigators and witnesses, the Ramah Jucco Academy’s football team was en route from […]

South Carolina Accidents Driving Drowsy And Personal Injury Laws

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A report on how drowsy driving is a growing problem was recently offered by an Arizona’s news team. Some startling data was shared from the Safety Administration of National Highway Traffic. It is shown in this data that drowsy driving causes almost 100,000 accidents every year. Each year, 71,000 injuries and 1,500 deaths result from […]

Personal Injury Actions: What Are They?

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Once an accident or incident has occurred, the unfortunate individual can likely be devastated, found injured, and even in a financial crisis. Often in situations of a financial decline, the injured party has to borrow money to survive. Taking back the reigns on life can be the natural reaction. Your finances become the first step […]

Pokémon Go-Related Accidents (Yes, this is really happening)

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What happens you get into an accident and the other driver was playing Pokémon Go? In case you weren’t already aware, Pokémon Go is a mobile gaming app that is rapidly gaining popularity since it’s release early July 2016. If you are unfamiliar with the game, Pokémon Go is an augmented reality smartphone game in […]

The Perils Of Propelling Through The Palmetto State

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The state has paid about $40 million in the last ten years to settle personal injury cases linked to deteriorating roads.   That $40 million has been spread out over roughly 11,000 claims, and about 70 percent of them are pothole damage. In addition to property loss, the state is also responsible for other damages, […]