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Highway 61 Hosts Far Too Many Deadly Car Accidents

04/09/19

Highway 61 may be scenic, but its beauty is sadly compromised by its danger. According to data from the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, over the past 10 years, 52 people have lost their lives in car accidents on the approximately 65-mile-long road, which travels from Bamberg County to Charleston’s West Ashley district. Last... Read More

Motocross Tracks Have No Oversight in South Carolina

03/25/19

In December 2014, 13-year-old Patrick Terry was killed in a tragic accident at the Club MX motocross course in Chesterfield, S.C. The accident happened when Patrick went over a jump and a more experienced rider came up behind him, made the jump, and landed right on the boy’s back. “He died right before he got... Read More

Defective Used Cars Shouldn’t Be Sold to Consumers – But They Are

03/18/19

If you buy a new car, your purchase is protected by warranties and state law. You can hold manufacturers accountable for dangerous defective parts, and the business that sold you the car might even try to save face and make things right. But what happens when you buy a used car? If that car contains... Read More

When NHTSA Won’t Listen to Your Defect Complaint, Try This

01/21/19

If you have a complaint about a vehicle defect, you may already have tried filing a complaint with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). If you’re having trouble getting them to address your concerns, however, it might be time for you to consider filing a defect petition. A defect petition is a little more... Read More

Do You Know the SC Golf Cart Laws for 2019?

01/16/19

With all its gorgeous golf courses and private communities, certain areas of South Carolina often feel like they’re overrun by golf carts. But these are motorized vehicles — not toys — and anyone who intends to operate one must be aware of the current SC golf cart laws 2019. If you fail to properly register... Read More

Huge Development in Case Linking Roundup to Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

11/12/18

It’s been a tough year for Monsanto, largely due to legal developments stemming from their product Roundup. A ruling from a federal judge and a major verdict for a San Francisco groundskeeper have given hope to people suffering from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma that the company can be held accountable for the injuries caused by the popular... Read More

Factors Attorneys Consider When Naming Someone in a Lawsuit

11/05/18

When someone's negligence has injured another, determining the at-fault party in order to name them as the defendant in a lawsuit may not be cut and dried. In some cases, multiple parties who bear responsibility for a person’s injury might need to be named as co-defendants. Factors attorneys consider when deciding who to name as... Read More

Legislation That Improves School Safety

08/14/18

The South Carolina State Legislature closed out their session at the end of June, 2018, with a flurry of activity. Among the many changes coming our way is legislation aimed at protecting our kids. Senate Bill 709, known as The School Safety Bill, and certain other budget provisos are supposed to keep our children more... Read More

Are More Reliable Truck-Driver Drug Tests Coming?

06/26/18

Although we currently check truck drivers for drug use through urinalysis, such tests do not always accurately reflect drug usage. Opioids are one glaring example—this class of drugs is not detectable in the body after a few hours, even in someone who uses the drugs regularly. Hair-sample testing provides a more accurate test than urinalysis... Read More