The Attractive Nuisance Doctrine: A Risk for Homeowners

The Attractive Nuisance Doctrine: A Risk for Homeowners

The Attractive Nuisance Doctrine: A Risk for Homeowners Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer  Childhood is usually a wondrous time of discovery and exploration. It is enjoyable to see the look on a child’s face when he or she is learning about something for the first time. However, it is not always enjoyable from a legal … Read more

Uninsured Employers Fined Extensively in 2015 in North Carolina

Uninsured Employers Fined Extensively in 2015 in North Carolina Charlotte, NC Attorney According to an article by the Raleigh News and Observer, the North Carolina Industrial Commission, which has the responsibility to enforce the state’s workers’ compensation laws, targeted employers who failed to carry proper workers’ compensation insurance. According to the article, the agency collected … Read more

Proposed Revamped Mandatory Training for Truck and Bus Drivers

Proposed Revamped Mandatory Training for Truck and Bus Drivers Charlotte, NC Attorney The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) at the U.S. Department of Transportation proposed a new set of comprehensive training requirements for entry-level commercial truck and bus operators who are seeking a commercial driver’s license. These proposed standards were contained in a Notice … Read more

Driving Drowsy: Liability for Falling Asleep at the Wheel

Driving Drowsy: Liability for Falling Asleep at the Wheel Charlotte, NC Attorney One very common cause of serious car accidents is when a driver falls asleep while driving. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), each year, more than 100,000 police-reported car accidents result from drivers who fall asleep. Of those … Read more

Wrongful Death Suit Filed in Port Authority Fatal Accident

Wrongful Death Suit Filed in Port Authority Fatal Accident Fort Mill, SC Attorney The widow of a deceased truck driver filed a wrongful death suit against the South Carolina State Ports Authority, according to an article by the Post and Courier. The driver, Derek Boyd, died following an accident at the North Charleston Terminal of … Read more

Hit and Run Car Accidents in South Carolina

Hit and Run Car Accidents in South Carolina  Fort Mill, SC Attorney When a person is involved in a vehicle accident and leaves the scene without providing assistance or the required identifying information, he or she may face both civil and criminal liability for a hit and run accident. Recently, in Aiken County, South Carolina, … Read more

When an Injury Incurred While Traveling to Work is Compensable

When an Injury Incurred While Traveling to Work is Compensable Fort Mill, SC Attorney Generally, if an employee suffers an injury or accident while traveling to or from work, that injury is considered outside the course and scope of his or her employment and, therefore, not compensable under South Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation scheme.  However, there … Read more