Hit and Run Car Accidents in South Carolina

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

South Carolina Wrongful Death Settlements for Police Shootings Top $17 Million

South Carolina Wrongful Death Settlements for Police Shootings Top $17 Million Fort Mill, SC Lawyer According to a piece from the Post and Courier, the amount of settlements in cases involving police shootings has exceeded $17 million in 2015 alone. The bulk of these settlements were paid by municipal insurers, including the state’s Insurance Reserve … Read more

NHTSA Proposes Stronger Truck Guards to Reduce Rear-impact Deaths

NHTSA Proposes Stronger Truck Guards to Reduce Rear-impact Deaths After receiving petitions from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Truck Safety Coalition, the National Transportation Safety Board, and from a North Carolina mother who lost two daughters in a 2013 truck crash, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed that trucking companies be … Read more

FMCSA’s Collision Fatalities Study Finds Trucks and Buses “Overrepresented”

FMCSA’s Collision Fatalities Study Finds Trucks and Buses “Overrepresented” Fort Mill, SC Lawyer In early November, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) conducted a webinar discussing its findings from its latest collision fatalities study. The webinar is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Mayor’s Challenge for Safer People and Safer Streets, which calls … Read more

Man Injured in Team-Building Kickball Game Entitled to Workers’ Compensation

Man Injured in Team-Building Kickball Game Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Fort Mill, SC Personal Injury Lawyer The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled in favor of providing an injured worker with workers’ compensation coverage for injuries he suffered in a company kickball game. The worker was employed by a marketing and public relations firm. During one of … Read more

Approval of Wrongful Death Settlement Sought in Walter Scott Case

  Approval of Wrongful Death Settlement Sought in Walter Scott Case Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer After reaching an agreement with the City of North Charleston to settle a wrongful death claim stemming from Walter Scott’s deadly shooting by a North Charleston police officer, the family has formally asked a South Carolina state court to … Read more

FAQs: Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim in South Carolina

FAQs: Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim in South Carolina Rock Hill, SC Personal Injury Lawyer In South Carolina, workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that provides wage replacement and medical benefits to employees that are injured while on the job. In exchange for these benefits, the employee gives up his or her right to … Read more

Car Accidents and North Carolina’s Good Samaritan Law

Car Accidents and North Carolina’s Good Samaritan Law Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer It is a situation no one wishes to ever be placed in. You witness a car accident. You can see that there are victims in need of immediate help.  Everyone wants to say that they would jump right in and assist the … Read more

What To Do When a Product is Recalled

What To Do When a Product is Recalled Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer Kiddie is recalling nearly five million fire extinguishers sold online and at several national stores like Home Depot after reports that eleven Kiddie-brand extinguishers failed to discharge properly. This can obviously pose a risk to someone attempting to suppress a fire. Unfortunately, … Read more

Tripping at Work Can Be Compensated Through Workers’ Compensation

Even Tripping at Work Can Be Compensated Through Workers’ Compensation Rock Hill, SC Personal Injury Lawyer In two decisions handed down by the South Carolina Supreme Court, the court held that workers who suffer an injury at work – even if that same injury could have happened someone other than work – can receive workers’ … Read more