Sophisticated Users Under South Carolina Product Liability Law

Sophisticated Users Under South Carolina Product Liability Law

Sophisticated Users Under South Carolina Product Liability Law Fort Mill, SC Lawyer The South Carolina Supreme Court issued a decision regarding a product liability case that addressed the applicability of the so-called “sophisticated user” doctrine in product liability lawsuits. In this case, the plaintiff suffered severe burns over almost half his body when a very … Read more

Appealing a Denial of Social Security Disability Benefits in North Carolina

Appealing a Denial of Social Security Disability Benefits in North Carolina Charlotte, NC Lawyer Individuals with disabilities in North Carolina who are unable to gain employment may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits if they meet the federal government’s definition of disabled. Initial applications may be made to a local social security office, and … Read more

When You are Injured by a Public Employee

When You are Injured by a Public Employee Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer In a typical personal injury lawsuit, the defendant – the person or entity accused of negligently injuring another – is generally a private individual or business. But consider the recent story of Columbia Police Department investigator Tyrone Pugh. In the early morning … 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

Fatal Dump Truck Crash in North Carolina

Fatal Dump Truck Crash in North Carolina Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer According to a news report, a dump truck overturned onto a vehicle in Wake County, killing its driver. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol indicated that the vehicle, a red Nissan sedan, crossed the center line of the road as the dump truck … 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

Childcare and Daycare Neglect

Childcare and Daycare Neglect Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer NBC Charlotte reported that a daycare center in Rock Hill, South Carolina that was under investigation after a child at the center came home with unexplained scratches and marks around his nose and eyes.  The child’s mother alleges her child also had inexplicable bruising and that … Read more