How Do Pre-Existing Conditions or Injuries Affect a Personal Injury Claim?

How Do Pre-Existing Conditions or Injuries Affect a Personal Injury Claim?

When you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence or intentional act, you may have not even considered how a prior injury or pre-existing ...

When to File a Lawsuit against a Governmental Entity

When to File a Lawsuit against a Governmental Entity

If you or someone that you know has been injured by the acts or failures to act of a South Carolina governmental body, whether that be the State of So...

Motorcycle Wrecks Demand Motorcycle Riding Attorneys

Motorcycle Wrecks Demand Motorcycle Riding Attorneys

Motorcycle wrecks pose many unique problems for both the injured rider as well as the attorney who is representing them. I have been riding for 30 plu...

How Insurance Companies Approach Liability Claims

How Insurance Companies Approach Liability Claims

Insurance coverage is generally a concept that many people are aware of. It is simply the practice of insurance companies receiving periodic payments,...

Rock Hill Ranked 5th Worst City in America for Car Accidents by Insurify

Rock Hill Ranked 5th Worst City in America for Car Accidents by Insurify

Insurify is a resource for shoppers to compare car and home insurance rates, but they recently tasked their data analysts with reviewing tons of data ...

How are Workers’ Compensation Benefits Calculated in South Carolina?

How are Workers’ Compensation Benefits Calculated in South Carolina?

In South Carolina, if you are unable to return to your regular job while you’re recovering from a workplace injury, you are entitled to temporary di...

The Dangers of Medication Errors

The Dangers of Medication Errors

We are fortunate to live in a time when medical science has advanced to such a degree as to develop a vast variety of medications that can treat or cu...

Do You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect?

Do You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect?

Unfortunately, the growing demand for elderly care is far outpacing the resources necessary for proper care. With COVID-19 and the inability to visit ...

Seeking Medical Treatment After Being Injured: The Defense’s Catch-22

Seeking Medical Treatment After Being Injured: The Defense’s Catch-22

For a person who has recently been injured, a decision that can have lasting effects on a future personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party wh...

Missed and Delayed Cancer Diagnoses

Missed and Delayed Cancer Diagnoses

The most devastating news a patient can receive from their doctor is that they have advanced cancer. Even more devastating would be learning that the ...

The Initial Stages of a Lawsuit

The Initial Stages of a Lawsuit

A commonly asked question that people who have been injured ask themselves is as follows: when do I need to file a lawsuit? The answer to this questio...

I’ve Hired a Personal Injury Lawyer…Now What?? 

I’ve Hired a Personal Injury Lawyer…Now What?? 

So you’ve just experienced an automobile accident or some other injury and you’ve decided to hire an attorney to represent you. You may be thinkin...

Roundup Weed Killer Litigation

Roundup Weed Killer Litigation

Roundup, a weed killer developed by Monsanto, is one of the most popular herbicides used worldwide. Previously believed to be safe for humans, the che...

What to Wear to Court

What to Wear to Court

When preparing for an appearance in court, you need to be concerned about more than just what you’ll say or how you’ll behave in court. You need t...

Hit and Run: What Happens When Someone Leaves an Accident Scene?

Hit and Run: What Happens When Someone Leaves an Accident Scene?

Every state has laws that prohibit involved parties from leaving the scene of a car accident, which is commonly called hit and run. South Carolina is ...

The Dog Days of Summer: Dog Aggression in the Heat

The Dog Days of Summer: Dog Aggression in the Heat

There is always a risk that any dog could bite under the right circumstances. However, is there an increased risk of being bitten in the summer? Are d...

What to Do If You Are Hit by an Uninsured Driver

What to Do If You Are Hit by an Uninsured Driver

Being in any car accident can be traumatic, scary, and frustrating. But when you discover that the driver who hit you had no insurance, the situation ...

The Open Road, Avoiding Personal Injury In South Carolina

The Open Road, Avoiding Personal Injury In South Carolina

Riding into work this morning on my 2003 Harley Davidson Electra Glide, I couldn’t help but think about the many ways in which a ride could turn tra...

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