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Fatal Motorcycle Accidents Do Not Always Involve A Car Striking A Motorcycle

By The Stanley Law Group |

One of the worst things that can go wrong when you are riding a motorcycle is for the motorcycle to collide with another moving vehicle.  Collisions between a motorcycle and a car are usually bad news for the person on the motorcycle, even if the occupants of the car only sustain minor injuries; motorcycles… Read More »

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Lexington County Man Receives Prison Sentence For Causing Fatal Collision At Site Of Road Construction

By The Stanley Law Group |

Some road repairs are simple enough that the construction crews can work at night, closing off the relevant sections of the road and then pausing their work at sunrise and reopening the roads for morning rush hour.  For the most extensive repairs, though, certain lanes of traffic must remain continuously closed for a period… Read More »

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Does It Matter If The Judge Lets The Drunk Driver Who Caused Your Accident Bail Out Of Jail?

By The Stanley Law Group |

If you get injured in a DUI accident, you have the right to sue the driver who caused the accident, and in some cases, also the bar that served alcohol to the drunk driver before they got behind the wheel.  These proceedings happen in civil court, where the judge is deciding how much money,… Read More »

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Can You Recover Punitive Damages After A Road Rage Accident?

By The Stanley Law Group |

Car accidents are, by nature, unintentional, but courts and insurance companies still determine what percentage of the responsibility each driver, or any other relevant parties, has in causing the accident.  If you file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault driver (even if only part of the fault belongs to that driver, and the… Read More »

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Teen Charged With DUI Manslaughter After Striking Pedestrian With His Pickup Truck

By The Stanley Law Group |

The criminal courts in South Carolina have the option to try minors as adults if the crimes of which the teens are accused are of the most serious kind, such as if they involve loss of human life.  This means that teens who have only recently gotten their driver’s licenses can be sentenced to… Read More »

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Motorcyclist And Bar Pay Settlement To Estate Of Passenger Killed In Motorcycle Crash

By The Stanley Law Group |

South Carolina, like many states, has enacted dram shop liability laws.  Dram shop liability is a type of premises liability where people injured in drunk driving accidents can seek damages from the establishment (bars used to be called “dram shops”) that served alcohol to the driver immediately before the accident.  Even if you are… Read More »

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