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Former Camp Lejeune Residents Can Seek Damage For In Utero Exposure To Contaminated Water

By The Stanley Law Group |

This month, both houses of Congress passed the Honoring Our Pact Act, which enshrines the right of military veterans and their families to seek damages if they have suffered preventable illnesses because of exposure to harmful chemicals.  The law includes provisions related to toxic fumes from burn pits, which have harmed the health of… Read More »

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Family Sues County And Department Of Natural Resources For Insufficient Emergency Response After Boating Accident

By The Stanley Law Group |

Jaden Phillips of Elgin loved the outdoors, so a boat trip was the obvious choice of place to celebrate his 19th birthday in May 2020.  He went out on a riverboat with his friends; they had planned to spend several days camping.  Their first stop was a sandbar about 40 miles south of the… Read More »

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Veterans Harmed By Contaminated Camp Lejeune Waters Allege That The VA Unfairly Denied Their Claims

By The Stanley Law Group |

From 1953 until 1987, the levels of several harmful chemicals were dangerously high at the Camp Lejeune military base in North Carolina.  Testing in the 1980s revealed levels of chemicals such as benzene and the industrial solvents trichloroethylene (TCE), tetrachloroethylene, perchloroethylene, and vinyl chloride (VC) that were up to 400 times what is considered… Read More »

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Which Diseases Are Associated With The Contaminated Drinking Water At Camp Lejeune

By The Stanley Law Group |

In 1985, regulators closed down two wells at the Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base in North Carolina after health and safety testing showed that the water in these wells contained dangerous levels of contaminants such as vinyl chloride, benzene, trichloroethylene (TCE), and perchloroethylene (PCE).  These wells supplied drinking water for service members stationed at… Read More »

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Hyundai Issues Recall Of Defective Seat Belt Parts That Could Become Flying Shrapnel In A Collision

By The Stanley Law Group |

The best thing you can do to reduce your chances of getting injured in a traffic collision is to wear a seatbelt.  Seatbelts have reduced the number of fatalities and severe injuries resulting from car accidents more than any other vehicle feature that has been introduced before or since.  What happens if your seatbelt… Read More »

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Do Speed Limiters Make Big Trucks Safer?

By The Stanley Law Group |

No matter what kind of vehicle you are driving, excessive speed increases your chances of losing control of the vehicle and crashing.  It also gives you less time to get out of the way to avoid a crash caused by another driver’s mistake.  Driving at a moderate speed is not, by itself, enough to… Read More »

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Beware Of The Swoop And Squat Scam

By The Stanley Law Group |

You are an honest person, so why are you reading a blog post about auto insurance fraud?  Auto insurance fraud affects honest people’s insurance claims in several ways.  First, in order to protect themselves from financial losses, insurance companies are on high alert against fraudulent claims, to the point that they treat you like… Read More »

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Can You Sue For Premises Liability If You Signed A Waiver?

By The Stanley Law Group |

A little bit of danger can be a lot of fun.  Most South Carolina tourists agree with this statement, as evidenced by the popularity of extreme sports like skydiving, bungee jumping, zip lining in South Carolina tourist destinations, to say nothing of canoeing in waters where alligators could be nearby.  Recreational facilities must follow… Read More »

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