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Rental Car Accidents In South Carolina

By The Stanley Law Group |

Driving a rental car is just like driving your own car, except when it isn’t.  Except for the fact that the rental car company puts an expensive charge on your credit card, promising to refund it after you return your car, most of the rules are the same.  Getting into a car accident always… Read More »

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What Are The Most Common Medical Errors?

By The Stanley Law Group |

Caring for the physical health of another person requires an almost impossible balancing act of long-term and short-term planning and in-the-moment judgments.  It is not possible to do it perfectly, as anyone who has ever been a full-time caregiver to a child or medically vulnerable adult knows.  Healthcare facilities such as hospitals, doctors’ offices,… Read More »

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Do Personal Injury Lawsuits About Exposure To Carcinogens Cover Alternative Cancer Treatments?

By The Stanley Law Group |

Personal injury lawsuits are not just for people injured in car accidents or people who slipped and fell on the wet floors of supermarkets.  Any time one party’s negligence, which includes failure to maintain safe conditions in a place for which that party is responsible, causes another person’s preventable illness or injury, the injured… Read More »

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Residents Point Fingers At Homeowners’ Association After Fatal Alligator Attack

By The Stanley Law Group |

South Carolina’s wildlife species are among its many attractions.  If you retire to South Carolina, then you can look forward to looking out the window of your waterfront property and seeing ibises and sandpipers.  If you go for a nature hike, you have a chance of seeing wolves, foxes, coyotes, white-tailed deer, opossums, armadillos,… Read More »

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What Is Honoring The PACT Act, And How Can It Help Veterans Exposed To Contaminated Water At Camp Lejeune?

By The Stanley Law Group |

For decades, military personnel and their families who were stationed at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base and Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River, both in North Carolina, were exposed to levels of environmental pollutants such as benzene, vinyl chloride, trichloroethylene (TCE), and perchloroethylene (PCE) at concentrations hundreds of times as high as what… Read More »

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Implantable Pain Relief Device Offers Hope For Car Accident Survivors

By The Stanley Law Group |

Even if you are a relentlessly optimistic person who tends to let bygones be bygones, chronic pain is a serious obstacle to your quality of life after a car accident.  Managing pain can feel like a full-time job.  Almost all of the available treatments only work for a short time, or else have serious… Read More »

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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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