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Expert Witness Testimony in South Carolina Personal Injury Cases

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Somewhere on the Internet today, a website is claiming that your least favorite vegetable cures cancer. Why don’t doctors just tell patients to eat eggplant, cauliflower, or kale instead of referring them for surgery, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy, then? It is because the recommended treatments are constantly being reviewed; researchers and practitioners publish case reports… Read More »

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Insurance Companies Are Not Your Friend: Beware of Giving Them Too Much Information After a Car Accident

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Insurance can be a lifeline. If you are fortunate enough to have employer-provided health insurance, it has probably saved you more money than you realize. Likewise, if your house was damaged in a natural disaster, your homeowner’s or renter’s insurance probably softened the financial blow significantly. If you get injured in a car accident,… Read More »

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New, Less Strict Regulations About Mandatory Rest Periods for Truck Drivers May Increase the Risk of Truck Accidents

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If you went to the supermarket and found food, thank a truck driver; trucks transport most of the things you buy on a regular basis. As much as trucks have the potential to supply us with the products we want and need, these enormous machines also have the potential to cause enormous destruction; the… Read More »

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Can I Bring a Wrongful Death Claim?

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If you’ve lost a loved one as a result of a fatal accident, you may be able to bring a wrongful death claim. If the accident resulted from the reckless, negligent, or intentional conduct of another, they can be held liable for the damage. How Does a Wrongful Death Claim Work? Essentially, if the… Read More »

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Reducing Risk of Trucking Accidents

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An average semi-truck weighs 80,000 pounds. Given that the average car weighs only 5,000 pounds, that means that colliding with a single truck is the impact-equivalent to colliding with 16 cars at once. Semi-trucks are involved in approximately 9% of fatal car-truck collisions. However, importantly, 80% of car-truck collisions are said to be caused… Read More »

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Bringing a Bicycle Accident Claim in South Carolina

By The Stanley Law Group |

Although you may think of most traffic accidents as involving cars, a surprising amount of collisions in South Carolina involve a car and a bicycle. In fact, South Carolina is one of the top ten states for bicycle accidents. These car-bicycle collisions are especially dangerous to the individual riding the bike, who has none… Read More »

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How Strong is My Slip-and-Fall Claim?

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As a threshold matter, when considering bringing a personal injury claim in South Carolina, there are a number of important questions to ask. One is whether the statute of limitations is still running on your claim or if it has expired. Another inquiry is whether the facility or person you’re considering suing was negligent… Read More »

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Freeway Pileup: How To Determine Fault

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In 2018, there were over 17,000 multiple-vehicle accidents that led to fatalities. While all car accidents can be severe, those involving multiple car pile-ups tend to cause more catastrophic injuries and death. There is a challenge in determining fault in these large multiple car accidents as the fault can be easily placed on more… Read More »

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Accidents Between Motorcyclists and Pedestrians

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While the old phrase “the pedestrian has the right of way” is familiar, it is not always the case for legal purposes. All pedestrians and motorcycle riders have a duty and responsibility to behave responsibly on and near the roadways. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that collisions between pedestrians and motorcycle… Read More »

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Bus Accidents in South Carolina

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The state of South Carolina sees many different types of buses on the roadways including school buses, tour buses, church buses, business vans, airport shuttles, interstate buses such as Greyhound buses, and public transportation buses. Accidents involving buses often result in serious injuries to both riders on the bus as well as other motorists… Read More »

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