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Will South Carolina’s Move Right Law Make The Roads Safer?

By The Stanley Law Group |

Do traffic laws prevent accidents?  The short answer is yes.  Your grandparents can probably tell you what a scary experience it was to be a passenger in a car when they were children.  Most cars did not have seatbelts, drunk driving was rampant, and people freely smoked cigarettes at gas stations.  Improved traffic laws,… Read More »

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The Dangerous Driving Pandemic Continues

By The Stanley Law Group |

Even as the delta variant of COVID-19 rages and the lambda variant lurks on the horizon, in-person schooling is definitely happening this year, which means that back to school season is here.  This means that yellow school buses will be a much more consistently frequent sight on the roads of South Carolina, starting this… Read More »

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Clemson Employee Faces Civil Lawsuit From Widower Of Woman He Struck With His Car As She Crossed The Street On Foot

By The Stanley Law Group |

The stories of couples married for 50 years or more are heartwarming, but they always have a sad ending.  The audiences of The Notebook, Up, or any other movie in which a couple stay together for the rest of their lives are always sad to see them leave this world, together or separately.  There… Read More »

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Double Refusals, Temporary Alcohol Restricted Licenses, And More Complexities Of South Carolina’s DUI Laws

By The Stanley Law Group |

It is obvious that drunk driving is a big problem in South Carolina.  Despite its relatively small size, South Carolina consistently ranks among the top ten states in number of DUI accidents, and last year, 285 people throughout the state died in alcohol-related collisions.  Proponents of stricter DUI laws say that one of the… Read More »

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Car Accident Statistics: The Good, The Bad, And The Nerdy

By The Stanley Law Group |

When you see the bills from your hospital stay after a car accident, it can make you feel like you are alone in the world, especially if your injuries are severe enough that you still have not been able to go back to work.  Car accidents are a leading cause of injuries, and most… Read More »

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Motorcyclist Dies And Driver Faces Felony Charges After Laurens County Crash

By The Stanley Law Group |

Advocates for vehicle safety often say that South Carolina’s laws do not do enough to deter drunk driving.  The South Carolina legislature is currently considering Senate Bill 28, which would expand the use of ignition interlock devices as a penalty for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI).  The current law, named Emma’s law… Read More »

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Two Injured When Bud Light Truck Crashes Through Guide Rail On Highway 31

By The Stanley Law Group |

If you know someone who drives a truck, you know how long it took them to get a good enough sense of how soon they needed to apply the brakes to stop in time and learn to maintain the truck’s brakes for a safe trip.  They probably spent months practicing these skills while training… Read More »

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What Happens If The Driver Who Caused Your Accident Does Not Have Insurance?

By The Stanley Law Group |

Car accident lawsuits are relatively rare, especially those that do not reach a settlement, thereby requiring a judge to decide how much money the injured driver or passenger should get, but car accidents that cause major financial losses are much more frequent.  Car accident lawyers can use their expertise to help you get reimbursed… Read More »

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Van Part Manufacturer Pays Settlement To Family Of Woman Who Drowned In Sheriff’s Transport Van During Hurricane Florence

By The Stanley Law Group |

The deaths of two women in a sheriff’s transport van during Hurricane Florence in 2018 was horrifying in that anyone who read about it could have thought of multiple ways that it could have been prevented.  Why not wait until the storm passes?  Why not use some other kind of vehicle?  Why not take… Read More »

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Woman Charged With DUI After Single-Vehicle Crash That Injured Four Children

By The Stanley Law Group |

Parents, in their capacity as children’s legal guardians, have the right to file personal injury lawsuits on behalf of their minor children if the children suffer serious injuries in a preventable accident.  That means that, if someone else is transporting your child in a car and gets into a car accident that results in… Read More »

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