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Preteen Riding in Back Seat Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash in Lexington County

By The Stanley Law Group |

On the evening of June 2, 2020, a 1999 Honda Passport ran off the left side of Bub Shumpert Road in Lexington County, near the intersection of Hartley Quarter Road. The SUV collided with a tree and flipped over. The driver and the front seat passenger, who were wearing seatbelts, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and… Read More »

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Comparative Negligence and South Carolina Car Accident Lawsuits

By The Stanley Law Group |

No one is perfect, and the law accepts and acknowledges this. In family law, you will not lose custody of your children just because your children are sometimes noisy in public or because you let them watch more screen time than the American Academy of Pediatrics currently recommends. In a criminal trial, the prosecution… 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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The Dangers of Allowing an Insurance Company to Track your Driving Habits

By The Stanley Law Group |

Insurance companies have recently promoted certain programs that allow those drivers with safe driving records to receive discounts on car insurance. Insurance companies offer their customers the ability to download specific apps on their cell phones that can use GPS to track certain statistics such as speed or if a driver has been involved… Read More »

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Automobile Defect Accidents

By The Stanley Law Group |

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Motor Vehicle Crash Causation Survey show that over 44,000 car accidents happen every year as a direct result of manufacturing defects on vehicle parts and components. While millions of vehicles are recalled every year due to manufacturing defects and design flaws that could result… Read More »

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Car Accidents Due to Unsafe Lane Changes

By The Stanley Law Group |

There are many reasons for car accidents, but one of the most common causes is due to unsafe lane changes by a vehicle from one lane crossing over into another lane traveling in the same direction. Inattention and negligence are typically the root cause of such accidents, and statistics show that one-tenth of all… Read More »

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Seeking Medical Attention After a Car Accident

By The Stanley Law Group |

You should always seek immediate medical attention following a car accident, even if you do not feel your injuries are serious. With over 6 million car accidents in the United States yearly since 2014, nearly 2 million accidents result in injuries. In many cases, victims do not feel that their injuries warrant immediate attention,… Read More »

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Car Accidents and Amnesia

By The Stanley Law Group |

Unfortunately, one of the most common injuries suffered in a car accident is a traumatic brain injury (TBI). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that automobile crashes are the primary cause of TBIs that result in hospitalizations and deaths. Although there are many different types of TBIs, and many different symptoms,… Read More »

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Personal Injuries Due to Car Manufacturing Defects

By The Stanley Law Group |

While most people think of car accidents as a result of the negligence of a driver, over 40,000 car accidents happen every year due to defectively manufactured car parts and components. The National Motor Vehicle Crash Causation Survey and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) both indicate that statistically, tens of thousands of… Read More »

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Grammy-Winning Songwriter Killed in Head-On Crash in York County

By The Stanley Law Group |

A fiery, head-on crash occurred Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 in York County. One of the two individuals killed in the crash was famed Lashawn Daniels of Waxhaw, a Grammy-winning songwriter. Daniels died when his van collided head-on with a pickup truck driven by Jackie Moss Jr. of Kings Mountain. Moss was also killed in… Read More »

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