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Pickens Man Charged With Felony DUI After Collision That Killed Motorcyclist

By The Stanley Law Group |

When a rear-end collision involves two cars, the driver of the front vehicle is at greater risk of injury than the driver of the rear vehicle, but it is still possible for both of them to avoid serious injury.  If there are not many other cars nearby, and the rear car was not going… Read More »

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Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit Against Michelin Results In Ruling In Favor Of Tire Company

By The Stanley Law Group |

Even in a single-vehicle accident, if someone else’s negligence caused the accident, you have the right to seek damages from them for your medical bills and other accident-related losses.  It is safe to ride a motorcycle, and usually possible to avoid accidents, if you follow the traffic laws, use caution, and wear a motorcycle… Read More »

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Motorcyclist Dies In Richland County Hit And Run Accident

By The Stanley Law Group |

Comparative negligence is a legal doctrine that acknowledges that multiple people contributed to an accident, and each of them could have prevented it if they had done things differently.  Rarely are car accidents entirely one person’s fault; cases where one person bears 100 percent of the fault are the exception rather than the rule. … Read More »

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How Do South Carolina’s Motorcycle Safety Laws Stack Up?

By The Stanley Law Group |

Last summer, everyone was stuck at home as the Southern states experienced their first surge of COVID-19 cases.  This summer, with travel restrictions relaxed and businesses allowed to operate at or near full capacity, travelers are making up for lost time and trying to pack two years of summer fun into one summer.  South… Read More »

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How Much Is Your Motorcycle Helmet Protecting You?

By The Stanley Law Group |

Yes, you are still vulnerable to serious injury if a car hits you while you are riding your motorcycle, but your chances of survival and prognosis for recovery from head injuries are much better if you wear a motorcycle helmet than if you do not.  South Carolina law only requires you to wear a… Read More »

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Common Injuries Resulting From Motorcycle Accidents

By The Stanley Law Group |

Motorcycle accident injuries can be bad, but just how bad?  Well, when a car collides with a motorcycle, the driver is usually wearing a seatbelt, which prevents the driver from being ejected from the vehicle.  Likewise, if the vehicle is moving at a high enough speed or the impact is strong enough, the airbags… Read More »

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Can More Than One Public Entity Be Responsible for Failing to Prevent an Accident?

By The Stanley Law Group |

If you are far enough along in your research on personal injury lawsuits, you may have encountered the term “premises liability,” which means that the owner of a property has a legal duty to keep the property in a safe condition in order to prevent accidents.  If a visitor to the property gets injured… Read More »

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Richland County Veteran Loses Leg in Motorcycle Crash with Drunk Driver

By The Stanley Law Group |

Most of us do not have Everette Scott’s optimism.  Many people regard the anniversaries of traumatic events with dread, but Scott has taken it as a reason to celebrate the fact that he is still alive.  He is thankful to have survived the accident on September 22, 2019, which led to the amputation of… Read More »

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Driver Faces Felony Charges for DUI Crash That Killed Motorcyclist and Passenger

By The Stanley Law Group |

The rate of serious injuries and fatalities resulting from car accidents has been steadily decreasing over the past few decades.  Traffic safety laws and safety standards for vehicles have helped to make the roads safer.  Even motorcycle riding, which is much more dangerous than traveling by car, due to the lack of protection a… Read More »

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Husband and Wife Die After Car Crashes into Their Motorcycle in Lugoff

By The Stanley Law Group |

Motorcycle helmets save lives; they have prevented countless deaths and permanent injuries since it became mandatory for motorcycle riders to wear them.  When a car traveling at a high speed collides with a motorcycle, though, the motorcycle rider has little chance of emerging from the incident without serious injury, even if he or she… Read More »

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