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The Most Common Reasons For Premises Liability Lawsuits

By The Stanley Law Group |

“Premises liability” sounds like an abstract legal term, because it can cover a wide variety of accidents, and even some incidents that are not accidental at all.  If you see the phrase “car accident lawsuit” in a headline, you can instantly imagine what the events must have been that led to the lawsuit, but… Read More »

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Fall Foliage Safety Hazards For Drivers And Pedestrians

By The Stanley Law Group |

October is here, and another beautiful South Carolina autumn is coming soon.  In South Carolina, you get to experience the beautiful colors of fall foliage even as the temperatures remain mild; the drive to South Carolina’s many fall festivals is as enjoyable as the festivities themselves.  Fall leaves look beautiful when they are on… Read More »

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Premises Liability And Vacation Rentals

By The Stanley Law Group |

It is a popular trope in movies and television that a teenager hosts an epic party when the teen’s parents are out of town, and when the parents find out, they react with outrage and panic.  What are they so scared of?  Teens can engage in all kinds of risky behavior even when their… 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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Can You Sue For Premises Liability If You Signed A Waiver?

By The Stanley Law Group |

A little bit of danger can be a lot of fun.  Most South Carolina tourists agree with this statement, as evidenced by the popularity of extreme sports like skydiving, bungee jumping, zip lining in South Carolina tourist destinations, to say nothing of canoeing in waters where alligators could be nearby.  Recreational facilities must follow… Read More »

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Court Awards $4.6 Million To Family After Child Suffers Accidental Needle Stick Injury In Target Parking Lot

By The Stanley Law Group |

An accidental needle stick injury occurs in a split second, but it can have long-term effects on your physical health and emotional wellbeing.  The danger of a needle stick injury is that it can expose you to bloodborne pathogens, possibly infecting you with diseases that are less contagious, but in some cases more severe,… Read More »

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How To Avoid Alligator Attacks During Gator Breeding Season

By The Stanley Law Group |

What could be cuter than a river full of baby alligators, each about the length of a sheet of loose-leaf paper, flashing their toothy grins in the South Carolina sunshine?  They show up around the same time each year, in the early fall.  Everyone with a modicum of wilderness survival skills knows not to… Read More »

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Teen Dies After Fall From Amusement Park Ride

By The Stanley Law Group |

There are a few daredevils out there in the world who drive in excess of 100 miles per hour, jump from tall structures, and intentionally get close to alligators and other predatory animals, but most of us refrain from such activities under ordinary circumstances because they are just too dangerous.  Amusement park thrill rides… Read More »

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Florida Couple Sues Myrtle Beach Hotel For Bed Bug Infestation

By The Stanley Law Group |

Read any discussion thread by people who have worked cleaning hotel rooms, and you will find an array of stories about the sights in the rooms that they have learned to ignore.  Priceless jewelry is just another item to move out of the way when cleaning and then put back where you found it. … Read More »

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Family Sues South Carolina Petting Zoo After Sloth Bites Child

By The Stanley Law Group |

Nearly two decades have passed since the first Ice Age film debuted in theaters, but the image of the friendly sloth remains in the popular imagination; sloth plush toys still appear under Christmas trees, and cartoon sloths adorn children’s clothing.  Sloths are adorable, but they do not share your enthusiasm for cuddles.  They digest… Read More »

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