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The Concept of Notice in Premises Liability

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Premises liability is a difficult area of law to understand. One of the more complex ideas associated with premises liability is the idea of notice, and what exactly is owed to people on the premises, which ultimately depends on why they are there. This can be crucial to winning a claim, so it is important… Read more »

What To Do If Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Is Denied

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When you file a claim for workers’ compensation, you expect it to go smoothly, especially after research and careful planning. If your claim is denied, then, it may come as a complete surprise. There are some very common reasons, however, that seemingly routine claims are denied. Sometimes, they can be corrected. An attorney on your… Read more »

Personal Injury Terms, Decoded

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The average person may want very little to do with the law, if possible. So, if they wind up in court, be it as a plaintiff or a defendant, sometimes the technical jargon used in legal documents can be rather confusing. It is important to understand exactly what is going on in order to ensure… Read more »

Defective Products: What You Should Know

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You sometimes hear about products liability cases on the evening news whether it is exploding tires that cause rollover accidents or the McDonald’s coffee case.  However, product liability cases can be very complicated and technical. Three Types of Suits Product liability is a subset of tort law, and it involves the legal liability incurred by… Read more »

Premises Liability in South Carolina

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Premises liability is the term that encompasses a landowner or tenant’s duty to individuals who come onto their property.  For store owners, this may mean cleaning up spills, monitoring the premises to make sure everything is safe, and warning and fixing any dangerous conditions. This type of liability may also extend to homeowners, landlords, and apartment/condominium… Read more »

One Bite Too Many: South Carolina Dog Bite Law

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The majority of people love animals, and many of them own pets. When you own a pet, however, you are responsible for its actions. If your pet harms someone, you are liable for the damage they cause. The most common types of injuries we see caused by animals are caused by dogs.  There are specific… Read more »

Workers’ Compensation Okay For Kickball Injury

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Workers’ compensation tends to get a bad reputation from both employers and employees alike. Neither side tends to be satisfied with the benefits paid to an injured worker; however, it can be a lifesaver to the employee when they are injured in unforeseeable ways. Stephen Whigham, an employee of Jackson Dawson Communications, can testify to… Read more »

Pedaling Your Way to Safety

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Bicyclists all over the country are advocating for improving roadway safety. Local governments have added bicycle lanes in hopes of better accommodating those who prefer two wheels to four. A 2011 article in Charleston Magazine correctly speculated that biking was the up-and-coming mode of transportation in South Carolina. The South Carolina Department of Transportation has since… Read more »

SC has Fourteenth Highest Teen Accident Death Rate

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Teen deaths occur due to other driver’s negligent actions more frequently than anyone would ever want to realize. Take 14-year-old Hannah Faith Bickley, for example. Hannah was a backseat passenger in a vehicle involved in a fatal crash on July 31, 2014. The chilling coincidence that her brother, Brandon, 18, had died exactly nine years earlier to… Read more »