Posts Categorized: Auto Accidents

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 »

Two-Car Accident in Goose Creek Involves Deputy

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Car accidents do unfortunately happen in every locality. On August 11, 2014 an accident occurred in Goose Creek, South Carolina that caused more comment and concern than most – it was between a county deputy and a private citizen’s vehicle. The Accident Deputy Justice Jenkins was driving toward the Harbour Lake intersection on Red Bank… Read more »

Motorcycle Laws Should Help Keep Everyone Safe

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It’s summer time.  Roads, highways, and backstreets all across our state are filled with travelers out enjoying the sunshine, warm weather, and cool breezes.  Some of those travelers are in cars, some are out walking, and some are on bicycles, motorcycles, and mopeds.  It is very important that we all learn to share the road…. Read more »

Car Accidents Often Cause Different Types of Injuries

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According to South Carolina’s Information Highway, there are 3.5 million registered vehicles currently within our state. In addition to this staggering number, countless other travelers come through South Carolina each day, inevitably leading to a significant amount of traffic accidents on roads and highways. The South Carolina Department of Public Safety reports that there are at… Read more »

Pedestrians Have the Right-of-Way…Or Do They?

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Many people have heard the saying that pedestrians always have the right of way when they are walking on roads that are used by motor vehicles. It is unclear if this statement is purporting to be an accurate representation of the law or merely a general rule for drivers to follow. As a South Carolina… Read more »

What NOT To Do After a Car Accident

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Car accidents can cause physical and emotional injuries, as well as property damage that require immediate and ongoing attention. An automobile accident can not only ruin your day, but it can also have serious liability issues, traffic citations, and even injuries. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 2.24 million crashes with… Read more »

Auto Injury In Charleston: When Do You Need A Lawyer?

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Auto injuries are common in Charleston, with South Carolina recently receiving the dubious honor of being named the state with the second-worst drivers in America.  In the same report, South Carolina ranked in the top three for most traffic related fatalities and the most deaths per mile driven. According to the latest data from the… Read more »

A Charleston Auto Injury Lawyer For Your Medical Bills

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If you have suffered from an auto injury in Charleston, you need an auto injury lawyer who can help you receive compensation for your medical bills. Read on for more information about auto accidents in Charleston and how a local lawyer can help. What To Do Immediately After An Auto Accident If you have been… Read more »

Car Accidents In South Carolina Lowcountry Can Be Fatal

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This past week in Pawleys Island of Georgetown County, there was a fatal hit-and-run car accident. The wreck occurred on US 17, the stretch of busy highway that winds through the lowcountry, including Charleston. The victim was 57-year-old Patrick Loper, who was on a moped near the highway when he was struck. The driver of… Read more »