Admiralty (Maritime) Law

Boat on Water Charleston SC

While legal issues that occur on land (i.e. workers’ compensation, criminal offenses and injuries) also occur on water, there are special considerations and legal rules that apply. What’s more is that there are international laws that apply in certain cases. Given these reasons, when individuals face a legal issue that has occurred on the water,… Continue reading

Has A Defective Airbag Caused Your Injury?

Deployed Airbags in a Car Charelston SC

While airbags offer an important safety feature and supplement to seat belts in cars, vans, trucks and sports utility vehicles, there are a number of ways that they can malfunction. Whether due to a design flaw, a mistake during manufacturing, installation or insufficient directions provided to consumers for safe and effective usage, when airbags fail… Continue reading

When It Is Okay To “Stand Your Ground?”

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Whether individuals support explicit conversations regarding firearms or they tiptoe around anything related to the second amendment, it’s important for South Carolina residents to understand their ability to use deadly force against another person, as stated in the Stand Your Ground doctrine. The Post and Courier explains that in the United States, criminal law has… Continue reading

Texting and Driving

Charleston SC Car Accident Lawyer

With the hope that more lives will be spared across the state, several South Carolina residents have joined the fight against texting and driving, pushing for stricter laws and fines that are enforceable. Perhaps a greater awareness of the consequences associated with texting and driving is necessary. For the 6 million young people at “DoSomething”… Continue reading

When A Loved One Becomes A Victim Of Nursing Home Neglect And Abuse

Charleston SC Lawyer for Elderly Neglect

The elderly are some of the most vulnerable, yet beloved members of society. Thus, when placing them in long-term residential care, families want to believe that they will be treated with dignity and care. Tragically, there are many cases in which healthcare and nursing home providers fail to provide appropriate care. From bedsores and ulcers,… Continue reading

When Wood Rot Damage Is Not Disclosed

Charleston SC Wood Rot on Home Lawsuits

Sometimes mistaken as a termite infestation, damage from dry rot or brown rot may appear as small pieces of wood or red brick dust against the surface of a home, as well as a crawl space or basement. Whether the outbreak has occurred due to flooding, leaking pipes or a busted washing machine hose, the… Continue reading

Domestic Violence and Traumatic Brain Injury

Charleston SC Serious Bodily Injury Lawyers

When it comes to domestic violence, it is not confined to the poor, as noted by the Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute at Brookhaven Hospital. It occurs across every economic class, and involves men, women and children. Unfortunately, it is often a private issue that is kept secret. Even so, understanding the cumulative effect of domestic violence… Continue reading

Boating Under The Influence

Charleston SC Personal Injury Lawyers

Filled with history, culture and a stunning landscape with extraordinary coastlines, South Carolina remains a popular destination for many. Specifically for outdoor lovers, boating and other recreational water sports in the state are incredibly appealing. Yet, many individuals consume alcohol while boating, potentially impairing their ability to operate the boat responsibly. That’s why South Carolina… Continue reading

When You’ve Been Burned

WHEN YOU’VE BEEN BURNED

Surprising to some, over one million burn injuries are reported annually across the United States, and these injuries are about more than simply touching a hot pan. When you’ve been burned, and your injury is due to another’s carelessness, you need the help and experience of a qualified burn injury lawyer. Burn injuries are classified… Continue reading

Should I Call The Police After A Minor Fender Bender?

Charleston SC Attorney for Motor Vehicle Accidents

Without question, if you’re involved in a serious car accident, it’s a no-brainer—the police are notified and an insurance company will be involved. Yet, when a minor accident occurs, you might not know what to do. For instance, suppose you are in a bump up in a parking lot. There’s minimal damage to the vehicles… Continue reading