This year, more people will be heading back to the malls and shopping centers for their holiday shopping. The retailers have a responsibility to make it safe for you to shop in their stores – after all, they spend a significant amount of money inviting you to their stores to shop. When you are injured while shopping, there is a possibility the retailer may be liable for your injury. If you sustain a shopping injury, here is how to determine if you may have a premise liability case. Continue reading.
Did you know that the US Department of Transportation lists autumn as the deadliest season for pedestrian fatalities in auto-related accidents? This may come as a shock, but there are specific reasons behind these statistics.
Autumn brings with it cooler temperatures, street festivals and tailgating, which means that more people are walking in close proximity to traffic. Autumn also ushers in days with shorter daylight hours, leaving us in the dark sooner. More people plus less visibility equals danger for pedestrians and drivers alike. Here are some tips to help you avoid an accident so you can enjoy all the season’s festivities: Continue reading.
Most motorists have experienced the challenges of driving while sleep deprived. Feeling tired behind the wheel is not ideal, as the probability of making mistakes is increased. If a weary driver gets into an accident, distracted driving may have played a role. Continue reading.
A variety of issues can arise out of every car accident: damage to the vehicles, to the environment and potential minor to catastrophic injury or death to passengers. All of these issues additionally add economic impact. Continue reading.
When you are involved in an accident, it is easy to accredit blame to the person who seems like the obvious cause of harm. When it comes to law, things are not so cut and dry. Even if you had a collision with the driver of a single vehicle, there is still the potential for other parties holding some percentage of the liability.
The law is complex and making assumptions about blame may not work in your favor. There are countless scenarios where fault may lie with either an individual or multiple parties. Sorting through the myriad of challenges can become stressful and costly. Continue reading.
Extra sunlight in the day is typically a cause for celebration. More time to spend outside, including the chance for barbeques and entertaining guests, is reason enough to heighten spirits in South Carolina. However, there is one group of individuals who aren’t always so happy to see brighter days – drivers. Continue reading.
Have you counted all the costs of your accident injuries? Whether you were hurt at work or in a collision, there are both financial and lifestyle losses to consider. Sitting down and listing all the challenges you may face can help on the road to recovery.
Summer has passed and the holidays are approaching. Holiday celebrations are much-anticipated events to gather with family and friends and have a good time. Halloween costume parties, Thanksgiving/Harvest parties, Christmas and the New Year are busy times for celebrations and having fun. Unfortunately, they are also busy times for drunk driving accidents.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed traditional practices and procedures for many industries. Courts and lawyers have taken drastic measures to help stop the spread while still pursuing justice. However, these measures can significantly affect the outcome of a personal injury lawsuit. There are things you can do to help minimize these effects while seeking fair compensation for your claim. Here are three tips for navigating personal injury lawsuits during the pandemic. Continue reading.
Unfortunately, medical malpractice is more common than you may realize. Malpractice occurs when there is an injury or even death due to the lack of or wrong medical care because of your doctor, hospital or other healthcare providers. At the root of many medical malpractice cases is miscommunication between healthcare providers. Continue reading.