Preventing Your Teen From Drinking and Driving
As a parent, you want to do everything you can to keep your teen safe, especially when driving. One of the biggest dangers facing teen drivers is drinking and driving, which can lead to severe accidents, injuries, and even fatalities. In South Carolina, it’s illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to purchase orRead More
Look Twice; Save a Life
Riding a motorcycle can be an exhilarating experience, but it’s important to remember that it can also be dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcyclists are roughly 27 times more likely to die in a crash than occupants of passenger cars. With that in mind, it’s crucial to prioritize motorcycle safetyRead More
The Impact of Harrodsburg V Sallee
On the night of October 7th, 1909, Rebecca Sallee was walking to church with her daughter, when she came upon a pile of dirt and debris blocking the sidewalk. As she attempted to walk around the pile, Rebecca stumbled on the surrounding loose bricks and into a hole in the sidewalk that was unbeknownst toRead More
What To Do If You’ve Been Hit By A Drunk Driver
Drunk driving accidents spike during the Holidays, and now is the time to know what you should do if you’ve been hit by a drunk driver in South Carolina. In 2018, there were 10,511 deaths caused by drunk driving in South Carolina – 231 of those deaths being children aged 14 and under. These statisticsRead More
Driving Safety Tips for Thanksgiving
The holidays bring heavy traffic and tens of millions of Americans are expected to spend some portion of their Thanksgiving on the road. According to the National Safety Council, Thanksgiving is the second most dangerous holiday for driving. South Carolina has the second-highest rate of fatal car accidents during the holidays in the United States.Read More
Do I Need a Lawyer After a Car Accident?
“Do I need a lawyer after a car accident?” The answer in most cases is yes; a good lawyer can save you a lot of trouble down the line.Read More
Boat and Jet Ski Accidents in Upstate South Carolina
Boating accidents have been on the rise in South Carolina in recent years. In 2012, 111 accidents involving boats occurred in South Carolina, while 2017-2019 have each seen upwards of 140 accidents.Read More
Motorcycle Accidents On The Rise In South Carolina
Following the years of being inside with COVID-19, many are itching to get outside and enjoy the warm weather when it’s here! With the increase of people outside there has also been a major increase in the amount of motorcycle accidents in 2021. According to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, 2021 saw theRead More
Traumatic Brain Injuries – Leading Cause of Death in SC?
According to a recent study, the number one cause of deaths in South Carolina of people between the ages of 1 and 44 years old is traumatic brain injuries. What is a Traumatic Brain Injury? A traumatic brain injury is defined as a “blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury thatRead More
Bitten By A Dog In SC?
Being bitten by a dog can be a life altering experience for many people. Whether the dog was a personal pet, a friend’s, or a stranger’s, the accident leaves many people with PTSD in the aftermath. Emotional damage is not the only damage that can be felt after being bitten. Hospital bills can also beginRead More