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Aug 04 2020
Driver Fatigue

If you watch the news or go online, you will see hundreds of stories where drivers cause accidents after falling asleep at the wheel. Driver fatigue is dangerous, and in many cases, it takes the lives of innocent victims. If you or a loved one has been injured by a fatigued or drowsy driver, you […]

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Motor vehicle accidents happen every day. According to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, 142,406 motor vehicle accidents took place across the state in just one recent year. To put that figure into perspective, it accounts for one collision every 3.7 minutes. In addition, motor vehicle accidents in South Carolina cause injuries every 9.1 […]

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Several Steps You Can Take to Protect Your Legal Rights If you haven’t yet experienced your first accident, perhaps you’re wondering: What am I supposed to do after a car accident? Read on for more information. Before an Accident Takes Place In South Carolina, more than 35,000 crashes injure someone each year, with more than […]

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More than 15 million commercial trucks travel along U.S. roadways, as truck drivers deliver 70 percent of the nation’s shipped goods each year. While the commercial trucking industry is an important aspect of the nation’s economy, large cargo trucks transporting goods pose hazards to all drivers. In the last decade alone, the number of accidents […]

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Jun 08 2020
Road Rage

The average American drives thousands of miles each year. More than 90% of working people drive to and from work, with the average commute in the United States reaching a new high of 27.1 minutes. Over a year, that means the average person spends more than 225 hours in traffic. Cars have become safer and […]

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Car travel is an everyday part of life. Unfortunately, so are car accidents, which may leave a victim injured and facing massive bills, lost wages, and an uncertain future. Each year more than 6 million car accidents take place in the United States. After a crash, most people want to know how much compensation they […]

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In South Carolina, the first death related to COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, was an elderly person residing at a nursing home in Lexington. In early March, the resident was transferred from the nursing home facility to Lexington Medical Center and was placed in isolation. A test for coronavirus was administered and returned a positive […]

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Nate Hughey has earned the respect of his South Carolina legal colleagues, who frequently consult with him on their own nursing home abuse and neglect cases. One of them, Mark Bringarnder, interviewed him on his popular legal podcast, The Sidebar, where Nate talks about some of the specific challenges and complicated legal requirements he has […]

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Did you know that there is one traffic collision every 3.7 minutes in South Carolina? That’s a scary number. Even scarier: these collisions lead to one injury every 8.7 minutes and one fatality every 8.9 hours. As drivers, chances are high that you will be involved in an automobile accident at least once in your […]

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Bedsores should virtually never occur in any patient who is properly monitored and cared for. These painful and potentially dangerous injuries are preventable if nursing homes insist on appropriate staff performance. If you or a loved one has developing or worsening bedsores while in a nursing home, this could be a sign of nursing home […]

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How to Stay Safe When Your Ride Arrives Earlier this year, Samantha Josephson, a University of South Carolina student, was allegedly kidnapped and murdered by a man posing as an Uber driver. What began as a fun night out with friends ended with a body dumped in a rural area. Authorities charged Nathaniel David Rowland […]

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