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Riding a motorcycle can be one of the greatest joys in a person’s life. However, this thrill can come with dangerous consequences, especially if you are involved in a motorcycle crash. Motorcycle accidents are considered one of the most devastating accidents on the road, often resulting in catastrophic injuries, debilitating pain, and skyrocketing medical expenses. […]

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While motorcycles are an incredible way to take in the scenery and enjoy the fresh air, those who use this mode of transportation are more likely to be injured or killed than other vehicle occupant types. Each year, more than 80,000 people are injured in motorcycle accidents, and around 5,000 more died. If you are […]

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Motorcycle accidents are, in most cases, more devastating than accidents involving passenger vehicles simply because a motorcycle does not afford occupants the same protection. Motorcyclists are inherently aware of the dangers of motorcycles and take extra precautions so they can enjoy their preferred mode of transportation. However, accidents do happen. Regardless of fault and circumstances, […]

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Motorcycle accidents often mean the victim is left with road rash. The dictionary definition of road rash is “mild to severe skin abrasion resulting from a fall (as from a bicycle or motorcycle) which usually involves sliding on a hard rough surface.” While these injuries may appear mild, complacency can result in infections, scars, and […]

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South Carolina, like every other state, has laws that anyone who operates a motor vehicle must follow. Motorcycle operators must adhere to the rules which pertain specifically to them. They are also required to follow most laws that operators of cars have to follow. However, most car, truck, and taxi operators are unfamiliar with specific […]

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The most common type of accident involving a motor vehicle is a rear end collision. Approximately 1.7 million rear end collisions take place in the nation each year. While this type of accident is commonly regarded as a “minor fender bender,” rear end collisions result in half a million injuries and around 1,700 deaths annually. […]

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An elderly man was discovered disheveled and alone on a sidewalk in Koreatown, Los Angeles. The 88-year-old man, suffering from dementia, was dumped at an unapproved boarding house by staff at the nursing home where he had been living. His family—which placed him in the nursing home to provide him with round-the-clock care—was not notified […]

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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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