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As an attorney who has lived in South Carolina his entire life – and seen the good, bad, and ugly of the hospitals – I hate the fact that the average citizen never hears much about the bad and the ugly but only the “spin” of the hospitals and the alleged good they do.  Far […]

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A jury in Charleston, South Carolina today awarded $50,000,000.00 in an automobile accident death case.  I believe this is the largest verdict in South Carolina history in a personal injury lawsuit. The case involved a wrongful death claim brought by a woman whose husband was killed five years ago by a driver who ran a red-light, […]

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from the New York Times Watchful Eye in Nursing Homes Jonathon Rosen A pretty nightie, a new lipstick, a fresh toothbrush: Doris Racher noticed that small things she had bought for her 96-year-old mother, Eryetha Mayberry, a dementia patient at a nursing home in Oklahoma City, had been disappearing. Ms. Racher assumed the culprit was […]

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The corporations that own and operate Assisted Living, Nursing Homes, and even Hospitals are really, really, good at one thing – unfortunately its not providing care.  What they are good at is the business of self-promotion at all cost to their patients.  The assisted living and nursing home industry, along with the hospitals they shuffle […]

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ANDERSON (AP) — Authorities in Anderson County are investigating after a body covered in cat litter was found underneath a home. Investigators say a woman cleaning the home found the body late Monday night. Deputies confirmed the human remains, but had to wait until there was enough light outside to search. Authorities say the body […]

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In the recent case of Hawkins v. College of Charleston, the Court ruled that deletion of Facebook data did not result in a dismissal of the claim.  This is significant in that Defendants want to make a huge deal out of Facebook data.  Basically, Plaintiff’s do not necessarily know that their Facebook data is going […]

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  Hughey Law Firm Product Liability Lawyers Dangerous Toys Recalled #defectiveproduct #productliability #injurylawyer ToysRUs Recalls due toys due to risk of injury to children.  See $650,000.00 product liability settlement  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious […]

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As more and more elderly Americans choose to spend their later years in assisted living facilities, FRONTLINE and ProPublica examine whether this loosely regulated, multi-billion dollar industry is putting seniors at risk? Our film, “Life and Death in Assisted Living”; you can also download the full written series as an e-book. Joan Boice needed help. Lots […]

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By: Phillip Bantz November 1, 2013 The S.C. Department of Transportation and several contractors have paid $750,000 to a man who was injured in a crash on a section of I-95 that was undergoing maintenance, according to an attorney for the plaintiff. A. Stuart Hudson of the Hughey Law Firm in Mount Pleasant reported that […]

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