Holiday Fatalities in South Carolina

Posted in Car Accidents on August 9, 2017

Holidays are frequently the most popular times to travel in the United States. In 2016, the Automobile Association of America (AAA) estimated that 232.7 million people traveled 50 miles or more during major holidays. Of those, nearly 89% (207.1 million) traveled by car. Busy roads increase the chances of catastrophe, and holidays can make that… read more

FREE UBER Ride this July 4th

Posted in Uncategorized on June 19, 2017

John Hawkins here with an important Message: July 4th is almost here!  A time for reflection, friends, family and for many of us, a time to celebrate. Unfortunately, July 4th celebrations can also turn tragic.  South Carolina has one of the highest alcohol impaired driving fatality rates in the nation.  And Charleston’s per capita alcohol consumption… read more

What Worker’s Comp Will Cover & How to Maximize Compensation

Posted in Workers Compensation on January 30, 2017

In South Carolina, most employers must carry a minimum amount of compensation to cover employees in the event of injury. Our state worker’s compensation laws apply to most full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees. An employer with four or more employees must pay for injuries if an employee cannot work for over seven days due to… read more

Understanding Modified Comparative Negligence in South Carolina

Posted in Car Accidents on January 27, 2017

Since 1991, the case Nelson vs. Concrete Supply Co. 303 S.C. 243, 399 S.E.2d 783 (1991), South Carolina has recognized a modified comparative negligence rule in civil claims. Under the modified comparative negligence rule, an individual will face liability for his or her percentage of liability in an accident claim. The rule ultimately determines the… read more

Best Questions to Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer Before Hiring

Posted in Personal Injury on January 27, 2017

Personal injury law covers numerous practice areas, and tens of thousands of attorneys are licensed to practice in the United States. You may see several advertisements about personal injury attorneys in your hometown, but that does not mean just any attorney can get the job done. So if you are looking for a good Charleston… read more

7 Top Things to Collect After a Car Accident in South Carolina

Posted in Car Accidents on January 27, 2017

One minute you’re driving along I-95, I-77, or a local highway and the next minute your vehicle sits crossways in an intersection – accidents happen fast. In the aftermath, drivers often forget to keep track of crucial information that may protect them later. Print this checklist and keep it in your glovebox. After a car… read more

How Many Possible Liable Parties in Big Rig Truck Accidents?

Posted in Truck Accidents on January 27, 2017

In an accident involving a big rig, people often raise questions about liability. Many different parties may bear partial or full responsibility in accidents involving professional driving companies. Since big rig trucking accidents tend to cause serious and catastrophic injuries, knowing who to hold liable in the aftermath may improve your ability to pursue full… read more

Who Is Responsible in a Car Accident if Driver Doesn’t Own the Car?

Posted in Car Accidents on January 27, 2017

Many people don’t think twice about loaning a friend or relative a vehicle. If you use someone else’s car and get into an accident or someone else gets into an accident in your car, however, questions about about insurance coverage and liability arise. Unfortunately, the answers aren’t always straightforward. Liability in Borrowed Vehicle Accidents Before… read more

FREE UBER Ride this New Year’s Eve

Posted in Charleston on December 1, 2016

UPDATE 12/30/2016 We Did It South Carolina: Over 800 Pledges! We did it South Carolina! We have far exceeded our goal and have over 800 total pledges to NOT Drink and Drive this New Year’s Eve. We hope you all have a safe and exciting celebration this New Year’s Eve. Sign-ups are now closed and… read more