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South Carolina Attorneys Discuss SUVs and Rollover Accidents

SUVs and pickups are growing in popularity and have overtaken passenger cars in recent years. In fact, preliminary numbers list SUVs or pickups as occupying over half of the 25 best-selling vehicles of 2018. With the rising sales of these larger vehicles, there has also been a rising concern about their safety, especially in the...

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How Serious is Whiplash After a Rear-End Accident? South Carolina Attorneys Explain

Rear-end accidents are very common in South Carolina. They can happen at intersections or on in major traffic jams, such as the multi-vehicle crash that occurred on US 278 in November that involved an SUV and two sedans. Many drivers feel perfectly fine after being struck in a rear-end collision. Some may even feel some discomfort...

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What Happens to Your Body in a Car Wreck? South Carolina Attorneys Discuss

No matter how responsible of a driver you may be, all it takes is one irresponsible driver to cause a serious accident in South Carolina. A distracted driver can cause a head-on collision. An aggressive driver can sideswipe you on a multi-lane road – causing you to crash. An impaired driver could cut you off...

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The Dangers Limousine Accidents Pose To Passengers

We see them at almost every wedding, prom, political event and special celebration in greater Beaufort. Limousines, each carrying up to 20 passengers to the event. Limo accidents are usually rare, but when they do occur, they can result in passengers and other road users sustaining severe and potentially fatal injuries. If you are the...

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Fatal Traffic Accidents High In South Carolina Despite New Technology

Fatal accidents have been rising at a staggering rate in the U.S., with the death toll averaging around 40,000 per year from 2015 to 2017. So far, 2018’s numbers aren’t much better. Insurance Journal reports that from January through June, the U.S. has already seen 18,720 traffic fatalities.   Meanwhile, the automotive industry has been introducing safety technology designed to help...

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Little Progress Made Reducing South Carolina Accident Risks

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety’s Target Zero plan aims to eliminate traffic fatalities. However, since early 2018, little progress has been made in reducing the risks on South Carolina roads. In fact, by some measures, motorists are facing historic risks. Charleston and Greenville continue to be the most dangerous areas for traffic collisions....

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The Most Dangerous Roads in South Carolina

What's one of the most dangerous roads in the United States? South Carolina’s Highway 17 is right near the top of the list, ranked fourth most dangerous nationwide, according to Skyscanner. This beautiful road winds its way through dense forests. But hills, frequent turns, and blind curves make it extremely dangerous for motorists. In rural...

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Essure Birth Control Device Injuries Prompt Lawsuits, Legal Action

Experienced South Carolina product liability lawyers explain your rights Injuries caused by Essure birth control devices prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to place restrictions on the sale and distribution of Essure in 2018. Soon after, Essure’s manufacturer, Bayer AG, announced it would stop selling and distributing Essure devices in the United States...

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Roundabouts May Prevent Serious Accidents in South Carolina

The Post and Courier recently reported on the increasing number of roundabouts in South Carolina, despite ongoing opposition. The first roundabout in South Carolina was built on Hilton Head Island some 20 years ago, when there were fewer than 200 roundabouts nationwide. Today there are more than 3,200 nationwide and dozens in South Carolina. The...

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South Carolina Traffic Accident Risks Highest in Nation

South Carolina roads are some of the nation’s deadliest, and the problem is not getting any better. As the Independent Mail reported, “High numbers of fatalities on Upstate roads are fast becoming the norm in a state known for high numbers of traffic fatalities.” Last year, South Carolina was the deadliest state by a wide...

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