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South Carolina Accident Attorney Law Blog

South Carolina Accident Attorneys Blog consists of new stories and tips involving the legal aspect of an accident.

Avoiding Pool and Drowning Accidents

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Avoiding Drowning Accidents in South Carolina Spring and summer months bring warmer weather, outdoor cookouts, and pool parties. Whether you plan to spend the upcoming 4th of July weekend out on a boat, on the beach or lakeside, or simply hanging by the pool, it’s important to be safe. Basic knowledge of pool and water safety to help reduce the … [Read more...]

Top 10 Motorcycle Safety Tips

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Top 10 Motorcycle Safety Tips for South Carolina’s Bikers Statistically, a motorcyclist is killed every 3 days in an accident in South Carolina. There were 1,819 reported motorcycle crashes in SC in 2010, which accounted for 10% of traffic fatalities; motorcycle accidents comprised less than 2% of crashes overall. There are many causes of … [Read more...]

Self-Driving Tractor Trailer Can Prevent Trucking Accidents

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New Self-Driving Semi-Truck Could Reduce or Prevent Trucking Accidents Hauling cargo across the country is a tough, demanding job for any long-haul trucker. Although Federal law regulates the hours and manner of driving, violations are common, increasing the risk of a tractor trailer accident. Now, a company has developed a self-driving tractor … [Read more...]

Amtrak Sues Trucking Company for Serious Train Accident in NC

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Trucking Company Faces Lawsuit from Amtrak and Railroad Company Regarding Serious Train Accident Amtrak and CSX filed a lawsuit against trucking company Guy M. Turner, Inc, of Raleigh, for causing a serious train accident in March this year that injured 55 people on an Amtrak passenger train. The lawsuit was filed in Halifax, NC on Friday, May … [Read more...]

April is National Distracted Driving Month

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The National Safety Council Declares April Distracted Driving Month This year, the National Safety Council has declared April to be National Distracted Driving Month in the US. The hashtag campaign #CallsKill was created as part of the month to help spread information about distracted driving and how deadly it can be as a practice. Last June, … [Read more...]

Seneca-Area Dentist Dies in Bicycle Accident

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South Carolina Dentist Killed by Driver in Bicycle Accident A dentist in Seneca, South Carolina was killed in a bicycle accident caused by a negligent driver on Wednesday, April 1st. Michael F. Lee, 55 years old, was reportedly riding his bicycle on Shiloh Road when he was struck from behind by a vehicle headed in the same direction. Lee had a … [Read more...]

Moped DUI Loophole Closed in SC

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South Carolina Finally Closes Moped DUI Legal Loophole On Tuesday, March 31st, a Senate panel in South Carolina officially closed a legal loophole that allowed riders to operate a moped under the influence of alcohol in South Carolina, creating a new moped DUI legislation. South Carolina’s moped laws allow these vehicle operators to get away with … [Read more...]

Study Shows Teen Car Accidents Caused by Distracted Driving

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New Study Shows Most Car Accidents Involving Teen Drivers Caused by Distracted Driving A new study conducted by AAA shows that 6 out of 10 car accidents caused by teen drivers can be directly linked to distracted driving. The automobile safety group looked at 1,700 videos of car accidents caused by teenage drivers, and found that the main cause … [Read more...]

Faulty Guardrails in SC Caused Catastrophic Injuries

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Woman Nearly Dead After Faulty Guardrail Crumpled in Car Accident A couple in Easley, SC believe that Trinity faulty guardrails are the cause of their daughter’s catastrophic injuries after a car accident brought her close to death. On Saturday morning, March 14th, the 20 year old woman was driving down an Anderson County road to work when she … [Read more...]

Train Accident Kills 2 Teens in Kentucky

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Lack of Barriers Could Have Contributed to Deadly Kentucky Train Accident A train accident in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday, March 14th, killed two teenagers and seriously injured the other two teenagers in the vehicle. According to witness reports, and a video taken by one bystander, a car tried to speed across the tracks just in front of an … [Read more...]

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