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...]

Wisconsin Mom Charged with Homicide After Distracted Driving Deaths

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Wisconsin Mom Faces Three Homicide Charges After Distracted Driving Deaths A mom from Wisconsin has officially been charged with three counts of homicide after a 2013 car accident, after she caused distracted driving deaths, which killed her 11 year old daughter and two 5 year old nieces. She and her son survived the accident. Kari J. Milberg, … [Read more...]

Actor Robert Carradine in Tractor Trailer Accident

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Robert Carradine and Wife Involved in Head-On Tractor Trailer Accident The star of “Revenge of the Nerds” and “Lizzie Maguire,” Robert Carradine, as well as his wife Edie Mani, were reportedly involved in a head-on tractor trailer accident in Colorado on March 5th. Both Carradine and his wife were seriously injured in the tractor trailer … [Read more...]

Medical Treatment After A SC Car Accident

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Securing Medical Treatment After an SC Car Accident:  Victims Could Wait Too Long After 9-11 Calls Our Columbia, SC Car Accident attorneys have recommended it before: if you are hurt in a South Carolina car accident, the first step is to call 9-11 and report the accident, regardless of who is at fault or if anyone has been injured. While you may … [Read more...]

What Do You Do When the Driver Is at Fault and Underinsured?

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Bruce Jenner Underinsured, May Not Cover Fatal Car Accident Victim's Damages: Although Bruce Jenner will not see criminal charges after he caused a fatal car accident, he could still face a wrongful death lawsuit if his insurance fails to cover the victim’s family’s costs, he was underinsured. “For a fatality, let’s say the jury awards $10 … [Read more...]

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