Archives for December 2011

Harvest Hope Mission A Success

Strom Law Firm Donates 221 Pounds to Harvest Hope! The Strom Law Firm, LLC wants to thank everyone who participated in our canned food drive for harvest hope. Today we dropped off all our food to theColumbiadistribution center and it weighed in at 221 pounds! The best part about Harvest Hope is $.98 out of every dollar goes directly to families … [Read more...]

The Average Person Eats Take-Out 2,875 Times Throughout Their Life

South Carolina Personal Injury Attorneys It's the height of the holiday season. With last minute shopping and deals to be had, many of us find it easier to grab dinner at a drive-thru rather than eat a health meal at home. According to the movie documentary called Super Size Me, each day, 1 in 4 Americans visits a fast food restaurant. In 1972, … [Read more...]

Study Shows Nearly 1 in 3 will be arrested by age 23

Arrested by 23? It’s not as rare as you may think. A study co-authored by a UNC Charlotte criminologist shows that almost a third of Americans have been arrested for a crime by the age of 23. The study, the first since the 1960s to look at the arrest histories of a national sample of young adults over time, found that 30.2 percent of the … [Read more...]

Why Bill Stern is Good for South Carolina

Fixing today’s problems based upon standards existing over a decade ago is nonsensical. Earlier this week, board members for the South Carolina Ports Authority voted to shut off funding for the Savannah River dredging project until Georgia is “sincere” about cooperating with the State of South Carolina. I support the decision of the board and … [Read more...]

Ex-Miss USA charged with DUI

South Carolina DUI Lawyers According to a police report released yesterday, Detroit police say former Miss USA Rima Fakih was speeding and weaving through traffic with an uncorked, half-empty bottle of champagne and a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit when she was arrested in the Detroit enclave of Highland Park. The 26-year-old … [Read more...]

Tips for Avoiding a DUI on New Year’s Eve

New Year's Eve is almost here, and that means drinking, parties, celebration, and drinking some more. If getting behind the wheel after a few beers and a champagne toast is your style, be prepared to deal with the multitude of cops out there to catch you. With office parties, holiday get-togethers thrown by friends and family, and bowl games upon … [Read more...]

S.C. Supreme Court Upholds Ordinance, Allows Only 3 Unrelated People Per Home

On Monday the S.C Supreme Court upheld a zoning ordinance that bans students from creating rooming houses in the city by capping the number of unrelated people who may share a home at three. Former state attorney general Henry McMaster had challenged the law, claiming that the zoning ordinance was unconstitutional. But in a 5-0 vote, the Court … [Read more...]

Safety Violations Found at Head Start Children’s Centers

Imagine if your child went to school every day at a place that had machetes near the playgrounds posing the threat of serious accidents, household chemicals within reach of preschoolers, and teachers who were hired without a criminal background check. These violations that could lead to potential injury and others were found at Head Start centers … [Read more...]

FTC, FDA Halt Production of HCG

South Carolina Defective Drug Attorneys If you've been on a diet, you know that a quick fix sounds very promising, but we all know that it's not very realistic. With far reaching claims to "reset your metabolism," change "abnormal eating patterns," and shave 20-30 pounds in 30 to 40 days, human chorionic gonadotropin, known as HCG, sounds … [Read more...]

Automotive Wire Harness Systems Lawsuit

South Carolina Class Action Lawyers The Strom Law Firm, LLC is now investigating and accepting cases regarding clients who purchased or leased new motor vehicles containing Automotive Wire Harness Systems. If you purchased a new car between January 2000 and January 2010 and believe you may have paid more than necessary because of artificially … [Read more...]

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