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Strom Law Firm Personal Injury, Social Security and Criminal Defense Law Blog

We write about current events and legal issues including personal injury, criminal defense, and social security matters.

The Pretrial Intervention Process

The Pretrial Intervention Process Pretrial Intervention (PTI) is a program offered to first time offenders in the criminal justice system. The program is intended to allow those individuals to avoid more traditional prosecution, giving them a second chance and an opportunity to work towards rehabilitation. PTI is available to a number of … [Read more...]

Unexpected Costs of a DUI

Unexpected Costs of a DUI DUI conviction comes with a high price. Even beyond the social consequences, potential jail time, and fines associated with a DUI conviction, there are often unforeseen costs that can affect your life even long after your initial court date. Some of the potentially unforeseen consequences of DUI include:   … [Read more...]

Workers Compensation Insurance Investigations

Workers Compensation Insurance Investigations Workers’ Compensation is an important government-mandated program that mandates employer funded insurance in the case of employee injury. Unfortunately, some individuals decide to take advantage of the workers’ compensation system and falsify the severity of their injuries. Commonly called workers’ … [Read more...]

Auto Accident Victim Information: What You Need to Know

Auto Accident Victim Information: What You Need to Know If you were involved in an auto accident, it is important to know how to interact with the other party involved and what steps to take next. One essential element of auto accident law is the determination of fault. Fault is assigned based on the actions of the drivers and traffic laws, and … [Read more...]

Preventing Nursing Home Abuse

Preventing Nursing Home Abuse Nursing Homes can be a great way to be sure that a loved one is taken care of, even late in life. Nursing Homes provide essential services such as medical care, day-to-day lifestyle services, housing, meals, and other resources to accommodate seniors and medical patients who need attentive care. However, in some … [Read more...]

Drug Trafficking Penalties in South Carolina

Drug Trafficking Penalties in South Carolina In South Carolina, it is illegal to possess, sell, or use controlled substances. Controlled substances, placed on a schedule based on the severity of consequences their abuse carries. Drug Trafficking is one of several possible state drug charges. Simple Possession, Possession With Intent to … [Read more...]

Workers Compensation Insurance Investigations

Worker's Compensation Insurance Investigations Workers’ Compensation is an important government-mandated program that mandates employer funded insurance in the case of employee injury. Unfortunately, some individuals decide to take advantage of the workers’ compensation system and falsify the severity of their injuries. Commonly called workers’ … [Read more...]

How to Fight Your DUI Arrest

Fighting Your DUI Arrest The DUI Lawyers at the Strom Law Firm, LLC will investigate your DUI arrest to determine the best course of action. The best thing you can do is to give us a call today as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the harder it will be to obtain a more favorable outcome. Was Your DUI Arrest Illegal? Under South Carolina … [Read more...]

Types and Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Nursing Home Neglect Sadly, nursing home neglect is not uncommon and should be a consideration for those with loved ones. Nursing home neglect can happen in even the most reputable nursing homes and care facilities and, unfortunately, should always be at the back of your mind. Nursing Home Neglect can occur in various ways. Perhaps the most … [Read more...]

Brain Injuries: What You Need to Know

Brain Injuries: What You Need to Know The human brain is one of the most important parts of the body. The brain is the control center for the human nervous system, which allows for almost all bodily function, awareness, executive decision making, and thought. The brain is protected by the skull and several other defense mechanisms by the human … [Read more...]