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.

Defective Drug Lawsuits

Defective Drug Lawsuits: Information and Facts You Need to Know If you or a loved one has suffered serious side effects from a defective drug, you may have a products liability claim against the drug company.  The Defective Drug Lawyers at the Strom Law Firm, L.L.C. have handled numerous cases against dangerous prescription drugs and medical … [Read more...]

Actions To Take Against Nursing Home Abuse

There are many ways in which nursing homes can be held responsible for injuring others as a result of their negligence, abuse, exploitation, false imprisonment, or violations of criminal statutes, as well as violations of regulations pertaining to their licensing, maintenance, and general operation. We represent elderly clients and families who … [Read more...]

Felony DUI

A Felony DUI offense is always serious. If you or a loved one is charged with a felony DUI, the situation can have catastrophic consequences.  You can be charged with felony DUI in South Carolina if you were in an accident (which led to the DUI arrest) that resulted in great bodily injury or death. The penalties for a felony DUI conviction can … [Read more...]

Drug Crimes In South Carolina – What to Know

Federal and State drug crime charges in South Carolina carry some of the stiffest penalties in the nation. If you are convicted of any drug crime, a second drug charge regardless of the charge, may result in mandatory prison time in both Federal and State Court.  Give us a call for a free consultation. We handle the following cases: Drug … [Read more...]

Six Things to Consider When Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer

South Carolina Criminal Defense Lawyers The Criminal Defense Lawyers at the Strom Law Firm, LLC provide an aggressive and well planned defense. We will protect your procedural rights.  Contact us today for a free consultation to discuss the facts of your situation and hear how we can help.  We handle the following cases: Drug crimes, … [Read more...]

What to Know About Tractor Trailer Accidents

Tractor Trailer Accident Lawyers Whether your tractor trailer accident is from the failure of equipment or faulty driving, it will most likely have serious and lethal consequences. Rollovers are very common due to the weight and truck’s high center of gravity. If you or someone you know has been involved in a trucking accident, tractor trailer … [Read more...]

Lawsuit Filed Against Hickory Tavern Over Wage Payment

Former Hickory Tavern Server Files Wage Payment Lawsuit Against Restaurant Chain A former server at Hickory Tavern, a North Carolina based restaurant chain, has filed a lawsuit claiming that the company paid her and hundreds of others $2.13 per hour but required them to perform work unrelated to waiting tables, for which they should have received … [Read more...]

Judge Rules Back of the House Restaurant Payouts Violate Federal Wage Law

Two local waitresses recently resolved a class action lawsuit against Texas Roadhouse with a $700,000 settlement. According to the lawsuit, Texas Roadhouse servers and other tipped employees were required to contribute a portion of their gross sales into a tip pool. The tip pool was used to pay back-of-the-house kitchen staff who would not … [Read more...]

$70 Million Verdict Against J&J in Risperdal Trial

Largest Verdict Thus Far Against Jansen for $70 Million in Risperdal Trial According to Reuters, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a unit of Johnson & Johnson, was hit with a $70 million verdict in a Risperdal trial last week, marking the largest verdict against Janssen thus far in this ongoing litigation. The award was handed down in the case of a 15 … [Read more...]

SLED Increasing Crackdown on Beer Festivals

Beer Festival Organizers to Change Their Process Following Increased Enforcement of State Alcoholic Beverage Control Act According to The Post and Courier, beer festival organizers in South Carolina are facing new hurdles as they plan their upcoming events. The problem stems from recent increased enforcement of a state law that is 20 years old. … [Read more...]