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Can a Bar Be Held Accountable For an Accident Caused by a Drunk Driver?

Drunk driving accidents are an epidemic across the nation, with thousands of people being injured or killed every year due to the irresponsible actions of someone who had no business being behind the wheel. When these tragedies occur, someone needs to be held responsible for the injuries and suffering inflicted, and someone needs to pay…

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Are You Watching How Much Your Guests Drink?

We like to think of the holidays as a time for fellowship and fun, for gatherings, good food, good friends, and parties. Unfortunately, on the downside, every year we see a massive uptick in DUI arrests and even accidents that cause serious injuries and fatalities. While it’s tempting to place all the blame on the…

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Avoid Being Charged with a Hit-and-Run

Often, people assume those charged with a hit-and-run are driving while drunk, do not have insurance, or otherwise have a reason they want to flee the scene as quickly as possible. Sometimes, though, as evidenced by a recent hit-and-run accident, it is a matter of not understanding what constitutes a hit-and-run. In this example, a…

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Discuss Alleged DUI Involving Bicyclist

Authorities filed charges against an alleged drunk driver after she hit a bicyclist in Hollywood, South Carolina, on Wednesday, August 5. Authorities say that the 16-year-old bicyclist was riding along Highway 162 when a vehicle driven by a 23-year-old female allegedly hit him. The collision occurred shortly before 11 p.m., according to Live 5 News.…

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Wrongful Death Attorneys Discuss West Columbia Motorcycle Crash

A motorcyclist faces DUI charges after a fatal accident in the West Columbia area on Saturday, August 8. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says that the incident occurred at approximately 3:30 a.m. in the 100 block of Saint David’s Church Road. Motorcycle Crashes Into Fence Troopers say that a motorcyclist lost control of his bike…

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Columbia Wrongful Death Attorneys Discuss Tragic Two-vehicle Wreck

A spokesman for the South Carolina Highway Patrol provided details of a two-car crash that resulted in multiple injuries and loss of life. The accident happened in Myrtle Beach at about 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21 on Highway 17 Business South near the Pirateland campground. Vehicle Strikes Van Turning Into Driveway A black Mercedes…

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Columbia Car Accident Lawyers Discuss Alleged Faulty Lane Change

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, two sport utility vehicles collided on U.S. 501 near Carolina Forest at approximately 11:59 a.m. on June 22. The accident reportedly happened near the local Dunkin’ Donuts, according to wdpe. Lane Change Goes Awry A spokesman for the State Highway Patrol says that a 2012 Honda SUV and…

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Prescription Drug Abuse: The Cause Of Many Greenville Car Accidents

Intoxicated driving takes far too many lives here in South Carolina. But it’s not just alcohol or illegal drugs that can make a driver a danger behind the wheel; prescription drugs can be just as dangerous. Motorists should be aware that even using these drugs as directed could lead to a devastating accident, and when…

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Columbia Personal Injury Attorneys Discuss Fatal DUI Accident

The Columbia Police Department responded to a fatal accident at the 3600 block of Percival Road at around 5:35 p.m. on April 11. The authorities have the 30-year-old man who is believed to have caused the wreck in custody, and he faces numerous charges like driving while intoxicated. Multiple Vehicle Accident The suspect in custody…

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Do Drivers Who Cause Deadly DUI Accidents Face Strict Enough Penalties?

South Carolina takes DUIs very serious, and they should. DUIs destroy lives and take away futures. When someone who is drunk gets behind the wheel, they can easily cause an accident, and that accident can easily take a life. The penalties for causing a deadly DUI accident range, and as wrongful death lawyers in Greenville,…

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