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Can You Sue a City Over an Injury Claim?

Filing a lawsuit against a municipal entity, be it city, state or federal government can be tricky. However, if you are injured due to the city’s negligence, it may be possible to collect damages from the local government. However, there may be complications and limits on what you can collect. Learn about the complications and…

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I Was Hurt Driving a Commercial Vehicle: What Can I Do?

When you work as a commercial driver, one of the most stressful situations you could experience is being involved in an accident. Commercial driving accidents, particularly those involving trucks, are often very damaging, meaning you might have suffered serious injuries that prevent you from working. After your commercial driving accident, you’re probably thinking about compensation…

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What a Lawyer Can Do for You after a Big Truck Accident

When you are injured in any vehicular accident, it’s not only traumatic, it’s frustrating and heartbreaking. You might have months or even years of medical bills, therapy and recovery ahead of you. You have lost out on your ability to hold down meaningful employment but you don’t know where to turn to get compensated for…

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How Fault Is Determined in a Commercial Truck Accident

Truck accidents are truly awful in general. While they make up only a small fraction of the number of vehicular accidents on the roads, the damage they cause tends to be catastrophically larger due to the sheer size and weight of the vehicle involved. When you or a loved one gets hurt in an accident,…

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Why You Need an Injury Lawyer after a Big Truck Accident

When you are involved in an accident with an 18-wheeler, construction vehicle or other big rig, you will be bombarded with questions (both in your own mind and from others) about who was responsible, what caused the accident and whether you are entitled to compensation for the accident. There are so many players involved that…

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Warning of the Dangers of Flying Road Debris

Motorists often think of road debris as a problem of dodging objects lying on the road. However, these objects got there after falling off trucks, cars, and other motor vehicles, which means they were airborne at one point. With little or no warning and only a windshield to protect you, another’s negligence can cause serious harm. Common Causes of…

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Bad Weather Driving Safety Tips

An overturned tractor-trailer backed up traffic along Interstate 77 near Columbia on the morning of April 1. The accident, which took place during heavy rainfall, acts as a reminder that wet roads may require adaptations to your driving. Slow down when the road is wet or icy. No matter the size of your vehicle, slick roads…

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Personal Injury Terms & Definitions

Personal injury — What is it exactly? The term “personal injury” is used to describe any injury, physical or mental, that occurred because of someone’s intentional actions or negligence, or strict liability. Columbia injury attorneys share more about personal injury: Reasons for Personal Injury Intentional actions: someone hurts you on purpose. This includes assault, battery,…

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Do You Know About The Move Over Law?

Most people understand that police officers and other emergency responders do dangerous jobs at times. This work becomes even more dangerous when police officers or other emergency responders have to stop on the side of busy roads. Since 1999, over 200 law enforcement officers have been struck and killed by vehicles. Along with that, paramedics,…

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Chase Involving Stolen Pick-Up Takes A Motorcyclists Life

A motorcyclist was killed in mid-September after being hit head-on during a chase involving a stolen pickup on Old Buncombe Road in Greenville County. The driver of the pickup, Ashley Tate Moore, was driving the wrong way on Old Buncombe Road in what a local television report termed a “high-speed chase” with the sheriff’s department.…

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