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Archives for May 2014

“Midnight Rider” Wrongful Death Suit Filed

“Midnight Rider” Producers Face Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Assistant’s Death In February, six crew members were injured and one – 27-year-old assistant cameraman Sarah Jones – was killed on the set of “Midnight Rider,” produced by a Pasadena-based company and based on the memoir of Gregg Allman. … [Read more...]

SC’s Buckle Up Seatbelt Campaign Begins

South Carolina’s Buckle Up Seatbelt Campaign Begins in Time for Summer Road Trips Summer is a busy season for drivers. Children are out of school, and many families go on vacation. That means that drivers and passengers alike should be aware of seatbelt safety. South Carolina has officially … [Read more...]

Texting and Driving Ban Heads for House

SC Texting and Driving Ban Heads to House for Vote A bill that would ban texting and driving for all drivers in South Carolina received some edits from a Senate committee on Tuesday, May 13th, and will now head back to the House of Representatives for a vote. The original Senate bill banned … [Read more...]

Settlement in Lake Murray Boating Accident Wrongful Death Case

Family Settles in Wrongful Death Case for Lake Murray Boating Accident The family of a man killed in a boating accident on Lake Murray in May 2010 has agreed to a settlement from the boat driver’s insurer for $77,200. Randall Carter of Irmo was killed in a boating accident after the boat’s … [Read more...]

Uber Files Defense in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Uber Files Defense In New Years Eve Wrongful Death Lawsuit Uber, a mobile app that hires drivers and connects the drivers to customers who need a ride, became a codefendant in a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that the company encouraged a driver to use the app and become distracted, leading him to … [Read more...]

Wrongful Death Case Against Eutawville Reaches Settlement

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Eutawville for Shooting Death Reaches Settlement Agreement The wrongful death lawsuit filed on behalf of a shooting victim in Eutawville reached a settlement on April 29th. The family of Bernard Bailey, 54 years old at the time he was shot by a former Eutawville … [Read more...]

FedEx Faces Personal Injury and Negligence Lawsuits for Crash

Fatal Northern California Crash Between Bus and FedEx Truck Ends in Personal Injury and Negligence Suits Two people have filed personal injury and negligence lawsuits against FedEx for the company’s responsibility in a fatal crash in Northern California on April 10th. The first lawsuit involves … [Read more...]

Greer, SC Bans Texting and Driving

City of Greer Bans Texting and Driving The city of Greer, SC is the latest municipality in the state to ban texting and driving. On the evening of Tuesday, April 22nd, passed a measure to prevent drivers from composing, reading, or sending text messages while in a moving vehicle. The vote passed … [Read more...]