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Man Steals Car, Hits Curb and Lands on a Roof

Residents in Fresno, California were stunned when they heard a 'thud' on the roof of their apartment at 1.30 a.m.  Then, they looked outside a saw a car parked there. Unfortunately for the residents, it was not Santa Claus. The driver, who police say stole the car from a nearby house, was speeding … [Read more...]

Car Crashes into Columbia Building

South Carolina Accident Lawyers (source: wltx.com) WLTX-TV reports that an elderly woman was fortunate enough to walk away uninjured Thursday morning after her car came to rest inside a building located near Two Notch Road and Interstate 20. Authorities say the 77-year-old woman hit the … [Read more...]

AAA: Teens Most Likely to Crash in First Month of Solo Driving

South Carolina Accident Lawyers A new study conducted by the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center, on behalf of the AAA Foundation, found that teens are at the greatest risk of getting into a crash during their first month of solo driving.  For the frantic parents out there, … [Read more...]

YouTube Soccer Sensation Killed in Car Accident

The Lebanese Football Assoication reported that YouTube celebrity, Theyab Awana, was killed in a car accident on Sunday. Mr. Awana was a wide midfielder from the United Arab Emirates; he became a YouTube star after scoring a back-heel penalty in a match against Lebanon. View the video … [Read more...]

Trucking Accident Nets $3 Million Dollar Reward

A federal jury has awarded $3 million to the family of a 33-year-old-man killed in a tractor trailer accident two years ago in Florida on Interstate 95. The verdict came down in U.S. District Court by the jury for the death of Julio Rentas, Jr. In 2009, one commercial tractor trailer was … [Read more...]

What to Do Immediately After You Are in A Car Accident

South Carolina Accident and Injury Lawyer Few drivers start their ignitions with the thought that they are about to get into a car accident.  Unfortunately, accidents can and do happen everyday.   When an accident happens, the following tips may help guide you through the process. 1. If  your … [Read more...]

Jury Awards $35 million for Fatal Interstate Crash

Wrecks on the interstate occur on a daily basis and can sometimes be deadly. A woman was a passenger in an automobile that was hit from behind by a tractor-trailer.  Their vehicle was stopped at the time of the accident and the damage was deadly.  She was one of four people killed. Plaintiff’s … [Read more...]

Fewer Fatalities Expected in 2010

Wis10 reported that the South Carolina Department of Transportation expects fewer fatalities on the highway for 2010. According to DOT statistics, there have been 755 people killed on South Carolina roads this year. In 2009, there were a total of 851 deaths. The DOT contributes this lower number … [Read more...]

Sumter County Rollover Leaves Four Teenagers Injured

Four teenagers were hospitalized after they were involved in a single-car accident on Kolb Road in Sumter County. WIStv.com reports that the accident happened earlier this week at approximately 8:40 p.m., after 17-year-old Jonathan Elmore flipped his vehicle. Elmore was ejected from the car along … [Read more...]

Student’s Death Prompts Wrongful Death Suit Against Horry County School District

Parents of an Horry County student filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the school district and the SC Department of Education one year after their son was killed on his way to school. In November 2009, Rodney and Cathleen Chaplin’s son, Marc, 18, was killed when a school bus driven by 77 year … [Read more...]