Sender of Text to Distracted Driver Being Sued

A pending court case in New Jersey may determine whether there are legal consequences for texting someone when they're behind the wheel. In 2009, Kyle Best hit a couple on their motorcycle while responding to a text sent by Shannon Colonna. The couple both lost their left legs and have not only … [Read more...]

Marijuana Use May Increase Your Risk of Having an Accident

South Carolina Accident Attorneys A new study at Columbia University found that driving while under the influence of marijuana may double the risk of an individual getting into a car accident, when compared to other drivers. Researchers reviewed nine epidemiological studies and found that … [Read more...]

When to File a South Carolina Accident Report

South Carolina Accident Attorneys If any automobile accident results in death or injury to any person, or damage to personal property, an accident report should be filed immediately. A South Carolina accident report must be filed within ten days after an accident occurs to avoid the risk of … [Read more...]

Car Accidents: Never Leave the Scene

South Carolina Accident Attorneys If you are involved in an automobile accident with another vehicle or pedestrian, it is important to remember to never leave the scene of the accident. If you leave the scene of the accident, you may subject yourself to criminal prosecution, even if the collision … [Read more...]

Car Accidents: Legal Rights and Insurance

South Carolina Accident Attorneys Although drivers must legally carry auto insurance, no one plans for a car accident. Car accidents are stressful.  If your vehicle is damaged extensively, your transportation is gone.  If you were injured, you can incur substantial medical bills, and be out of … [Read more...]

Car Accidents: Call the Police

South Carolina Accident Attorneys No one knows for sure how they will react in response to an automobile accident until they are a victim. It is important to understand that you may not be able to make sound decisions afterward. The most important thing that you can do after an accident is to … [Read more...]

Car Accident Statistics

South Carolina Car Wreck Attorneys According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), there were approximately 5,811,000 automobile accidents in 2008. Of these automobile accidents, there were 37,261 fatalities and 2,346,000 injuries.  In a single moment, millions of families were … [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...]

Accidents Caused by Faulty Tires

South Carolina  Defective Tire Attorneys According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), faulty tires cause approximately 8,000 accidents each year in the United States. After these accidents, drivers and passengers face medical bills, lost wages, and property damage. … [Read more...]

Bus Accidents and Fatalities Underreported

In 2003, a widely-publicized bus accident in Tallulah, LA resulted in the death of eight people. Curiously, the accident was not included in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) statistics of fatalities. The NHTSA is the government agency responsible for tracking … [Read more...]