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Delivery Truck Accidents

Increased Deliveries Causing a Surge in Traffic Accidents

Just with a single click, and you can have whatever item you want to be delivered right to your doorstep. That’s how much online shopping has revolutionized the buying experience for customers. You no longer have to visit the store to get your groceries or buy some electrical appliances. Online

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South Carolina Car Insurance

Navigating the Auto Insurance Landscape

Whether you’re insuring a car for the first time, updating your auto insurance to cover a new car, or simply trying to lower your premiums, buying auto insurance can be confusing. In some ways, the task is simpler now than it ever was. Gone are the days of making umpteen

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Slow Drivers in the Fast Lane Law

Driving on the Left Side; understanding its dangers

In this article: Introduction Scooting Over the Left Lane The Dangers of Keeping Left Situations that allow you to use the Left Lane You understand that slowing down is not an option Best Driving Techniques What happens if you get injured by a driver driving on the left side? Contact

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Car Accidents in the U.S. [2020]

In this article: Introduction Annual road crash statistics for the U.S. What are the effects of car accidents? Causes of car accidents and how they can be prevented Protecting yourself from injuries in car accidents Young drivers and car accidents in the U.S. Elderly drivers and accidents in the U.S.

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Everything You Need to Know About Wrongful Death Claims

On February 15, 2014 Dorchester County experienced a sad and tragic tale surrounding a car accident on South Carolina roads. The accident occurred near the Old Fort Fire Department. A 56 year old woman died at the scene as a result of her husband’s negligence while driving his pickup truck west along Dorchester Road.

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3 Things You Didn’t Know About Cars

Collision insurance, rotating your tires, and ridesharing are a few subjects that aren’t often adequately covered in many legal blogs. The fact is, these are overlooked issues that cause big problems for many people. So, to make sure the subjects are given their due attention, here are 3 things you probably didn’t know about car accidents.

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The Dangers of Vaping

The Dangers of Vaping

The dangers of vaping are just now starting to be made public. If you have been vaping as an alternative to cigarettes because it was marketed as being “safer”, stop! Vaping is not safe.

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Responsibilities During Halloween

During Halloween, neighborhoods are filled with children running about gathering up as much candy as they can. It’s an exciting time for children and parents as well.
Unfortunately, with all of the excitement, it’s easy to forget that this holiday is also one of the most dangerous for pedestrians. The National Center for Health Statistics estimated that 7,450 pedestrians were killed in traffic or non-traffic incidents in 2017.

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Why You Should Wear Sunglasses

Don’t switch the blade on the guy in shades oh no
Don’t masquerade with the guy in shades oh no

I can’t believe it!

‘Cause you got it made with the guy in shades oh no
And I wear my sunglasses at night
So I can so I can

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Two men talking after a staged car accident - Frank Hartman is a Charleston, SC personal injury lawyer

Fraudulent Car Accidents in Charleston

Unfortunately, fraud has been part of the human element for as long as we are aware of our existence. Through the years, as people have developed, so has their ability to make deception into an art. Hence, the Art of Deception.

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South Carolina Is Second in the Country for DUI Deaths (2020)

The most common cause of death for people between the ages of five and 24 is car crashes, and a large percentage of accidents are caused by impaired driving. Drunk driving is a serious problem across the entire country, but some states have a bigger issue than others when it comes to DUI deaths. Unfortunately, a report from the security company SafeWise found that South Carolina has the second highest rate of DUI deaths per capita.

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The Dangers of Driving While Live Video Streaming - Frank Hartman Charleston, SC accident injury attorney

The Dangers of Driving While Live Video Streaming (2020)

On May 2nd, 2018, the Governor of Georgia, Nathan Deal, signed into law the much anticipated Hands-Free Driving bill. The bill relates to distracted driving legislation. It’s designed to prevent drivers from handling cell-phones when they’re behind the wheel.

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Everything You Need to Know About Slips and Falls

In this article: IntroductionResources for Slip and Fall Accident PreventionWhat to do When Slip and Fall Prevention FailsAlways Watch an Injured VictimGet Advice About What to do After a Slip and Fall IncidentHire an Experienced Accident Injury Attorney The Centers for Disease Control has dedicated a whole page to slips

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