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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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