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Personal Injury Law Update: Walter Scott’s Family Receives $6.5 Million Settlement with City of North Charleston

Personal Injury Law Update: Walter Scott’s Family Receives $6.5 Million Settlement with City of North Charleston

Another chapter in the tragic death of Walter Scott has recently been closed. Walter Scott’s family was able to reach a $6.5 million settlement with Charleston city officials in compensation for Scott’s wrongful death last April. Walter Scott was killed when an officer shot him in the […]

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Personal Injury Law and Prevention: Five Causes of Car Fires in Charleston and Ways to Prevent These Tragedies

Personal Injury Law and Prevention: Five Causes of Car Fires in Charleston and Ways to Prevent These Tragedies

South Carolina is still in mourning after four young University of South Carolina Athletes died in a car accident involving a fire. According to Fox 8 News, the accident occurred early Sunday morning, at around 1:45 a.m., near Interstate 85. The students were close to campus when […]

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Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Driving Safety in Charleston, South Carolina Following Floods

Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Driving Safety in Charleston, South Carolina Following Floods

As the national news continues to follow South Carolina’s dangerous flood situation, for those living and dealing with high waters, staying safe is paramount. CNN reports billions of dollars in damage, at least 11 dam breaches, and boil water advisories for the state. The National Guard has […]

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Charleston, South Carolina’s Personal Injury Law and the New Anti-Panhandling Law: What Your Need to Know

Charleston, South Carolina’s Personal Injury Law and the New Anti-Panhandling Law: What Your Need to Know

Panhandling, or the practice of asking for money while standing in a public area, on a sidewalk, or beside a street, is now against the law in Charleston, South Carolina. Many businesses and communities support the law due its perceived effect of reducing crime and public annoyances. […]

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Personal Injury Lawyer Tips: Four Mistakes to Avoid If You’ve Been in a Car Accident in Charleston, South Carolina

Personal Injury Lawyer Tips: Four Mistakes to Avoid If You’ve Been in a Car Accident in Charleston, South Carolina

If you’ve been involved in an accident, you may be dealing with a range of emotions and challenges. In addition to recovering from your injuries, you may have to deal with insurance adjusters, bill collectors, and may even have to struggle with missing time from work to […]

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How to be a Safe Skateboarder in Charleston, South Carolina

How to be a Safe Skateboarder in Charleston, South Carolina

Local news sources report that a teen was killed while skateboarding in the evening on a road in James Island in mid-September. The accident took place at an intersection and, as of yet, the driver faces no charges according to ABC News. Car accidents—especially when they involve […]

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Five Tips for Walking to School Safely

Five Tips for Walking to School Safely

School is back in session, and while the majority of school-age kids either take a car or bus to school, many kids still use walking or biking as their primary mode of transportation. According to Streetsblog USA, in 2009, approximately 35% of kids walked or biked to […]

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Talking About Driving With Elderly Parents

For older Americans, the ability to drive provides access to shopping, community resources, and gives elderly Americans the ability to largely care for themselves. Yet, as Americans get older, driving may potentially pose a greater risk. While the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine notes that doctors and […]

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder May Increase Patients’ Self-Report of Pain

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder May Increase Patients’ Self-Report of Pain

Car accidents in Charleston, South Carolina can have a serious impact on victims and their families. Serious disabling injuries, broken bones, traumatic brain injury, and chronic pain are all common outcomes of car accidents. Most of us think of quantifiable injuries when considering personal injury losses following […]

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It’s Back-to-School Time: Laws of the Road You Need to Know

It’s Back-to-School Time: Laws of the Road You Need to Know

Students head back to school in August in Charleston, South Carolina. This means it’s time to hit the books. It’s also time for drivers to brush up on important school zone traffic laws. According to Live 5 WCSC and the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, over […]

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Personal Injury Attorney Profile

Scott Drescher, Personal Injury Lawyer in Charleston SC. imageMr. Drescher's knowledge and experience in the field of personal injury and wrongful death law have made him an outstanding personal injury and wrongful death attorney in South Carolina. He understands the thinking process of juries, due in part to his educational background in psychology and sociology. He is experienced in trying large civil cases, which has helped him become a very successful trial attorney in Charleston and the surrounding areas.
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