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Traffic in Charleston Worsens as Roads Decay

Traffic in Charleston Worsens as Roads Decay

Charleston’s decaying infrastructure hurts everyone. Not only do the poor road conditions cause delays during drivers’ morning and afternoon commute, but the crumbling roads cost trucking companies millions of dollars in truck repairs.

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Dram Shop Laws and Drunk Driving Car Accidents in Charleston South Carolina: What You Need to Know

Dram Shop Laws and Drunk Driving Car Accidents in Charleston South Carolina: What You Need to Know

According to the Charleston Eater, families have sued a restaurant in Charleston for serving too much alcohol to the individual responsible for the DUI deaths of their loved ones. South Carolina’s Dram Shop Laws make it possible for families to hold establishments accountable for serving too much […]

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Uber is Here to Stay in South Carolina

Uber is Here to Stay in South Carolina

South Carolina lawmakers have passed a bill into law that will allow Uber to continue to operate in South Carolina—but with more specific insurance requirements for drivers. According to the Insurance Journal, the amount of coverage that drivers would be required to hold was a large part […]

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When is a Person with Traumatic Brain Injury Ready to Return to Work? New Study Sheds Light

When is a Person with Traumatic Brain Injury Ready to Return to Work? New Study Sheds Light

According to the Brain Trauma Foundation, traumatic brain injury is the primary cause of death and disability in individuals under 44 years of age. As many as 5.2 million Americans live with traumatic brain injury. Motor vehicle accidents are a leading cause of this kind of injury.

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Do South Carolina’s Graduated Licenses Actually Prevent Accidents and Injuries Among Young Drivers?

Do South Carolina’s Graduated Licenses Actually Prevent Accidents and Injuries Among Young Drivers?

South Carolina is one of the many states that uses a graduated driver licensing program in an attempt to prevent accidents, injuries, and deaths among young drivers. Drivers can apply for a learner’s permit when they are 15 years old and must hold the learner’s permit for […]

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Do I Need Expert Witnesses for my Personal Injury Claim?

Do I Need Expert Witnesses for my Personal Injury Claim?

If you’ve suffered injuries as a result of a car accident, your injury lawyer will often review all evidence of your case before writing a demand letter or taking your case to trial. Much of this evidence will be in written form: from hospital bills, to documentation […]

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Ten Safety Tips for Your Next Road Trip

Ten Safety Tips for Your Next Road Trip

Now that we’ve entered the dog days of summer, many of you are likely planning your big summer road trip. Nothing says summer like loading up the car and driving off into the sunset. Here are ten tips to keep you and your loved ones safe before […]

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Lawmakers Move to Close Moped DUI Loophole: How Will this Affect Personal Injury Cases?

Lawmakers Move to Close Moped DUI Loophole: How Will this Affect Personal Injury Cases?

Many South Carolina drivers who have had their licenses suspended for driving under the influence take to the roads in mopeds because the vehicles have not been traditionally classified as vehicles under South Carolina law. To make matters even more complicated, because mopeds aren’t considered vehicles, they […]

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ATV Laws in South Carolina—And What to Do If You’ve Been in an Accident

ATV Laws in South Carolina—And What to Do If You’ve Been in an Accident

All-terrain-vehicles are particularly popular during the summer months. These vehicles are designed to be driven off the highway on often highly uneven surfaces. South Carolina Law defines all-terrain-vehicles as any vehicle that is designed for off-road travel and is equipped with low-pressure tires.

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Are Individuals with Mental Illness More Likely to Get into Accidents?

Are Individuals with Mental Illness More Likely to Get into Accidents?

Car accidents take an immense toll on families and individuals each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control, car crashes in 2014 resulted in 18 billion dollars in lifetime medical expenses for victims and their families. The CDC notes that 75% of these expenses are incurred […]

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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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