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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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How to Determine if Your Vehicle Has Been Subject to a Recall—And What to Do About It

How to Determine if Your Vehicle Has Been Subject to a Recall—And What to Do About It

In 2009 alone, 30,000 individuals were killed on U.S. roadways. Every year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, injuries, deaths, and accidents cost U.S. citizens an estimated $230 billion in medical costs, insurance fees, and lost wages. One way that the National Highway Traffic Safety […]

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Police Reports: How Will They Affect My Personal Injury Case?

Police Reports: How Will They Affect My Personal Injury Case?

Being in a car accident in Charleston, South Carolina can be a stressful process. Many things must be considered in the hours and days following an accident. Victims will file police reports, seek proper medical attention, contact insurance companies, and will have to decide whether to seek […]

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Chrysler Recalls Vehicles for Airbag Deployment and Rollover Risk

Chrysler Recalls Vehicles for Airbag Deployment and Rollover Risk

Car companies issue major recalls when vehicles are found to be unsafe or when they may pose a hazard to drivers. Unfortunately, not all drivers may be aware that their vehicle is subject to a recall. While manufacturers are required to notify owners about defects, sometimes these […]

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New Bill Would Prevent the Public From Accessing Truck Safety Records

New Bill Would Prevent the Public From Accessing Truck Safety Records

A federal database currently records instances when truck drivers are cited for safety violations. These potentially deadly violations, ranging from failing to maintain equipment to driving for too many hours, lead to thousands of preventable deaths and injuries every year. Now, according to PennLive.com, legislation is being […]

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What to Do If You See a Car Crash and Want to Help

What to Do If You See a Car Crash and Want to Help

One of the more popular news stories in South Carolina this week is that of the heroic actions of South Carolina State University football player, Reggie Owens. On Saturday, Owens was on his way to visit family for the holiday weekend, when he came upon a horrific […]

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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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