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Police Catch Hit-and-Run Driver, and Other Personal-Injury Lawyer News

According to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, fewer people have died in car crashes this year than during the same period last year—but not by much. In 2013, 406 people died between January and the end of July. So far this year, 398 people have […]

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Personal-Injury Lawyer FAQ: 3 Questions About Filing a Lawsuit

Personal-Injury Lawyer FAQ: 3 Questions About Filing a Lawsuit

No one anticipates being involved in a car accident with a negligent driver, but given the latest crash statistics, maybe we all should. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, there were approximately 5.6-million car wrecks in 2012. It’s easy, then, to imagine why so many people […]

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Personal-Injury Lawyer Report: Police Investigate Officer’s Accident

In some car crashes, it’s clear who’s at fault. Often, these accidents involve negligent driving behaviors, such as drinking or texting. However, not all crashes are so black and white, especially when there are no witnesses, and everyone involved is seriously injured.

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Personal-Injury Lawyer News: Wrongful-Death Roundup for July 2014

The death of a loved one is never easy to recover from, but when another party’s negligence contributed to that death, it’s especially difficult to find closure until you’ve found justice. Unfortunately, not all forms of negligence fall into the criminal justice system’s reach, and even when […]

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Man Dies in Truck Accident, and Other Personal-Injury Lawyer News

According to SC Now, the South Carolina Highway Patrol is working hard to reduce the number of fatal accidents this year. Troopers will set up checkpoints, use radar and enforce safety-belt laws in order to reduce the number of people who die in car accidents.   However, […]

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SC Passes Texting While Driving Ban, and Other Personal-Injury Lawyer News

South Carolina has routinely faced criticism over its lack of a texting-while-driving ban, especially since the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that 421,000 Americans were injured in distracted-driving accidents. For years, efforts to pass a law have failed in our legislature.

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Personal-Injury Lawyer Tips: Common Types of Negligent Driving

Today, car crashes are not unusual; the U.S. Department of Transportation estimates that 5,615,000 accidents occurred in 2012. These numbers are hard to verify, because not every accident causes serious property damage or injuries. That’s not to say that most car accidents aren’t highly destructive, though.

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Personal-Injury Lawyer News: 3 Facts Regarding Nursing-Home Abuse

The types of elder abuse that make it on the news are often of the shocking but rare variety. You might read about sexual abuse allegations or physical abuse that verges on torture, but the vast majority of nursing-home abuse is not malicious. Instead, neglect of residents […]

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Personal-Injury Lawyer Tips: 2 Nursing-Home Warning Signs

The South Carolina legislature is considering a law that would help elders live at home rather than in nursing homes in an effort to promote independence for those who can take care of themselves or require little assistance. However, there are many elders whose families will still […]

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Personal-Injury Lawyer News: Nursing-Home Abuse Leads to Death

What is elder abuse? Defined broadly, nursing-home abuse is any action that takes advantage of an elderly person. This includes physical abuse, neglect, emotional abuse, exploitation and sexual abuse. When most people hear the term elder abuse, they imagine a caregiver preying on a frail elderly person […]

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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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