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What is Medical Malpractice?

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When you visit a doctor or hospital, you are placing your life in the hands of the medical staff that attend to you. You deserve to be safe in their hands and not worry about getting a misdiagnosis or improper care. However, sometimes mistreatment and improper care are exactly what you get. If you are […]

Types of Damages in a Personal Injury Case

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If you have suffered injuries due to another person’s negligence, you will likely begin to wonder whether you will ever be able to get back to a normal life. Depending on the circumstances of the injury, you may have a viable personal injury claim against the responsible party. In order to recover personal injury damages, you will […]

Most Common Car Accident Injuries

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Every year, millions of Americans suffer severe injuries due to car crashes. According to the CDC, 3.9 million Americans visited the emergency room seeking auto accident injury treatment in 2010 and 2011. Hundreds of thousands were hospitalized. While car accidents can lead to a variety of injuries, the following are the most common: Traumatic Brain Injury Experts […]

If I Rear End Someone, Is It Always My Fault?

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It is a common myth that when you rear-end someone, it is always your fault. It is easy to see why this would be the case, but it is not necessarily true. There are many instances in which rear-ending someone could be considered the other driver’s fault, but you may need to take some extra steps to […]

What is Informed Consent?

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When a doctor sees you in an office or hospital, he or she has certain obligations to fulfill to you. Since you’re trusting your life, health, and well-being to that doctor, misconduct on the doctor’s part is extremely unacceptable. One important obligation that a doctor has to you is making sure that you are fully […]

Personal Injury Lawsuit Process – South Carolina

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If you have been injured in South Carolina, you may be thinking about filing a lawsuit. If so, you may wonder what the lawsuit process is like. Once you hire a personal injury lawyer, they will take care of the process for you. To keep you informed along the way, here is what the typical personal […]

Liability for Slip and Fall Accidents in Public Places

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The National Floor Safety Institute reports that falls lead to eight million hospital visits every year. Often, slip and fall accidents occur in public places, where the victim is not to blame for his or her suffering. Wet floors are an especially common source of danger, leading to hip fractures, concussions, and a variety of other […]

South Carolina’s 9 Strangest Laws

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Every state has some goofy laws — old rules that were put on the books a hundred years ago that nobody ever bothered to cross off the list. They’re a window to an earlier time when people had different concerns, like boomerang attacks. Here are some of the weird ones from South Carolina: 1. Tattoos […]