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Mar 6, 2018

Recent S.C. Crashes Stress the Importance of Staying Safe 

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A number of people traveling in South Carolina during the first week of February faced tragic consequences. Along with the Amtrak train crash into a parked CSX freight train in Cayce which killed two people, an additional 14 people lost their lives in car crashes throughout the state. The following locations and counties suffered deadly [...]

Jun 29, 2017

Is Your Teen Driving Distracted? Help for Parents with Teen Drivers

By |Jun 29, 2017|Car Accidents|0 Comments

There is no longer any doubt that distracted driving is dangerous, not only for the driver, but for passengers, cyclists, pedestrians and other drivers out on the road. If you have a teenaged driver in the house, you might even feel more anxious about the issue; after all, teen drivers lack experience, and may not [...]

Jan 24, 2017

Proving That You Didn’t Cause An Accident Might Be Harder Than You Think

By |Jan 24, 2017|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Recently, we wrote about how data from your vehicle’s safety systems can provide critical information regarding your accident. While that data is important, it’s only one piece of the puzzle considered by accident reconstruction teams. These teams use a variety of tools to evaluate a crash scene and compare that data with the logs recovered [...]

Jan 16, 2017

Uber Is Back to Ducking the Law and Endangering Riders

By |Jan 16, 2017|Car Accidents|0 Comments

When the now-ubiquitous ride-sharing service Uber debuted, taxi drivers and lawmakers around the world were in uproar. The new service destroyed the established order, undercut legitimate business enterprises, and neatly sidestepped legal troubles with a new and undefined model. Despite these growing pains, the business worked; access to efficient rides went up and prices went [...]

Dec 8, 2016

Get Your Vehicle Inspected ASAP After a Serious Crash

By |Dec 8, 2016|Car Accidents|0 Comments

You may not be aware that your vehicle’s safety systems can include information about what happened during an accident. Just like the “black box” flight recorder on an airplane, the electronic systems that control your airbags and engine performance can provide valuable information to investigators after you’ve been in an accident. The systems that are [...]

Nov 17, 2016

Teen Drivers Need Help to Keep Them Safe on the Roads

By |Nov 17, 2016|Car Accidents|0 Comments

You make your child wear a helmet when they ride a bike or skateboard, you buy organic food and try to feed them a healthy diet, and then when they become a teenager you might whisper a little prayer for their safety every time you hand them the keys to the car. According to a [...]

Nov 3, 2016

Catastrophic Injuries from Distracted Driving Accidents

By |Nov 3, 2016|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Among certain age groups, distracted driving has eclipsed drunk driving as one of the leading causes of auto accidents in the United States. So often when people hear the phrase “distracted driving” they think it just means fiddling with your cell phone while driving – but there are many different distractions that go on behind [...]

Sep 27, 2016

What You Need To Know About South Carolina’s Dram Shop Law

By |Sep 27, 2016|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Drunk drivers are a danger to everyone on the road, including themselves. For that reason, many states pass what are known as “dram shop” laws, or “social host” liability laws. In essence, dram shop and social host liability statutes say that if an establishment (like a bar or restaurant) or a person (like a party [...]

Aug 19, 2016

Who Really Pays When A Car Crash Isn’t Your Fault

By |Aug 19, 2016|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Jessica Mounce, a schoolteacher from Arkansas, was rear-ended in traffic in November 2013, a crash that pushed her car across an entire highway. Mounce, a Blue Cross Blue Shield Carolinas member, sought medical attention at in-network provider Carolinas Healthcare Systems. Not long after, she received a bill for the full amount of her care; CHS [...]

Apr 28, 2016

Will Lower Gas Prices Mean More Traffic Fatalities?

By |Apr 28, 2016|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Most people rejoice when they see gas prices as low as they have been lately, but that may be because they do not realize that there is actually a significant down side to lower gas prices. According to a sociologist at South Dakota University, Guangqing Chi, the downside of lower gas prices is an increase [...]

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