South Carolina Legal Blog - Whetstone Perkins & Fulda

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February 15, 2017

Accidents caused by dram shop liability in South CarolinaWe all know drunk driving remains a problem across the United States. According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, a person is killed in a drunk driving accident every 53 minutes. A person is injured because of drunk driving every two minutes. MADD also says drunk driving causes hundreds of deaths in South Carolina every year.

So what can you do if you are injured in an...

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February 07, 2017

Wrongful death following a car accidentSouth Carolina is not immune from the tragic car accidents that end in fatalities every day in the US. In 2015, more than 900 people were killed in these accidents, most of them as passengers of motor vehicles, others as pedestrians or bicyclists. In each of those accidents, a family suffered a terrible and irrevocable loss. That loss cannot be undone....

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January 24, 2017

Unique motorcycle requirements increasing accident risk

Motorcycle riders face specific challenges on the road. These challenges are not really confronted by the drivers of cars and trucks. Because of these unique circumstances, motorcycles can get into very catastrophic crashes.

Here are several unique factors faced by motorcycle riders, as noted by legal...

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January 11, 2017

Slip and fall accident in Columbia South Carolina

Were you injured in a bad fall? When this type of accident occurs, the victim sometimes feels too embarrassed to pursue a claim, or thinks it will be too difficult to prove it was someone else's fault. In fact, our attorneys have handled many slip and fall claims in South Carolina, and we...

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December 20, 2016

There are common types of motorcycle accidents that can lead to horrible injuries and even death. In this infographic, we show some of the most common types of motorcycle accidents and how to avoid them. 

Motorcycle Accident Lawyers | Columbia, SC

If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident due to the negligence of another, please contact our attorneys at Whetstone, Perkins...

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December 01, 2016

Road defect accident attorney in Columbia, SC

When you think of a car crash, you may picture a collision between two or more drivers. While many accidents are caused by a motorist, sometimes single or multiple-vehicle crashes are caused by the condition and defects of the roads themselves.

Here are several road defects that can cause wrecks:

  • Hazardous guardrail design,...
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November 29, 2016

After a car wreck, there are multiple reasons why you should seek legal assistance. You may have property damages, physical injuries that your'e dealing with, and even the loss of employment and benefits if you were injured so much so that you can't return to work. In this presentation, our attorneys show the common forms of car accident injuries and how our South Carolina car accident lawyers can help you seek retribution and compensation.

 

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October 19, 2016

Teen driving accidents in South Carolina

This week (Oct.16-22) is National Teen Driver Safety Week. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration sets aside this week to raise awareness of auto and car accidents involving teens, and how we can all work to reduce those accidents.

Car crashes cause the deaths of thousands of teenagers between the ages of 15 and 19, every year. Many...

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October 17, 2016

Fire safety in South Carolina

Last week was National Fire Prevention Week. It is held the same week as The Great Chicago Fire of 1871. That fire decimated thousands of structures and killed about 300 people. Although Fire Prevention Week has come to a close, it's important to remember fire safety measures all year in order to prevent home fires and the devastating – sometimes fatal – burn injuries...

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October 11, 2016

Defective tire claims in South CarolinaDefective products cause numerous injuries in the US every year. If you were injured by a product, then you may be wondering whether you have a claim and if you are eligible to pursue compensation. The fact is, the only way to know if you have a case is to consult an experienced lawyer. The lawyers at Whetstone Perkins & Fulda have been handling injury cases for years. We can...

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