Disabled Man Injured In Dispute With Dorchester Deputies

There is no doubt the police do heroic work, but they are only human. Sometimes, their intervention can create some unfortunate results, though they meant only to protect themselves and others. Despite their intentions, police departments are just as liable for the damages they cause as much as any citizen, if not more so. After…

Deadly Car Crash In Lexington South Carolina Kills Two Children

A rear end car accident in South Carolina took the lives of two children last week. The victims vehicle was slowing to a stop or had already stopped when it was struck violently from behind by a motorcycle and also by a truck. Two children were riding in the car that was hit from behind….

‘Distracted Doctoring’ Allegedly Kills Two Elderly Patients

Your Charleston medical malpractice attorneys at Howell and Christmas recently read about a case in which a doctor is alleged to have prescribed ten times the normal dose of morphine to two elderly patients (aged 78 and 86) while he surfed the internet. The alleged drug overdose killed both of the patients at a home…

Distracted Drivers A Factor In South Carolina Automobile Accidents

Charleston accident attorneys at Howell and Christmas are concerned about the increasingly serious problem of distracted driving which has become especially prevalent with the new technological advances of the past decade. Of the 50,000 lives claimed in motor vehicle accidents every year, about 6,000 of them are caused by distracted driving. There are an additional…

Distracted Drivers Endanger South Carolina School Children

A South Carolina school bus carrying 27 children and two adults was nearly involved in a dangerous collision recently. The bus was forced to swerve off the road when it was passed by two cars in the oncoming traffic lane, forcing an oncoming vehicle to swerve. Fortunately, no injuries occurred as a result of the…

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