‘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…

Darlington County Pit Bull Under Quarantine After Attacking Child

South Carolina personal injury lawyers at Howell and Christmas are experienced in cases dealing with dog bites and attacks, so this Darlington County incident bears extreme relevance to the firm. Just before the new year a seven-year-old was playing tag when he fell near a tree, while on the ground the dog attacked the boy…

Distracted Driving Risks Change, But Charleston Collisions Remain Likely

Most motorists know how unsafe it is to drive while distracted. Despite this knowledge, however, motorists throughout Charleston and surrounding areas still engage in distracted driving behaviors.  In fact, one recent study shows that there has been a steady increase over the past six years in some of the riskiest behaviors behind the wheel. Anyone…

Page 6 of 129...24...67...101214...
Free consultation