Drunk Driver Gets Forgiveness From Victim’s Family

A motorcyclist was killed in April of 2009 by a former Brunswick Community College math instructor who was driving while impaired. The victim was 31-year-old Stanley Torr Barnes, a chef from the Triad area, who was in Wilmington for work. During the recent sentencing at New Hanover County Superior Court, the driver, Jason Albert Smith,…

If You Ride, Wear A Helmet!

A two-vehicle crash on Highway 17 and Cypress Avenue this past weekend has left one person dead. Corporal Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said that the fatal crash happened at approximately 7:40 p.m. in Garden City when a 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle was travelling northbound on Highway 17 and 2006 Mercury that was…

Laundry List Of Summertime Accidents Catch The Eyes Of Charleston Lawyers

Over the past week your brain trauma attorneys in Charleston have noticed a lot of vehicle crashes, wrecks, and collisions in the Lowcountry. Since last Thursday there have been four serious motor vehicle accidents, and sadly, all four have been fatal. In chronological order, the first occurred last Tuesday night (June 21) around 10 p.m….

SC Considers Mandatory Helmet Law

South Carolina legislators are considering making the mandatory use of motorcycle helmets the law within the state. Governor Nikki Haley is in agreement with lawmakers at the State House that the bill will save both lives and money. Representatives at the State level, Wendell Gilliard, D-Charleston, Seth Whipper, D-North Charleston, and Carl Anderson, D-Georgetown, have…

South Carolina Motorcycle Riders: Remember To Wear A Helmet

Charleston motorcycle accident attorneys want you to remember to wear a helmet when operating a motorcycle or riding a bike. Helmets may not be fashion forward but can make a life or death difference when stuck by a car or truck. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that a person driving a motorcycle without…

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