Does The Good Samaritan Rule Apply To Medical Malpractice?

In most states, people are not obligated to come to the aid of someone who is in trouble or experiencing an emergency. For example, if you pass an accident on the highway, you are under no legal obligation to stop and offer assistance. If you decide to stop, you are held liable for your actions…

Downtown Charleston Bike Accident Solidifies Reason To Step Up Bike Law Enforcement

At the busy downtown intersection of Calhoun and King Streets a bicyclist was struck by an S.U.V. breaking the rider’s pelvis. Breaking a pelvis can be a severe injury because of the potential damage to surrounding tissues, arteries, nerves, and veins. According to the police report, the collision occurred in the early evening and was…

Employer Blamed For Exec’s Car Accident

A California appeals court has ruled that an employer may be liable for personal injuries stemming from an executive’s car crash. The crash occurred when the Executive was returning home from a business conference. Marc Brandon, the vice president of anti-piracy Internet operations for Warner Brothers Entertainment, attended a three-day business conference in Sunnydale, CA….

Estate Of DUI Accident Victim Sues Owner Of Nationally Recognized Charleston Restaurant

Last week your Charleston personal injury lawyers read several articles concerning a wrongful death lawsuit stemming from a highly publicized fatal auto accident involving an employee of one of, until recent poor reviews, the most celebrated and honored fine eateries in America. The lawsuit is briefly covered below, along with a short description of a…

Explosion At Popular Diner Injures Granddaughter Of Owner

An explosion at the Bootland Diner on Interstate 85 injured the granddaughter of the restaurant’s owner. The accident was caused by the restaurant owner’s 21-year-old granddaughter, Brittany Alewine. Alewine was walking through the kitchen when she tripped and hit the stove cracking the gas line which later caused the explosion.  Alewine was airlifted to the…

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