Storm And Stage Collapse At State Fair Result In Negligence Suits

Last month your Charleston accident lawyers at Howell and Christmas posted an entry covering the highly publicized stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair. In that post it was presupposed that claims might be filed on behalf of those killed and seriously injured in the accident. As it turns out, two weeks after the stage…

Study Reveals Interesting Findings Concerning Prevalence And Costs Of Child Injury And Death In Agricultural Settings

Your Charleston personal injury attorney recently read a study in the Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics entitled “Incidence and Cost of Injury Among Young in Agricultural Settings, United States, 2001-2006.” The study has some startling findings regarding not only the prevalence of child injury and death on farms, but also the monetary costs…

Prevent DUIs With Universal Ignition Interlock Devices

In South Carolina, certain DUI defendants are required to have ignition interlock devices installed in their vehicles. These devices are used to make sure that people cannot drive drunk again after they have been convicted of this offense. The ignition interlock device makes the driver blow into a breathalyzer and have his blood alcohol concentration…

Summerville Child Assault Suspect In Custody

Charleston child injury attorneys report that a Summerville man suspected of child assault has turned himself in to the police. The suspect is accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl over an extended period of time. The accused, a 40 year-old man, was charged for the alleged sexual assault to a minor on March 6…

Supreme Court Awards Dancer Workers’ Compensation

The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that a topless dancer who was shot on the job is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. On July 23, 2008, a fight erupted in the Boom Boom Room on Two Notch Road. LeAndra Lewis was struck by a stray bullet during the altercation. The dancer sustained “severe…

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