Common Types of Civil Disputes

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Civil disputes are some of the most common cases to appear in court. Civil cases differ from criminal in that generally the prosecution in criminal cases represents the state, while in civil cases the parties represent themselves or hire a private lawyer. In civil cases, one or both parties are seeking compensation from the other. […]

Should You File a Restraining Order?

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If you have been harassed, harmed, or abused by someone, it might be wise to consider filing a restraining order. It should be noted that restraining orders are civil orders, which means they do not give the abuser a criminal record. Restraining orders prevent them from being legally allowed to come within a certain distance […]

What is a Catastrophic Injury?

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Attorney Jan Hinson | 888-364-0226 | Free Consult “A catastrophic injury though requires a more intense look into how exactly is this going to impact your life.” If you or a loved one have sustained a catastrophic injury, it’s important to consider the following questions: Will you or your loved one require a life care […]

Legal Rights When Pulled Over By the Police

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Attorney Tyler Bailey | 888-981-0034 | Schedule Your Consult Today If you’re pulled over, it’s a good idea to know your legal rights. Many people don’t know about their legal rights when pulled over by the police. They may find themselves feeling anxious and unsure of what to expect from officers pulling them over as […]

Attorney Issues Warning About Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper

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Jan Hinson | 888-364-0226 | Free Consult “No one should be using this product. No one. Not a newborn, not a 2-week-old, nobody should be in these types of products.” Fisher-Price has sold over 4 million units of its Rock ‘n Play Sleeper, which advertises that it allows babies to “sleep at a comfortable incline”. […]

After a Car Accident, Do I Need a Lawyer?

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Attorney Tyler Bailey | 888-981-0034 | Free Consult “You should focus on getting better, recovering from your injuries. If you contact a lawyer quickly they’ll be able to do that for you.” After a car accident, do I need alawyer? It’s a common question for anyone in the aftermath of a car crash. If you […]

Court Hears Testimony of Juvenile Mass Murderer to Determine if He Should be Tried as an Adult

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In the aftermath of the horrific mass killing spree at Parkland High School, American’s are facing a slew of questions, including how to prevent more child murders by juvenile mass shooters.  The Florida shooting happened while South Carolina has already been in the midst of dealing with its own school shooting.   On September 28, […]

Is Testosterone Therapy Safe for My Heart?

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As men grow older, hormone fluctuations could cause fatigue, lower libido, depression and other symptoms. Despite documented health risks, aggressive marketing campaigns have encouraged the notion that testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) is a “cure-all” for the effects of normal aging. Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched an investigation into testosterone therapy after receiving […]

Testosterone Exposure in Women and Children

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Despite the growing popularity of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), many doctors are striving to warn consumers about the drug’s numerous health risks. Many know how the drug affects men, but few are aware that women and children can also be affected by testosterone exposure. Many TRT products are meant to be absorbed through the skin, […]

Three Injured in Rosinville Logging Truck Crash

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According to NBC 2 in Mt. Pleasant, recently, there was a logging truck crash in Rosinville at the intersection of Highways 15 and 178. The collision happened around 8:15 a.m. and involved a pickup truck. The resulting wreckage left three people trapped. The South Carolina Highway Patrol and Dorchester County Fire and Rescue had to […]

Thinking about Testosterone Replacement Therapy?

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Products like Androgel have started a new market for testosterone replacement therapy, promising older men that they will feel more energy, have a higher sex drive and retain more muscle tone. While drug companies are confident doctors remain skeptical, cautioning that testosterone might carry some health risks. According to studies, older men taking testosterone are […]

SC Supreme Court Overules Haley’s Veto

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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley cut the funding of the Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Certificate of Need program, which requires hospitals to seek permission before expanding or purchasing new equipment. Haley claimed that the bureaucratic program stifled economic growth. However, her action merely plunged the hospitals into a confusing state of limbo that […]

Victim of Dorn Backlog Testifies Before VA

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A victim of the notorious Dorn VA Medical Center backlog recently testified before a panel of VA officials. From 2011 to 2012, over 4,000 patients’ diagnoses and treatments were backlogged. The veteran testifying complained of rectal pain and repeatedly requested a colonoscopy but was only given constipation medication and pain killers. After consulting with doctors […]

Why Does South Carolina Have Such a High C-Section Rate?

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South Carolina doctors fear the costs of expensive medical malpractice suits tied to birth complications. In May of 2013, Spartanburg Regional Hospital was sued for $2.5 million for birth complications taking place nearly ten years ago. As such, most opt to perform C-sections over natural births because they feel that complications are less likely and […]

South Carolina Legislature Considers New Texting While Driving Laws

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Three bills under review in the South Carolina legislature hope to extend the scope of previous municipal ordinances prohibiting texting while driving. Two of the bills will ban texting while driving entirely and the third will ban all cell phone use in a school zone. “The school zone [bill] was because I had a law […]