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South Carolina wrongful death: Woman killed in hit-and-run crash

Police in South Carolina are currently investigating a crash that resulted in the death of one woman. According to authorities, this was a hit-and-run incident. They are still looking for the driver of the second vehicle. When that individual is found, the victim's family may be entitled to file a wrongful death claim for any losses they have suffered as a result of this accident.

What is state law regarding heroin-related drug charges?

All criminal charges can be challenging to fight in court. There are some, though, that may be more difficult to handle over others -- such as drug charges. South Carolina courts do not take drug cases lightly. The type of drug one is accused of using, making or distributing, can have a significant impact on the potential penalties one may expect, if a conviction is ultimately achieved by the prosecuting attorney. This week's post will cover what state law is regarding one specific drug -- heroin.

South Carolina brain injuries: Life after a TBI

After suffering a traumatic brain injury (TBI) the life of the victim and his or her family members is forever changed. The consequences associated with brain injuries can vary. Determining the level of severity will give those residing in South Carolina or elsewhere an idea of what their lives may look like after experiencing such injuries.

You don't have to fight drunk driving or other DUI charges alone

Arrests for DUI/DWI occur more often than is usually necessary in South Carolina. Yes, police should be commended for doing their best to keep streets safe for everyone, they cannot abuse their authority or make arrests without appropriate cause. Drunk driving and other DUI charges can ruin a person's life. Those who find themselves fighting such charges need to know they do not have to do it alone.

South Carolina wrongful death: Child killed in bus accident

No parent wants to receive a phone call informing him or her that his or her child has been involved in an accident while traveling to or from school. Transportation offered by the use of school buses is considered to be safer than that of traditional passenger vehicles. However, a recent accident has many in an area of South Carolina questioning whether that is actually true. A little boy was reportedly killed after the school bus he was riding in collided with a semi. The parents or guardians of this child may certainly consider filing a wrongful death claim to help recover some of the financial losses incurred as a result of this terrible tragedy.

South Carolina man facing sexual assault charges

Recently, a man in South Carolina was arrested following an assault claim made by a co-worker. According to reports, the female victim claims that the man tried to force himself on her after they had spent the day together. The accused is facing charges for sexual assault and kidnapping as a result of the allegations.

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