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When passengers are injured in car accidents

Being a passenger in a car can leave one feeling kind of helpless, especially when one can only watch as an accident happens. Passengers simply have no control, they just have to sit and hope for the best. When passengers are injured in car accidents, though, they do not just have to sit by and figure out how they are going to cover any of their resulting losses. According to the state of South Carolina, they may have legal recourse.

Car accidents: Arrest follows Myrtle Beach golf cart crash

This is a popular time of year for people to flock to Myrtle Beach. Because there could be a variety of different people utilizing the roadways in a variety of different -- and legal -- ways, drivers must remain vigilant at all times in addition to obeying a traffic laws to prevent car accidents. Unfortunately, one woman -- likely vacationing in the area -- has lost her life after the golf cart she was riding in was struck by a motor vehicle.

Pursuing justice following fatal South Carolina car accidents

When injuries occur in South Carolina vehicle collisions caused by driver negligence, those affected may pursue justice by filing personal injury claims in civil court. In fatal car accidents, those who die are sometimes the same ones who caused the collisions to occur. When this is the case, a recovering injured victim may file a claim against a decedent's estate.

Operation Southern Shield meant to help reduce car accidents

Many drivers in South Carolina and in other states driver well above the posted speed limits or commit a number of traffic violations that put themselves and others with whom they share the road at risk. Unfortunately, this behavior has led to numerous car accidents over the years. A new initiative by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration is meant to get people to slow down and save lives.

Ride share passengers injured in car accidents may seek relief

Ride share services are gaining in popularity all around the country, and South Carolina is no exception. There are a lot of great benefits to using these services, but what happens if one is a passenger in a ride share vehicle that is involved in a crash? Who is responsible for the injuries that result from such car accidents?

Motorcyclists need to look out for negligent drivers

Summer brings hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists to the Myrtle Beach area every year. Whether it is for early season events like Myrtle Beach Bike Week or Atlantic Beach Bikefest, or vacationers coming throughout the season, the Grand Strand is full of bikers and their passengers.

Correlation between sleep apnea and car accidents

Medical conditions that affect one's ability to drive safely are a fairly common thing. Unfortunately, many people in South Carolina and elsewhere may have certain conditions that go undiagnosed or untreated, making them a threat to themselves and others with whom they share the road. Sleep apnea, for example, is a disorder that is known to contribute to car accidents.

Highway patrol looking to reduce car accidents with new campaign

At the end of April, the South Carolina Highway Patrol began a new safety campaign aimed at aggressive drivers. The STOP Aggressive Driving Campaign will be going all year long. Its goal is to reduce the number of car accidents caused by reckless behavior.

PTSD from car accidents? Yes, it is possible

Post-traumatic stress disorder can affect anyone who has been through an extremely trying experience. While it is not commonly thought of as being related to car accidents, the truth is serious auto collisions can be quite unnerving. How common is auto accident-related PTSD and can South Carolina residents who have suffered mental health issues due to motor vehicle collisions seek compensation for their losses?

When automobile defects cause injury or death, seek compensation

There have been reports about defective airbags in numerous vehicles in the United States and across the globe for quite some time. The Takata airbag is responsible for nearly 200 hundred deaths and numerous injuries. When automobile defects such at this cause injury or death, in South Carolina or elsewhere, victims or their surviving family members may seek compensation for their losses.

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