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Family of killed pedestrian may be entitled to seek damages

In early November, a pedestrian was hit on Kings Highway in the Myrtle Beach area. Sadly, she died shortly after the incident. If driver negligence contributed to the wreck, the victim's family may be entitled to seek damages through legal means.

Will wrongful death claim follow Polaris investigation?

Is it a car or a motorcycle? According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, the Slingshot -- the three-wheeled vehicle made by Polaris -- is indeed a motorcycle despite the fact that is has a seatbelt and a steering wheel. With its larger size and extra safety features, South Carolina residents may think that it would offer an operator a more protected ride compared to a regular motorcycle. Unfortunately, this may not be the case. Polaris is currently under investigation after a supposed manufacturing defect led to the seemingly wrongful death of a Slingshot owner.

South Carolina wrongful death: Motorcyclist killed in crash

The South Carolina Highway Patrol recently responded to a collision between a motorcyclist and the driver of an SUV. This incident occurred in Horry County on Tuesday, May 16. Sadly, the motorcyclist died in the incident. Per the laws of the state, the victim's loved ones may be entitled to seek compensation by filing a wrongful death claim in civil court.

Family of killed motorcyclist may seek damages in civil court

A South Carolina man was riding on his motorcycle when he was struck by a truck near Myrtle Beach State Park recently. Sadly, he died a few days after the incident. While this case is still being investigated, if negligence is believed to have contributed to this man's death, his surviving family members may seek damages in civil court.

South Carolina woman killed in crash, family may pursue damages

A South Carolina woman who defied the odds and beat cancer not just once but twice, was killed in an auto accident recently while on her way to her final treatment session. The other driver involved is believed to be responsible for the wreck. As such, the victim's surviving family members may seek damages in civil court.

Family of man killed in DUI-related crash may seek damages

A South Carolina man was sleeping in his home when a car crashed through the building and struck him. Sadly, he died as a result of this incident. Per the laws of the state, the victim's surviving family members may seek compensation for their losses by pursuing damages in civil court.

South Carolina wrongful death: Man killed in single-vehicle crash

A man was killed and two others were injured in a single-vehicle crash that recently occurred in Florence. The South Carolina Highway Patrol are still in the process of investigating this incident. If driver negligence is suspected to have caused this crash, the victim's surviving family members may file a wrongful death claim against this individual in an effort to seek compensation for their losses.

Family of man killed in log truck accident may seek damages

A South Carolina man recently lost his life in a tragic accident with a log truck. This incident is said to have occurred in the Kingstree area the morning of Jan. 25. This individual's surviving family members may, according to the state, be entitled to seek damages in civil court for their losses.

Families of killed teens may seek damages

A recent accident in South Carolina claimed the lives of three teenage girls. This crash reportedly occurred in the Myrtle Beach area on Dec. 22. The surviving family members of the victims, according to state laws, may be entitled to seek damages through legal means.

South Carolina wrongful death: 1 killed in hit and run

A basketball player for Benedict College in South Carolina recently lost his life in a hit-and-run accident. This incident reportedly occurred Sunday, Dec. 4. The victim's surviving family members may be entitled to pursue wrongful death actions against the individual deemed responsible in an effort to seek compensation for their losses.

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