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During this Christmas season, be sure to remember the elves and reindeer.

There’s no doubt Santa is a hard worker. He is a Saint, after all. To deliver presents to the 700 million children who celebrate Christmas, his sleigh travels about six million miles per hour. That’s a lot of chimneys and… Read Full Article »

We need Thanksgiving now more than ever.

American cartoonist and creator of The Far Side, Gary Larson, once published a cartoon featuring what looked like an ice cream truck but was actually a liver and onions truck with two neighborhood children hiding from it around the corner of the… Read Full Article »

Case Summary: Abdelgheny v. Moody

In South Carolina, the doctrine of comparative negligence bars a plaintiff from recovering for his or her injuries if the plaintiff’s own negligence amounts to more than 50% of the total fault. Recently, in an opinion dated October 28, 2020,… Read Full Article »

Can an employee file a workers’ compensation claim for COVID?

The direct answer to this question is “yes.”  In fact, there have already been numerous COVID-related claims filed in South Carolina.  It appears some claims under workers’ compensation which may have already been accepted by workers’ compensation carriers.  However, as… Read Full Article »

Your ID is about to get REAL

The world of air travel is open again despite COVID-19.  Make sure you are ready by getting your REAL ID now. Beginning October 1, 2021, you must have a REAL ID to board a domestic, commercial flight; enter a secure… Read Full Article »

We must remember 9/11

It’s hard to believe that the attacks on September 11 that killed nearly 3,000 people and injured over 25,000 were 19 years ago.  For some of us, like me, it seems like yesterday. I remember exactly where I was on… Read Full Article »

Property Damage: What am I Entitled to When My Car or Truck is Damaged as a Result of a Collision?

Dealing with the repair or replacement of your car or truck after a collision can be a very frustrating experience.  Having a basic knowledge of the elements of damage to which you are entitled, however, can relieve at least some… Read Full Article »

Covid19

COVID-19: a time for reflection

Wow!  Who would have thought that a virus could bring us to our current dilemma?  It’s upsetting!  It will cause both the weak and those who consider themselves to be strong to participate in serious reflections.  It’s a perfect storm… Read Full Article »

Case Summary: Turner v. Medical University of South Carolina

The South Carolina Court of Appeals recently decided a medical malpractice case involving allegations of negligence against an anesthesiologist. In Turner v. Medical University of South Carolina, Opinion No. 5723, 2020 WL 2182256 (S.C. Ct. App. May 6, 2020), a… Read Full Article »

What rights do pedestrians have on South Carolina roadways?

There are many restrictions on pedestrians in South Carolina with regard to our roadways. There are also many restrictions on motorists on South Carolina roadways. Motorists have a duty to operate vehicles with due care in South Carolina. With many… Read Full Article »