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“Negligence” in South Carolina

The central idea behind the theory of negligence is that people must exercise reasonable care when they act (any activity from driving your car to laying asphalt).  This takes into account the fact that any act may cause the harm of another person.  If an injured person proves that another person ac [...]

One Body Discovered in Fort Mill Lake Where Two Went Missing

According to the Fort Mill Police Department, two men went missing from the radar late Thursday night. Rescue Crews then told the family members of one, that they found his body on Lake Haigler, off of U.S. 21. Apparently the two men were elderly, both in their late 60's, and frequently went fishing [...]

September 6th, 2013|Boating Accidents, Criminal Defense, General|

Tragic Boat Collision Results in Death of Mother and Child

A pregnant woman and a child were recently killed after a boat collision on High Rock Lake in Davidson County.  Officials report that a speedboat collided with the pontoon boat at around 12:30 p.m.  Four people were present on each boat, and four of the people on the pontoon boat were all family mem [...]

August 9th, 2013|Boating Accidents|

Boat Catches Fire on Lake Wylie With Family Aboard–SC NC Boating Accident Attorneys

A boat caught fire in the early afternoon of Sept. 1 on Lake Wylie soon after the boat had been put on the water for a Labor Day cruise.Tega Cay Fire Department, one of several agencies responding to the fire, used its fire boat to extinguish the fire.  A family was aboard, but luckily, all made it [...]

September 15th, 2012|Boating Accidents, Personal Injury|

Person Drowns While Rescuing a Double Amputee- SC Attorney

Force Majeure clauses ( or Acts of God Clauses) are used in contracts to prevent someone from suffering if an intervening cause interrupts the person's performance of the contract. However, how can one protect themselves from natural disasters in other manners, particularly; how would one deal with [...]

August 22nd, 2012|Boating Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|