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Felony DUI Child Death Case | Emma’s Law

Felony DUI Charge in Wrongful Death of Child A Lexington, South Carolina man, who was accused of killing a 6-year-old girl in a drunken crash, has pleaded guilty to a felony DUI.  He has been sentenced to spend the next 10 years in prison and pay a $15,000 fine.  It is reported that the man was trav [...]

April 3rd, 2014|Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI|

Can You be Charged with “Drugged Driving” in South Carolina?

The answer to this question is a resounding YES.  In South Carolina, a person is guilty of DUI if he or she drives a motor vehicle within the State under the influence of "any drug, combination of drugs, or combination of drugs and alcohol to the extent that the person's faculties to drive were 'mat [...]

How Home Insurance Helps During a Bodily Injury Lawsuit

If you were injured on someone else’s property and trying to decide whether to file a lawsuit, it is a good idea to know how the responsible party’s insurance policy can pay out for your injuries. A standard homeowner’s policy typically includes two types of liability coverage. If you don’t file a l [...]

January 24th, 2014|Car Accidents, Criminal Defense|

What is Considered to be a “Personal Injury.”

According to various sources, including statutes and case law, a personal injury is simply a legal term that is used for any injury to a person’s body or mind (including emotions.) Injury to property however is considered to be something entirely different and is a different type of “damage” that is [...]

January 23rd, 2014|Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|

What Do I Do if I am Stopped at a SC Checkpoint?

Along with the cold weather and the New Year, you can count on there being an increased number of roadblocks in sporadically placed through South Carolina. Law Enforcement officers target DUI offenders with roadblocks during the end of each month to reach their specified “quota” assigned to them. Ho [...]

January 21st, 2014|Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Felony DUI|