What To Do When Your Loved One is a Veteran With PTSD

While our recent awareness of PTSD as a result of military service has led to increasingly open conversations and new treatments and therapies for veterans returning from deployment, PTSD itself is nothing new.

When your spouse, partner, family...

Posted on October 18, 2017

Posted in Veterans Affairs

What Counts as White Collar Crime in South Carolina?

When most people think about white collar crime, two or three big-name, headline-making cases likely come to mind. The Enron debacle and the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme often top the list.

Most white collar criminals don't end up on the cover of...

Posted on October 06, 2017

Posted in Criminal Defense

What is Breach of Contract in Commercial Litigation?

One of the most common reasons for one company to bring a lawsuit against another in business litigation is for breach of contract or breach of warranty.

Posted on September 21, 2017

Posted in Business Litigation

Can Social Security Disability Benefits Be Garnished to Pay for Child Support?

If you have been paying child support and become injured or disabled and unable to work, you may be facing a future where Social Security Disability is either your primary or even sole source of income.

When you have child support or alimony...

Posted on September 14, 2017

Posted in Social Security Disability

New Legislation Could Affect Prescription Drug Possession Laws in South Carolina.

Some serious changes are coming for South Carolina's drug possession laws.

New legislation aimed at addressing the growing opioid and heroin epidemic is making its way through the State House and Senate, and the South Carolina Attorney General is...

Posted on September 08, 2017

Posted in Criminal Defense

How Wrecks Involving Tractor Trailers Are Different From Large Truck Collisions

Whether you've been involved in a hit-and-run, a car wreck that included texting-while-driving as a factor, or someone simply ran a stop sign — there are a thousand ways for a collision to happen while on the road.

Some of the most potentially...

Posted on August 31, 2017

Posted in Wrecks Involving Tractor Trailers

Does South Carolina Use the "One Bite" Rule for Dog Bite Lawsuits?

In an earlier post, we took a look into filing a personal injury lawsuit after a dog bite, including what steps to take immediately following being bitten, and potential legal outcomes.

Many states utilize a so-called "one bite rule" when it...

Posted on August 24, 2017

VA Disability News: Service Connection Warranted in Gulf War Veteran's Lung Cancer

The "image" of those applying for VA Disability tends to fall into two categories: older Veteran servicemembers from around the time of Vietnam, or soldiers just now coming back from time spent in the Middle East.

While these two groups make up a...

Posted on August 15, 2017

Mediation, Part 2: Direct Negotiation and Assisted Mediation

Last week's post, "Can Mediation Help You Avoid Going to Trial?", went over the basics of the mediation process and how it can benefit those looking to avoid going before a judge or jury in a courtroom.

Today, we're going to take a closer look...

Posted on August 10, 2017

Posted in Mediation

Can Mediation Help You Avoid Going to Trial?

In one of our previous posts, a basic answer to the question "What does litigation mean?", we briefly mentioned mediation as one of the steps you may utilize prior to a trial.

Can mediation help you avoid going to trial entirely?

The short answer...

Posted on August 01, 2017

Posted in Litigation, Mediation