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Do Uber & Lyft Have Driving Hour Limits?

Rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft are popular throughout South Carolina. They provide a convenient alternative to public transportation and taxis. However, rideshare drivers may put profits over safe driving practices, including driving while they are fatigued or drowsy. Our South Carolina personal injury lawyer discusses driving hour limits for Uber and Lyft drivers in […]

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9 Facts You Should Know About Winter Car Crashes

Winter months bring the joy of holidays spent with family and friends. Unfortunately, this time is also marked by often deadly road conditions. Inclement weather, reduced visibility, and icy roads significantly increase the likelihood of vehicular accidents. Despite its milder winters compared to other states, South Carolina is not immune to these risks. Understanding the […]

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Defending Your Company From Unfair Competition (Slander/False Accusations)

You’ve worked hard to build your company. Deceptive and wrongful business practices can cause economic injury to your business. The law of unfair competition protects companies from fraudulent, deceptive, and unfair business practices. Companies can recover losses resulting from these practices.  Our experienced South Carolina business attorneys handle complex business tort cases like unfair competition […]

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What to Do if You’ve Been a Victim of a Pedestrian Accident

Pedestrian accidents have been on the rise for decades. The Governors Highway Safety Administration (GHSA) estimates that 7,508 pedestrians were killed in 2022, the highest number since 1981. From 2010 to 2021, pedestrian traffic deaths increased by 77%, while all other traffic deaths only increased by 25%. Thousands of people are treated for non-fatal pedestrian […]

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What Are the Components of a Product Liability Claim?

Product liability refers to the legal responsibility of a manufacturer and/or other parties for damages caused by a defective product. Filing a product liability claim is the first step in seeking compensation for injuries caused by a defective or dangerous product. Our South Carolina personal injury attorney discussed the components of a product liability claim […]

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Rectifying a Case in Breach of Fiduciary Duty

A fiduciary owes a duty of care to someone to act in their best interests to benefit them financially. Fiduciary relationships are common in business. A business relationship can create a fiduciary duty to act with full disclosure, fair dealing, and good faith. A party may owe the other party the duty to act with […]

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Choosing the Right Partner for Your Business

The partners you work with can make or break your business. As Forbes says, “Business partnership can bring you triumphant glory or catastrophic disaster.” The right match of a business partner could bring abilities that are not your strengths or infuse capital to allow your company to grow. The whole could truly be greater than […]

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Legal Requirements for Starting a Sole Proprietorship

A sole proprietorship is a type of business entity. One person owns the business assets in their name and assumes personal liability for the business debts. A sole proprietorship is the easiest and least expensive business entity to create. However, before you start a sole proprietorship, you should consult a South Carolina business formation attorney […]

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