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Dog Bites Can Mean Significant Liability for the Owner

A Blog Post by Nihar Patel, Attorney & Partner of The Carolina Law Group in Greenville, SC. Being bitten or otherwise attacked by a dog or group of dogs can be very frightening for the victim, and can leave serious, lasting injuries. In some cases those injuries never fully heal, and they can reduce the ability to work and the quality of life a person has after the attack. Both mental and physical health issues come into play from the trauma of being attacked by one or more dogs, and victims want - and deserve - proper compensation for the...

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Don’t Fall for the Wrong Information When it Comes to Your Workers’ Compensation Rights.

Don’t let anyone at work tell you that you don’t have a workers’ compensation case just because you fell on a flat surface at work. Likewise, don’t let anyone at work tell you that you don’t have a workers’ compensation case just because you didn’t slip on something or trip over something. If you fall down at work and get hurt, you need to notify your employer immediately and get medical treatment. ...

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SC Tort Claims Act Unfairly Caps Damages

Making a personal injury or civil liberty claim in SC against the state or another governmental entity in the state can mean not getting the compensation to which you really should be entitled. That's due to a cap on most damages under the SC Tort Claims Act, limiting the maximum damages to $300,000. While that may seem like quite a bit of money, it is actually very little in many cases....

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Rest In Peace, Eugene Huggins

With heavy hearts, we learned this morning that SCTLA/SCAJ Founder, Eugene Huggins, of Bennettsville, passed away at his home on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. Mr. Huggins, one of the founding visionaries in our state, who founded the South Carolina Association for Justice (formerly the South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association) in 1958. We at The Carolina Law Group offer our deepest condolences to Mr. Huggins’s family and honor his lifetime of dedication to Justice. Eugene Huggins Obituary...

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