Personal Injury

Cayce Train Collision Leaves 2 Dead and over 100 Injured.

Amtrak train collided with a CSX train at 2:35 am outside of Columbia SC. Two Amtrak employees were killed, and over 100 people injured. It was reported that the rail switch had been manually set to divert the train onto the track that contained the parked CSX train. Video has

February 5, 2018

How Long Does the Process Take For An Auto Accident Case?

Being involved in an automobile accident is bad enough, but suffering a personal injury as a result is even worse. When you are injured through no fault of your own, you could face months or even years of lost wages and reduced income. At the same time, you could find

January 9, 2018

Columbia Distracted Driving Car Accident Attorneys

Auto Accident

Tips to Prevent Distracted Driving

A few decades ago, drunk driving was the biggest hazard on the road. Back then, the patrons at the local bar thought nothing of getting behind the wheel, even when they felt more than a little tipsy. To make matters worse, local law enforcement often looked the other way, simply

January 2, 2018

Calculating Your South Carolina Workers Compensation Benefits 2016


What Qualifies as a Disability?

Whether you are unable to work as the result of an accident or an illness, the results can be devastating. Being out of work means that there is no money coming in, putting a significant strain on your finances. Even worse, the expenses associated with your illness or injury keep

December 26, 2017

Boating Accident

Everything you need to know about boating accidents in South Carolina

How many of us love to go fishing with family and friends on Lake Murry, Lake Marion, Lake Wateree and the many other beautiful lakes in South Carolina? However, no one embarks on these fun fishing trips thinking something may happen that turns their trip into a tragedy. Unfortunately, boating

December 18, 2017

What is PIP Insurance and Do I Need It?

No matter what its type or coverage level, insurance is designed to shield people from risk. Business owners carry liability insurance to protect themselves and their personal assets from unforeseen circumstances and lawsuit-happy customers. Drivers buy car insurance to protect themselves in the event of an accident. Homeowners and renters

December 11, 2017

Erb’s Palsy in Newborns – What Every Parent Needs to Know

Your life is filled with wonder as you get ready to welcome a new bundle of joy into the world. You have decorated the nursery, pored over books full of baby names and baby-proofed your entire home in anticipation of the new arrival. With all the details taken care of,

December 4, 2017

Changing the Lives of Children in Ghana, Africa

Changing the Lives of Children in Ghana, Africa By Geoff Coston Director of Marketing & Technology McWhirter, Bellinger & Associates, P.A. In early 2015 I was approached by my brother-in-law, Jim Arant, to work with the churches of the Orangeburg District of the United Methodist Church to build a school

July 26, 2017

The 100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers

The time period from Memorial Weekend to Labor Day Weekend is often labeled as the 100 deadliest days for teen drivers. Most teens are on summer vacation during this time period and spend more time on the road. Recent research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reports that 16-17-year-old

July 21, 2017

Common Injuries that Occur at Birth

The birth of a baby should be a time of joy, but for too many parents, what should be a joyous occasion is filled with grief. From congenital birth defects to avoiding injuries, newborn babies can suffer from a wide range of life-threatening problems, turning what should be the happiest

July 14, 2017

How to Avoid an Accident During Holiday Road Trips

There is nothing like the excitement of a holiday road trip. Whether you are heading off to Grandma’s house for a delicious holiday feast or just getting away from work for a few days, embarking on a family road trip is a great way to bond with your loved ones

July 11, 2017

Do You Know the Most Dangerous Holiday for DUI Auto Accidents?

The Fourth of July is consistently one of the most dangerous holidays for drunk driving accidents and the most deadly holiday with more fatal accidents than New Year’s Eve. According to statistics compiled by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, in the last five years of available data (2010-2014), July

July 3, 2017