Help Support Brain Injury Awareness at the 9th Annual Shuck-A-Rama Oyster Roast

Andrew D. Gowdown March 6, 2020
9th Annual Shuck-A-Rama Oyster Roast

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. As attorneys, we frequently represent clients who have suffered from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). We know firsthand how devastating they can be. Trauma to the brain has an unpredictable, and often debilitating, impact. In an instant, everything about the victim can change, affecting them, their families, and their …

It’s National Teen Driver Safety Week

Rosen Hagood
Rosen Hagood October 25, 2019
National Teen Driver Safety Week

Sometimes, in the middle of the tsunami of information we’re all immersed in, you see a single fact that both stops you in your metaphorical tracks, and makes something important very, very clear. In this case, it’s two: a) The single biggest cause of death among teenagers is unintentional injury. b) Around 75% of those …

Buyer Beware: Paying the Price for Cheaper Rideshare Fares

Andrew D. Gowdown September 23, 2019
Charleston Rideshare Lawyer

You may have encountered this scenario: you get into your Uber or Lyft and you and the driver get to talking. You tell him or her that you’re going to be in town all day and will be using Uber to get around. The driver offers to take you around for a flat fee or …

Factor of Age in the Comparative Negligence Analysis

Elizabeth F. Nicholson August 12, 2019
Charleston Comparative Negligence Lawyer

Typically, when one party’s negligence injures another party, the party at fault may be sued. When it’s unclear who’s at fault, or when there is more than one person to blame, the question then becomes one of comparative negligence. Comparative negligence can sometimes be asserted as a defense to a negligence claim. Comparative negligence simply …

Brain Injuries: Sometimes Subtle, Always Devastating

Andrew D. Gowdown March 28, 2019
Charleston Brain Injury Lawyer

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Over the years, I’ve worked extensively with survivors of traumatic brain injury (TBI). When people think about TBI, they typically envision someone with a severe and obvious impairment. However, TBI often doesn’t work that way. Physical appearances are not always what they seem, and the presence of a TBI …

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