201706.21
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Hurricane Preparedness

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season began this June and continues through the end of November. The hurricane season refers to the annual formation of tropical cyclones in the Atlantic basin, a number of which hit and affect the United States. As July continues and August approaches, the likelihood of serious storms increases. And this year,…

201706.01
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Fireworks Safety Tips

Fireworks are a fun spectacle to celebrate special occasions, but can also be incredibly dangerous when handled improperly. Because of the risks fireworks can pose, June has been designated as Fireworks Safety Month. The Fourth of July is the most popular time for the purchase and use of fireworks in the US, which is why…

201701.25
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Texting and Distracted Driving

Distracted driving refers to any activity that can divert an individual’s attention from the primary task of driving while behind the wheel. Many activities are considered distracted driving, from eating to changing channels on the radio. The most common distracted driving activity, however, is texting while driving. Texting diverts visual, manual and cognitive attention from…

201612.14
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National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

As drivers, we have a responsibility to ourselves and those around us to drive safely. Unfortunately, many Americans fail in this responsibility by driving drunk, drugged, or distracted. That is why President Obama declared December 2016 National Impaired Driving Prevention Month in the United States. The holiday season sees an increase in incidents of impaired…

201611.21
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Blackout Wednesday

The Wednesday night before Thanksgiving Day is known for being the biggest party night of the year. With University students back home for the holiday and employees having Thursday off of work, hoards of people go out to enjoy themselves and imbibe in a few beverages. Urban Dictionary refers to the night as Black Wednesday,…

201601.20
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Best of Charleston Nominee

For the first time in our history as a Firm, we are proud to announce that we have made it into the top 5 for the category of “Best Law Firm/Lawyer” in the Charleston City Paper! We are so grateful and honored to have made it to the final round of voting, and we would…

201512.30
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Top 10 Dangerous Toys from 2015

If your children received a lot of toys this past Christmas, you may want to take a closer look. World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. or W.A.T.C.H. has released their list of the top 10 dangerous toys from 2015. If your child has received any of the following toys, it may be best to throw…

201512.12
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South Carolina’s Sober or Slammer Program

The holiday season is in full swing, so the South Carolina Department of Public Safety has started its anti-DUI initiative, Sober or Slammer. Through this initiative, the department hopes to get closer to their target of zero traffic deaths in S.C. S.C. law enforcement will be working to keep the roads safe this holiday season…

201512.08
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Cracking Down on DUIs: Mothers Against Drunk Driving & Uber

The holiday season has officially arrived. From shopping for presents to attending holiday parties, you’re constantly running from one place to the next. There are also a lot more festivities where alcohol is present, which increases the possibility of drunk driving. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and Uber have partnered together to get everyone home…