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When is Gang Evidence Admissible in a Criminal Trial?

When is gang evidence admissible in a criminal trial in SC? Prosecutors will always attempt to connect a defendant to gang activity, often resorting to inadmissible testimony like “I heard it on the streets,” and calling “expert” witnesses who are really just cops or jail…

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Can You Sue a Co-Worker Who Caused a Work Injury?

Can you sue a co-worker who causes an on-the-job injury? If you are in an on-the-clock car wreck caused by a third party, you may be able to sue the at-fault driver and file a workers’ compensation claim with your employer, although you cannot collect…

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Is There an “Automatic Fault Rule” for Rear-End Collisions in SC?

Is there an “automatic fault rule” for rear-end collisions in SC? Most people automatically presume that the rear driver is at fault in a rear-end collision, but there are situations where a rear-end collision is caused by the lead driver and the lead driver can…

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Who Provides Health Insurance for the Children After a Divorce?

Parents must provide medical support for their children, and, in most cases, the family court will order one or both parents to maintain health insurance for the children after a divorce. But who pays? Below, we will discuss how the court determines who pays for…

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When Does Self-Defense Apply in SC?

When does self-defense apply under South Carolina law? I bet you think that if someone attacks you you have the right to defend yourself, and it’s that simple. That makes sense, and most people would agree… But did you know that SC’s self-defense law only…

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When Does Fraud in the Application Bar Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

When is fraud in the application a valid defense that would allow an insurance company to refuse to pay workers’ compensation benefits? Insurance companies will do everything possible to deny or limit your workers’ compensation claim – including accusing you of lying on your employment…

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Will My Child Have to Testify in My Custody Case in SC?

“Will my child have to testify” is a common concern that parents ask us when they have decided to seek a divorce or when there is a custody dispute. In some cases, parents want their child to testify because it could sway the judge in…

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What You Need to Know Before Cashing an Insurance Company Settlement Check

If you are about to cash an insurance company settlement check, you may want to take a minute to consider whether you should deposit that check, what it means when you cash a settlement check, and whether you are being fully compensated for your injuries.…

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SC Workers’ Compensation Law: What is the Statutory Employee Doctrine?

What is SC’s statutory employee doctrine, and how could it affect your workers’ compensation case? In the past, employers have been considered immune from lawsuits by the employees of contractors and subcontractors under SC Code § 42-1-400 and 410’s “statutory employee doctrine,” which the SC…

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Can You Appeal a Conviction Twice?

You can appeal a conviction twice – if you have been convicted, successful on appeal, retried, and convicted again, you can file a second appeal based on errors made in the second trial or you can file a PCR action based on mistakes made by…

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