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Car Accidents in South Carolina

On Monday, December 22, 2014, Miles and Christopher Waddell of Loris were involved in an accident with a drunk driver. Christopher Waddell was driving northbound on Red Bluff Road when Craig Austin Livingston, of Loris was driving southbound and his car crossed the center lane and crashed into the Waddells car. Livingston has been charged with Felony DUI great bodily injury, Felony DUI death, and open container. Christopher Waddell died at the scene and his younger brother, Miles, was transported to the nearest hospital where Livingston was also transported. Miles suffered brain injuries and he is currently in a coma fighting to stay alive.

Christopher, affectionately known as ‘Critter,’ was a loving young man with a wonderful personality. He loved the Lord, was a prayer warrior, read his Bible every day, and was faithful to Loris First Baptist Church. He was very loved by all his friends, family, and his fiancé, Mary Reagan Floyd. It is so sad when tragedies like this occur especially during the holidays.

 Car accidents in South Carolina occur all the time and the majority occur due to negligent drivers. Our Myrtle Beach car accident lawyers are experienced in helping families in situations such as this one. The last thing a victim or family member should be concerned with is how to cover the costs of their loved one’s medical expenses or worse, funeral arrangements. Our personal injury and wrongful death lawyers can assist you through every step of this process. Our attorneys can help you recover medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, rehabilitative costs, and any other expenses associated with the incident. No amount of money will take away the pain or bring your loved one back, but the process will often bring some type of closure and hold the accountable party responsible for their negligence.

It only takes one negligent driver for horrible consequences to result. Our personal injury lawyers in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina are aware of the dangers on these highways. A foreseeable and preventable tragedy unfolds several times a day somewhere in the United States. Over fifteen thousand people are killed and thousands more are seriously injured in impaired driving crashes in the United States each year. Even more shocking is that half of these deaths and injuries can be attributed to drivers who were coming directly from a beverage licensed premises where they were over-served or allowed to over-consume alcohol. Dram Shop Laws are statutory provisions that hold licensed establishments such as restaurants, bars, and liquor stores liable for selling or serving alcohol to individuals who have caused injuries or death as a result of their intoxication. Here at The Mace Firm, we are advocates for victims and seek to provide them the best representation possible.

If you are considering filing a personal injury or wrongful death claim, contact one of our Myrtle Beach personal injury lawyers for a free consultation.  You may also contact us online.  Visit our website for more information on wrongful death claims and car accident claims.


Wrongful Death Lawyer on Cobalt Lawsuit

General Motors, like most other car manufacturers, have–at one time or another–been forced to recall vehicles due to a malfunction or other issue that would cause the vehicle to perform improperly. Knowing this, it is hard to understand why GM would fail to place a recall on their popular Chevy Cobalt model for having faulty ignition switches. In fact, GM knew about the faulty ignition switches on the Cobalt models for 10 years before it issued a recall. One year following the release of the Cobalt model vehicle, GM created a “snap-on key cover” to help with the ignition problem. Service stations were told to install the key cover if owners complained. GM finally issued a mandatory recall this year in February. Unfortunately, the recall covers less than 50% of GM vehicles on U.S. roads that may have the ignition switch problem.

A faulty ignition switch has the potential to cause a vehicle’s engine to inadvertently shut off while driving. When this happens, the driver will also lose power steering and power braking abilities. Furthermore, airbags and anti-lock brake safety systems will be compromised. Imagine all these things occurring at the same time, while driving at highway speeds.

6 deaths have occurred as a result of the faulty ignition switch. One wrongful death lawsuit, which has since been settled, involved a nurse who died in a crash on her birthday in 2010. Her 2005 Cobalt’s ignition failed while she was driving about 58 mph. She lost control of the car and skidded into the path of an on-coming vehicle. She had just taken the car in for service the day before the crash happened. Details of the settlement are still confidential due to pending lawsuits involving dealers.

The issue here is that GM failed to properly alert interested parties, such as car dealers, service stations and customers, of the problem with the ignition switch. Their failure to do so has arguably led to 6 deaths. Even though they acknowledged the issue in 2005 via technical service bulletin, dealers were never told to install the key covers on the Cobalt keys before they were sold. Further, the dealers were never told that they needed to alert buyers of the issue with the ignition and its potential hazards. This will likely be a jumping-off point into an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration surrounding auto-maker’s policies on timeliness of recalls.

Toyota is another auto-maker that has come under fire for their recall practices. Toyota was actually fined $1.2 billion, the largest penalty of its kind; it is 350 times more than the maximum penalty that the NHTSA can levy on an auto-maker. The fine comes after Toyota admitted that they willingly concealed information and deceived the public about safety issues with some of its vehicles. One attorney in the matter stated “rather than promptly disclosing and correcting safety issues about which they were aware, Toyota made misleading public statements to consumers and gave inaccurate facts to members of Congress.” The attorney went on to say that consumers “have a right to expect that their vehicle is safe, and manufacturers must be forthright about safety issues and fix them quickly.” Auto-makers must keep in mind that announcing a recall may damage their organization’s reputation, but deceiving customers makes that damage more lasting. Toyota isn’t seeing the end of their legal troubles anytime soon though, the Securities and Exchange Commission continues their investigation into the company’s recall practices.

When dealing with the untimely death of a loved one, speaking with an experienced wrongful death lawyer will hopefully help to ease your mind a bit. Following your free consultation, should the wrongful death attorney find that your case has merit, work will begin immediately on your case so that you may receive the compensation and justice that is deserved for your injury or loss.  The wrongful death lawyers will also fully investigate the incident, visit the scene of the incident and interview witnesses for your case.

If you or someone you know would like to file a wrongful death lawsuit, you will need to speak with a good wrongful death lawyer in your area. Call one of the experienced Myrtle Beach injury lawyers at The Mace Firm for South Carolina legal services. One of The Mace Firm’s Charleston injury lawyers is ready to speak with you about your case.


Wrongful Death, Drunk Driving, Holidays: What You Need to Know

The holiday season is upon us, so it is an important time to remind ourselves about laws regarding drunk driving.  The holiday season is a time for celebration, but some may end up taking their celebrations a little too far, leading to the unintentional harm of another person or to the slammer.  One issue that comes to mind when drinking and driving is the ability to blame a bar for over-serving its patrons.  If one of those over-served patrons leaves that establishment and, for example, runs a red light and kills another driver.  Who is actually at fault?  Is the drunk driver the only person liable in this situation?  A good wrongful death attorney would be the best source for the answer.

Under dram shop liability laws, a party who is injured by someone who is intoxicated can sue the establishment who contributed to the person’s intoxication.  Dram shop liability laws even cover serving alcohol to a minor, allowing minors to sue an establishment who served them for their own injuries they sustained while drinking.  These laws are not the same nationwide, however.  According to MADD, Nevada does not impose any dram shop liability, and states including Alabama, Alaska and Michigan only hold establishments liable if the sale of the alcohol was illegal.

In most other states where establishments may be held liable, damages may be recovered simply because the bar knew or should have known that the customer was intoxicated.  This is where the law becomes a bit hazy because, on a typical weekend at a local bar, a bartender may end up serving over one hundred patrons.  How would they know, just by taking an order and saying thank you, that the customer was too intoxicated?  Some states know this is an issue surrounding dram shop liability laws and have attempted to address it.  For instance, Missouri revised their dram shop law to require “proof that the party demonstrates significantly uncoordinated physical action or significant physical dysfunction.”  Similarly in Texas, a patron must be absolutely and obviously intoxicated that he presents a clear danger to himself or others.

Usually in South Carolina, for the establishment to be held liable, they must have acted negligently in serving alcohol.  This means serving someone who should not be served due to unreasonable damage it may create.  To protect themselves against being liable, servers should not serve alcohol to people who are visibly intoxicated, people who may become intoxicated following their drink order and people who are under the legal drinking age of 21.  Excuses such as not paying attention or not asking patrons for an ID are not acceptable.

What is important in these cases is proving whether a “reasonable, ordinary person” would consider the subject intoxicated knowing the facts the server should have known.  Therefore, if the subject is slurring their speech or stumbling as they walk and the server fails to notice, the server should have noticed and the establishment will likely be liable in negligence.  In South Carolina, different from other states, dram shop liability is not recognized outside a business.  This means that any attempts to hold a social host liable would be rejected.  South Carolina’s laws are a bit more conservative when it comes to finding liability against social hosts and the like.  An exception to the general rule that social hosts don’t bear liability for actions of their intoxicated invitees is that individuals who encourage another person’s excessive drinking will be held liable for any harm to that person or any harm that person may cause others.

Other states around the country are pretty strict with their social host liability laws.  For instance, in New Hampshire, a minor person who possesses alcohol and serves it to other minors can be held liable.  Furthermore, if the underage drinking took place inside a home, the parents may be held liable even if they were not home at the time and did not provide the alcohol.  On the other hand, if the parents had “probable cause” to believe there was underage drinking occurring at their home while they were away, they can be held liable for the actions of the underage drinkers on and off their property.

Those of us who plan to have holiday celebrations at an establishment or at their home must be aware of the liability laws their state employs.  Having this knowledge is essential to keep owners of establishments and homeowners protected.  Although, it seems as if abstaining from excessive alcohol consumption or serving those who have had too much is the best way to stay protected.

If someone you know was over-served and lead to an accident or death, call a wrongful death attorney in your area to discuss your case.  Following your free consultation, should the wrongful death attorney find that your case has merit, work will begin immediately on your case so that you may receive the compensation and justice that is deserved for your injury or loss.  The attorney will also fully investigate the incident, visit the scene of the incident and interview witnesses for your case.

If you or someone you know would like to file a wrongful death lawsuit, you will need to speak with a good wrongful death lawyer in your area. Call an experienced South Carolina wrongful death lawyer at The Mace Firm to schedule your free consultation. One of The Mace Firm’s injury attorneys is ready to speak with you about your case.


Man Dies Following Crash on Socastee Boulevard

Last Wednesday evening, Robert Petroff was traveling as a pedestrian on Socastee Boulevard, highway 707.  Petroff, 52, of Myrtle Beach, was on foot, crossing the street when he was hit by a vehicle.  Petroff was transported to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center following the accident.  Two days later, Petroff passed away at the hospital.  He died as a result of blunt force trauma he sustained when the vehicle hit him.  Further details regarding the driver of the vehicle which caused the crash or whether the victim’s family has hired a wrongful death lawyer, has yet to be released.

Earlier this summer in the same area of Myrtle Beach, another fatality occurred when 28 year old Anthony Golinski who was riding his bicycle on Holmestown Road off Socastee Boulevard.  Following the accident, Golinski was transported to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center where he later died from his injuries.

Both accidents occurred in Horry County.  According to the NTSB, Horry County currently has seen one of the highest increases in traffic deaths, along with Lexington County, both at 20%.  Horry County has also seen an increase in pedestrian deaths, which has also risen by 20% over the past years.

In both of these tragedies, it would be very wise for the victims’ surviving family members to look into filing wrongful death lawsuits.  Since wrongful death actions are made on behalf of the person who is deceased, a personal representative must be designated.  Once the personal representative will help the attorney find the victim’s surviving relatives and identify medical bills and records related to the death.  Then, a demand may be made against the defendant or defendants requesting a settlement.  It is safe to say that wrongful death cases typically do not settle due to their complex nature, so a lawsuit will need to be filed.  At that time, a formal complaint would be drafted and filed, then served upon the defendant and the local Clerk’s office.

Next comes the discovery phase of the lawsuit.  During the discovery phase, each side of the suit will request statements, documents and admissions to refute or support any claims which have been made.  Depositions may also take place during this phase.

Before a trial will take place in a wrongful death suit, the parties involved in the lawsuit will attend mediation to see if any resolution can be made without moving forward with a lengthy, expensive trial.  If no settlement can be reached, a trial date is scheduled and the parties will now rely on a jury to conclude the matter by figuring out if the defendant or defendants are responsible for the death of the victim.  If the jury finds that they are responsible, they jury will also determine an appropriate amount of damages which will be due to the estate of the victim.

Following your free consultation, should the attorney find that your case has merit, work will begin immediately on your case so that you may receive the compensation and justice that is deserved for your injury or loss.  The attorney will also fully investigate the accident, visit the scene of the accident and interview witnesses for your case.

If you or someone you know would like to file a wrongful death lawsuit, you will need to speak with a good wrongful death lawyer in your area. Call an experienced Myrtle Beach personal injury lawyer at The Mace Firm to schedule your free consultation. One of The Mace Firm’s Myrtle Beach personal injury attorneys is ready to speak with you about your case.

 


Where You Live Relates to Injury Risk

Some feel that living in a city is more risky than living in the country; however, a study out of the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania revealed that the risk of dying from an accident or injury is actually 20% higher for those living in the country and rural areas.  One researcher noted that,”as you moved further and further away from cities you got  less and less safe. Even going into the suburbs dropped your safety a little bit.”

Researchers found that people tend to think about intentional injuries like being shot or attacked when asked about their personal safety, and fail to account for accidental injuries.  The accidental injuries are the type most common in rural areas.

One factor which could be attributed to the increased risk of dying from an accidental injury in the country is the lack of quick access to trauma centers.  Trauma centers have doctors who are trained to deal with life-threatening injuries and the centers are mostly near large cities.

Some interesting statistics came from this study involving car crashes.  The study revealed that the most common causes of injury-related deaths were motor vehicle crashes.  Car crashes happen at over twice the rate in rural areas as they did in cities. Overall, car crashes caused  more than 27 deaths per 100,000 people in most rural areas and over 10 per 100,000 in most urban areas.  Keep in mind that these numbers may be the result of high speeds used in the country and the fact that country dwellers are statistically less likely to use their seat belts.

This study will allow states to consider where trauma centers are needed.  Hopefully, there will be better access to the centers in rural areas in the coming years so these statistics may even out between rural and urban areas.

Being injured in any manner, in a city or in the country, is a scary time with many questions.  Speaking with a good personal injury lawyer will alleviate some of this stress.  In some personal injury cases, settlement is not the best way to go.  This is in part because insurance companies try to protect their bottom line and only offer a small amount of compensation for injuries.  Factors to consider when deciding to settle or litigate include the strength of the case, severity of the injury, need for income, verdict trends in similar cases and the difference between what the client has been offered compared to the desired amount.

Following your free consultation with a South Carolina injury attorney, the attorney will decide if your case has merit, and begin working on your case so that you may receive the compensation and justice that is deserved.  The attorney will also investigate the accident, visit the scene and interview witnesses for your injury case.

If you or someone you know would like to file an injury or wrongful death lawsuit, you will need to speak with a good Myrtle Beach injury lawyer. Call an experienced South Carolina injury lawyer to schedule your free consultation. A South Carolina injury attorney will be ready to speak with you about your case.


Car Crashes into Las Vegas Restaurant

As patrons enjoyed their lunches at Egg & I on Sahara Avenue, not one of them would have imagined that something dangerous was on its way with no intentions of slowing down.  10 people were injured on the patio of the restaurant when a car crashed into the outdoor patio.

According to witness reports from the incident, firefighters and rescue workers had to extricate four people, including a child, from beneath the Lexus sedan after it crashed into the restaurant, several blocks west of the Las Vegas Strip.  Uninjured witnesses reported that people inside saw the vehicle coming towards the patio.  Once the car crashed through the window, the engine continued to rev and there was heavy dust in the air.

The driver of the car sat inside for a moment with his passenger, then decided to make his getaway.  Both men attempted to flee the scene, but several witnesses chased the pair down and held them until authorities arrived.  The driver reportedly said that he had blacked out when the car went crashing into numerous people, but this story seems a little off considering how quickly he tried to leave the scene on foot.  Police will likely charge the driver with felony reckless driving.

The Egg & I manager on duty during the incident said that the restaurant had at least 150 people inside and outside.  This accident could have been much worse considering the number of people in the area when the car lost control.  CNN reported that police also discovered that the Lexus had hit at least two other vehicles before it drove across the median toward Egg & I.

Those injured by the driver would benefit from speaking with an experienced injury lawyer to discuss any options they have.  A good personal injury attorney will tell you that, once you’ve been injured, it is best to act quickly so that you are able to protect your rights.  The injury lawyer will also review your injuries and how bad they are, along with medical care you have received and medical care you may require in the future.

Following your free consultation, should the injury attorney find that your case has merit, work will begin immediately on your case so that you may receive the compensation and justice that is deserved.  The attorney will also investigate the accident, visit the scene and interview witnesses for your injury case.

If you or someone you know would like to file an injury lawsuit or wrongful death lawsuit, you will need to speak with a good personal injury lawyer in your area. Call an experienced Myrtle Beach injury lawyer to schedule your free consultation. The Mace Firm’s Myrtle Beach injury lawyer is ready to speak with you about your case.


Settlement in Florida Personal Injury Case

A personal injury lawsuit that was filed in Miami-Dade County for a client who was injured in a car accident has settled.  In the suit and on behalf of their client, personal injury attorneys were seeking recovery of damages which were incurred as a result of the defendant’s negligence.  The damages being sought were related to multiple different losses for the plaintiff.

The complaint stated that the plaintiff, who is an adult male, collided with a vehicle headed in the wrong direction driven by the defendant.  The vehicles collided head-on, causing serious injuries to the plaintiff.  The defendant in this matter is a local flower shop because the person driving in the wrong direction was an employee of the shop and happened to be driving a company vehicle at the time of the crash.

The plaintiff suffered many injuries as a result of the car crash; however, his knee injury turned out to be the most serious.  His knee injury required extensive attention, including surgery and on-going physical therapy.  The complaint also stated that the plaintiff sustained a variety of losses including hospital and doctor’s bills, income from employment and pain and suffering.

The personal injury lawyers were able to have the two sides in this case come together and negotiate a settlement outside of court, rather than litigate the matter.  The parties involved also agreed to execute a confidentiality agreement, which means that their settlement amount will not be disclosed.  The injury attorneys also dismissed their lawsuit with prejudice after the agreement was signed and this matter is now considered closed.  The attorneys in this case and their client must have considered the fact that the outcome of a trial is never clear and insurance companies are often reluctant to pay claims; therefore, a practical settlement offer could be the best option for the client.

In some personal injury cases, settlement is not the best way to go.  This is in part because insurance companies try to protect their bottom line and only offer a small amount of compensation for injuries.  Factors to consider when deciding to settle or litigate include the strength of the case, severity of the injury, need for income, verdict trends in similar cases and the difference between what the client has been offered compared to the desired amount.

Following your free consultation with a South Carolina lawyer, the attorney will decide if your case has merit, and begin working on your case so that you may receive the compensation and justice that is deserved.  The attorney will also investigate the accident, visit the scene and interview witnesses for your injury case.

If you or someone you know would like to file an injury or wrongful death lawsuit, you will need to speak with a good Myrtle Beach injury lawyer. Call an experienced Myrtle Beach injury lawyer to schedule your free consultation. A South Carolina injury lawyer will be ready to speak with you about your case.


Driver Accused of Crossing Center Line

An injury suit was filed by a personal injury lawyer from Belleville is a reminder for drivers to always be aware of your surroundings and to be more cautious during poor weather conditions.  On January 31 this year, Sherry Sumrall was driving her vehicle when she was struck head-on by Robert Glenn, who was traveling on the same road in the opposite direction as Sumrall.

Luckily, Sumrall survived the crash.  However, she did not make it out of the auto accident unharmed: Sumrall was left disordered and disabled by the wreck.  She suffered serious injuries to her neck, back, left leg and knee, and her ribs.  Due to the accident and resulting extensive injuries, Sumrall also incurred tons of medical bills.

Sumrall decided to hire a personal injury lawyer who filed a complaint against the man who struck her vehicle.  The complaint alleges that Sumrall also suffered disability and experienced severe pain and suffering, along with lost wages.

The suit claims that Glenn: 1) failed to keep proper lookout, 2) failed to apply proper brakes, 3) drove too fast for conditions, 4) failed to reduce speed for weather conditions, 5) failed to keep right of the center line, and 6) failed to drive on the correct side of the road.  Sumrall is seeking a judgment in excess of $50,000, plus costs.  Sumrall’s accident attorney will be her guide throughout this process and help her prove that Glenn was negligent so she may receive the settlement she deserves.

It is important to remember that there are ways of reducing the occurrence of auto accidents and their related injuries, including: stopping completely for traffic signals and stop signs, checking all blind spots and mirrors before any maneuvers, maintaining proper distance between your vehicle and other vehicles around you, reducing speeds for inclimate weather (wind, ice, snow, rain, etc), and wearing your seat belt.

Being injured in an auto accident can be devastating to not only the victim, but everyone involved.  Families of those injured or killed by auto accidents should consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer or wrongful death attorney in their area to assist with medical bills and filing a lawsuit.

If you or someone you know would like to file an injury lawsuit or wrongful death lawsuit, you will need to speak with a good personal injury lawyer in your area. Call one of the experienced Myrtle Beach injury lawyers to schedule your free consultation. One of The Mace Firm’s Myrtle Beach personal injury attorneys is ready to speak with you about your case.


Memorial Day Fatalities

12 people were killed on roadways in South Carolina over the Memorial Day holiday weekend.  Out of those, 6 fatalities happened in Horry County, South Carolina and all involved motorcycles.  Myrtle Beach police continue to investigate at least two of the crashes.  According to the department of public safety, more motorcyclists were killed during this year’s holiay weekend than the past two years.  In Georgetown County during the same period, there has been one person killed this year, five in 2012; one in 2011; and two in 2010.

The first fatality happened on Thursday when one motorcyclist from Lumberton was traveling on 501 in Myrtle Beach when a van failed to yield the right-of-way and turned in front the motorcycle. Witnesses told police the rider of the bike struck the passenger side of the van.  The van did not stop and continued south on Robert Grissom Parkway. The rider was wearing a helmet, which came off during the crash.  Police are still looking for the van.

Next, onFriday evening in Myrtle Beach near 30th Avenue North, a couple died in a crash that happened when the man lost control of his motorcycle and crossed the center line, striking a southbound Volkswagen. The pair were not wearing helmets at the time.

Then, on Saturday, an 81-year-old Darlington man was filled when his motorcycle struck another vehicle.  The man was wearing his helmet, however he did not survive the crash.  On Sunday, a woman and man from Fayetteville, NC were pronounced dead at the scene of a crash on 29th Avenue North at Robert Grissom Parkway. The couple’s motorcycle crashed into an SUV that turned in front of them on Robert Grissom Parkway. That crash remains under investigation.

For motorcycle safety, the research shows that universal helmet laws are the most effective way to reduce the number of deaths and traumatic brain injuries that result from crashes.  The city attempted to pass laws regarding helmet use while using motorcycles, but it was so unpopular that it was removed.  Now, helmet use is only “suggested” by city officials instead of “required.”

Being injured in a motorcycle crash can be devastating to not only the victim, but everyone involved.  Families of those injured or killed by a motorcycle crash should consult with an experienced South Carolina wrongful death attorney to assist with medical bills and filing a lawsuit.

If you or someone you know would like to file an injury or wrongful death lawsuit, you will need to speak with a Myrtle Beach wrongful death attorney. Call one of the experienced Myrtle Beach injury lawyers to schedule your free consultation. One of The Mace Firm’s Myrtle Beach personal injury attorneys is ready to speak with you about your case.


Motorcycle Deaths Increasing

Here comes summer, and here come the bikers.  This time of year, all motorists should be on the look out for extra traffic, especially the two-wheeled type: motorcycles.  In 2012, it was estimated that nearly 5,000 motorcyclists were killed on roads across the United States.  This number has increased by 9% since data was obtained in 2011.

All over the country, nicer weather means an increase in motorcycle riders and and riding days.  Reports indicate that “motorcyclist deaths increased in 34 states last year, decreased in 16 states and remained the same in the District of Columbia. Increases were seen in every region of the country and were quite high in many states. For example, motorcyclist deaths rose 32 percent in Oregon and 29 percent in Indiana.”  Unfortunately, many states have no laws which require riders to wear helmets.  In fact, 19 states in the U.S. do not have these laws.  This is surprising due to the fact that, according to the CDC, when an state repeals a universal helmet law, motorcycle deaths and injuries increase.  In addition to that, it is known that un-helmeted riders are 40% more likely to die from a head injury than someone wearing a helmet.

States should consider identifying ways to prevent injury and death and rigorously check what works and what does not work. For motorcycle safety, the research shows that universal helmet laws are the most effective way to reduce the number of deaths and traumatic brain injuries that result from crashes.

The economy even plays a role here.  With improvements in the economy, people have more disposable income to purchase and ride motorcycles.  Also, with high gas prices, more people are choosing to purchase motorcycles because they are more fuel-efficient than automobiles.

These facts should be viewed as an important reminder that something must be done to move the motorcycle fatality trend in the other direction.  There is currently no sign of any progress to decrease the number of motorcycle deaths each year in this country.

It is also important to remember that there are ways of reducing the occurrence of motorcycle deaths, including: increasing helmet use; reducing speeding and impaired riding; providing rider training to all who need or want it; ensuring proper licensing of riders; and encouraging all drivers to share the road with motorcyclists.

Being injured in a motorcycle crash can be devastating to not only the victim, but everyone involved.  Families of those injured or killed by a motorcycle crash should consult with an experienced attorney in their area to assist with medical bills and filing a lawsuit.

If you or someone you know would like to file an injury lawsuit or wrongful death lawsuit, you will need to speak with a good personal injury attorney in your area. Call one of the experienced Myrtle Beach injury lawyers to schedule your free consultation. One of The Mace Firm’s Myrtle Beach personal injury attorneys is ready to speak with you about your case.


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