Is Lane Splitting Legal in SC

When riding your motorcycle, it is often tempting to use lane splitting as a time-saving maneuver in traffic. What is lane splitting? Generally, lane splitting is driving your motorcycle between two stopped or slow-moving lanes of traffic that are both moving in the same direction. Lane splitting is illegal in some states, including South Carolina. […]

How Does An ERISA Lien Impact Personal Injury Case

After a court awards you compensation in a personal injury case, you may think that you have concluded your legal battle. However, you may not actually be able to enjoy the benefit of the exact amount of damages awarded to you. Personal injury awards are often subject to liens. Liens are claims by various third […]


After a car accident, you face many expenses, such as medical bills and car repairs. However, repairs can’t always restore the damage done in the accident. Even after repairing your car, it may have lost value. This reduction is called diminished value. While your car’s drop in worth may seem unfair, it makes sense. After […]

Punitive Damages in South Carolina Personal Injury Lawsuits

Do you remember when you were a kid and broke a rule? What happened? Your parents probably punished you. Parents usually discipline kids not only as punishment, but to deter them from bad behavior in the future. Courts apply the same rationale to awarding punitive damages. In the United States legal system, a court usually […]

How to Get Your Greenville, SC Accident Report

If you suffer an injury in a car accident in Greenville, you should get a copy of your accident report as soon as possible. Accident reports not only contain the findings of the responding officer’s investigation, but also evidence of your injuries and any damage to your vehicle. As a result, your Greenville, SC accident […]

Injured in a Hit-and-Run Accident in South Carolina

When you’re involved in an accident, it’s usually a traumatic experience. However, it can be even more shocking when the other driver flees the scene. You now have to face the financial burden of paying for another person’s mistake. According to AAA, an estimated 737,100 hit-and-run accidents took place in 2015. The next year, hit […]


When employers offer benefits like a 401(k) plan, health insurance, or life insurance, employees have legal rights in the event of a dispute.  The federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act, commonly referred to as ERISA, governs employee benefits and protects the rights of all plan participants. Disputes falling under ERISA guidelines are complex and quite […]

Denied Long-Term Disability

Today, an increasing number of Americans face the denial of long-term disability coverage. Unlike social security disability, your employer provides long-term disability coverage through an insurance company. The coverage is governed by a federal law called the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Insurance companies deny long-term disability applications for a number of reasons. If […]

ERISA Discrimination

ERISA stands for the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. It is a federal law that governs private employers that have 25 or more employees and provide pension, retirement, or other plans. ERISA section 510 protects participants in and beneficiaries of employee benefit plans governed by ERISA. ERISA section 510 also applies to people who have […]

Long Term Disability

If you have a long-term disability insurance policy, you may be surprised to learn how many ways your insurance company can find to reduce the payments it owes you. Almost all long-term disability policies permit the insurer to use “other benefits” to offset the amount they must pay. This means that in most cases, the […]