Has your elderly loved one suffered abuse at a nursing home in South Carolina?
There are many forms of abuse that occur at nursing homes:
Financial abuse – This is when someone steals a resident's money, property or assets. In some cases, abusers… Read More
The key to holding a property owner liable for your slip and fall accident is proving that the owner did not fulfill one or more of his or her legal obligations and this failure led to your injuries.
Property owners have different legal obligations depending… Read More
Posted on behalf of Harbin & Burnett on Mar 16, 2017 in Auto Accidents
South Carolina is the fifth-worst state for driving under the influence (DUI), according to BackgroundChecks.org's recent report ranking all 50 states for problems related to impaired driving.
In 2014, South Carolina had the fourth-highest DUI death… Read More
There was a fatal 18-wheeler accident on Highway 29 around 4 a.m. on February 24th in Anderson County. The driver and front seat passenger of a 2003 Honda were killed when their car collided with the truck as it was making a left turn into a driveway.
The… Read More
Posted on behalf of Harbin & Burnett on Jan 10, 2017 in Auto Accidents
South Carolina was ranked third in CarInsuranceComparison.com's annual report on the worst drivers by state. The Palmetto State finished in the top 10 in four of the five metrics in the report, including first for fatality rate per 100 million miles traveled.
The… Read More
Posted on behalf of Harbin & Burnett on Dec 30, 2016 in Auto Accidents
When people suffer injuries in car accidents, they are often unsure about what to do next. They might want to file a lawsuit but they are unsure if they have a case. They may also be concerned about what it will cost to hire an attorney.
The auto… Read More
The Nursing Home Reform Law, issued in 1987 by the U.S. government, guarantees nursing home residents many rights designed to protect their individual dignity and the right of self-determination.
The law also requires facilities provide activities and… Read More
With a record number of cars recalled in 2015, the U.S. Department of Transportations National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched the Safe Cars Save Lives campaign, designed to raise public awareness of automobile recalls. In 2015, a record… Read More
Another manufacturer of transvaginal mesh devices is facing a lawsuit. Boston Scientific, based in West Virginia, is being charged with allegations that their vaginal mesh devices contained toxic resin from counterfeit materials produced in China.
If… Read More
Posted on behalf of Harbin & Burnett on Jan 15, 2016 in Auto Accidents
The South Carolina House of Representatives passed a bill restricting the use of mopeds on Thursday, Jan. 14. If the bill passes in the Senate, it will require moped riders to obtain a license, register their vehicles and wear reflective vests.Drivers… Read More