When Your Vehicle is Hit By Someone Texting and Driving - Distracted Driving, Part 2

Last week, we took a look at what to do if you're pulled over for texting and driving in South Carolina — this week, we'll be discussing what you may be entitled to if you are involved in a car wreck where the at-fault driver was texting when the...

Posted on January 11, 2017

Posted in Automobile Accident

I've Been Pulled Over for Texting While Driving: Part 1 of Distracted Driving Series

More than 1.1 million car crashes in 2013 involved the use of cell phones while driving, according to the National Safety Council. The numbers have only risen in the last couple of years, with the latest figures reading at about 1.6 million, with...

Posted on January 04, 2017

Posted in Automobile Accident, Criminal Defense

New Book on Social Security Disability by BNTD's Own Stacy Thompson!

We've written a bit before on Social Security Disability and it is one of our main areas of practice.

We dedicate ourselves to representing our clients to the best of our ability when it comes to making sure their individual rights are...

Posted on December 29, 2016

Posted in Social Security Disability, News

Throwing a Party and the Police Arrive? Here's What You Need to Know.

New Year's Eve is the one the biggest days of the year for parties. Whether you're heading out on the town or to a friend's house, hosting your own gathering, or you're the type to curl up with a mug of tea and watch the ball drop at midnight,...

Posted on December 28, 2016

Posted in Criminal Defense

What Are The Top Causes of Tractor Trailer Collisions?

We've mentioned before that wrecks involving tractor trailers are on the rise. Since a tractor trailer accident or collision will almost certainly cause greater damage than automobile-only accidents, it's important to remain informed on what to...

Posted on December 16, 2016

Posted in Wrecks Involving Tractor Trailers

News at BNTD: Eugene and Mary Lou Powell Sponsor Veteran Success Last Mile Scholarship at USF

BNTD's Gene Powell and his wife Mary Lou Powell have recently started a scholarship program to help students attending Mary Lou's alma mater, the University of South Florida, on the GI Bill. The Veteran Success Last Mile Scholarship will help...

Posted on December 06, 2016

Posted in Veterans Affairs

Essential Facts About Prescription Drug Possession in South Carolina

As the prescription drug abuse crisis continues to grow nationwide, men and women across the country (as well as here in South Carolina) are arrested and charged in greater numbers for unlawful possession of prescription drugs.

Laws on drugs,...

Posted on November 21, 2016

Posted in Criminal Defense

What is the Role of Supervisors in Workers Compensation?

Most conversations about Workers' Compensation — and our previous posts on the subject, from our series on the basics you need to know to more recent posts exploring traumatic brain injury, the possible worth of a Workers Comp case, and even the...

Posted on November 11, 2016

Posted in Worker's Compensation

Can I Have PTSD if I Was Never in Combat?

PTSD, or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, is unfortunately an all-too-common side effect of serving in the military.

Military servicemembers may return from deployment with symptoms ranging from low-level anxiety to nightmares, to completely...

Posted on November 03, 2016

Posted in Veterans Affairs

Gulf War Syndrome: What Is It and What Can You Do If You're Suffering?

Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm were short-lived conflicts that took place between August of 1990 and March of 1991. It was also referred to as the Gulf War. Following the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, U.S. forces under the authority of the...

Posted on October 26, 2016

Posted in Veterans Affairs