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

How Much is My Workers' Compensation Case Worth?

There's no easy answer for this question. Every workers' compensation claim is different. Claim values vary by factors like the the position of the worker, a worker's salary, the type of accident, and more.

In short, there is no one answer....

Posted on October 19, 2016

Posted in Worker's Compensation

What Happens If I Sue My Insurance Company?

If your insurance company has acted in bad faith or you're considering filing suit against them for whatever reason, you may be wondering what will actually happen once you've taken that first step and scheduled a consultation with legal...

Posted on October 12, 2016

Posted in Insurance

My Spouse Was a Servicemember. Am I Entitled to Survivors' Benefits?

To lose a loved one is always a tragedy. For the spouse or family members of a military servicemember, that tragedy can be compounded by many different factors — whether they died during combat or deployment, after their return, or even years or...

Posted on October 05, 2016

Posted in Veterans Affairs

Staying Safe on Your Motorcycle This Fall in South Carolina

The onset of autumn in South Carolina brings out even more motorcyclists than the summer — the weather is milder, the sun doesn't beat down quite so hard, and the view is simply spectacular. Whether you're taking a day trip up to enjoy the...

Posted on September 28, 2016

Posted in Automobile Accident, Motorcycle Accidents

Can the VA Reduce My Service-Connected Disability Benefits?

As we've mentioned in earlier blogs about working with the VA, disability payments based on service-connected disability or conditions vary widely depending on the injuries or disabilities that the claim is based on, and also the context and...

Posted on September 21, 2016

Posted in Veterans Affairs

Can I Work While Applying for Social Security Disability?

If you're looking into applying for Social Security Disability, it can feel overwhelming and you may find yourself with a lot of questions. "What will the judge ask at my disability hearing?" is one that we hear often, and answered in a previous...

Posted on September 13, 2016

Posted in Social Security Disability