Most Common Supermarket Slip-and-Fall Accident Risks

By Julian Allen on December 30, 2022

People visit supermarkets, grocery stores, and other shopping facilities at least once a week, if not more frequently. When visiting these places, you expect to finish your activities without any incident. While that is the case, in most cases, you can end up suffering debilitating injuries in a slip-and-fall accident. You might be forced to spend money on medical expenses you had not planned. Attorney Allen from Allen Law is here to help you seek compensation in such circumstances. We will help you understand the law and initiate a legal process that will see you get compensated.

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Posted in: Premises Liability

Golf-Course-Related Injury Risks You Should Be Aware Of

By Julian Allen on December 15, 2022

While golf courses are mostly calm and laid-back areas where people go to relax, they can also be dangerous. There are many risks of injuries on golf courses, and it is vital to know about them.

If you sustained injuries on a golf course, Allen Law is here to help. We will help you seek compensation for damages suffered, especially if another person’s carelessness caused them. Read on to learn more about common golf-course-related injury risks.

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“No-Knock” Warrants and Your Rights in South Carolina

By Julian Allen on November 21, 2022

A “No-knock warrant” is any search warrant issued by a judge that does not require law enforcement officers to knock and announce their presence before entering a particular premises. Police obtain no-knock warrants to maintain the element of surprise, so suspects have no opportunity to destroy evidence or arm themselves. Although they serve a purpose under certain circumstances, no-knock warrants come with problems and risks.

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Posted in: Civil Rights

Do Dogs Who Bite People Get Euthanized?

By Julian Allen on November 10, 2022

The dog population in the U.S. is currently between 83 million and 88 million, as reported by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). With that many canines living among people, dog bites are bound to happen. Any dog can bite, regardless of breed, age, or gender. If you or your child has been bitten, it may be reassuring to know that not all dogs who bite a person are put down.

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Insurance Denials and Bad Faith Following Hurricane Ian

By Julian Allen on October 15, 2022

Hurricane Ian wreaked havoc on the South Carolina coast in late September 2022. The storm flooded homes and businesses, causing extensive property damage, leaving thousands of people without power. Ian’s second U.S. landfall hit near Georgetown, with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph, and at least 74 mph winds seventy miles from the center of the storm.

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Who Is Liable When a Drowning Occurs in South Carolina?

By Julian Allen on October 5, 2022

Swimming pools are a great way to have fun and cool off during hot South Carolina summers, but they are not without risk. Every year, approximately 3,960 people die from drowning in the U.S., at an average rate of 11 deaths per day, as reported by the CDC. An estimated 8,080 nonfatal drownings occur every year, at an average rate of 22 per day. Our state has one of the highest drowning rates in the country.

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Finding The Right Personal Injury Attorney for You

By Julian Allen on September 26, 2022

A personal injury claim arises when someone has been injured, and if their injury was caused by the negligence or intentional act of someone else. Getting into an accident of any kind disrupts your life and can lead to hospital stays, missed work, medical bills, and reduced quality of life. A wide variety of personal injury cases can occur, so it is important that you find the right personal injury attorney for you in your particular circumstances.

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Police Body Cameras – When They Turn Them On and Off

By Julian Allen on September 6, 2022

The intended purpose of police body cameras is to increase the public’s trust when it comes to police officers on duty. Police tactics have taken center stage recently, so body cameras have been employed to ensure that officers are following protocol.

Body cameras can ensure transparency and accountability in our police departments. However, officers are able to turn off or mute their body cameras at any given moment, which creates a flaw in the operation of these cameras.

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Posted in: Civil Rights

Negligent Security Claims in South Carolina

By Julian Allen on August 20, 2022

Security guards are a key safety feature of many malls, gyms, and even people’s apartment complexes. They provide peace of mind and a sense of security to a number of people and are heavily relied on for the safety of others. The role of a security guard is to ensure that the lawful visitors to the place to which they are providing their services to, are kept safe from any types of attacks or injury.

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Filing a Car Accident Claim in South Carolina

By Julian Allen on July 20, 2022

After suffering a car accident in South Carolina, you may be wondering what happens next. You’ve heard about compensation, but how do you get it?

These cases are often settled without court intervention, through the at-fault party’s insurer agreeing to a request to pay compensation to the injured party. However, where this method fails to produce a satisfactory outcome, the injured party can file a claim, otherwise known as a lawsuit, with the court. In South Carolina, an injured party must file a lawsuit for damages within three years from the date of the accident.

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Posted in: Car Accident