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Personal Injury Lawsuits Over Defective Airbags

Airbags have made headlines recently resulting in personal injury lawsuits being filed. Some airbags, instead of protecting drivers and passengers, have been causing injuries that range from burns to eye injuries and even death. If you or a…
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Who Determines Whether a Road is Safe to Drive?

A fairly routine personal injury lawsuit under review by the Nebraska Supreme Court has the full attention of fire departments and other emergency first responders. The ruling could ultimately cause local governments and state law enforcement…
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How to Have Your Criminal Record Expunged in SC

Previously, we discussed why you should have a your criminal record expunged but how do you go about the process and how can a criminal defense lawyer help? As far as various public documents are concerned, in South Carolina, you can sometimes…
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Do You Need to Have Your Criminal Record Expunged?

As criminal defense lawyers, we see many people who have made a mistake in the past. They serve their time and are attempting to move on with their lives. Unfortunately, a criminal conviction, even a misdemeanor, can follow you for the rest…
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Did GM’s Lawyers Help Cover-Up The Cover-Up?

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bob Hilliard, appointed to lead the nation's personal injury and death litigation against GM, announced today that he has issued a subpoena to King & Spaulding, the law firm who defended…
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10 Biggest Personal Injury Fast Food Lawsuits

Most people understand the repercussions of eating fast food but sometimes the repercussions are unexpected and may require the services of a personal injury lawyer. Those greasy burgers, fried pieces of chicken and cheesy burritos are high…
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Tips for Avoiding a Misdiagnosis

The leading cause of medical malpractice lawsuits are misdiagnosis. A missed diagnosis or a delayed diagnosis can be tragic. Therefore, it is essential that you play an active role in your medical care. In her book,"When Doctor's Don't Listen;…
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Motorcycle Accidents and Personal Injury Settlements

If you're involved in a motorcycle accident you may be wondering how much your insurance claim or a personal injury lawsuit is worth.There are too many unique factors in any given motorcycle accident to accurately predict the outcome in terms…
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Workers Comp Lawyers Can Help Resolve Construction Site Injury

The workers comp lawyers at Clekis Law Firm realize that construction is dangerous work and even in the best situations accidents happen. If proper safety procedures are not followed, workers may suffer from catestrophic injuries. If you are…
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How to Choose a Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you are in need of a criminal defense lawyer, how do you decide who to retain? In Charleston, you have an abundance of attorneys to choose from. But how do you know if you are choosing the right criminal defense lawyer for you? Below are…

South Carolina Personal Injury Laws & Statutory Rules

If you’re part of an insurance claim or a personal injury lawsuit in South Carolina, a number of state laws could come into play at some point in your case. In this article, we’ll take an in-depth look at South Carolina personal injury…

Frequently Asked Questions About SC Criminal Court (Part 3)

When is my trial date? Circuit Solicitors keep the trial schedule, which is called a “roster” or “docket”. There are 16 circuits in South Carolina. Your criminal defense lawyer can keep you informed of this information or you can find…
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Dog Bites and Personal Injury Claims

If you have been attacked by a dog, then you will need a personal injury lawyer. The personal injury lawyers at Clekis Law Firm can help explain your legal rights and assist you with your personal injury case against the dog owner and/or caregiver.…
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Bonds: Frequently Asked Questions About SC Criminal Court (Part 2)

As criminal defense lawyers, there are questions concerning criminal court and bonds that arise again and again. Here are the most frequently asked questions concerning types of bonds. How do I post bond? At the hearing a judge sets the…

Frequently Asked Questions About SC Criminal Court (Part 1)

As a criminal defense lawyer in Charleston, we see many of the same questions arise again and again. Below are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions... What Is General Sessions Court? South Carolina Circuit Courts are…

Do you need a Criminal Defense Lawyer for a BUI?

The criminal defense lawyers at Clekis can handle your case if you have been charged with BUI (boating under the influence). Everyone knows that it is illegal to operate an automobile while under the influence of drugs or alcohol but not everyone…
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Prescription Misfills, Pharmacy Malpractice and Personal Injury

If you have been the victim of pharmacy malpractice, you will need to have a personal injury attorney review your case. The pharmacist may not be the only one responsible. Gone are the days of small personally owned pharmacies. These are the…
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Helicopter Manufacturer Sued Over Helicopter Crash In Afghanistan

The families of two Army servicemen have filed a lawsuit against the engine parts manufacturers for a helicopter crash that occurred outside of Kandahar, Afghanistan. The crash left one soldier dead and the other with severe disabilities. Katie…
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A Reminder from the Personal Injury Lawyers at Clekis Law Firm

With spring in the air and warmer tempertures quickly approaching, the personal injury lawyers at Clekis Law Firm want to remind you of the South Carolina state laws regarding golf cart usage on roadways: SECTION 56-2-105. Golf cart permit…

Personal Injury Lawyer and Golf Cart Injuries

If you have been injured by the carelessness of another, a personal injury lawyer may be your best course of action. Golf cart injuries are all too common as small towns across America have seen an increase in golf carts on the roadways. Because…