Workers Comp Lawyers Can Help Resolve Construction Site Injury

By |2015-03-16T15:40:34+00:00March 16th, 2015|Business Operations, Legal Blog, Uncategorized|

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 the victim of a catestrophic injury, it can keep you from earning a living and supporting your [...]

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South Carolina Personal Injury Laws & Statutory Rules

By |2015-03-13T16:06:36+00:00March 13th, 2015|Legal Blog|

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 laws. Time Limits on Personal Injury Lawsuits in South Carolina All states [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions About SC Criminal Court (Part 3)

By |2015-03-13T16:00:22+00:00March 13th, 2015|Legal Blog|

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 it by contacting your Circuit Solicitors. How do I find out if there is a [...]

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Bonds: Frequently Asked Questions About SC Criminal Court (Part 2)

By |2015-03-12T16:31:47+00:00March 12th, 2015|Legal Blog, Uncategorized|

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 amount and conditions of a bond. Magistrate or Municipal judges conduct most bond hearings. Circuit [...]

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Dog Bites and Personal Injury Claims

By |2015-03-12T13:43:55+00:00March 12th, 2015|Legal Blog, Negligence / Other Injuries, Uncategorized|

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. South Carolina favors the dog bite victim. Unlike other states that [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions About SC Criminal Court (Part 1)

By |2015-03-11T16:03:13+00:00March 11th, 2015|Legal Blog|

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 divided into two divisions: 1) General Sessions (criminal court) General Sessions Court handles felony and [...]

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Prescription Misfills, Pharmacy Malpractice and Personal Injury

By |2015-03-09T20:43:32+00:00March 9th, 2015|Consumer Alert, Legal Blog, Negligence / Other Injuries, Uncategorized|

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 days of superstore pharmacy chains and the volume of prescription refills has been [...]

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Do you need a Criminal Defense Lawyer for a BUI?

By |2015-03-09T16:01:30+00:00March 9th, 2015|Legal Blog|

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 is aware that the same laws apply to boating. If you are under [...]

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Helicopter Manufacturer Sued Over Helicopter Crash In Afghanistan

By |2015-03-07T21:14:51+00:00March 7th, 2015|Legal Blog, Uncategorized|

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 Groves of Georgia, representing the estate of James E. Groves III, along with Jonathon K. Kohl of [...]

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A Reminder from the Personal Injury Lawyers at Clekis Law Firm

By |2015-03-05T18:01:41+00:00March 5th, 2015|Legal Blog, Uncategorized|

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 and the operation of a golf cart. (A) For the purposes of this section, “gated community” [...]

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