Category Archives: Personal Injury

South Carolina Dog Bite Law

Under South Carolina dog bite law, dog owners are usually responsible if their dog bites or attacks someone.  Dog owners are liable even if the dog does not have a history of prior attacks.  If a dog bites or attacks a person who is in a public place or is lawfully in a private place (including the property of the dog owner, if there with the owner’s express or implied permission), the dog owner is liable for the damages suffered. There is an exception to this rule if the person bitten provoked or harassed the dog. Dog bite victims are entitled to recover for their medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, scarring, permanent injury, inability to participate in normal activities, and other damages. If the dog owner has homeowner’s insurance, the homeowner’s insurance will likely cover the dog owner’s liability for these damages. In some cases, a landlord can…
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Proffitt & Cox Sponsors Spring Valley LAX Fund Raiser for injured Chapin LAX Player Jack Enright

Proffitt & Cox is pleased to help with efforts to raise money for the family of injured Chapin High School Varsity Lacrosse Player Jack Enright by coordinating and sponsoring a special day of lacrosse at Spring Valley High School when the Vikings’ varsity boys lacrosse team takes on White Knoll High School at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 21st . Jack Enright sustained a serious spinal cord injury during a recent game and is undergoing rehabilitation at a leading center for spinal cord injuries.  Viking LAX is assisting to raise awareness of the needs faced by Jack and his family by expressing support for Jack prior to the game on Saturday and by collecting donations to assist the Enright family with the tremendous medical expenses associated with this type of injury. Please considering coming to Spring Valley for the game on Saturday and making a donation to the fund set up…
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In Remembrance of 9/11

The events that took place on September 11, 2001 changed many Americans’ lives forever. Today, Proffitt & Cox would like to take the opportunity to thank the first responders who saved countless lives that day, as well as the troops overseas who risk their lives to protect us on a daily basis. Let us use this day to remember that we are all one nation, and we must unite in our pursuit of justice for all.

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