News: 25-year-old man fatally hit while retrieving an item on I-26

IRMO, SC – A 25-year-old man was hit and killed early Sunday morning, July 25, while walking on I-26 to retrieve something that had fallen out of his car.

According to WIS News, the victim has been identified as Andre Howell. The Lexington Co. Coroner pronounced Howell dead at the scene.

The accident happened near mile marker 114.

Evans Moore, LLC provides these blog posts as a way of helping our neighbors and prospective clients stay informed about accidents in the Irmo, SC area. They are not offered as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been hurt because of someone else’s carelessness, our team of South Carolina pedestrian accident lawyers can help you get the compensation you deserve. Contact us today for a free consultation, online or by calling (843) 995-5000.


News: Coroner identifies pedestrian killed while walking on Hwy 25

GREENWOOD COUNTY, SC – The pedestrian who was hit and killed while walking along Highway 25 near Riley Rd on Monday night has been identified.

According to FOX Carolina, the victim has been identified as 33-year-old Matthew McGee.

Officials are still investigating the cause of the accident and have not released details about the driver.

Evans Moore, LLC provides these blog posts as a way of helping our neighbors and prospective clients stay informed about accidents in the Greenwood, SC area. They are not offered as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been hurt because of someone else’s carelessness, our team of South Carolina pedestrian accident lawyers can help you get the compensation you deserve. Contact us today for a free consultation, online or by calling (843) 995-5000.


News: Multiple people injured in crash on I 85

GREENVILLE CO., SC – Multiple injuries have been reported after an accident on I 85 Thursday evening, reports WYFF.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident took place on I 85 southbound near the White Horse Road Exit around 6:00 PM on June 10th. It is unclear how many vehicles were involved at this time.

Multiple emergency vehicles were present at the scene, but the exact number and severity of injuries suffered is unknown. 

If you or a loved one have been involved in an accident in South Carolina, you deserve an experienced professional to assist you in this difficult time. The compassionate South Carolina car accident lawyers at Evans Moore, LLC have experience helping people like you get compensation for medical bills and other related expenses. Contact us today at (843) 995-5000.


News: Driver killed in single-vehicle crash in North Charleston

DORCHESTER CO., SC – One person has died after a single-vehicle accident in Dorchester County Wednesday afternoon, reports WCSC.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash took place on Wescott Boulevard near Dorchester Road around 4:20 PM on May 26th. A 2015 Ford F-150 reportedly exited the roadway and crashed into a ditch.

The driver, who had been wearing a seatbelt, was injured and taken to the hospital where they sadly succumbed to their injuries. The coroner’s office has yet to identify the deceased.

South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate the fatal crash.

In the event of a tragic accident, you deserve an experienced professional to advocate for you. The South Carolina car accident lawyers at Evans Moore, LLC will work with you every step of the way to ensure you receive the financial compensation you deserve to heal and move on. Contact us today at (843) 995-5000.


News: Fatal four-vehicle accident reported in Greenville County

GREENVILLE CO., SC – One person was killed in a four-vehicle crash late Sunday night, reports WYFF.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident took place on Augusta Road near Bethuel Chuch Road around 11:45 PM on April 18th. A Chevrolet sedan struck a Mazda while attempting to merge into another lane. The driver of the Chevrolet subsequently lost control of the vehicle and veered over the center line into oncoming traffic where it collided with another Chevrolet sedan and a Ford F-150 pickup truck. 

The driver of the first Chevrolet sedan sadly died at the scene. The coroner’s office has not yet released their identity.

No other injuries were reported. 

In the tragic event of a car accident, you and your family deserve a trusted professional to advocate for you. The South Carolina car accident lawyers at Evans Moore, LLC are prepared to help you and your family get the financial compensation you deserve. Contact us today at (843) 995-5000.


News: Pedestrian killed in fatal Orangeburg County crash

ORANGEBURG CO., SC – A pedestrian has died after being hit by a pickup truck early Tuesday morning, reports WIS 10

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the fatal accident occurred around 5:00 AM on February 23rd. The pedestrian was hit by a 2003 Chevy while walking east in the 2600 block of St. Matthews Road.

The pedestrian sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to a hospital. Sadly, they later succumbed to their injuries while in the hospital. 

The Orangeburg County Coroner’s Office has yet to release the identity of the victim.

There is no information yet as to whether the driver will face criminal charges. South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate the accident. 

If you have suffered an injury or lost a loved one due to a car accident in South Carolina, you deserve a team of lawyers who can stand by your side in this trying time. The experienced and empathetic team of South Carolina car accident lawyers at Evans Moore, LLC are here to help. We can assist you in getting the compensation you deserve for medical bills and other related expenses. Contact us today at (843) 995-5000.


Evans Moore First Annual Turkey Giveaway

Evans Moore, LLC is excited to announce that it will be giving away free Thanksgiving turkeys to those in need. Our goal is to feed 100 families this year. If you know of anyone in the Georgetown area in need – please contact us by Friday, November 18th via Facebook or by calling our office at (843) 995-5000 to reserve your gobbler. Reservations will be honored first.

We are planning to pass out the turkeys on Tuesday November 22 between 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM at our office located at 121 Screven Street, Georgetown.

Please spread the word.


Evans Moore Secures $1.5 Million Jury Verdict in Horry County

A jury in Horry County, South Carolina has awarded $1.5 million in actual damages on Thursday, October 20, 2016 to the Estate of Christopher Douton. Christopher Douton was a 41 year-old project engineer with S&ME, Inc. in Conway, South Carolina. On Friday, January 11, 2013, Douton returned to his Conway office to process soil samples from the Highway 701 Bridge Project where Douton was working as a soil and materials engineer. At about 4:30 p.m., Douton notified his co-workers that his left leg had suddenly gone numb and that he was experiencing excruciating pain.

Douton was taken by EMS to the Conway Medical Center where he was seen by emergency room physician Amanda Battisti, DO. Despite reporting 10/10 pain and numbness in this left leg to the triage nurse, Dr. Battisti characterized Douton’s symptoms as moderate. Douton received only minimal testing, and was discharged with a diagnosis of a pinched nerve and leg pain. Douton was directed to follow up with an orthopedist after the weekend.

Douton returned home where he attempted to follow his discharge instructions. On the following afternoon, Douton’s pain and numbness in his left leg progressed to total numbness, and he was taken to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. It was immediately determined that Douton’s left leg was ischemic — or in the process of dying — as a result of an interruption to the blood flow. Medical personnel attempted to transfer Douton to both Duke and MUSC via helicopter, but heavy fog prevented flight. Douton was sent to MUSC via ambulance, but died en route.

Douton’s Estate provided expert testimony that simple and inexpensive testing would have led to a proper diagnosis had Douton been properly evaluated at Conway Medical Center. Although Douton was charged over $1,400 for his evaluation, a simple blood panel costing approximately $16.00 would have detected his life-threatening condition. Douton’s Estate also provided testimony of two surgeons that he would have had a 90% or greater chance of survival had he been properly diagnosed on Friday night.

The jury’s verdict was rendered against Conway Emergency Group, LLP, the for-profit medical group which is hired by Conway Medical Center (a non-profit hospital) to provide staffing services within the emergency department.

Scott C. Evans, one of the lawyers representing the estate, stated “Although the Defendant had skilled counsel who provided an excellent defense in a very complex case, I think the jury knew that the Defendant did not take this case seriously. The jury sacrificed a considerable amount of personal time to consider this complex case at a time in which many people in Horry County are trying to put their homes and their daily routines back together. However, not a single current employee, owner, or representative of Conway Emergency Group bothered to set foot in the courtroom at any point during the trial.”

The Estate of Christopher Douton was represented by Scott C. Evans and James B. Moore III of the Evans Moore Law Firm in Georgetown, South Carolina, and Jeffrey C. Chandler of the Chandler Law Firm in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Conway Emergency Group was represented by Jack B. McCutcheon and Ashley Gwin of the Thompson & Henry Law Firm in Conway.

 


Evans Moore is a Proud Supporter of “Hope for Haiti”

Evans Moore is proud to financially assist the nutritional needs of 2 Haitian Children by and through Christian Haitian American Partnership (CHAP), a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life for the people in Haiti.

One of the leading causes of death in Haitian children is malnutrition. CHAP financially supports the Lespwa Timoun Clinic and its nutritional program. The children in the nutritional program are weighed and carefully monitored, and their parents are educated on proper nutrition. Countless lives have been saved through the Lespwa Timoun clinic, and the results are nothing short of miraculous.  Once the children are healthy, many are given scholarships that allow them to attend school in one of the four schools run by the Episcopal Church in Saint Simeon Parish.

On August 4, 2016, Chick-fil-A of North Mt Pleasant will be hosting the first annual Hope for Haiti 5K on behalf of CHAP. For more information, please visit the website at https://give.everydayhero.com/us/hope-for-haiti-5k

 


Attorneys of Evans Moore, LLC recognized as 2016 Super Lawyer’s “Rising Stars”

Attorneys Scott C. Evans and James “Boo” Moore III of Evans Moore, LLC were recently named 2016 Super Lawyer’s “Rising Stars,” a list of the top up-and-coming lawyers in South Carolina.

Super Lawyers is a Thomas Reuters rating service that ranks outstanding lawyers in more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. The annual service selections are made using a rigorous, multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer-reviews by practice areas.


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