Fatal Accident in Orangeburg

Car accident

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A 70-year-old man has been arrested and charged following a fatal accident on Highway 6 in Orangeburg County according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Officials say Laymon Davis was charged with felony DUI in connection with the accident. Troopers say Davis and an unidentified motorcyclist were driving down Highway 6 around 6:50pm Saturday when they collided with each other. Davis was sent to the Orangeburg County Detention Center. He was later released on $5,000 bond. Authorities say the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet in the accident. It is also not known if Davis was wearing a seatbelt. The crash remains under investigation by the Highway Patrol and MAIT. 

Fatal Accident Law Suit

When cars collide with motorcycles, a fatal accident is the most likely outcome. Regardless of safety precautions, like wearing helmets, motorcycle accidents are catastrophic more times than not. During the grieving following a fatal accident, the family begins to think of the future. What will they do without their loved one? How will they pay the medical bills and funeral expenses? How will the pay the rent without the income they will not receive due to the negligent actions of the accused? The felony DUI charge in this Orangeburg fatal accident may results in fines or jail time, but it will do nothing for the before mentioned issues of the family. This is the reason for wrongful death lawsuits? It provides financial damages for the family of the victim to pay for expense and lost earning related to the fatal accident. No amount of money will bring back their loved one or make them forget their loss, but it may allow them to stay in their home, continue with college or put food on the table. When the primary money earner of a family is killed in a fatal accident, these are real issues they face.

Fatal Accident Lawyer

Wrongful death lawsuits are a complex matter with but a few attorneys how are truly qualify to represent your family. They need experience trying wrongful death lawsuits. They need the staff to manage the countless filings, documents and scheduling needs of such a case. They need the financial resources to run a case that may take years to resolve. The Clore Law Group is an accomplished wrongful death law firm who has won fatal car accident lawsuits. Call today if you lost a loved one in a fatal accident.

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