South Carolina’s beautiful weather means that there are quite a lot of cyclists and pedestrians on the road. However, not everyone is prepared for the degree of care this requires, in order to drive safely. Bicycle accidents in South Carolina occur far more than in many other states, and one moment of inattention can mean… Read more »
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Working with chemicals and other material like asbestos is understandably a hazardous job, and employers often take every precaution to safeguard their employees. However, sometimes, things go wrong. If you are exposed to hazardous materials on the job, there are times when it is directly because of someone’s negligence. You may be due compensation for… Read more »
Normally, when you are injured on the job or at your place of work, you would file for workers’ compensation as the exclusive remedy for your injuries. However, on rare occasions, you may be able to bring suit against a third party if you can show they played a significant role in your injury.
South Carolina has almost a thousand miles worth of interstate highway that passes through its territory. Quite a lot of traffic comes from all those roads, including large trucks. Big rigs, when driven well, are no more worthy of comments than any other vehicle on the road, but when they break down or encounter problems,… Read more »
One of the most common accidents to happen among all ages of people is the slip-and-fall accident. We most often hear about them happening to elderly people, but if a location is unsafe, anyone can fall. Indeed, depending on the lack of safety of a specific business or home, the owner or operator may be… Read more »
While most people are under the impression that workers’ compensation must be offered by employers, this is not actually the case. South Carolina is one of the 11 states that does not mandate workers’ compensation for every worker in the state. You may be wondering if your job is one where workers’ compensation does not… Read more »
Tort and personal injury lawsuits make up nearly 40% of all the civil cases in the U.S. in any given year. However, along with the prevalence of personal injury lawsuits comes a prevalence of personal injury lawyers. Many people who are the victims of accidents find attorneys to help represent them in obtaining compensation, but… Read more »
If there is ever a time where you must file a wrongful death lawsuit, legal niceties are the very last things that will be on your mind. However, there are particularities that must be observed in filing and successfully bringing a wrongful death suit.
Car accidents will never be easy to shrug off. Even if you go through a low-speed impact, you will still lose time and equanimity. However, impacts at higher speeds can have varying effects on your car and your person. Different types will have disparate impacts.
In the past few decades, American standards for construction of homes and businesses have radically improved, with tighter regulations on building materials, zoning and safety codes. However, older buildings still stand, and in many of them, you will find asbestos in the walls, or in the ceiling. Asbestos exposure is the major cause of mesothelioma,… Read more »