In 2016, 2.5% of the workers in the private sector were injured on the job in the state of South Carolina. Many of these employees may not have had a workers’ compensation attorney, which could hurt their claim and earn them no compensation. If you have a prospective list of attorneys you would like to work with, here are some essential questions you should ask: ..
Workers’ compensation is mostly associated with people injured while handling a machine or who got injured by a fall. These are usually cases where people are hurt at work. But what happens in cases of car accidents? The numbers of cars on the highways are increasing every day, and many of them are used for work purposes. In South Carolina alone, there is a car accident every four minutes, and a person is injured in a crash every nine minutes. This is according to 2015 statistics. ..
When you are injured at work, the obvious next step is to seek out workers' compensation. But when most people think about workplace safety, they think of injuries caused by slips, trips, and falls. However, what happens if you are injured in a car accident while on the clock? ..
Being in a car accident or hurt by a car is never easy. But when it’s your first accident, it can be downright terrifying. Whether you’re a new driver or you’ve been driving for years, here are a few mistakes you need to avoid after your first car accident. ..
Winter is almost over, which means soon the roads of South Carolina will be seeing a growing number of motorcyclists. Unlike other motorists, motorcycles don't have the same protective structures with the vehicles. This makes motorcyclists more susceptible to injury. ..
Every year, approximately 3 million people are hurt by a car. While some of these injuries aren't serious, others such as brain injuries can be life-threatening or permanent. ..
Accidents happen on the road, but it can be tricky to determine who’s at fault for the accident when drinking is involved. Driving while intoxicated is a crime and anyone who’s caught will face criminal consequences. ..
The holiday season is officially here, which means more vehicles are on the road. More traffic means more car accidents. But what if the person who hits you is an Uber driver? ..
It’s more common than you think to suffer from an injury while on the job. Up to 2.5% of workers in the private sector in South Carolina were injured on the job in 2016 and 10.1% of nurses in SC are injured every year. ..
Have you or someone you know been hurt on the job? Hit by a car? Or in a car accident and hurt by another driver? If so, you are not alone. ..