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June 22, 2016

If you are injured on the job, under South Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation system, you are entitled to all necessary medical treatment that is likely to lessen your disability. This treatment generally includes:

Surgery Hospital stays Medical supplies Prosthetics Prescription medication

You will need to see the doctor chosen by your employer in order to receive these benefits. The... Read More

June 14, 2016

Almost every driver on the road these days is a member of some form of social media, whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or one of the many other sites available lately. This means that almost every driver on the road is aware of emojis and their meanings. Emojis are pictures that can be used to communicate, instead of simply using words. While the emojis themselves are simple and... Read More

June 09, 2016
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A new law sent to Gov. Nikki Haley to sign after passing Senate approval on June 2 would require moped drivers to license and register their mopeds in 2017. The new guidelines for moped drivers are intended to boost safety on our roadways. The last few years have seen an increase in moped fatalities and collisions.

Lawmakers hope that the new guidelines, which include a requirement for... Read More

May 25, 2016
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More than 38 million Americans are expected to travel this Memorial Day weekend, and that’s just the beginning of summer road trip season. If you are heading out on the roads this summer for a family vacation, keep these tips in mind for a safer trip.

Buckle up. Seat belts save lives. Make sure that you and all of your passengers are buckled up safely before you go. Put the phone down.... Read More
May 23, 2016

Summer is a time for vacations and trips to the beach, which means more time spent traveling in our vehicles. To make those trips safer, the South Carolina Department of Public Safety is kicking off its Buckle Up, South Carolina safety belt campaign. The goals of this campaign are:

To increase safety belt usage To see a decrease in traffic fatalities and serious injuries To promote a... Read More
May 18, 2016

Highway work zones can be a life-threatening place to work, which is why “Peanut’s Law” has been passed in both the South Carolina Senate and House. While this bill would improve safety in highway work zones, one South Carolina senator is blocking its final passage because he says the severity of the consequences would be unfair.

The name behind the bill comes from a 22-year-old highway... Read More

May 18, 2016

Summer weather means more motorcycle riders take to the roadways to enjoy the season. During this Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, we are debunking some of the most common myths about motorcycle safety.

Myth 1: Defensive Riding Ensures Being Seen by Other Drivers

Although defensive riding can help prevent accidents, it is not a guarantee that other motorists will see the bike rider.... Read More

May 11, 2016

Have you been injured while on the job? Knowing what to do next can seem like an enourmous task. Luckily, we've gathered the important information for you! Click through our SlideShare to learn more about Workers' Compensation.

Give our experienced team a call today at (855) 270-5760 for your free consultation.

 

May 11, 2016

One of the most common, and unpunishable violations in South Carolina relates to school bus stop arms. The stop arm is there to stop drivers from passing by in order to safely allow kids on or off the bus. Yet according to the Association for Pupil Transportation, there are 280 school bus stop arm violations in South Carolina every day. That is potentially 280 children’s lives that are being... Read More

May 09, 2016
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The warm weather in Charleston calls for trips to pools and beaches in order to cool off from the summertime heat. While the water can be refreshing for some, for others it can be potentially deadly. State Representatives have announced that from the year 2001 to 2010, there have been 223 individuals that have drowned in the state of South Carolina.

For this reason, South Carolina... Read More

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