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January 13, 2017

Forklifts, or powered industrial trucks, are typically used to move materials, but can be used for other purposes in the work place, too.  Forklift accidents rank among the highest occurring industrial accidents in the United States, with more than 20,000 reported injuries and over 100 workers killed in forklift related accidents each year.

The leading cause of forklift accidents is... Read More

January 03, 2017

Four cyclists in Spartanburg County are recovering after a hit and run on Christmas Eve.  All bicyclists were thrown from their bikes during the impact. One of them requiring an emergency airlift to the hospital. These type of accidents have become a growing issue all over the state, but could decrease if drivers were more informed of state regulations.

 South Carolina law states that a... Read More

January 03, 2017

According to a study issued by Wallethub, South Carolina ranks worsts in elder abuse protections. The study rated states on variety of factors to measure the level of elder-abuse all over the nation. The state had the highest levels under:

Complaints of abuse  Neglect and exploitation amidst residents 65 and older  Funds spent on elder abuse protection  Accessible resources to elder-care... Read More
December 30, 2016
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Fireworks and Alcohol Don’t Mix

New Year’s celebrations are just around the corner. Although the holiday is one of the most fun and festive of the year, it is also the most dangerous. Throughout the year, about 36 individuals are killed every day in motor vehicle crashes that involve an impaired driver. That number increases to 45 people each day in the three days surrounding Christmas, and... Read More

December 30, 2016

Cold weather can be dangerous for workers who are exposed outdoors or in poorly insulated work areas. Workers are at risk when temperatures drop below normal for their region and winds pick up. In South Carolina, workers can be at risk for cold stress when temperatures dip near or below freezing, which often happens for a few days in January. In cold weather, heat escapes the body more rapidly... Read More

December 23, 2016

It’s the time of year for festive gatherings and family travel. However, it is also one of the worst times of the year for traffic accidents. During the period from Christmas through New Year’s Day, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports a 34% rise in traffic accident fatalities involving drunk drivers. More than 2,500 people are killed each year because of intoxicated... Read More

December 21, 2016

While driving around the low country this month, you may see the return of a few billboards with messages using emojis instead of letters.

 South Carolina’s Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement agencies started their safe driving campaign to remind drivers to drink responsibly during the holiday season. Yesterday, news conferences went live around the state to launch... Read More

December 20, 2016
Wrongful Death Attorneys | Charleston, South Carolina

If you've lost a loved one because of negligence, you may have reason for a wrongful death lawsuit. In this quiz, we can help you determine if you're taking the right steps to ensure that you and your family are covered financially and otherwise after the tragic loss of a loved one.

 

To schedule a free consultation, please call the Steinberg Law Firm, LLP at (855) 270-... Read More

December 06, 2016

The annual report by carinsurancecomparison.com ranked South Carolina drivers third worst in the nation using data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  That is not the only thing South Carolina is leading in; the state also has some of the highest instances of roadway fatalities and reckless driving in the country. This information is not exactly new to the state. South... Read More

December 05, 2016
Charleston Youth Summit: The Complete Story

Kofi Annan, a former Secretary General of the United Nations, once said, “Young people should be at the forefront of global change and innovation. Empowered, they can be key agents for development and peace. If, however, they are left on society's margins, all of us will be impoverished. Let us ensure that all young people have every opportunity to participate fully in the lives of their... Read More

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