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May 27, 2015

South Carolina is now the 4th state in the nation to consider the opt-out for workers’ compensation insurance.

What is workers’ compensation insurance and who is required to have it?

Any injury sustained while currently working for any employer is considered a work-related injury. In the event that one should become injured on the job, employers carry a type of insurance that... Read More

May 19, 2015

A bipartisan group of South Carolina Senators are pushing to have a bill passed that would give workers’ compensation for first responders that suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder relating to on-the-job experiences.

Our lowcountry first responders include EMS and firefighters that are typically the first to arrive on the scene of gruesome and tragic accidents. “If you believe... Read More

May 15, 2015

At this point in 2014, 271 people had died in 248 auto accidents on highways located in the state of South Carolina. In 2015, 316 people have died in 291 crashes. If highway fatalities continue to occur at this rate, car crash deaths in 2015 will easily top the 810 that were reported last year.

One of the biggest culprits of these accidents was the victims' failure to wear their seat... Read More

May 15, 2015

Last year brought heartache in the news as we read story after story of children being left in vehicles as temperatures rose. Unfortunately, as summer approaches once again, the risk of these incidents will most likely increase.

While it can be quick to place blame in these situations, most of these parents are just like you and me: good and loving people who would never even dream of... Read More

May 14, 2015
Workplace Injury Lawyers | Charleston, South Carolina Workers' Compensation

When you are injured on the job in South Carolina, chances are you can file a workers' compensation claim. With a few exceptions, every employee in South Carolina is covered by the State Workers' Compensation Act. However, it is absolutely essential that you report your injury and file your claim within the time allotted by law, or you could lose your right to receive benefits.

In the... Read More

May 13, 2015

Moped related accidents have dramatically increased in the tri-county area within the last couple of months. Not only is this increase alarming, it’s actually responsible for four deaths in March and April. This problem may be a result of the loophole in South Carolina’s DUI Laws along with certain other factors, and here’s why:

Since a moped is not recognized as a motor vehicle, there... Read More

May 04, 2015

Please join us in congratulating our new Employee of the Month, Lacy Sidbury! 

In an effort to express our appreciation for our wonderful staff and highlight their commitment to great service,... Read More

April 03, 2015
Steinberg Law Firm volunteers for Comfort Meals at MUSC

The Steinberg Law Firm recently became involved with the Comfort Meals program at MUSC Children's Hospital. The program relies on members of the community who volunteer their time to provide meals for hospitalized children and their families. Days, weeks, or even months of living on hospital food can be monotonous, expensive, and discouraging for those who are already going through a tough... Read More

March 30, 2015
personal injury lawyers

A personal injury case can be an important way to pursue the compensation you need and deserve following an injury caused by someone else's negligence. To learn more and to find out if you have a case, you should schedule a free consultation with our lawyers. In the meantime, consider these 4 things to know about personal injury cases as you decide whether to pursue compensation:

You may... Read More
March 25, 2015
Food and Clothing Drive for Tricounty Family Ministries

Throughout the month of April, our firm is hosting a food and clothing drive to benefit Tricounty Family Ministries, a non-profit ecumenical organization based in North Charleston that provides assistance to those in need. Employees of the Steinberg Law Firm regularly volunteer at Tricounty Family Ministries, helping out in the kitchen, intake center, health center, and clothing closet, and... Read More