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Why Should I Call a Greenville Car Accident Lawyer

There are many reasons why you might be involved in a car accident. It could be a mechanical failure in your car, bad road conditions, inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstance. The worst, of course, is when it’s the irresponsible or malicious actions of another driver. You’re not alone if this has happened to you.…

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Wrongful Death: Who Can File a Suit?

When someone dies and it’s the fault of someone else’s irresponsibility or deliberate actions, the lives of those left behind are turned upside down. It’s not just the pain of the loss; you can be financially devastated by losing a loved one as well. In these cases, a wrongful death suit can be the means…

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Tips for Driving in Unfavorable Weather Conditions

If you’re like most people, you want to be sure that you’re safe whenever you get behind the wheel of your vehicle to go for a drive. However, even the safest driver can get into an accident, particularly when weather conditions rapidly deteriorate. Before you venture out onto the highway, it’s a good idea to…

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Effective Winter Safety Tips

If you’re the type of person that prefers cold weather, then winter is probably your favorite season. The brisk temperature, the beautiful snow and the enjoyable holidays are just a few of the reasons that winter is one of the best times of the year, and if you want to have the most fun possible…

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Easy Christmas Tree Safety Tips for a Great Holiday

For many people, Christmas is the best time of the year thanks to the breathtaking decorations, and the ability to catch up with friends and family. While you’re enjoying the festive atmosphere that comes with the Christmas season, you want to know that you and your family are going to be safe, and the best…

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How to Tell if You Have a Slip and Fall Case

It can happen to just about anyone at any time. You’re just out for a good time, or headed to the store, or going about your daily business. Suddenly, you find yourself on the ground, sometimes with a serious injury. The accident was caused by a dangerous condition that you didn’t see, that you weren’t…

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The Best Tips for Thanksgiving Safety

With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, many people’s minds are focused on a delicious turkey dinner and time spent with friends and family. While Thanksgiving is certainly a joyous occasion, it is also a holiday where accents are frequent, causing people to spend their holiday in the emergency room. If you want to make sure that…

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Are Workers’ Compensation Benefits Taxed?

Workers’ compensation is an essential no-fault system that protects workers against any injuries they suffer in the course of their work. It doesn’t matter if you’re driving to a client’s office, you fall going to the bathroom, you throw out your back lifting a box, or you develop carpal tunnel, if it’s in the course…

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When Medical Malpractice and Product Liability Overlap

When you go into the hospital for a procedure, you’re literally putting your life in someone else’s hands. You have to trust that the doctor or other healthcare professional caring for you is well-trained and qualified to handle the job. When it goes bad, it’s not just a factor of repairing the injury you suffered,…

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Are Vehicle Accident Settlements Taxable?

When you finally get your settlement award for your car accident case, it can be a huge relief. After all, you’re counting on the money you receive to continue to make ends meet while you try to recover and get your life back. Many people, however, are rightly concerned about whether this money that’s sorely…

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