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Bad Weather Driving Safety Tips

An overturned tractor-trailer backed up traffic along Interstate 77 near Columbia on the morning of April 1. The accident, which took place during heavy rainfall, acts as a reminder that wet roads may require adaptations to your driving. Slow down when the road is wet or icy. No matter the size of your vehicle, slick roads…

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The Importance Of Tracking Your Medical Expenses

If you’ve been searching for a car accident lawyer in Columbia, South Carolina, there’s a chance that you are currently dealing with an injury from a car accident. Working with an attorney can help you make a case, but to ensure that you are compensated for all of your expenses like you should be, it…

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What Is “Frozen Shoulder”?

It’s not surprising that frozen shoulder is an injury quite familiar to our workers’ compensation attorneys, as many jobs require workers to use their arms for heavy and/or repetitive lifting. Putting out a hand to brace a fall is another common cause of a shoulder injury. Shoulder Injuries Cause The Most Missed Work Days A 2014…

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Driving Tips For Senior Drivers In Columbia, South Carolina

While the aging process can make driving more challenging for seniors, it doesn’t mean they have to stop driving. Senior citizens can drive safely by making adjustments. These include using the right driving strategies, technology, and staying on top of their health. With the following tips, seniors can drive longer and keep their independence: Choose…

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Our Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Can Help Injured Nurses

The lifting and moving of overweight patients by hospital nursing staff is an occupational hazard and becoming more so with the increase in obesity. Some disquieting statistics published by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show that each year hospital nursing employees suffer approximately 35,000 musculoskeletal-type injuries. A serious injury results in missed…

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Understanding Rollover Accident Injuries

Rollovers are among the deadliest of motor vehicle accidents. The reason is that many of the car’s safety features do little to protect the occupants from rollover injuries. Car bumpers and crumple zones for example, are effective at protecting against front and rear collisions. However, the rollover accident stresses the sides and roof of the…

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Documentation Is A Huge Factor For Your Injury Case

If you are thinking about hiring a team of experienced Columbia car accident lawyers — such as the legal professionals at Harris & Graves, P.A. — then you are making a smart decision. To make the most out of this decision, however, you will need to provide your attorneys with as much information as possible. Along with…

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Four Items You Should Always Have In Your Vehicle

People often prepare for vehicle emergencies before heading on a long trip or vacation, but they often put less effort into preparing for everyday driving mishaps. Yet, there are certain items you should not be without in your vehicle, no matter how far you are traveling. Jumper Cables One of the most annoying things that…

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4 Times You Should Consider Speaking With An Injury Lawyer

When you become injured during an accident, one of the first questions you may ask yourself is if you need to hire an attorney. If you live in Columbia, and you are asking yourself this question, here are 4 times that you should start looking into hiring a Columbia injury lawyer. Long-Term or Permanent Injuries If the injury…

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Bicycle Safety Tips All Riders Need To Follow

Recently, a bicyclist was hit and killed in Cayce. The bicyclist was traveling along a road that does not have a bike lane but that bicyclists commonly use. While bicycling can be a healthy and enjoyable way to get to and from places, it is important for bicyclists to use proper precaution, especially when traveling…

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