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The Dangers Of Driving On Autopilot

One of the first lessons students in driving school are taught is to pay attention to the road. This important lesson seems to have been forgotten by many drivers with years of experience. Complacency builds up when driving becomes second nature and their commuting routes and home neighborhoods become familiar. Because of this, they hand over their driving…

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Avoid Being Charged With A Hit-and-Run

Often, people assume those charged with a hit-and-run are driving while drunk, do not have insurance, or otherwise have a reason they want to flee the scene as quickly as possible. Sometimes, though, as evidenced by a recent hit-and-run accident, it is a matter of not understanding what constitutes a hit-and-run. In this example, a…

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Driving In Flood Waters And What You Should Know

According to the National Weather Service, as little as 12 inches of moving water can sweep away a small car and two feet of rushing water can sweep away nearly any vehicle. Even a prudent driver should exercise extra caution when driving around flood waters. Therefore, let South Carolina car accident attorneys provide you with a few…

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Personal Injury Terms & Definitions

Personal injury — What is it exactly? The term “personal injury” is used to describe any injury, physical or mental, that occurred because of someone’s intentional actions or negligence, or strict liability. Columbia injury lawyers share more about personal injury: Reasons For Personal Injury Intentional actions: someone hurts you on purpose. This includes assault, battery,…

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Your After Accident Guide To Protect Yourself

Every day thousands of auto accidents occur. If you happen to be one of those unfortunate victims, knowing what to do after the accident can help cut costs, accelerate clean up and repair, and most importantly, help to prevent further injuries. Safety First If you are involved in a minor accident with no injuries, the…

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Car Seat Safety And How Important It Is

Each year children are injured and even killed in car accidents because they were not properly restrained. As we enter 2016 it is a good time to review car seat safety. South Carolina car accident lawyers want to provide you a few car seat tips so your child can avoid harm should an accident occur. The three…

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Do You Know About The Move Over Law?

Most people understand that police officers and other emergency responders do dangerous jobs at times. This work becomes even more dangerous when police officers or other emergency responders have to stop on the side of busy roads. Since 1999, over 200 law enforcement officers have been struck and killed by vehicles. Along with that, paramedics,…

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Tips For Drivers Involved In Multi-Car Crashes

If you’re traveling down one of Columbia’s Interstates and you’re hit from behind in a multi-car crash, it’s important to know what steps to take. By following these tips, you and your passengers will know what to do in the minutes following an accident involving several vehicles. Check the passengers in your car to find out if they have any…

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Why Was My Workers’ Compensation Claim Denied?

If you are hurt on the job, your biggest focus is often on healing as quickly as possible. During the process of healing, it can be easy to get so focused upon getting better that it is only after your worker’s comp claim is denied that you realize you did something wrong when filing a claim.…

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Four Tips To Stay Safe During The Holiday Season

Fall in South Carolina mean two things are in season–hunting and the holidays. You won’t need a Columbia car accident lawyers when you’re deer hunting, but Christmas shopping can come close to being a contact sport, so it’s always good to know who to call. November and especially December have always meant more accidents–not only are people…