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What You Need to Know About Construction Site Injuries

 It could happen to just about anyone. You’re walking downtown, past a construction site, and you either slip and fall from damage, or something falls and injures you. Construction projects seem to be ubiquitous these days and the dangers they represent can’t be understated. What happens when you do get hurt in such a situation?…

Semi truck on the highway.

What to Do If You’re Hit by a Semi Truck

The damage from any accident involving a semi truck is catastrophic. It’s far, far worse than the damage suffered in a car accident due to the sheer size and weight of the vehicles involved. Thousands of people are killed in these kinds of accidents every year, and when it happens to you, you know you…

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Can a Bar Be Held Accountable For an Accident Caused by a Drunk Driver?

Drunk driving accidents are an epidemic across the nation, with thousands of people being injured or killed every year due to the irresponsible actions of someone who had no business being behind the wheel. When these tragedies occur, someone needs to be held responsible for the injuries and suffering inflicted, and someone needs to pay…

Young lawyer using his phone.

How Do Personal Injury Attorneys Negotiate Settlements?

It’s unfortunate, but settlements for personal injury cases are rarely simple or straightforward. They require a complex and sometimes conflict-ridden process of back-and-forth before a settlement is reached. The process, in the end, isn’t much different than haggling for the price of a big ticket purchase, but requires a lot more specialized knowledge, and the…

Girl in pink and black clothes snowboarding.

Snowboarding Accidents: What You Need to Know

If you’re like many people across the country, you can’t wait for the temperatures to dip and the snow to start falling so that you can enjoy some time on the slopes. Snowboarding and skiing are two of the most popular wintertime activities, providing big fun and long lasting memories. However, they can also be…

Lawyer mediating a personal injury claim around a conference table.

How Do Lawyers Mediate Personal Injury Claims?

In the past, when negotiations over a personal injury case hit a wall, the only option was to take it to court. This resulted in long, difficult, adversarial and expensive processes. Even worse, it takes the control out of your hands and places it into the hands of a court, and you must abide by…

Paralyzed man using his wheelchair

How Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuits Work in South Carolina

Spinal injuries are some of the most impactful injuries that a person can suffer, completely robbing them of their ability to effectively live their lives and support their families. No matter how your injury occurred, you may find yourself in a very dire situation with mounting medical bills and effects that will likely last for…

Lady on a cruise.

Cruise Ship Liability: What to Do If You Get Sick Onboard

If you’re planning a cruise ship vacation, then you’re probably planning on a truly memorable getaway. What you might not be planning for, however, is the possibility of contracting a serious illness. Unfortunately, it is all too common for a dream cruise to end with some sort of illness. After getting sick on a cruise…

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I Was Injured by a Defective Product: What Do I Do?

Technology is advancing at such a rate we can barely keep up with it. In the past couple of years alone, we’ve seen a number of product defects and recalls in the news that have resulted in property damage, injuries and even deaths. From automobile recalls to e-cigarettes and cellular phone battery explosions, defective products…

Police officer making an arrest to drunk driver, escorting a young man in handcuffs toward the back seat of his police car, at night.

I Was Hit By a Drunk Driver, What Can I Do?

Getting into a car accident is bad enough, but things can seem even worse if you’ve gotten into an accident with an intoxicated driver. While you may be the victim of unfortunate circumstances, you do have options. Here’s some basic advice to take into consideration if you were hit by a drunk driver. If you’ve…