Examining Forklift Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning isn’t limited to idling cars in closed garages or using unventilated home heaters that burn a fuel. It can happen anywhere when combustion gases accumulate in a poorly ventilated environment. The very same homeowner who diligently installs CO detectors in his home could face the danger at work. This hazard often…

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If You Are Injured In An Accident, Always Seek Medical Attention

Not all car accident injuries are obvious at first. Even if you feel OK and your car’s damage is not extensive, you should always get a medical evaluation to rule out injuries with delayed symptoms. Some serious injury types can take time to develop, and quick medical attention reduces the risk of complications and speeds…

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Important Information and Documents You Need for Your Consultation

Meeting with a personal injury lawyer after you’ve been injured in a car accident can have you a bit nervous and unsure of what to expect. In order to ensure your meeting goes well, you don’t want to show-up to your meeting empty-handed. Give your potential lawyer as much information as possible in order for him…

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The South Carolina Moped Bill

On January 14, a moped bill was passed by the South Carolina House of Representatives. The bill, which has not been approved by the Senate, would put certain restrictions on moped riders. If made a law, here are some restrictions and regulations the bill would put on those who ride mopeds: The bill would require moped…

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A Question To Ask Yourself: Do You Drive 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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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. 1. Safety First. If you are involved in a minor accident with no injuries,…

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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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Scared Of Getting Denied For Workers’ Comp? Read This!

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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5 Signs That Should Make You Consider Hiring A Lawyer

Getting injured can be a life-altering event. A significant injury can keep you out of work for years, making it difficult to support yourself. Sometimes injury cases are handled perfectly, and there is no need to hire an injury attorney. There are cases where the best action is to hire an injury attorney. Here are…

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“Mischief Night” Vehicle Collision Takes Young Boy’s Life

Police say that a 12-year-old boy was killed in a vehicle collision about 6 p.m. on Mischief Night, the night before Halloween. The boy, Naquan Nasier Cornish-Smith, was a passenger in a 1993 Honda Civic which was hit by a Ford Explorer when it tried to turn left on Garners Ferry Road. Cornish-Smith was ejected…

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