Car Accident | Harris & Graves PA

How to Prove Fault After You’ve Been Hurt in a Car Accident

Getting injured in a car accident comes with a series of hardships, some of which may change your life for good. On top of the emotional and physical toll of an injury, you’ll likely be facing huge medical bills despite the fact that you may not have been at fault. It’s a difficult time, and…

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What You Can Do to Prevent Motorcycle Accidents

Riding a motorcycle is a wonderful experience. There’s nothing like the feeling of freedom you have with the wind in your face on the open highway. For most motorcyclists, safety is of paramount importance—after all, riding a motorcycle in many ways is much more dangerous than driving a car. However, the incidents of accidents and…

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How to Avoid Car Accidents in the Rain

Weather-related accidents happen all too often in South Carolina. You’re driving along, everything seems fine, but the road is a bit wet, and before you know it, you’ve lost control of your vehicle. Whether you hit or are hit by another vehicle, it can be confusing to know who is responsible and how you can…

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Columbia Car Accidents: What You Need to Know

Car accidents are terrifying. In those first moments you are hurt, confused, scared and unsure of what to do next. There are a lot of dangers inherent in making the wrong choices. What are the laws? What should you do? What should you not do? Saying the wrong thing and keeping the wrong records can…

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Precautions to Take to Avoid Serious Injury or Death In a Car Accident

A car crash can be a scary and devastating experience, which can be worse if serious injuries or even fatalities occur. While you cannot always prevent serious injuries or deaths in a car accident, there are certain steps you can take to decrease your chances of being seriously injured or dying during a car crash.…

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Warning of the Dangers of Flying Road Debris

Motorists often think of road debris as a problem of dodging objects lying on the road. However, these objects got there after falling off trucks, cars, and other motor vehicles, which means they were airborne at one point. With little or no warning and only a windshield to protect you, another’s negligence can cause serious harm. Common Causes of…

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Do You Really Need A Lawyer To Help You Seek Compensation?

We know you have seen too many of the annoying television ads for a lawyer who promises to get you millions of dollars after you have been in a car accident. Some of the commercials may make you think that all car accident lawyers are only out to prey on people who have been hurt…

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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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Explaining The Term “Frozen Shoulder”

It’s not surprising that frozen shoulder is an injury quite familiar to Columbia workers’ comp 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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Things You Should Always Have in Your Vehicle

People often prepare for vehicle emergencies before heading on a long trip or vacation, but the 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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