Posts by dvera

What To Do Following a Motorcycle Collision

Motorcycle accidents can be deadly and leave the rider severely injured or permanently impaired. Many times collisions are due to motorist negligence and can be preventable. Simple safety precautions by drivers like looking twice before merging can not only prevent accidents but save lives as well. If you have been involved in a motorcycle collision…

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Car Accident Stats You Need To Know

It can be very scary how often car accidents happen, as well as your chances of being involved in a car accident. Injury from car accidents are the top preventable types of injuries. The most important thing to remember after being in a car accident is to immediately call a personal injury attorney – Attorney…

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Surprising Car Accident Statistics In South Carolina

For many of us, driving is a regular part of our day, and we don’t like to dwell on the risks of being on the road. But you may be surprised by the  number of automobile accidents in South Carolina:   There is one traffic collision every 3.7 minutes. There is one fatal collision every…

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Are Hands-Free Devices Safe For Driving?

  We all know the risks of texting and driving. But many people think that using a hands-free device–whether earpiece, speakerphone, or dashboard system–cuts down or even eliminates the danger. Unfortunately, this is far from the truth. Because distraction of any kind is the key factor in many accidents, the danger doesn’t go away if…

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Signs of a Traumatic Brain Injury

Car accidents are often traumatic, but a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be one of the most devastating consequences of a car accident. According to the latest information from the CDC, car accidents are the third overall cause of TBI-related ED visits, hospitalizations, and deaths. However, signs of TBI are not always obvious. Unlike open…

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What To Do After an Accident Involving Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is any activity that takes your attention away from the road. This includes texting, talking, eating or drinking, using a navigation system, or even interacting with other passengers. But texting while driving is especially dangerous because it involves distraction on three levels: Visual: taking your eyes off the road Manual: taking your hands…

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What To Do After a Workplace Injury

Workplace injuries include a broad category of injuries that happen while someone is in  their workplace or conducting official workplace business. Sometimes these injuries are the result of employers not taking measures that provide employees with a safe working environment. For example, injuries can result from faulty equipment, mislabeled chemicals and  improper safety equipment, The…

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Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Nursing home abuse and neglect happen too often. Although horrible assaults do happen, usually nursing home abuse can sometimes be hard to detect. Nursing homes and assisted living centers are supposed to be safe places that preserve a resident’s dignity. Family members entrust their loved one to these places and expect the best possible care.…

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Top Things To Do Following A Trucking Accident

An accident with a commercial 18-wheeler can be a very dangerous situation and could result in catastrophic damage, as well as serious injuries. If you’ve been involved in an accident with a semi-truck, dump truck, work truck, tanker, or tractor trailer, you may be entitled to compensation. Depending on the extent of damages, the compensation…

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