#JustDrive: Distracted Driving Carries Serious (Sometimes Deadly) Risks
202010.08
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#JustDrive: Distracted Driving Carries Serious (Sometimes Deadly) Risks

As a personal injury firm, the John Price team has seen the dangers of distracted driving first-hand. It is a topic we discuss regularly in the media and on our blog, and unfortunately, it doesn’t appear to be going away soon. As we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic as a global community, the National Safety Council…

Fire Safety Tips for the Home and Workplace | Charleston Lawyer
202010.05
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Fire Safety Tips for the Home and Workplace | Charleston Lawyer

If a fire were to break out at home or in your place of work, how would you react? According to Ready.gov, a fire can become life-threatening in a mere two minutes. Fast forward to the five-minute mark and an entire residence can be enveloped in flames. Fire is “fast,” “hot,” “dark” and “deadly.” Having…

Drive Safely Work Week: Resources for Employers
202010.01
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Drive Safely Work Week: Resources for Employers

Drive Safely Work Week is typically the first week of October, but the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) has taken a new approach to allow for more frequent campaigns to raise awareness around driving safety. If you are a business owner, be sure to visit the NETS website for free resources including a…

National Concussion Awareness Day
202009.29
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National Concussion Awareness Day

The national conversation around concussion has grown significantly in recent years. Although competitive sports may come to mind (and for good reason given the statistics), the risk of concussion extends beyond the field. National Concussion Awareness Day from the Brain Injury Association of America is Sept. 18. Keep reading to learn more about concussion facts,…

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over | DUI Accident Victims
202009.29
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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over | DUI Accident Victims

In an effort to stop drunk driving, this Aug. 19 to Sept. 7, 2020, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) mobilizes their “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. Drunk driving takes the lives of 10,000+ people each year. NHTSA reports nearly 30 people lose their life in drunk-driving crashes in the United States…

Slip and Fall Injuries on Private Property
202009.28
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Slip and Fall Injuries on Private Property

Fall rhythms feel a little different this year. Though gatherings may be limited or taken outdoors with social distancing in mind, you may still plan to visit a friend’s private property. Perhaps there will be pumpkin carving with the kids on the back porch, a chili cook-off with seasonal ingredients, or an autumn wine and…

Hit-and-Run Accident Attorneys in South Carolina
202009.25
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Hit-and-Run Accident Attorneys in South Carolina

Hit-and-run accidents are rising at an alarming pace on a national level, a 60 percent increase since 2009 according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. In fact, AAA reports every minute in the United States, a hit-and-run accident takes place (682,000 crashes and 2,049 deaths in 2016). Unfortunately, they also found that pedestrians and…

Find the “Right Seat” | National Child Passenger Safety Week
202009.20
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Find the “Right Seat” | National Child Passenger Safety Week

National Child Passenger Safety Week is just around the corner, including National Seat Check Saturday (the week of Sept. 20, 2020). The John Price family understands just how critical child passenger safety is; we are doing our part to add to the conversation as we work together to end the suffering of children due to…

Rear-Ended Collisions in South Carolina
202008.25
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Rear-Ended Collisions in South Carolina

If you’ve ever been rear-ended while driving, you know first-hand how emotionally jarring and physically painful it can be. Everyone’s experience is different; seconds may feel like an eternity or faster than milliseconds. When replaying the scene in your head, you may recall a host of sounds, such as tires screeching or metal being crushed….

Stop on Red Week: Dangers of Running a Red Light
202008.02
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Stop on Red Week: Dangers of Running a Red Light

Have you ever had a close call with another driver making the dangerous mistake of running a red light? The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) describes red light running as the “leading cause of urban crashes in the United States,” often resulting in serious injury or death. As Stop on Red Week from the…

National Heatstroke Awareness: Park. Lock. Look.
202007.31
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National Heatstroke Awareness: Park. Lock. Look.

The National Heatstroke Awareness Campaign from the United States Department of Transportation runs from July to September of this year. Perhaps you’ve seen their public service announcements for Park. Look. Lock. As personal injury lawyers, we are all too familiar with injuries to children and would like to help spread the word about what parents…

Teen Driving Safety Tips for Families | John Price Law Firm
202007.28
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Teen Driving Safety Tips for Families | John Price Law Firm

Are you the parent or caregiver of a new teen driver? Much anticipation and preparation likely went into getting your teen driver ready for this milestone. Many of us can remember what it was like to get our first set of car keys. We may also have memories of our first fender bender or close…