Safely Decorating for the Holidays | Lawyers Summerville
202011.24
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Safely Decorating for the Holidays | Lawyers Summerville

This year, it’s no surprise that many families are feeling the urge to decorate for the holidays a little sooner than usual. Good Housekeeping reports that doing so may lift your spirits due to “a technique psychologists call savoring, a way to fully absorb life’s special moments.” Tapping into childhood memories and the holiday spirit…

Holiday Workplace Safety | Workers’ Comp Attorney Charleston
202011.18
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Holiday Workplace Safety | Workers’ Comp Attorney Charleston

There is much to look forward to during the holiday season. Holiday music sparks feelings of nostalgia, decorations and lights conjure up favorite childhood memories and the spirit of generosity runs deep. With all the merriment, it’s important to remember the holiday season also comes with additional stressors for many employees. For those industries who…

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week | Car Accident Lawyer Charleston
202011.09
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Drowsy Driving Prevention Week | Car Accident Lawyer Charleston

With clocks falling back one hour overnight on Nov. 1, 2020, the roads become darker during the evening commute or while running family errands. As we recently covered in our safety tips for driving at night blog, nighttime road conditions are more dangerous for many reasons, including limited depth perception, color recognition and peripheral vision….

Riding Safe This Fall | Charleston Motorcycle Crash Attorney
202011.05
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Riding Safe This Fall | Charleston Motorcycle Crash Attorney

As temperatures cool down and fall foliage transforms into a colorful show of scarlet, gold and burnt orange, a motorcycle trip sounds especially inviting this year. You may be planning a ride in the Smoky Mountains, returning to the Tail of the Dragon or Cherohala Skyway. If you prefer to stay closer to home, the…

Why You Need a Charleston Truck Accident Attorney on Your Side
202011.01
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Why You Need a Charleston Truck Accident Attorney on Your Side

If you or a loved one is a victim of a semi-truck collision, you understand it is a dangerous and traumatic experience. Many factors play a role in just how perilous the situation can become, including whether the crash involves a bicyclist or pedestrian, the speed in which both parties are traveling, where the impact…

Night Driving Tips | Personal Injury Attorney in Charleston
202010.28
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Night Driving Tips | Personal Injury Attorney in Charleston

The arrival of autumn in the Lowcountry is welcomed by many after a long summer with sometimes scorching days. As we make our way through the global pandemic, fall plans may take different forms this year. While some festivities may be on hold, spending time on the road is still a part of many families’…

Help for Back Injuries in the Workplace
202010.23
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Help for Back Injuries in the Workplace

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more than one million employees suffer back injuries each year, accounting for nearly 20 percent of all workplace injury claims. A closer look at the data reveals workers with manual materials handling tasks are at greater risk, and the majority of these injuries affect the lower…

#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…