Celebrating New Year’s Eve | Lawyers North Charleston
202012.31
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Celebrating New Year’s Eve | Lawyers North Charleston

Many of us look forward to wrapping up the holiday season with New Year’s Eve festivities. That often means gathering with family and friends as you reflect back upon the joys and challenges the year held. As we weather a global pandemic, your plans may look different than when you ushered in 2020. Perhaps you…

Avoiding Fatigued Driving | Accident Lawyer North Charleston
202012.19
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Avoiding Fatigued Driving | Accident Lawyer North Charleston

Fatigued driving is a topic we regularly cover on the blog, and for good reason: the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) reports more than 6,000 lives are lost each year due to drowsy driving. When you factor in holiday to-dos, strained sleep schedules from concerns around COVID-19, and conditions on the road this time of year,…

Checking in on Loved Ones in Nursing Homes | Nursing Home Lawyer Charleston
202012.15
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Checking in on Loved Ones in Nursing Homes | Nursing Home Lawyer Charleston

In 2020, the effects of COVID-19 on families with a loved one in a nursing home have been significant and heartbreaking at times. In an effort to reduce the spread of the virus, in mid-May of this year, the federal government called for “extreme caution” regarding nursing home visits and established benchmarks around when visits…

Gift-Giving Tips with Holiday Safety in Mind | Personal Injury Lawyer Charleston
202012.01
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Gift-Giving Tips with Holiday Safety in Mind | Personal Injury Lawyer Charleston

The countdown to the holidays has been on many people’s minds. Focusing on favorite recipes, decorations, festive music and time by the fire feels especially inviting this year. If you decided to put up your tree or begin holiday shopping a little earlier than usual, you’re not alone. What’s more, Realtor.com reports decorating early can…

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…