#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…

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…

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…

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…

Meeting for Drinks? Getting Home Safely During COVID-19
202007.13
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Meeting for Drinks? Getting Home Safely During COVID-19

As some restrictions lift and businesses reopen, you may consider meeting a friend or family member for a drink to catch up (while socially distancing). Before making plans, be sure to review the latest information from the CDC on going out, keeping in mind “the more closely you interact with others and the longer that…

Car Accident Attorney | When Your Teen is Injured in a Car Accident
202005.04
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Car Accident Attorney | When Your Teen is Injured in a Car Accident

Car Accident Attorney | You knew the day would come that your child would become a teen driver. However, the statistics haven’t changed. By nature of their immaturity and lack of experience in the driving world, teens are prone to accidents. In fact, car accidents are the number one cause of death amongst American teenagers….

Car Accident Attorney | The First 5 Things You Should Do After A Crash
202004.27
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Car Accident Attorney | The First 5 Things You Should Do After A Crash

Car Accident Attorney | Early estimates from the U.S. Department of Transportationshow that 26,730 people were killed in car crashes in the first nine months of 2019 alone. With staggering numbers like these, we can be certain that thousands more were injured. The truth is that car accidents happen. Because we cannot control elements like…