What Happens To Your Body In An Auto Accident? South Carolina Attorneys Explain

Today’s vehicles are designed to absorb a great deal of impact in a frontal collision. Additionally, airbags and seatbelts can protect drivers and passengers from sustaining serious injuries. However, your vehicle can only take so much impact. What happens to your body when you get in a car accident? When a frontal crash occurs at […]

How Dangerous Are Roadside Construction Sites? – An Attorney Explains

Roadside construction sites are some of the most dangerous places for construction workers. Every day, pavers, crossing guards, highway maintenance workers, power-line installers, and other roadside workers put their lives on the line in order to earn a living. According to The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWP), more than 1,000 construction workers lost […]

South Carolina DOT Tackles Dangerous Rural Roads

South Carolina highways are among the most dangerous in the U.S. Between 2012 and 2016, there were 6,800 crashes that resulted in fatalities or serious injuries. But South Carolina’s Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is working to improve the quality and safety of our rural roads. Phase 1 of the Rural Road Safety Program began last year, when 500 […]

Safer Trucks Would Mean Fewer South Carolina Truck Accidents

When tractor-trailers compete with smaller passenger vehicles on South Carolina roads, the results can be deadly. The combination of excess size, speed, and industry-wide poor safety practices have long been known to lead to deadly truck accidents. Fatalities attributed to collisions with large trucks have been climbing steadily in recent years, with more than 4,300 […]

Extreme Heat Impacts Workers in South Carolina

South Carolina has the second-highest rate of non-fatal occupational injuries and exposure to environmental heat, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Extreme heat can have devastating impacts on our workers. South Carolina Heat-Related Work Injury Rate Substantial South Carolina had a rate of 1 per 100,000 workers suffering work-related heat exposure […]