How Does Car Accident Compensation Work in South Carolina

Getting in a car accident is an experience that everyone hopes to avoid, but they happen every day. We all know what that fateful moment brings – stress, bills, paperwork and arguments with insurance companies and negligent drivers. When an auto accident happens, what happens to you? The Lourie Law Firm can help you achieve […]

What Does Your Insurance Cover?

What your insurance covers can vary widely depending on what type of coverage you have. While each package is individualized, all insurance carriers are obligated to offer a multitude of options you can choose from during the purchasing process. In South Carolina, you are required by law to have a certain amount of liability coverage. […]

South Carolina Attorneys Discuss Whiplash Caused by Rear-End Accidents

Auto accidents can impact your health and wellbeing in a variety of ways. One of these ways is whiplash, a common neck injury usually caused by rear-end accidents. The sensitivity and importance of the neck means that whiplash must be understood. Pretending that whiplash isn’t serious won’t make the condition go away. In fact, the […]

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 […]