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Recent NC Construction Tragedy Highlights Risks Posed by Decline in Workplace Safety Inspections

On January 2nd, three construction workers were killed in a scaffolding collapse in Charlotte, North Carolina. This tragedy has left three families grieving the loss of their loved ones due to the state’s lax workplace safety protocols. Prior to the fatal accident, North Carolina safety inspectors knew little about the construction site and never inspected […]

Reports Show Latino Workers Face More Occupational Deaths Than Non-Latino Workers


In North Carolina, those employed in industries such as construction and agriculture are at high risk of severe injury and death in work-related accidents. However, studies show that there is a group affected by fatal accidents more than any other demographic: Latino males. Three Latino Workers Killed in Construction Site Accident January 2nd, 2023 On […]

Do You Have to Report Minor Car Accidents in South Carolina?


In South Carolina, you are obligated to report any car accident that causes injuries, death, or results in at least $1,000 worth of property damage to the vehicle. Even a seemingly minor fender bender can result in serious injuries that don’t become apparent until later. Likewise, cars can sustain damage that isn’t immediately noticeable. So, […]

A Crash Course on South Carolina’s Lemon Laws


Suppose you buy or lease a brand-new car. With the keys in your hand, you’re ready to take on the world. Then, the car starts to break down unexpectedly. You wonder how that can happen to your vehicle fresh from the dealership. Unfortunately, in this case, you may be driving a lemon. In order for […]

What to Expect During a Workers’ Compensation Hearing in South Carolina


When a worker is hurt or harmed on the job in South Carolina, they can report it to their employer and seek compensation for their injuries and losses. While some cases settle, others require a court hearing to resolve issues surrounding benefit eligibility and the total amount owed. A hearing can take up to several […]

Grimes Teich Anderson LLP In 2023 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”


Grimes Teich Anderson LLP is happy to announce that it has earned rankings in two practice areas in the 2023 Edition of U.S. News-Best Lawyers in America® “Best Law Firms” for Asheville. The firm is ranked Tier 1 Metropolitan for Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants and Tier 2 Metropolitan for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. […]

What Does the Camp Lejeune Justice Act Mean for Veterans?


News of a contaminated water supply on military base Camp Lejeune stunned the United States. Between 1953 and 1987, leaking underground tanks and waste disposal systems released toxic chemicals and carcinogens up to 280 times the standard safety level into the water supply at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina, sickening thousands of Marines, their families, and […]

How Survivors of Rockstar Cheer Sexual Abuse Can File a Claim?


Sexual abuse is one of the most abhorrent crimes a person can commit. When the affected individuals are children, the offender should face the most severe punishment possible in the eyes of the law. That’s why South Carolina laws have two court systems to persecute sexual predators: criminal court and civil court. Here’s how each […]

What is the PACT Act and How Might Gulf War Era Veterans Qualify for Benefits?


The Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act is otherwise known as the PACT Act and was signed into law on August 10, 2022.[1] The PACT Act honors an Ohio veteran who died of lung cancer in 2020 which was attributed to toxic smoke exposure from burning trash pits during […]

Understanding South Carolina Child Passenger Safety Laws


Children are some of the most precious cargo, making car safety and strict child safety laws a top priority. In South Carolina, the Department of Public Safety has strong child passenger safety (CPS) laws in place to ensure that infants and small children are safe and secure throughout their trip and protected against serious injuries in the […]

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