Personal Injury

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For Preventing Cold Stress in Workers, Training is Key

Plan, equip, train. That’s the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)’s message to employers as companies brace for the dead of winter. It is the law that employers provide employees a work environment free from known hazards that cause, or are likely to cause, death or serious physical harm. This includes dangerously low temperatures during winter months, which …

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What To Do If You’re Involved In An Uber or Lyft Accident

Over the last few years, ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft have quickly grown in popularity by offering a convenient, alternative way to travel for tourists, commuters, students, and those living in suburbs and larger cities. However, people using these services underestimate the potential risks of getting into an Uber or Lyft. Rideshare accidents may …

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Wakole v. Barber Explains How to Measure Damages in North Carolina Personal Injury Case

When you are involved in a car accident in the Carolinas , you often question what you are entitled to. You need a knowledgeable and experienced South Carolina and North Carolina injury attorney to get the right information about your rights.Wakole v. Barber is a case that arose because of a car accident in Virginia. …

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Autocycles Now Allowed in North Carolina, But What Are They and What Risks Do They Pose?

It’s not a motorcycle. It’s not a car. It’s an autocycle, and thanks to recent legislation passed by the North Carolina Legislature (as reported in the News & Observer), it is now considered its own classification of motor vehicle. In other parts of the country, autocycles are becoming a popular transportation option for baby boomers …

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Tips to Stay Safe When Hiking and Visiting Waterfalls This Summer

Hiking and exploring waterfalls are great ways to see nature, explore, and get some exercise. Enjoying the great outdoors can come with specific risks though. In Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina, including popular sites like Table Rock State Park and DuPont State Forest, hikers have suffered serious, and sometimes fatal, injuries in recent …

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If You Are Injured In An Accident, It’s Important To Get Medical Treatment and Follow Your Doctor’s Orders

If you’ve been injured in a car wreck or because of someone else’s negligence, it’s important to seek medical attention as soon as possible, rather than to “tough it out” and endure the pain in hopes it will go away.  If you’re lucky, the pain will go away, and you can go on with your …

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