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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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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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