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What Is a Wheel Runoff Accident?

Published on Mar 25, 2022 at 8:04 pm in Truck Accidents.

What is a Wheel Runoff Accident
Most people know the common causes of car accidents. They’re usually caused by distracted driving, failing to check a blind spot, driving under the influence, poor weather, speeding, and in some cases, worn-out components, like the brake lines or a suddenly decompressed tire. They don’t typically think of a flying tire as the cause of an accident. Unfortunately, it happens, and it’s called wheel runoff.

How Often Do Car Accidents Result in Spinal Cord Injuries?

Published on Jan 21, 2022 at 4:22 pm in Auto Safety.

How Often Do Car Accidents Result in Spinal Cord Injuries
According to the DoT’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics, there were nearly 6.76 million car accidents in 2019, the latest year for which complete data is available. These resulted in 2.74 million injuries and over 36,000 deaths.

In a car accident, any part of the body can be injured to one degree or another, but the spinal cord is especially vulnerable. Together with the brain, the spinal cord composes the central nervous system; it is a bundle of nerves and cells covered by layers of tissue called meninges, which are in turn wrapped by a protective column of bones called vertebrae. Neurosurgeons divide the vertebral column into three regions: the cervical (comprising the neck), thoracic (chest), and lumbar (lower back). The spinal cord has over 40 of these vertebrae.

Announcing the Fall 2021 Winner of The Solomon Law Group Scholarship

Published on Sep 10, 2021 at 3:46 pm in News & Community.

At The Solomon Law Group, we pride ourselves on giving back to our community however we can. In 2018, we decided to start a scholarship that lets us give back to the community and enhance our nation’s ability to educate future generations. Our campaign was a tremendous success so we have been happy to continue it. The last submission period for our scholarship– Fall 2021– just came to a close. We were truly humbled by the amount of applications we received as well as the overall quality of every essay.

Thank you to every student who applied!

We’re pleased to announce we’ve chosen a winner.

Congratulations to Makenna Campbell-Hutts of Tallahassee, Florida!

Makenna will be starting her first year as a graduate student in the Higher Education Masters Degree program at Florida State University.

Law Changes Coming to South Carolina in 2021

Published on Dec 4, 2020 at 9:29 am in Legal Information.

American flag on courthouse

The new year is going to be here in a matter of weeks. With that, people are likely looking forward to new resolutions and are hopeful for a better year than the last. Part of that can also come from ways that state lawmakers are looking to improve South Carolina. When there are new laws or law changes, these can sometimes take place with the change of the year.

South Carolina residents should be aware of the laws that their state will have in the new year so they can be aware of their rights. Let’s take a look at the law changes coming to South Carolina in 2021.

Safety Gear for Bicyclists

Published on May 13, 2020 at 3:24 pm in Personal Safety.

Written by: Reginald C. Hair

It is National Bike Month! For many bicyclists, April’s warm weather has prompted them to dust off their bikes and seek a bike tune-up at their local bike shop. While we are all eager to soak up the sunlight and get some fresh air, bikers should remember safety comes first.

The Centers for Disease Control has reported that less than half of bicyclists wear helmets. Bike wrecks have been known to lead to traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Whether you are commuting to work, riding with your family, or exercising, simply wearing a helmet can reduce your chance of death in the event a collision occurs.

What to Do If You’re Injured in an Out-of-State Car Accident

Published on Apr 2, 2020 at 3:33 pm in Auto Safety.

Crashed front of car

Car accidents can be complicated. Not only do you have to focus on healing from your physical and emotional injuries, but you also might have car damage, missed work, and other stress-inducing issues to handle. But when your accident was out-of-state, you could have yet another headache to deal with.

That’s where a car accident lawyer from Solomon Law Group in Columbia comes in. Our experienced attorneys can guide you through the process of filing an out-of-state car accident claim since it can be complicated and confusing. Let’s take a look at what you should do after a car accident so that you are prepared to take action.

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