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Determining Fault in Accidents Involving Backing Up

Published on Sep 18, 2020 at 10:10 am in Auto Safety.

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When you think of a car accident, it’s likely you imagine vehicles traveling at moderate to high speeds when they collide. However, a number of crashes occur during maneuvers that require very slow speeds. The most common slow maneuver that results in accidents is backing up.

When a car is traveling in reverse, whether the driver is backing out of a parking spot or backing out into oncoming traffic, it’s important for the driver to be well aware of their surroundings. If the driver backs out too quickly or fails to check their blind spots, an accident can easily result.

How to Recognize a Dangerous Toy Before Giving It to a Child

Published on Sep 3, 2020 at 3:39 pm in Product Safety.

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As a parent or a caretaker for a child, it’s hard to keep track of everything your child has or does. No matter how attentive you are, you can still miss key signs that your child is playing with a dangerous toy. Even though the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has regulations for toys and monitors their production, sometimes dangerous toys slip through the cracks.

Commonly Asked Questions about Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Published on Aug 26, 2020 at 3:42 pm in Workers' Compensation.

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If you’ve been injured on the job, you’ll want to understand what your legal rights are to workers’ compensation benefits. Unfortunately, the system doesn’t always make it easy to understand what you’re entitled to and how you go about receiving those benefits. Because of that, let’s take a look at some of the frequently asked questions injured employees have in South Carolina.

How Often Is Nerve Damage Caused During a Car Accident?

Published on Aug 21, 2020 at 9:03 am in Auto Safety.

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Car accidents have the capability of causing all kinds of injuries. Blunt force, whipping motions, and sharp objects all play a part in causing damage to the people inside of vehicles when they collide. While you might think of bruises and broken bones as the only injuries sustained after a car accident, it’s also possible for victims to come away from a crash with nerve damage.

When Can a Lawsuit Be Filed for Harmful Medication Side Effects?

Published on Aug 14, 2020 at 3:39 pm in Product Safety.

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When you’re taking medication for an ailment, you expect the medication to help you feel better. This could be managing pain and other symptoms or treating the ailment itself. Many medications can have side effects, but your doctor or the medication’s label may convey this to you so you’re aware of what can happen. However, when medication has harmful side effects that you weren’t aware of, you may be able to take legal action. A Columbia dangerous drug lawyer from Solomon Law Group can help you seek compensation for the injuries and losses you suffered from the harmful medication.

Should I File a Workers’ Compensation or Personal Injury Claim After a Work Injury?

Published on Aug 6, 2020 at 3:32 pm in Workers' Compensation.

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When you’ve suffered an injury at work, especially one that requires you to take time off of work to recover, it’s important to understand what your rights are as an employee or if your situation warrants legal action.

While workers’ compensation is often available to those who were accidentally injured at work, there are circumstances where that just isn’t an option. In order to understand what the best course of action is for your recovery and financial future, an attorney from Solomon Law Group can explain whether you should file a workers’ compensation or personal injury claim after a work injury.

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