Top 3 Myths that Can Reduce Your Car Wreck Compensation in Greenville

If you believe one of these myths, you could end up with less car wreck compensation than you’re entitled to. Myth #1 I can rely on the police report to show who was at fault in the wreck. If the police report from your accident clearly states that the other driver broke traffic laws, then…

How Workers’ Comp Benefits Affect Social Security Benefits

Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability Insurance Both workers’ compensation and the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) system are intended to help people who need sources of income at a difficult time. Sometimes people need the support of both programs, if, for example, they were injured on the job so severely that they can no…

What You Need to Know About Bicycle-Car Accidents in South Carolina

Bicyclists, be careful on the roads. Overall, bicycle riders have a higher risk of injury and death than do motor vehicle drivers, according to the CDC. The risks around bicycle accidents are even higher for cyclists on the roads in South Carolina, which SCDOT reports has been one of the most dangerous states for cyclists…

5 Things to Do Within 24 Hours of Being Injured at Work in Greenville

There’s no time to delay when you have been injured at work. While you have two years to file a workers’ compensation claim in South Carolina, you have only 90 days to report an accident at work, and the sooner you start, the better. Though you are not obligated by law to do anything within…

Four Ways Trucking Accidents Are Different from Car Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents involving trucks like tractor-trailers and other large commercial trucks are often significantly different from accidents involving only passenger cars. If you have been involved in an accident with a truck, it’s important for you to know how it’s different and how a personal injury attorney with experience in trucking accidents can help.…

The Future of Worker’s Comp in South Carolina

Workers Comp Law in South Carolina Most of the time, decisions made in other states don’t affect us here in South Carolina. Sometimes, though, the decisions are so big, they could have an impact on our own workers comp law. A recent decision from the Supreme Court in the state of Oklahoma is one of…