What Can I Do to Get Evidence to Prove My Slip and Fall Case?

A slip and fall accident can cause injuries that interrupt your daily life and work, resulting in pain, suffering, and financial hardship. If you slipped on a wet surface at work or tripped over a hazard left out in a store, you may be wondering how complicated is proving a slip and fall accident took … Continued

How to Avoid Being a Victim of a Work-Zone Accident

When road construction is present, the work-zone is covered in signs and bright orange cones and barrels to alert drivers of the work being done. The brightly colored signs get your attention for one reason: Safety. Yet, work-zone accident after another unfortunately have become commonplace. Here in Charleston, we find ourselves encountering road work almost … Continued

What is an “Independent Medical Examination?” 

When you’re going through a personal injury case, an injured person generally is receiving treatment from one specialist such as an orthopedist or a neurosurgeon. These specialists are typically tasked with rendering opinions on your condition such as future medical requirements and work restrictions. At some point, however you may hear the term independent medical … Continued

The Serious Consequences of Pharmacy Errors

Each year, in the United States alone, 7,000 to 9,000 people die as a result of a medication error. Additionally, hundreds of thousands of other patients experience an error, but often do not report an adverse reaction or other medication complications. (National Library of Medicine, 2022)  When you pick up your prescription from the pharmacy, … Continued

What To Do After a Heavy Lifting Work Accident

You’ve been trained, given guidelines, and always lift with your knees, but yet an accident still happened. If you have a job that requires heavy lifting, even the most highly trained employee can still endure an injury.  While regular heaving lifting doesn’t seem like something to worry about, it’s important to know what to do … Continued

How to Share the Road with Bicyclists & Prevent Accidents

We often see signs telling us to “share the road” with cyclists, but rarely does it feel safe to do. Many people are biking more these days to save money and get exercise, so it’s important to know how cyclists and drivers can safely coexist on the road. Here, we offer tips on better bicycle safety … Continued

What Should I Do After an Injury at a Concert Venue?

Concerts are a time of celebration and community as everyone sings along to their favorite songs from their favorite band. We expect these nights to come with a sense of freedom, fun, and enjoyment, but what happens when you end up injured at a concert? Many different variables to consider when an incident occurs during … Continued

Is it OK to Leave the Scene of a Car Accident Even If No One Was Injured?

Even minor car accidents can be a major inconvenience. It may be tempting to leave scene of car accident if there appears to be no injuries involved, you should not. It is important to remain in place until the authorities arrive. Hoffman Law Firm explains.  Read on to learn more. Why You Should NEVER Leave … Continued

Intersection Etiquette: What to Do When Traffic Lights Go Out

If a traffic light is broken, what should a driver do? A malfunctioning traffic light can wreak havoc on daily commuters just trying to get home. Traffic light outages can be due to inclement weather, a car accident, or a mechanical malfunction. In the event that you approach a traffic light that is out, it’s … Continued

Hydroplaning Car Accident: Who Is at Fault?

Inclement weather conditions can make driving a challenge. From heavy rain to icy roadways, the forecast can have a serious impact on travel. In fact, 70% of weather-related wrecks, such as hydroplaning car accidents, occur on wet pavement. Read on to learn more, and if you have been involved in a hydroplaning car accident, contact … Continued

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