Are Driver Assistance Technologies Preventing Car Accidents? 

Vehicle technology has improved significantly in the last decade, with a suite of innovative features now standard on most models. While people once solely relied on seatbelts and airbags to keep them safe, today’s drivers have access to advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). However, is the technology preventing car accidents? – Let’s examine! Is New Auto … Continued

What If I Get COVID-19 at Work? | COVID-19 & Workers’ Comp in 2022

Workers’ Compensation offers assistance to employees who suffer illness or injury as a result of their job. The pandemic kept countless workers at home, leaving many wondering if they can file a Workers’ Comp claim for contracting COVID-19 at their workplace. Read on to learn more about South Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation laws, and how these … Continued

Evidence: Your Personal Injury Case Depends on it

Personal injury cases vary greatly in nature, and are often quite complex. While there is no exact template, recovering compensation requires that a certain legal process is followed. One vital component – personal injury case evidence. The burden of proof rests on the injury victim, requiring them to prove the following in order to hold … Continued

Is Your Occupational Disease Covered Under Workers’ Comp?

Workplace conditions can result in serious illnesses, putting employees’ lives at risk. Exposure to toxic chemicals or materials is often to blame, with South Carolina workers developing occupational diseases as a result. So how do occupational disease & workers’ compensation cases work? Let us explain! If you became ill as a direct result of your job … Continued

South Carolina Is Highly Unsafe For Pedestrians

Walking is not only a healthy form of exercise, but a great way to reach your destination. Here in South Carolina, though, the risk may not be worth the reward. Recent research by Smart Growth America shows that our state ranks as the nation’s third deadliest for pedestrians, with about 800 deaths reported between 2016 … Continued

Tailgating: A Dangerous Driving Tactic

Aggressive driving puts everyone on the road at risk. It causes many auto accidents each year – and while completely preventable, aggressive driving can have fatal impacts. South Carolina, in particular, is known for its fast and often reckless drivers. Recklessness behind the wheel only becomes more dangerous when combined with the heavy volume of … Continued

What is a Vocational Exam in Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Your Workers’ Compensation claim involves several steps, starting with proper medical care. Once you have been treated for your on-the-job injury, a vocational exam will be performed to determine your injury’s impact on your future. Why is vocational exam in workers’ compensation claim important? Hoffman Law Firm explains – Let’s begin. What is a Vocational Exam … Continued

What’s the Difference Between A Minor Car Accident & Severe Car Accident?

Car crashes range in severity, with some resulting in nothing more than a dented bumper. Others, however, can cause severe injuries and thousands of dollars of damage. No matter how serious your auto wreck, Hoffman Law Firm can help maximize the compensation you receive. For trusted legal advice on your next steps, schedule your free … Continued

Do I Need to See a Doctor After a Minor Car Accident?

Many car accident victims assume that they do not need to visit their doctor after an auto wreck – but neglecting even the most minor injuries could be a major mistake. If you have been injured in a car crash, it is important to schedule an appointment and see a doctor after a car accident … Continued

Do I Need to Use Sick Leave for a Workers’ Compensation Claim in South Carolina? 

Workers’ Compensation can be confusing, with employees often believing myths and misinformation. Some employers use their workers’ ignorance to their advantage, following their misaligned moral compass instead of the law. Bad employers may even misuse sick leave for workers ‘ comp victims – let us explain. If you have been hurt at work, it is important … Continued

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