Are Motorcycle Accidents Increasing in South Carolina?

Warmer states like the one we call home offer plenty of opportunity for motorcyclists to enjoy the open road. But states with climates conducive for riding are also ones with the highest rates of motorcycle fatalities. In fact, motorcycle crashes in South Carolina increased 33% from 2020 to 2021 – with many accidents resulting in … Continued

What Injury Risks Does A Longshoreman (Dock Worker) Face On The Job?

On-the-job injuries are common among local maritime workers, with hazardous workplace conditions putting them at risk. Longshoremen, shipbuilders, stevedores and shipbreakers face numerous threats each day as they load and unload cargo, repair large vessels and keep the supply chain running smoothly. The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act protects those who labor on docks … Continued

10 Common Injuries Caused by Rear-End Collisions

Rear-end collisions are one of the most common types of car accidents, often happening at low speeds. These accidents become much more dangerous on the highway as vehicles pick up speed. Whether your rear-end collision occurs in a crowded parking lot or a busy interstate, Hoffman Law Firm is here to help. We offer more … Continued

What Qualifies As Pain and Suffering in a Personal Injury Case?

Physical pain is the unfortunate result of most accident cases, leaving injury victims to face a difficult road to recovery labelled pain and suffering. But emotional and mental trauma often occur as well. How does this intangible pain and distress translate to compensation – and how can you be sure you receive the damages you … Continued

Dangerous Jobs: Most Common Workplace Injuries

While no career path is completely free of risk, some workplaces are more dangerous than others. Each year, workers face illness and injury – across the country and across industries. Unsafe work conditions are often to blame, putting countless employees at risk every time they clock in. Common Dangerous Workplace Jobs in 2020 Firstly, statistics … Continued

Should I Release Medical Records in a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Workers’ Compensation claims can be complicated, especially if your injuries require extensive medical treatment. Certain details must be disclosed to the insurance company, but disclosing too much information could negatively impact your case. It’s feel uneasy speaking about medical records and workers’ comp. Walking this fine line is often difficult – but you do not … Continued

What Makes Holiday Accident & Driving More Dangerous?

While Santa Claus relies on reindeer power to get around, locals do not have the same luxury. With more drivers on the road – plus the inevitable stress of the holidays – statistics show an increase in collisions and fatalities. A holiday accident and compounded by the pandemic, a factor that adds more anxiety to … Continued

What Damages Can You Recover After A Car Accident?

If you have been injured in a car accident, you may be eligible for life-changing compensation for your losses. Known as “damages,” these funds are paid by the at-fault driver or the driver’s insurance company. many accident victims are confused on what they are entitled to. It’s ok, Hoffman Law Firm is here to explain … Continued

11 Common Reasons For Commercial Truck Accidents

Driving a fully loaded semi truck is no easy task, requiring commercial truck drivers to employ precision and skill behind the wheel. But enormous pressure to deliver loads as quickly as possible all too often leads to reckless driving and fatigue. Resulting in commercial truck accidents – an accident that is often catastrophic. Let our … Continued

Pretty in Pink: Hoffman Law Firm Creates Awareness for Breast Cancer 2021

Every October, the columns of Hoffman Law Firm become powerful symbols of awareness, prevention and most of all, hope. By painting our columns pink, the firm hopes to not only honor the lives lost to breast cancer, but celebrate survivors and celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness. Be sure to take a look as you’re traveling down … Continued

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