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The Dangers of Head-on Collisions

Poor driving decisions can change the lives of families in an instant. When it comes to types of car wrecks, few are as dangerous as head-on collisions. Head-on highway encounters usually result in serious injuries and are frequently fatal. For example, on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, four people were killed in a head-on collision. According…

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Tractor-Trailer Accidents Involving Disabled Vehicles

A tractor-trailer accident is extremely dangerous. Over the years it seems there are more and more media reports about tractor trailer accidents involving disabled vehicles. For instance, we have seen many of these occurring on highways, such as Interstate-85 in South Carolina. Furthermore, these types of tractor-trailer accidents are usually fatal or cause very serious…

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Hand Sanitizer Recalls

The FDA is alerting consumers of two voluntary hand sanitizer recalls. One of these alerts involves Saniderm Advanced Hand Sanitizer and the other is for All Clean Hand Sanitizer, Moisturizer and Disinfectant. These recalls all revolve around the presence of one dangerous ingredient: Methanol. According to the FDA, each of the products listed in this…

Motorcycle Safety for Bad Weather Conditions

Bad weather can create adverse driving conditions for all vehicles. The risk of serious injury and even death for motorcyclists is higher than other vehicles. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) stat from 2017, motorcyclist fatalities occurred nearly 27 times more frequently than in passenger vehicles. The high fatality risk…

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Important Steps After Car Crash

Figuring out what comes next after a car crash is difficult. Not only is the physical toll significant, but the emotional and financial stakes for you and your family can be difficult to comprehend. In an effort to simplify an admittedly complex situation, I want to provide you with some steps or priorities that should…

Glare plays a big factor in headlight safety

Headlight Safety Precautions

Driving at night is a risky proposition even in the best of scenarios. About half of all traffic deaths occur in the dark, dawn or dusk. Using bad headlight safety practices adds to risk. According to IIHS, “It takes 1.5 seconds for a driver to react to an unexpected event under ideal conditions. At a…

PTSD After Car Crash

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after a car wreck can add to the emotional, physical and financial fallout. In my law practice, I have represented many clients who have been involved in serious car collisions. I have seen first-hand the emotional and mental suffering that can occur after a car crash. A serious car wreck…