Top 5 OSHA Violations Of 2016

Every year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) publishes a list of the most cited violations. Though there is usually not much change in the rankings from year to year, the statistics that accompany the list are revealing. OSHA encourages employers and employees alike to take note of these violations to make sure the…

Top Causes Of Medical Malpractice

When a doctor, nurse, or hospital is negligent, patients and their families suffer. These professionals, in one way or another, contribute to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people in the United States each year. According to Dr. RJ Roberts of the University of the Wisconsin Medical School, there are top causes of medical…

Top Misconceptions Surrounding Car Accidents

Do you think you know everything there is to know about car accident? Think again. Many of the things that people consider to be “facts” are anything but. Read on to discover the top misconceptions regarding car accidents. Guaranteed Compensation Despite what you may believe, you are not guaranteed compensation after you have been involved…

Tort Reform Efforts Aim To Make It Harder To Prove Malpractice

Medical malpractice cases present challenges for patients because it can be hard to establish the standard of care that a doctor owes. Most juries don’t know what a reasonably professional doctor does in a specific situation, and there can be disagreements among testifying expert witnesses about whether a doctor’s actions were appropriate or not. The…

Town Of Mt. Pleasant Considers Texting While Driving Ban

As members and residents of the Mt. Pleasant community, your personal injury attorneys at Howell and Christmas are highly interested when the Town’s Council entertains the idea of enacting a ban on texting while driving; a topic that has been a major point of discussion on both the South Carolina Injury Lawyer Blog and the…

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