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Have You Suffered an Injury or Were You Involved in an Accident? Check Out These Resources

As you start the journey towards obtaining compensation for your accident or injury claim, it is important that you become well-versed in these matters. Often, victims are unsure as to where they can turn for information. While we are pleased to offer a vast quantity of free information right here on our website, we also understand that you may want to delve even deeper into a particular subject relating to your claim. We offer these helpful resources to put you on the right path.

Motor Vehicle Accidents

  • South Carolina Highway Patrol

  • Families of Highway Fatalities

    The Families of Highway Fatalities provides bereavement resources, counseling opportunities, and an avenue for families to share their stories as a safety message to others. The group provides Peer Support for grieving families, facilitates forums and opportunities for grieving families to meet, prevents further highway fatalities through public education and information, and diligently works alongside law enforcement, first responders, the Legislature and other government officials as advocates for highway safety.

  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving

    The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking. This website has great statistics, a blog to eliminate drunk driving, a pledge that you can sign to eliminate drunk driving, and much more.

  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    Find statistics and safety information from this government website.

  • South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles

    The South Carolina DMV website allows you to access forms and instructions from the comfort of your home, and also provides information for driving, registration of vehicles, and insurance requirements for South Carolina motorists.

Bicycle & Pedestrian Accidents

  • Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety

    The FHWA provides consumer safety tips and information for pedetrians and bicyclists. This website offers access to information, emails and webinars to help you stay safe while traveling on US highways and roadways.

  • Pedestrian Safety- Pedsafe

    The Pedestrian Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System (PEDSAFE) provides the latest information available for improving the safety and mobility of those who walk. The online tools provides tpossible engineering, education, or enforcement treatments to improve pedestrian safety and/or mobility based on specific locations.

Accidents Involving Children & Minors

  • Toy Safety for Parents

    This site provides information on child toy safety and gives updates on recalls affecting the safety and health of children.

  • South Carolina Highway Patrol: School Bus Safety

    This website has videos, tips, and informational pamphlets on school bus safety, child restraint systems, child pedestrian safety, and much more.

  • Safe Kids USA

    This is an organization dedicated to preventing injuries to children caused by accidents. Accidents are the leading cause of death to children under 14.

  • Kids & Cars

    A nationwide service that tracks deaths and injuries to children left unattended in or around motor vehicles.

Wrongful Death

Workers' Compensation

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Exposure

  • Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR): Asbestos

    The Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry provides information on the health effects of asbestos as well as resources for those who think that they may have been exposed to asbestos.

  • National Cancer Institute: Asbestos Exposure Fact Sheet

    The National Cancer Institute had provided a fact sheet about asbestos exposure and cancer risk as it relates to asbestos exposure. On this page, you will find answers to questions such as, "What are the health hazards of exposure to asbestos," "What programs are available to help individuals with asbestos-related diseases," and more.

Dog Bites

  • Dog Bite Awareness by The United States Postal Service, USPS.

    The United States Postal Service provides information concerning a commonly reported public health problem: dog bites. Sponsored by National Dog Bite Prevention Week, a public service campaign that offers safety tips and emphasizes the need for increased pet owner responsibility in the prevention of dog bites.

  • Centers for Disease Control: Dog Bite Prevention

    Who is most at risk?

    Children: Kids ages 5 to 9 years are at the highest risk for dog bites, and more likely than adults to require medical attention
    Adult Males:
    Males are more likely than females to be bitten.
    People with dogs in their homes:
    Having a dog in the household is associated with a higher incidence of dog bites. Having two or more dogs in the household increases the dog bite risk over five times.

Social Security Disability

  • Social Security Disability Resource Center

    The Social Security Disability Resource Center provides a list of frequently asked questions and articles about Social Security Disability benefits. It also has information on Social Security Retirement and Medicare-Medicaid.

  • Social Security Administration

    The Social Security Administration website provides information on benefits for people with disabilities. This specific page of their website discusses the Social Security and Security Income disability programs.

Out of State Attorney Referral

  • Virginia Auto Accident Law Firm

    Car accidents caused by distracted and drunk drivers lead to serious injuries and death everyday across the state of Virginia. Common injuries obtained by accident victims may include: traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, fractures, and back, neck or shoulder injuries. Norfolk, Virginia lawyers representing accident victims who have been seriously injured.

     

     

  • Massachusetts DUI Attorney

    The Law Offices of Jason Chan: Attorney Jason Chan is a criminal defense lawyer who has tried many DUI cases in Massachusetts. As a former Assistant District Attorney, Attorney Chan served his community and gained unparalleled court room experience. Now he is serving his community in another way, by protecting the rights of his clients. 617-556-8220

18-Wheeler Accidents

Drug Information

Injury Resource Center

Product Liability, Defects and Recalls

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