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Summer is here. Perhaps the most popular summer activity in the Carolinas is swimming. Jumping into the water is the perfect way to escape the sweltering summer temperatures. But before you dive into the pool or take a dip in the ocean, it’s important to remember that water play has…

Talcum powder is a product made from talc, a mineral comprised of magnesium, silicone, and oxygen. More commonly known as baby powder, it has been sold worldwide for decades. But while talcum powder has been popular for its drying properties and ability to prevent rashes, it has also been linked…

For the first time in history, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has loosened its restrictions on how long truck drivers can remain behind the wheel without resting. The agency has temporarily lifted its hours-of-service regulations for truckers who carry emergency goods such as medical supplies, sanitizers, and food….

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered for the popular heartburn medication ranitidine (brand name Zantac) to be taken off the market immediately. The decision was made due to the discovery that ranitidine drugs may contain dangerous levels of N-Nitrosodimethlyamine (NDMA), a probable human carcinogen. The recall affects…

Getting your medical bills paid is a priority after a car accident in South Carolina. But if you’re like most people, you are unsure of who pays first — the auto insurance company, or your health insurance provider. It’s a good question that can have somewhat different answers, depending on…

A job injury can happen in any work environment. However, there are some occupations that carry a greater risk of injury and death than others. In fact, there are some professions in which the risk of dying is 10 times higher when compared to the average American job. The financial…

After an injury at work, it’s natural to wonder what happens next. While you may have heard the terms “workers’ compensation” and “personal injury” before, understanding the difference between the two types of claims will be important as you weigh your legal options. To help answer these complex questions, the…

Self-driving cars are widely considered to be the next great innovation in automotive safety. The idea is that autonomous cars will prevent crashes and injuries by eliminating the No. 1 cause of car accidents — human error. But who’s to blame when a driverless car is involved in an accident?…

Over the past several years, Uber and other rideshare services have exploded in popularity in South Carolina. While Uber is a convenient way to travel, it can be confusing to figure out what to do if your Uber driver causes an accident and you get hurt. Like all car accidents,…