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Workers Compensation: What to Do When Your Claim is Denied

November 23, 2015
Category: Workers’ Compensation
Workers’ Compensation – Know Your Rights One of the worst case scenarios for a worker who has been injured on the job is having your claim denied by your employer. As if getting hurt at work isn’t bad enough, not being able to pay your…

Workers’ Compensation and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

November 23, 2015
Category: Workers’ Compensation
Getting Workers’ Compensation for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Did you know that Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is becoming a more common injury due to a growing requirement of computer use in the workplace? In the last decade, the number of workers’ compensation claims has increased due to…

Workers’ Compensation and Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

November 23, 2015
Category: Workers’ Compensation
A growing number of workers are experiencing a condition called Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), also sometimes referred to as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). This relatively unknown syndrome occurs when an injury to the nerves or soft tissue is left untreated and then causes chronic…

Workers’ Compensation Without the Run Around

November 23, 2015
Category: Workers’ Compensation
Workers’ Compensation Challenges If you’ve been seriously injured at work, you have the right to file for worker’s compensation benefits immediately. However, expect that this may not be an easy process. To file a claim, you must be able to prove the actual nature of…

Overview of Workers’ Compensation in South Carolina

November 23, 2015
Category: Workers’ Compensation
Workers’ Compensation in South Carolina In South Carolina and throughout the United States, there are strict health and safety standards with which employers in all types of professions must comply. All of the guidelines have been designed with the safety of workers in mind, and…

How to Fight a DUI Charge in South Carolina

November 23, 2015
Category: DUI Defense
If you need to fight a DUI Charge in South Carolina, Bernstein and Bernstein can help. Politely Cooperate with Authorities, Except with the Breathalyzer Test! From the time that you are pulled over on suspicion of DUI, you are starting to put together your case…

Finding a Criminal Defense Attorney in Columbia, South Carolina

November 23, 2015
Category: DUI Defense
Qualities of an Experienced Attorney If you have been charged with drug possession or other crime which can carry a heavy sentence in court, it is extremely important to seek out an experienced criminal defense attorney.  A good defense lawyer is essential to winning your…

If You Have Been Charged with Drug Possession, What Are Your Options?

November 23, 2015
Category: Criminal Defense
What Are You Charged with and Where Are You Located? Punishments for those arrested and charged with drug possession can vary greatly. If you are found guilty of having only a small amount of illegal drugs on your person or in your vehicle, your punishment…

What Should You Do If Charged with Possession of Drugs?

November 23, 2015
Category: Criminal Defense
Call a Criminal Defense Attorney The first thing you should do if you are charged with possession of drugs is call an experienced criminal defense attorney. Whether you are in Columbia, South Carolina or in any other state in the nation, only a lawyer with…

Criminal Defense Lawyers – Your Best Defense!

November 23, 2015
Category: Criminal Defense
Finding the best criminal defense lawyer in your area is the most important decision that you have to make before entering the court room. Your criminal defense lawyer is the warrior in your corner, proving your innocence if humanly possible, and if not, fighting to…

How to Select the Best Criminal Defense Attorney in Columbia, SC

November 23, 2015
Category: Criminal Defense
The Consequences of Misdemeanor and Felony Crimes If you have been charged with a crime, whether a felony or misdemeanor, it is important that you select an experienced criminal defense attorney to protect your rights and argue your case. Many people do not realize how…

What a DUI Defense Attorney Does for You

November 23, 2015
Category: DUI Defense
In South Carolina, mandatory sentencing can mean the loss of driving privileges if you are convicted of a DUI offense. If you are a first time offender, your license can be revoked for six months, while a third time DUI conviction can result in a…

How to Win a DUI Hearing

November 23, 2015
Category: DUI Defense
Contrary to what you might have seen on television or the Internet, winning at a DUI hearing isn’t as easy as showing up, following a list of advice you found on the Internet, and walking out with a clean record. Beating a DUI conviction takes…

How Potential Employers View a DUI Conviction

November 23, 2015
Category: DUI Defense
Many people fail to realize the seriousness of driving under the influence. Not only is your family impacted by a DUI conviction, but the ability to work a career of your choice both currently and in the future is affected. Whether you’re currently employed or…

Getting Hired With a DUI Conviction in South Carolina

November 23, 2015
Category: DUI Defense
Before we begin, it’s important to realize that stereotyping a person who has been found guilty of South Carolina DUI Penalties may not be “right,” but occurs every day in the job market. During the hiring process – especially during a recession when there are…

Before you drink and drive in South Carolina, assess your level of sobriety.

November 23, 2015
Category: DUI Defense
To avoid ever needing the services of a South Carolina DUI attorney, you should determine and understand when you have consumed your limit in alcohol before you ever sit behind the steering wheel of a car. When most people are arrested and/or convicted of a…

The Impact of Mandatory Sentencing on a SC DUI

November 23, 2015
Category: DUI Defense
The impact of mandatory sentencing when you have been charged with SC drunk driving offenses means that all judicial discretion is removed upon conviction. In the past, the fate of those convicted of driving under the influence was in the hands of the judge, but…

Tips for Buying a Home

November 23, 2015
Category: Real Estate
clos·ing (‘klO-zi[ng]), noun, the name of the final meeting between a buyer and seller in which a real estate sale transaction is consummated, when title is transferred, money is exchanged, and when the necessary papers are signed and delivered; a meeting where real property is…

Spurrier defends Brown for arrest over summer in charge that was dropped

November 23, 2015
Category: General News
By JOE PERSON – jperson@thestate.com USC senior receiver and team captain Moe Brown was arrested on a gun charge after being stopped for speeding near campus in June, but his attorney said the charge was dropped a month later. Brown, who played his final USC game Saturday…

South Carolina’s starting safety Emmanuel Cook arrested on gun charge

November 23, 2015
Category: General News
Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina safety Emanuel Cook was arrested on a gun charge and suspended from the university Friday, making him ineligible to play for the Gamecocks. The 19-year-old player was charged with unlawful possession of a pistol, according to a police…

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