Veterans Affairs catches up on major backlog

Workers compensation is vital for those who are injured in the job. It sometimes is what pays the bills, whether for treatments or to keep the lights on, and it's supposed to be made available when someone is hurt on the job. Any work injury should be eligible for this kind of compensation, and being injured in the Armed Forces is no different.

Buses still without seatbelts; accidents potentially dangerous

When you're in a car accident or a bus accident, your safety should be your first concern. A crash can result in serious harm and even death for some people and that could be avoided on buses, according to some reports. On buses, there are usually no seatbelts, and the fact is, that is a normal and required safety feature in cars. So, the National Transportation Safety Board has placed a call asking for seatbelts to be put into place on buses.

Tow truck driver killed in accident receives justice

When truck accidents happen, serious and life-changing injuries can occur. In some instances, drivers or passengers could be killed in the accident. South Carolina readers might have heard about this tragic truck accidents that happened next door in North Carolina along Carolina Beach Road. The accident itself happened on Nov. 4, 2012, but reports claim that the man accused of driving the vehicle that fled the scene has now pleaded guilty to the charges against him.

Motorcycle crash leads to the death of one 28-year-old man

A motorcycle crash may lead to serious injuries or death. Motorcyclists have fewer protections than those in a passenger vehicle, and an accident can result in a driver and rider being thrown, suffering from broken bones or can even result in death. South Carolina readers might have heard about this man who was struck and killed near Pawleys Island. Reports state that he died from his injuries after he was transported to a hospital that was nearby.

Motorcycle accident results in the death of one

A motorcycle crash is often the result of negligence or a person simply not seeing a motorcyclist coming. In some cases, these accidents only result in minor injuries, but because of the lack of protection motorcyclists have, severe injury and death is not uncommon. South Carolina readers might have heard about the Trenton, New Jersey, resident who passed away due to being hit by another vehicle recently. According to the reports from Oct.

Car/pedestrian accident results in paralysis for one woman

A spinal cord injury is life altering. Some are permanent, but others may be treated through extensive medical visits and surgeries. When your spinal cord injury is caused by another person's negligence, you may be frustrated and feel lost as to what to do; you're not alone in your challenges. South Carolina residents might have heard about this case involving a woman who was riding her horse when she was struck and left paralyzed.

3-car accident results in 1 death and injuries to multiple people

When a truck accident occurs, it's not unlikely that there will be injuries or deaths. A truck accident is often more dangerous than other accidents because the truck is so large and can be carrying thousands of pounds of weight. This doesn't bode well for vehicle that is hit. Unfortunately, a local crash in Spartanburg resulted in the death of one woman who was a passenger in a car hit by an 18-wheeler.

Chain reaction of car accidents results in death and injuries

When a car crash results in deaths and injuries, you may be lost and confused as to what to do, especially if you are missing work and can't pay your bills or if a loved one has lost his or her life. In some cases, you might be able to claim compensation for your injuries or medical bills. In others, a wrongful death could result in an award of compensation to cover funeral costs and damages.

59-year-old man killed in motorcycle/truck accident

When a motorcycle accident takes place, it's more likely that a person will be killed than in any other kind of motor vehicle accident. Accidents still take place, however, and when an accident is caused by a negligent driver, you may have options so you can try to receive compensation for your pain and suffering or the death of a loved one.

Motorcyclist killed during commute in Lexington, Co.

A motorcycle accident is one of the most dangerous, since a person faces direct impacts, road burn, and other injuries. South Carolina residents may have heard about this fatal motorcycle crash that recently occurred on I-26 during rush hour. The accident, which occurred around 6:45 a.m. on Sept. 16, involved five vehicles near Bush River Road. One man was left dead, while another person was taken to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries.