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June 18, 2019

Proving Fault in a Defective Product Personal Injury Case

If you’ve been injured by a defective or dangerous product, you may have an easier time recovering compensation for your injuries than you think. This is because special rules and theories of recovery have been developed in the area of product liability law.
June 12, 2019

What if I Was Injured By a Defective Product at Work

Defective products come under the legal theories and laws surrounding product liability. These claims can be further complicated when the incident occurs in the workplace. In such circumstances, it can be hard for a victim to figure out what to do next. 
June 5, 2019

Determine if you have a Defective Product Case

Every year, thousands of people are injured from defective and dangerous products and chose to hold the manufacturer liable for the injuries in a defective product lawsuit under product liability law. Although these defective product lawsuits are also personal injury lawsuits, they can be more complex. If you are injured by a defective product, it is critical that you speak to a lawyer that has experience in product liability laws.
May 22, 2019

Who is Liable When Someone is Injured by Defective Products?

If you or someone in your home recently purchased or used a product that malfunctioned and caused property damage or injuries, you probably have questions about what to do next. As a victim of a potentially defective product, you must be prepared with information about how to file a legal claim against the responsible party.
April 23, 2019

How Can You Prevent Slip and Fall Injuries in Medical Facilities?

Among healthcare professionals like nurses, residents, and doctors, slips and falls are one of the top causes of workplace injury. It’s not only the medical staff who may become severely injured due to a slip and fall injury in a hospital or other medical facility, however.  Patients, visiting friends and family, non-medical support staff like janitors or administrative assistants… anyone who steps foot in a medical facility could be at risk of being injured due to a wet, uneven, or dangerous surface.  We have a few pieces of helpful advice to lower your risk, whether you work in a medical facility or you’re a patient or visitor.
April 9, 2019

Marti Bluestein and Allison Sullivan Named Super Lawyers in 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Marti Bluestein – a founding partner of Bluestein Attorneys – has been recognized as one of the South Carolina Super Lawyers®. This year, partner Allison Sullivan has received the honor as well.
April 9, 2019

Allison Sullivan Receives USC’s Compleat Lawyer Award for 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Allison P. Sullivan, a partner with Bluestein Attorneys, is one of nine University of South Carolina School of Law alumni who have been named as Compleat Lawyers for 2019.
March 28, 2019

What Are the Top Causes of Injuries in Healthcare Workers?

Nurses and other healthcare workers consistently top the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ list of occupations most likely to suffer an on-the-job injury, and it’s no wonder — nurses, medical assistants, and other healthcare professionals work dangerously long hours while caring for sick, injured, or even hostile individuals. With nursing shortages in South Carolina and nationwide, the rate of nurses injured at work may end up getting worse before it gets better.  What are the top causes of injury in healthcare workers? Read on to find out.
March 12, 2019

When Is a Wreck Involving a Tractor Trailer Most Likely to Happen?

Back in 2016, we posted about how wrecks involving tractor trailers were on the rise. Unfortunately, that trend has continued, in part after a number of changes to the regulations surrounding tractor trailer operations. With sleep-deprived drivers on the road for longer hours and towing heavier loads, the possibility of a potentially serious semi wreck has risen year-over-year since 2014 (according to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) and shows no sign of decreasing significantly any time soon. What time is a semi truck wreck most likely to happen? You might be surprised by the answer.