Entries by nikkihegstetter

Stages of a Personal Injury Case

All cases have different aspects to them, but the basic stages of a personal injury case usually remain consistent.  At Joe and Martin Injury Attorneys, we work to get you the best possible result. Do not hesitate to ask any questions regarding the development of your case. If questions arise, contact your attorney or client […]

National Bike Month: 10 Tips to Keep You Safe

National Bike Month was created to showcase the many benefits of bicycling – and encourage others to give it a try. While biking has many benefits, it can also be dangerous if you don’t take proper safety precautions. According to Injury Facts, more than 1,000 deaths resulted from cyclists colliding with motor vehicles in 2014. […]

7 Summer Boating Safety Tips

With summer just around the corner, many people will be gearing up to hit the open waters for adventure. No matter what type of boater you are, from avid to beginner, it is important to keep safety top of mind. first always to help reduce your risk of injury or being in an accident. Follow […]

Top 5 Distractions While Driving

April is National Distracted Driving month. This is an important time to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. Taking your eyes off the road for only two seconds can double your risk of being in a crash. The media usually focuses on helping to avoid texting and driving, and while the use of […]

Top 5 Apps to Help Stop Distracted Driving

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month, so what better time to evaluate yourself and change bad driving habits? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving claimed 3,477 lives in 2015. It’s no secret that the use of smart phones has played a big role in the increase in distracted driving […]

Pool Safety Tips Just in Time for Spring

With spring break just around the corner, it’s almost time to pull out the swimsuits and take a nice dip in the pool. Many residential properties and hotels throughout South Carolina have swimming pools on the premises. Swimming is an enjoyable activity and great exercise for people of all ages; however, the threat of death […]

Personal Injury Law Jargon You Should Know

While you can leave most of the personal injury law jargon to us, there are a few terms that everyone should know and learn if involved in a personal injury case. Every case is different, but if you know these personal injury law jargon terms, you’ll be ahead of the game. PERSONAL INJURY LAW JARGON […]

Do you know how to prevent dog attacks?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 4.5 million dog attacks and bites occur each year in the United States. Dogs are commonly referred to man’s best friend. Studies have proven to show that dogs provide many benefits to their owners including decreased stress levels and an increase in exercise. […]

Recognizing the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Whether your loved one is in a nursing home for short-term recovery or long-term care, you trust the caregivers to provide the utmost respect and care. Unfortunately, far too many elders are abused or neglected within nursing homes and assisted living facilities. According to the National Council on Aging, as many as 5 million elders […]

Giving Back to Freedom Readers

The benefits of reading are undeniable. It develops the mind and helps young children develop their language skills. That’s why we sponsored Freedom Readers this month. Freedom readers is an organization that promotes a love of reading and development of the skills, tools, habits and characteristics needed to become good readers. By providing one-on-one literacy […]