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Archives for May 2016

Memorial Day Weekend DUI Safety Tips

DUI and Boating Under the Influence Tips for Memorial Day Weekend in South Carolina For most South Carolinians, this holiday weekend will be filled with parties, cookouts, and other celebrations with friends and family. However, it may likely be a weekend filled with DUI check points and DNR activity which may result in DUI or Boating Under the … [Read more...]

SC Reviews Alternative Workers’ Compensation Plans

South Carolina Considers Other Workers' Compensation Legislation A number of states including Oklahoma and Texas currently allow employers to elect an employer injury plan over state mandated insurance coverage. South Carolina recently considered similar workers’ compensation legislation through House Bill 4197, which was proposed this time last … [Read more...]

La Caja Negra del Cuerpo Humano

Dispositivo usables para el seguimiento de la salud, como el Fitbit, pueden ser usados como evidencia Tecnología portátil de seguimiento de la salud está avanzando rápidamente y es extremadamente popular. De acuerdo al reporte del 2014, tanto como el 21% de la populación de Estados Unidos es dueño de y usa algún tipo usable de dispositivo para el … [Read more...]

Four Local Restaurants/Bars Named in DUI Related Lawsuit

DUI Fatality Lands Several Columbia Bars and Restaurants in Hot Water A lawsuit was recently filed against four local Columbia restaurants and bars for allegedly over serving alcohol to a customer who later caused a DUI accident resulting in death. On the early morning of September 1st, 2015, a lady and three friends went “bar hopping” in the … [Read more...]

The Human Body “Black Box”

Wearable Health Tracking Devices, Such as a FitBit, Can Be Used as Evidence Portable health tracking technology is rapidly advancing and extremely popular. According to a 2014 report, as many as 21% of the US population own, and use, some form of wearable health tracking device. Although intended to promote health, and help monitor activity … [Read more...]

Zika Virus in SC: Awareness, Prevention, and Local Help

At the end of April 2016, DHEC announced the first documented case of the Zika virus in South Carolina. According to DHEC, the infection was contracted by the South Carolina resident after traveling to a country with active transmission of the virus. Like most infected persons, the individual did not have any symptoms, and was not contagious upon … [Read more...]

Estafa telefónica bajo investigación por el Departamento de Policía de Columbia

Skip Holbrook, Oficial para el Departamento de Policía de Columbia, advierte a la gente acerca de un estafador que se hace pasar por la policía y exige dinero de sus víctimas sobre llamadas telefónicas. El estafador usa nombres reales de oficiales de policía y reclama que ay un asunto en el departamento de policía que necesita resolverse … [Read more...]

En Lo Que Va De Este Año 12 Niños Han Muerto En Autos Calientes

Ya empezó el calor y con eso viene el peligro de que los niños sufran golpes de calor por ser olvidados en el auto. En un mes el número de niños que han muerto por ser dejados u olvidados en un auto ha aumentado lo doble. Ahora son 12 niños en lo que va de este año. Una tabla detallada y un mapa con la información de estos 12 casos pueden ser … [Read more...]

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