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I've been hurt on the job in SC. How long do I have to tell my employer?

When we have a potential client call us with a work injury, one of the first questions we ask is whether the accident has been reported to the employer. Why? In South Carolina, an injured employee is required to give notice of the accident to the employer… Read More

Thank you for the referral

Thank you for the referral. At Harbin & Burnett, we consider a referral a compliment of the highest order. It shows that a former or current client, friend, or even another attorney, trusts us to assist their family member or friend. It shows a trust… Read More

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day from the lawyers and staff of Harbin & Burnett We hope you have an enjoyable Saturday. The celebration of St. Patrick's Day varies from country to country and even from area to area. In the US, cities with large Irish-American… Read More

What is the difference between uninsured and underinsured automotive insurance in SC?

In South Carolina, it is mandatory that drivers carry liability and uninsured motorist coverage in at least the prescribed minimum amount. Currently, that means a policy that provides, at a minimum, $25,000.00 per person injured in an accident, $50,000.00… Read More

Beware the Ides of March

Beware the Ides of March You have probably heard this phrase before.  But do you know where it comes from and what does it mean? In Roman times, the ides of March referred to March 15 on the Roman Calendar.  It was the date on which all debts were settled.… Read More

Happy Pi Day

Happy Pi Day Pi day celebrates the mathematical constant Π. March 14 was chosen because the date 3/14 represents the first 3 significant digits of Pi. And mathematics play an important part of all of our lives.  Highway engineers use mathematical equations… Read More

Are you a lawyer?

Last night I was attending my daughter's high school lacrosse game. I was sitting by myself but there were people in the row in front of me. As the game had not yet started, it was pretty quiet.  I couldn't help but overhear a conversation about the weather.… Read More

How a 4-way stop works.

There are a couple of 4 way stops along my route to work, so I pass through them almost every day.  Most of the time it is rather simple, but sometimes there are others who seem to have no idea what the "rules of the road" are and how to apply them to… Read More

What does Statute of Limitations mean?

What does Statute of Limitations mean? What is a statute of limitations? How does it effect my case? Why does it matter? We hear these questions often when potential clients call us.  And the term can be confusing.  But Statute of Limitations simply… Read More

Spring forward . . .

Spring Forward . . . The lawyers and staff of Harbin & Burnett would like to remind you to set your clocks forward one hour tonight. Daylight Savings Time (DST) is upon us. And although it is not quite as warm yet as most of us would like, it will soon… Read More

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