A tragic event in North Carolina reminds us of the dangers at the beach. A 4 year old boy was swept to sea when a rogue wave pulled him away from his mother. Details can be read here: Body of 4 year old found. Harbin & Burnett urges parents… Read More
What is a Form 50?
A form 50 is a document used by the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission. An individual, by himself or by and through an attorney, can use a Form 50 to open a worker's compensation claim and/or request a hearing in the matter.… Read More
What if I have a worker's compensation claim and a third-party claim?
Often a person that is injured while working also has a claim against another individual or company. This is known as a third-party claim. The most likely scenario is when a worker… Read More
Posted on behalf of Harbin & Burnett on Apr 26, 2018 in Auto Accidents
A 75 year old driver was killed last night in Anderson county, according to the Anderson County Coroner. The South Carolina Highway Patrol said a driver was attempting to pass another vehicle on Highway 20, when he struck the car being driven by the… Read More
Hospital Safety Grades Released
The latest Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Grades have been released. Most of the hospitals in upstate South Carolina scored an "A". Baptist Easley and Spartanburg Regional scored a "B" and Mary Black scored a "C". For… Read More
Posted on behalf of Harbin & Burnett on Apr 24, 2018 in Auto Accidents
Yesterday, the power went out at Clemson University and the school closed for the day. In addition to buildings, several traffic lights were also out. When a traffic light is out, drivers should treat the intersection as if it was a four-way stop. In… Read More
This weekend, I watched a small car pass a dump truck, then immediately cut in front of him to make a right turn. The dump truck slammed on the brakes and just missed striking the smaller vehicle. As I watched this scene play out, I couldn't help but… Read More
Depositions Part II
What types of questions will be asked at the deposition? Some questions, such as background information, will be asked at virtually all Plaintiff depositions. Other questions are dependent on the type of case. For example, in a… Read More
In many cases, the plaintiff will be deposed by the defendant at some point. This is often a scary process for individuals. But it doesn't need to be. The attorneys at Harbin & Burnett spend time with our clients, explaining the process to them and preparing… Read More
While driving through my neighborhood this weekend, I noticed a child riding a bike with training wheels. That's quite a common sight, but what was not common was that the child was not wearing a helmet. Now, when I was growing up, the thought of wearing… Read More