Resources for Injury Victims in South Carolina
Our resources page lists links to outside websites that provide information about state and federal laws, medical diagnoses and treatments, and other useful facts as you research your personal injury claim.
In this age of unreliable sources of information, we sort through the hype and offer trustworthy information so you can learn all you can about the laws related to your claim and get the sound medical advice you need. We believe an educated client is a happy client. Feel free to take advantage of these valuable resources.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was established as a separate administration within the U.S. Department of Transportation on January 1, 2000, pursuant to the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999. Their primary mission is to reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving large trucks and buses. FMCSA is headquartered in Washington, DC. They employ more than 1,000 individuals, in all 50 States and the District of Columbia, dedicated to improving bus and truck safety and saving lives.
South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles
The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles has information on its web page regarding driver licenses, vehicle licenses, post accident requirements and insurance requirements for the state of South Carolina
Alcohol and Drugs facts and statistics
Mayo Clinic Foundation for Medical Education and Research
The Mayo Clinic provides information and research about a number of medical problems, this page provides details and support regarding spinal cord injuries and other spine-related issues.
National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes provides information and research possibilities for spinal cord injuries and similar neurological disorders.
Brain Injury Association of South Carolina
The Brain Injury Association of South Carolina, is a state-specific, non-profit organization intended to provide information and support for victims of traumatic brain injuries and their families.
Center for Diseases Control and Prevention
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is a government organization for health information. This outlines the causes, symptoms and treatment for traumatic brain injury from mild to moderate to severe.
South Carolina Workers Compensation Commission
The South Carolina Industrial Commission was created on September 1, 1935, to administer and enforce South Carolina’s first workers’ compensation law. During the past sixty-nine years, the law has been amended by statute, defined by case law, and altered through administrative policies and procedures; however, the basic premise and purpose of the law has remained unaltered. In May 1986, the name of the Industrial Commission was changed to the more descriptive South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission.
Workers Compensation Statutes
Title 42 - Workers' Compensation Code of Laws - South Carolina Statutes concerning Workers' Compensation procedure and benefits
Directions to law firms all over the country
The Consumer Product Safety Commission
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly to the 30 percent decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
Link to safety standards and codes
List to safety standards and codes for the following Organizations AAMA American Architectural Manufacturers Association AAMA American Apparel Manufacturers Association AAMI Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation AAMVA American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators AASHTO American Association of State and Highway Transportation Officials AATCC American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists ABMA American Brush Manufacturers Association ACDE Association of Commercial Diving Educators ACI American Concrete Institute ADA American Dental Association ADAAG Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines AGA American Gas Association AES Audio Engineering Society AFS American Foundrymen’s Society AGMA American Gear Manufacturers Association AIA Automated Imaging Association AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics AIChE American Institute of Chemical Enginers AIHA American Industrial Hygene Association AIIM Association for Information and Image Management AISC American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc. AITC American Institute of Timber Construction ALI Automotive Lift Institute AMCA Air Movement and Control Association ANS American Nuclear Society ANSI American National Standards Institute API American Petroleum Institute ARI Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute ARMA Association of Records Managers and Administrators ASA Acoustical Society of America ASAE American Society of Agricultural Engineers ASBE American Society of Bakery Engineers ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASNT American Society for Nondestructive Testing ASQC American Society of Quality Control ASSE American Society of Safety Engineers ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials ATMI American Textile Manufacturers Association AWS American Welding Society AWA American Water Works Association BHMA Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association BHSI Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute BIA Binding Industries of America BIFMA Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association BOCA Building Officials and Code Administrators International CABO Council of American Building Officials CFR Code of Federal Regulations CGA Compressed Gas Association CPSC Consumer Product Safety Commission CRSI Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute CSA Canadian Standards Association CSAA Central Station Alarm Association CSMA Chemical Specialties Manufacturers Association CTI Cooling Tower Institute DASMA Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association, International DHI Door and Hardware Institute DOT Department of Transportation EPA Environmental Protection Agency EIA Electronic Industries Association EOS/ESD Electrostatic Overstress/Electrostatic Discharge Association FAR Federal Acquisition Regulations FDA Food and Drug Administration FHA Federal Highway Administration FMVSS Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards FSF Flight Safety Foundation GAMA Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association GRI Gas Research Institute HFES Human Factors and Ergonomics Sosiety HTI Hand Tools Institute IAI International Association for Identification IAPMO International Association for Plumbing and Mechanical Officials ICBO International Conference of Building Officials IEC International Electrotechnical Commission IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IESNA Illuminating Engineering Society of North America IIE Institute of Industrial Engineers IPC Institute for Interconnecting and Packaging Electronic Circuits ISA Instrument Society of America ISANTA International Staple, Nail and Tool Association ISB International Society of Biomechanics ISEA Industrial Safety Equipment Association ISO International Standards Organization KCMA Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association (now NKCA) MIL Military Standards (DoD) NAPHCC National Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors NAPIM National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers NAPM National Association of Photographic Manufacturers NB National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors (NBBPVI) NECA National Electrical Contractors Association NEMA National Electrical Manufacturers Association NETA InterNational Electrical Testing Association NFPA Natioanl Fire Protection Association NFPA National Fluid Power Association NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NISO National Information Standards Organization NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology NMA National Micrographics Association (now AIIM) NSC National Safety Council NSPI National Spa and Pool Institute NSSN National Standards System Network NWWDA National Wood Window and Door Association OPEI Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, Inc. OSHA Occupational Health and Safety Administration RESNA Disability Related Information RIA Robotic Industries Association RMA Rubber Manufacturers Association RVIA Recreational Vehicle Industry Association SAE Society of Automotive Engineers SES Standards Engineering Society GCC Safety Glazing Certification Council SDI Steel Door Institute SI Salt Institute SMPTE Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers SMF Snell Memorial Foundation (safety helmet standards) SPI The Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc. SPRI Single Ply Roofing Institute SSCI Steel Shipping Container Institute STI Steel Tank Institute TIA Telecommunications Industries Association TMA Toy Manufacturers of America UBC Uniform Building Code UL Underwriters Laboratories USC United States Code
CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Injury, Violence & Safety
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For over 60 years, CDC has been dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability. They are committed to programs that reduce the health and economic consequences of the leading causes of death and disability, thereby ensuring a long, productive, healthy life for all people. This site is full of statistics and prevention information
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