Who Is Liable for a Car Accident in South Carolina?

When you get injured in a car accident in South Carolina, determining who is liable is one of the first steps toward recovering just compensation. But, even if it appears obvious who is responsible for a collision, determining liability is often much more complicated than it initially seems. For example, let’s imagine a scenario in [...]

SCDPS “Sober or Slammer” Campaign Focuses on Drunk Driving During Labor Day Weekend

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) refers to the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day as the 100 Deadly Days of Summer. This is a period, “during which traffic fatalities historically increase,” and this is primarily due to an increase in drunk driving accidents. To cap off its efforts to target drunk [...]

10 Things Not to Say to Your Insurance Adjuster After a Car Accident in South Carolina

When you are involved in a car accident in South Carolina, one of the first things you should do after seeking medical attention is report the accident to your insurance company. But, when you call, you need to be very careful about what you say. If you say the wrong things, the insurance companies could [...]

What are Your Legal Rights After an Accident Involving a Teen Driver in South Carolina?

According to the South Carolina Department of Insurance (DOI), a teen driver is involved in a collision that results in injury or death every 1.4 hours. This amounts to approximately 17 accidents per day or 6,257 accidents per year. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in an accident involving a teen [...]

What Should You Do After a Collision with an Out-of-State Vehicle in South Carolina?

Summer is here, and with most COVID-19 restrictions in South Carolina having been lifted, we are already starting to see many visitors from other states. While this is good news for the state’s tourism economy, it also means our roads are getting busier. This, unfortunately, means that the number of car accidents in South Carolina [...]

How Do You Recover Compensation for a Rear-End Collision in South Carolina?

Rear-end collisions are the most common type of car accident by far. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data, approximately 40 percent of all car accidents in the United States are rear-ended collisions. One of the reasons why rear-end collisions are so common is that they can result from a wide range of [...]

How Much Can You Recover for a Car Accident in South Carolina?

If you have been injured in a car accident in South Carolina, you need to know how much you can recover. This is critical for dealing with the insurance companies, and as your claim progresses, you will need to know when (and if) you should consider accepting a settlement. So, how do you calculate your [...]

10 Things NOT To Do After a Car Accident in South Carolina

We recently published a list of 15 things to do after a car accident in South Carolina. While it is essential to know what to do, it is important to know what not to do. With this in mind, here is a list of 10 things NOT to do after being involved in a vehicle [...]

Checklist: 15 Things To Do After a Car Accident in South Carolina

When you are involved in a car accident in South Carolina, there are several important steps you need to take to move on. Especially if you were injured in the accident, you will need to be very careful to protect your legal rights, and you will need to avoid mistakes that could lead to less [...]

Will the COVID-19 Pandemic Impact Your Auto Accident Claim in South Carolina?

The COVID-19 pandemic has made 2020 a year unlike any other, and, unfortunately, infection rates are once again on the rise. With the fall and winter seasons being dangerous times for drivers in South Carolina, many drivers in our state will face the unique challenge of seeking to recover their losses in the midst of [...]