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 extremely important to know what to do, it is important to know what not to do as well. With this in mind, here is a list of 10 things NOT to do after being involved [...]

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 in order 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 [...]

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 as well, many drivers in our state will face the unique challenge of seeking to recover their losses in the [...]

What are South Carolina’s Auto Insurance Laws?

When you are injured in a car accident, filing an insurance claim can provide you with the financial resources you need to recover and move on. Of course, this assumes that the necessary insurance coverage is available. While South Carolina law requires all drivers to carry auto insurance, (i) its requirements differ from those of [...]

The Fall and Winter Holidays are Dangerous for Drivers in South Carolina

On average, just over 100 people die in auto accidents in the United States each day. This includes more than 1,000 deaths per year in South Carolina or just under three deaths per day. However, during the fall and winter holidays, these numbers increase dramatically. According to data published by AutoInsurance.org, during the major fall [...]

Back To School Season Means an Increased Risk for Auto Accidents in South Carolina

While the COVID-19 crisis has caused this year’s back-to-school season to look unlike any other, many South Carolina students are still attending school in-person this fall. This means that more cars will be on the road during the drop-off and pick-up commute times, which means that more accidents will occur. Parents (and non-parents) need to [...]

10 Tips for Staying Safe on South Carolina’s Roads This Summer

Summer is here, and while this means an increased risk of auto accidents in South Carolina in general, as restrictions related to COVID-19 continue to be relaxed, there is a very good chance that we will see a particularly high number of vehicle collisions in the Palmetto State this summer. More traffic, more stress, and [...]

12 Key Terms for Understanding Your South Carolina Car Accident Claim

Dealing with the insurance companies after an auto accident in South Carolina presents numerous challenges, not the least of which is understanding the terminology involved with your claim. For most car accident victims, the insurance claims process is entirely familiar—all the way down to the language used by insurance adjusters and personal injury attorneys. However, [...]

What are the Car Accident Laws in South Carolina?

South Carolina, like all states, has various laws that apply to car accident victims’ claims for financial compensation. However, while there are some similarities between states, South Carolina’s Code of Laws is unique in various respects, and, as a result, car accident victims must work with experienced auto accident attorneys to understand their legal rights. [...]

How Can You Recover Just Compensation After a Hit-and-Run Accident in South Carolina?

After declining sharply in 2009, the annual number of fatal hit-and-run accidents in South Carolina has risen sharply over the past decade. According to the AAA Foundation’s most-recent data, approximately three people are killed by hit-and-run drivers every month in the Palmetto State. On a per-capita basis, South Carolina is among the 10 most-dangerous states [...]