Car Accidents

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 [...]

What are Your Legal Rights After a Weather-Related Accident in South Carolina?

While snow days in Rock Hill, SC and the surrounding areas are few and very far between, other weather-related hazards are common factors in accidents throughout South Carolina. From hurricanes and tropical storms to ordinary rain showers, fog, and even sun glare, weather conditions cause and contribute to numerous vehicle collisions, slips and falls, and [...]

What Do Parents Need to Know about Auto Accidents Involving Injuries to Children in South Carolina?

If your child has been injured in an auto accident, any injuries you may have sustained yourself likely pale in comparison to the anguish of seeing your child suffer. No matter what happened, the one thing that is absolutely clear is that your child did not deserve to be injured. Yet, someone else made a [...]

How are “Pain and Suffering” Damages Calculated in South Carolina?

When you get injured in a car accident in South Carolina, you are entitled to receive just compensation for all of your financial and non-financial losses. Similar to financial losses, non-financial losses can fall into a variety of different categories, one of which is “pain and suffering.” But, what does it mean to experience pain [...]

10 Myths About Car Accident Insurance Claims in South Carolina

Dealing with the aftermath of a car accident can be stressful, especially if you have been injured. Mistakes can make the process even more challenging, and certain mistakes may even jeopardize your claim for just compensation. Unfortunately, many people make decisions based on common misconceptions about dealing with insurance companies. We don’t want this to [...]

2020-01-21T13:06:13+00:00Car Accidents|

Can I Seek Compensation for a Concussion from a Car Accident in South Carolina?

“Even mild concussions should not be taken lightly.” These words from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) underscore the importance of speaking with an attorney if you have been diagnosed with a concussion following a car accident in South Carolina. Indeed, while less-severe concussions may be classified as “mild,” the reality is that there [...]

How Can You Prove Fault After a Car Accident in South Carolina?

When you get injured in a car accident in South Carolina that is someone else’s fault, you are entitled to just compensation for all of your accident-related losses. However, in order to recover this compensation, you need to be able to prove who was to blame. Proving fault after a car accident can be complicated. [...]

2019-12-18T06:26:48+00:00Car Accidents|

How Uninsured Motorist Insurance Works in South Carolina

When you get injured in an auto accident in South Carolina, you expect the at-fault driver’s insurance company to pay your medical expenses and other injury-related losses. But, what if the at-fault driver doesn’t have insurance? Or, what if you are severely injured in a hit-and-run? In both of these scenarios, uninsured motorist insurance can [...]

2020-02-25T13:16:56+00:00Car Accidents|

Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty for Filing a Personal Injury Claim in South Carolina

Injuries often occur at the hands of someone else. Sometimes it’s in an automobile accident. Other times, you might slip and fall at a store because a wet spot wasn’t properly marked. A person might also intend to harm you as in a case of assault and battery. In any of these scenarios, your injury [...]

Handling the Legalities of a Car Accident in South Carolina

While we all hope to never be in a serious automobile accident, it is still important to know how to handle a car accident if you find yourself in one. According to 2015 statistics, there is a traffic collision every 3.9 minutes in the state of South Carolina alone. Knowing how to handle the legalities [...]

2020-02-25T13:20:01+00:00Car Accidents|