Car Accidents

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 local attorneys to understand their legal rights. When [...]

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 [...]

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What are Your Family’s Legal Rights After a Fatal Car Accident in South Carolina?

If you spend much time on I-26, you have likely seen the signs that keep count of the number of fatal traffic accidents in South Carolina. But, the idea that a loved one’s death might increase the number almost certainly never crossed your mind. If you are now struggling to cope with the loss of [...]

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 [...]