Car Accidents

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 [...]

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 [...]