Personal Injury

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 [...]

What are Punitive Damages in South Carolina?

When you get injured in an accident that is someone else’s fault, South Carolina law states that you are entitled to just compensation for your injury-related losses. As the term “just compensation” suggests, this financial award is compensatory in nature. In other words, it is supposed to help make you whole in spite of the [...]

2020-02-25T13:14:03+00:00Personal Injury|

What You Need to Know About Slip & Fall Claims in South Carolina

You slipped and fell on someone else’s property in South Carolina. Are you entitled to financial compensation? If so, what do you need to do to protect your rights, and how can you make sure you recover full compensation for your injury-related losses? Millions of people are injured in falls every year. According to the [...]

2020-02-25T13:15:54+00:00Personal Injury|

Nursing Home Abuse Claims in South Carolina

According to a recent study, South Carolina ranks 51st among the states and Washington D.C. when it comes to protections for senior citizens living in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. Among the 14 key indicators examined in the study, South Carolina tied for the worst-ranked with regard to both the number of elder [...]

2019-11-05T08:58:25+00:00Personal Injury|

Choosing a Personal Injury Lawyer in South Carolina

Personal injury cases can be tricky, which is why you should seek legal counsel when filing a personal injury lawsuit. These court cases can be quite fraught, as both the defendant and plaintiff have a personal stake in what transpired. Regardless of whether your personal injury suit is about a car accident, medical malpractice, defamation, [...]

2020-01-21T13:05:03+00:00Personal Injury|

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 [...]

What Should You Do After a Motorcycle Accident in South Carolina?

Very few vehicles can provide both a rush and a chance to unwind the way motorcycles can. Whether you’re racing with friends on the highway or going for an easy ride through your hometown on a Sunday, a chopper will allow you to either speed to your destinations on a road trip or enjoy a [...]

2018-10-18T14:47:07+00:00Personal Injury|

5 Tips for Filing a Personal Injury Claim in South Carolina

Being hurt in an accident can be devastating enough. What can be even worse is, if you are put in a financially difficult position due to the damage caused in the accident. If you or your property has been damaged due to someone else’s negligence, here are five tips for filing a personal injury claim [...]

The Mistakes a Personal Injury Attorney Can Help You Avoid

When it comes to personal injury suits, some plaintiffs try to handle the case on their own. For the most part, this is a grave error. While you’re not legally required to have a personal injury attorney, and can file paperwork on your own, there are many common mistakes that you can easily avoid if [...]

2018-10-18T15:45:36+00:00Personal Injury|

The Basics of South Carolina Personal Injury Law

Much like doctors who specialize in different types of medical areas, there isn’t a “regular” lawyer whom you can hire to solve all of your problems. You would not hire a criminal defense attorney when faced with a personal injury case, because the two are very different things--one deals with criminal law, while the other [...]

2020-03-18T13:10:14+00:00Personal Injury|