Leg Injuries & Car Accidents

Motor vehicle crashes can result in a wide range of injuries, from those that cause temporary disabilities and limited pain to injuries that result in long-term or permanent disabilities requiring extensive medical treatment. While any part of the body can sustain injuries in a car crash, leg injuries from car accidents are particularly common and […]

File an Auto Accident Lawsuit

Nobody in South Carolina gets behind the wheel of a car or climbs into the passenger seat in an automobile with the expectation of getting hurt in a crash. However, car accidents happen more often than most of us think. When you are injured in an auto accident, it is extremely important to begin thinking […]

What Does an ERISA Attorney Do?

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) is a federal law that regulates many insurance plans and group welfare plans that are offered by private industry employers in the United States. While ERISA offers some very important legal protections for beneficiaries (workers and their family members), the law also stacks the deck in favor of […]

What Does an ERISA Attorney Do?

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) was passed in the 1970s to help shore up the nation’s pension system after a series of high-profile implosions. ERISA sets standards that plan administrators must follow that safeguard the pensions and make it less likely that they will go bankrupt. ERISA has also expanded to cover a […]

pain and suffering compensation

Bodily injuries can leave victims in serious pain. Fortunately, South Carolina law lets you receive compensation for this pain and suffering, which can be in addition to your economic losses like medical bills and lost wages. If you’ve been in a car or other accident, you need a lawyer who knows how to obtain the […]

Understanding Punitive Damages in South Carolina

As a general rule, a personal injury settlement or personal injury verdict is meant to be compensatory in nature. In other words, if you suffered $10,000 in damages in an accident, you are usually entitled to recover $10,000 in compensation through a personal injury claim. That being said, there is a very important exception to […]

Is South Carolina a No-fault State

Unfortunately, auto accidents are a serious public safety problem in South Carolina. According to reporting from WIS News, South Carolina is the third deadliest state in the country for traffic collisions — with only Mississippi and Alabama having more dangerous roads. Following a car accident, injured victims need to know how to protect their rights […]

Examples of Wrongful Death Cases

The unexpected loss of a loved is a deeply traumatic event for any family. If you find out that the fatal accident could have been prevented with proper safety precautions, it can make the tragic experience even more painful. Under South Carolina law (SC Code § 15-51-10), negligent parties that contribute to deadly accidents should […]

What Is The Average Wrongful Death Settlement?

There is nothing more emotionally devastating than losing a family member or a loved one in a preventable accident. Under South Carolina law (SC Code § 15-51-10), eligible family members and loved ones of the deceased have the legal right to pursue a civil action against the party whose wrongful actions contributed to the death. […]