Getting Started with a Car Insurance Claim After an Accident

Getting Started with a Car Insurance Claim After an Accident

Blue car with dents and smashed headlightIf another driver’s negligence leaves you injured in a car accident, you’re no doubt feeling disoriented – at best. Knowing how best to proceed can help protect your rights and help ensure that you receive the compensation to which you are entitled. If you’ve been injured by another driver’s negligence, work closely with an experienced North Carolina/South Carolina personal injury lawyer to help ensure that you’re adequately compensated.

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Even a Seemingly Minor Car Accident Can Lead to Serious Injuries

Spinal Cord Injuries Spinal cord injuries can occur anywhere on the spinal cord, and such injuries can be symptom free until they become both more serious and more painful. The impact generated by nearly any car accident can lead to a spinal cord injury. Spinal cord injuries can lead to chronic pain, restrict motion, and … Read more

Fatigued Drivers Cause Dangerous Accidents

Everyone is aware that driving while impaired by alcohol and/or drugs is not only dangerous but also illegal. Drivers often fail to recognize, however, the danger associated with driving while fatigued. In fact, the dangers inherent to driving while drowsy are so serious that there are strict hours-of-service regulations at the state and federal level for commercial drivers. If a fatigued driver leaves you injured, consult with an experienced car accident attorney in the Carolinas.

Fatigued Driving: The Statistics

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Four Things to Do after a South Carolina Car Accident

When you’re involved in a car accident caused by someone else, it’s often difficult to figure out what to do next. Unfortunately, the things that you say and do in the days and weeks after a serious crash can have an impact on how much you ultimately recover from the insurance company. Here are four … Read more

Multi-Vehicle Crashes Can Bring Up Complex Legal Issues

Many traffic accidents involve one car that collides with another car, and identifying the at-fault driver is relatively straightforward. However, some accidents involve multiple vehicles of different types, causing injuries to many motorists. In these cases, several parties may be to blame and may be liable for injuries to others. Determining liability in multi-vehicle crashes … Read more

Preventing Accidents for Older Drivers

Preventing Accidents for Older Drivers  Fort Mill, SC Personal Injury Attorney South Carolina has been experiencing a slight decline in the percentage of older-driver-involved highway accident fatalities. These drivers are 65 years old and above. According to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety in its 2016 Highway Safety Plan, there were 132 older-driver-involved deaths … Read more

Slight Decrease Reported in South Carolina Speed-Related Fatalities

Slight Decrease Reported in South Carolina Speed-Related Fatalities Fort Mill, SC Personal Injury Attorney According to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety in its 2016 Highway Safety Plan, South Carolina’s speeding-related population-based fatality rate was 6.5 fatalities per 100,000 during 2009-2013. In 2013, 39.9% of the state’s traffic fatalities were speed-related. A speeding-related fatality … Read more

Proposed Revamped Mandatory Training for Truck and Bus Drivers

Proposed Revamped Mandatory Training for Truck and Bus Drivers Charlotte, NC Attorney The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) at the U.S. Department of Transportation proposed a new set of comprehensive training requirements for entry-level commercial truck and bus operators who are seeking a commercial driver’s license. These proposed standards were contained in a Notice … Read more

Driving Drowsy: Liability for Falling Asleep at the Wheel

Driving Drowsy: Liability for Falling Asleep at the Wheel Charlotte, NC Attorney One very common cause of serious car accidents is when a driver falls asleep while driving. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), each year, more than 100,000 police-reported car accidents result from drivers who fall asleep. Of those … Read more

Hit and Run Car Accidents in South Carolina

Hit and Run Car Accidents in South Carolina  Fort Mill, SC Attorney When a person is involved in a vehicle accident and leaves the scene without providing assistance or the required identifying information, he or she may face both civil and criminal liability for a hit and run accident. Recently, in Aiken County, South Carolina, … Read more