Posts Categorized: Auto Accidents

Delayed Health Concerns From Auto Accidents

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When you are in a car accident, you expect any injuries to appear quickly, simply because of the violent nature of most auto accidents. However, it is very common for symptoms and conditions to evolve over time. This can pose a problem when you are trying to determine causation, because it can be hard to… Read more »

Pedestrian Accidents

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The most recent available data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that pedestrian deaths in automobile accidents rose approximately 10 percent between 2010 and 2012. South Carolina is consistently ranked in the top five most dangerous states for pedestrians, and trends suggest that things may get worse before they improve. If you… Read more »

Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists On South Carolina Roads

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Automobile accidents on South Carolina roads happen too often for most people’s liking. However, if you are unfortunate enough to be involved in an accident with an underinsured or uninsured motorist, the experience can be even more complex and draining. Understanding South Carolina’s insurance laws can help you avoid being the uninsured motorist one day,… Read more »

Slip-and-Fall Accidents in South Carolina

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Accidents do happen. As South Carolinians age, more and more of those accidents are turning out to be of the slip and fall variety. Slip and fall accidents are one of the leading causes of injury and death in the United States, especially for older adults – approximately one in three experiences a fall each… Read more »

DUI & Dram Shop Laws

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When someone is stopped for drunk driving in South Carolina, they are rightly charged with driving under the influence (DUI). They may then be prosecuted or civilly sued, depending on who and what they may harm while driving drunk. However, there is very often another player in DUI cases: the bar, restaurant or other public… Read more »

Non-Physical Injuries From Auto Accidents

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Many people have the mistaken idea that if they were not physically harmed in an automobile accident, they were not hurt. This is not the case at all; mental and emotional injuries are still very much actionable, especially if they significantly interfere with your quality of life. It is possible, even important to your well-being,… Read more »

What To Do Immediately Following A Car Accident

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No one is at his or her best after an automobile accident. When you have just been hurt, it can be a struggle to think clearly. Still, there are certain things that need to be done in the immediate aftermath of a car accident – if steps are left out, it may be harder or… Read more »