​When to Get an Attorney for a Car Accident

04/14/22 | Personal Injuries
A car accident with another driver is stressful and can significantly affect your life and future. If you were involved in a car crash with a negligent or reckless driver and sustained severe injuries, you shouldn’t be left...Read More

​South Carolina Traffic Laws

04/12/22 | Personal Injuries
Whether you are a South Carolina resident or a visitor, we expect all drivers to follow the state’s traffic laws when driving. All drivers have a responsibility to abide by the state’s traffic laws. One of the mos...Read More

​Health and Safety Issues at Roper Hospital

04/07/22 | Personal Injuries
When you visit a hospital in the Charleston area for a health concern, you expect the medical professionals to provide adequate care. Medical malpractice and patient injuries are all too common in hospitals, however, and rece...Read More

​Distracted Driving vs. Drunk Driving Statistics

04/07/22 | Personal Injuries
At some point, you probably saw an ad campaign, billboard, or commercial about drunk driving. These shocking advertisements want to deter people from getting behind the wheel while intoxicated. Over the years, warnings about ...Read More

​Back Pain From a Car Accident

04/05/22 | Personal Injuries
The human body often cannot absorb the impact of a car accident without damaging muscles, nerves, and ligaments, particularly in your back. Even “minor” back injuries can lead to severe, ongoing and sometimes permanent pa...Read More

Can I Claim Damages for Anxiety After a Car Accident?

03/31/22 | Auto Accidents
A badly damaged vehicle and broken bones are apparent damages after a car accident. However, many accident victims often suffer in silence from the emotional trauma following an automobile accident. Car accident attorneys can...Read More

​Can a Lawyer Settle My Case Without My Consent?

03/16/22 | Settlements
In any legal case, the client controls when to settle the case. You can think of it this way: A lawyer decides strategy, but a client decides when and whether to settle. Communication between a client and attorney is the key ...Read More

Are You at Fault if Someone Pulls out in Front of You?

03/01/22 | Auto Accidents
Car accidents are devastating events that leave property damage, injuries, and sometimes death in their aftermath. Car accidents also leave questions in the minds of drivers. After a car accident, you may wonder who caused th...Read More

Does Greed Affect Nursing Home Staffing and Resident Care?

02/10/22 | Nursing Home Abuse
Much has been said about the critically low staffing levels at nursing homes and assisted living facilities since the dawn of COVID. Unfortunately, staffing issues were a problem even before the pandemic. However, since 2020,...Read More

What Risks Do Unqualified Truck Drivers Pose?

02/09/22 | Truck Accidents
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requires truck drivers to meet several qualifications before receiving a Class C or commercial driver’s license. Those qualifications, however, are relatively minimal. A fully...Read More

Which Common Cause of Accidents Causes the Most Collisions?

02/08/22 | Personal Injuries
Serious collisions can occur in the blink of an eye. Most people know some of the more common causes of collisions, including things like distracted driving and speeding. When asked about common causes of collisions or fatal ...Read More

How Are Personal Injury Settlements Paid Out?

02/03/22 | Personal Injuries
A personal injury claim can take a long time to settle. Once you have reached a settlement agreement, you may feel a wave of relief. You can finally get the compensation you need to pay off your ongoing expenses and move forw...Read More

How Can I Prove My Pain and Suffering?

02/02/22 | Personal Injuries
If someone else’s negligence caused your injuries, you might be entitled to compensation. The at-fault party can reimburse you for pain and suffering beyond your medical bills and surgery costs. Pain and suffering are intan...Read More

C.M. Tucker Jr. Nursing Care Center Abuse and Neglect Attorneys

02/01/22 | Abuse and Neglect
Like most busy families, you have neither the time nor the skills to provide care for your sick or aging loved one. As many families do, you look for quality professional care arrangements in a location that is also close to ...Read More

What Not to Say to an Insurance Adjuster After an Accident

01/25/22 | Settlements
Following a serious accident of any kind, you will likely have to talk to an insurance adjuster to receive compensation for the losses you may have faced because of the accident. If you had a car accident, you might need to t...Read More

Legal Terms: Your Guide to the Language You Might Hear in Your Personal Injury Case

01/19/22 | Personal Injuries
The law contains confusing and convoluted language. One can think of the law and the world of attorneys as having a different language than the commonly spoken words between laypersons. Sometimes it’s called legalese. S...Read More

How Quickly Do Bedsores Develop in a Nursing Home?

01/19/22 | Bedsores
Bedsores frequently tend to develop in individuals that are bed or chair-bound for extended periods of time. However, it does not take long for bedsores to form. How Long Does it Take to Get a Bedsore? Bedsore can develop in ...Read More

How to Sue a Nursing Home for a Slip and Fall Injury

01/17/22 | Nursing Home Abuse
Slip and fall accidents are among the most common causes of severe injuries among vulnerable persons and senior citizens. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report reveals that as many as 36 million Americans ...Read More

Can I Sue a Car Insurance Company for Not Paying My Claim?

01/11/22 | Settlements
One of the primary ways to get compensation after a car accident is to file a claim with your or another involved party’s car insurance company. Car insurance serves as protection from the financial damage that you can expe...Read More

How Bedsores Can be Fatal

01/09/22 | Bedsores
Bedsores are preventable injuries that often develop because of negligent care. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in ten nursing home patients suffers a bedsore injury. This tends...Read More

What Do Bedsores (Pressure Ulcers) Look Like In 4 Stages

11/30/21 | Bedsores
Bedsores (pressure ulcers) are preventable injuries that occur when individuals do not receive appropriate care. Consequently, if an individual develops bedsores in a healthcare facility or a nursing home, the establishment m...Read More

South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlements

11/23/21 | Nursing Home Abuse
A nursing home abuse case may result in a significant amount of compensation. Depending on the facts of the case, this amount can exceed $1 million. Working with an experienced nursing home abuse lawyer can help you maximize ...Read More

South Carolina Bedsore (Pressure Sore) Settlements & Case Value

10/28/21 | Bedsores, Nursing Home Abuse
If you or a loved one developed bedsores while in the care of a nursing home, hospital, home health care, or other medical facilities and care programs, the court could find your caretaker or the facility negligent. Bedsores ...Read More

Nursing Homes Use Improper Diagnoses to Neglect and Abuse Residents

10/26/21 | Abuse and Neglect
If you are looking for a nursing home for your loved one, you undoubtedly want a facility with quality care and a safe environment. Unfortunately, nursing homes are under criticism for similar patterns of unscrupulous diagnos...Read More

How to Report Nursing Home Abuse in South Carolina [Step-by-Step]

10/12/21 | Nursing Home Abuse
Many of us must make the difficult decision to move a loved one into a nursing home because we can’t provide the care they need at home. And some seniors with dementia need around-the-clock supervision that simply requires ...Read More