South Carolina Medicare Hospital Ratings

07/03/19 | Medical Malpractice
Choosing the best hospital for you is an important decision, but it can be difficult. Sometimes you simply go to the hospital closest to you, the one that specializes in your medical condition, the one that accepts your insur...Read More

What Is Nursing Home Abuse?

04/30/19 | Abuse and Neglect
When you move an elderly member of your family into a nursing home, you have a right to expect that the nursing home will provide adequate care. South Carolina’s Bill of Rights for Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities ind...Read More

The Unacceptable Reality of Elder Abuse

04/01/19 | Abuse and Neglect
June 15, 2006, was established as the first annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Despite more than a decade of global awareness, the egregious problem of elder abuse persists in the United States. Recently, the Greenville ...Read More

Is the Rear Driver Always at Fault in a Rear-End Accident in South Carolina?

12/19/18 | Auto Accidents
Many people may have heard the myth that “the rear driver is always at fault in rear-end accidents.” While it is certainly true that the person driving the rear vehicle is usually at fault, it certainly is not the case th...Read More

Do You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

12/18/18 | Personal Injuries
The question of whether you need a personal injury lawyer after being involved in an accident or suffering an injury is one that is very fact specific, generally to be decided on a case-by-case basis.  However, there are som...Read More

What Causes Pressure Sores?

06/18/18 | Abuse and Neglect
Prolonged pressure that limits blood flow to the skin cause pressure sores, or as they are more commonly known, bedsores. This injury commonly afflicts sedentary people who cannot to move out of certain positions. Remaining i...Read More

FAQ About Nursing Home Abuse Claims

06/04/18 | Abuse and Neglect
It’s difficult to imagine that the nursing home staff tasked with caring for its elderly patrons would ever engage in nursing home abuse. Still, abuse is a national concern for the almost 5 percent of people older than 65 i...Read More

Nursing Home Residents Should Never Develop Bed Sores

03/26/18 | Abuse and Neglect
Making the decision that your loved one needs the skilled care of a nursing home is never an easy one. Furthermore, it necessitates a good deal of research and investigation to find a facility that will provide your elderly r...Read More

TBIs: Frequently Asked Questions

03/19/18 | Brain Injury
Many kinds of accidents commonly cause traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Because of their prevalence and their significant negative effects, some working knowledge about TBIs and the ability to recognize this type of injury ca...Read More

Spinal Cord Injury FAQ

02/12/18 | Auto Accidents, Personal Injuries
Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) can terrify their victims, who often go on to face long-term medical issues that may never resolve—or even disabilities that can prevent them from living independently. It is not surprising, ther...Read More

Recognizing the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

01/08/18 | Abuse and Neglect
If your loved one lives in a nursing home, chances are you worry about her well-being and whether she receives proper treatment. South Carolina law expects nursing homes to meet a specific standard of care. This involves prov...Read More

Workers’ Compensation FAQs

07/17/17 | Workers' Comp
If you have been injured on the job, chances are you may not know exactly how to proceed, particularly if you have been seriously injured.  This blog post aims to provide answers to some initial questions you may have.  It ...Read More

New SC Law Requires Liquor Liability Insurance

07/03/17 | Personal Injuries
If you are involved in an accident or incident in South Carolina in which alcohol is involved, multiple parties may be held liable and owe you just compensation for your injuries.  For instance, imagine a scenario in which a...Read More

South Carolina Doctors Who Receive Drug Company Money

07/09/15 | Medical Malpractice
by Nathan Hughey South Carolina Doctors Receive Money from Drug Companies.  Per ProPublica, this is a list of the top drug money recipients in South Carolina from 2013-2014.  According to ProPublica, over 10,000 South Carol...Read More

GCSO: Caregiver pepper-sprayed, beat vulnerable patients | Local News – WYFF Home

08/22/14 | Abuse and Neglect, Auto Accidents, Personal Injuries
South Carolina wrongful death attorney Nathan Hughey has a pending wrongful death claim against SC Mentor arising out of an autistic male eloping from the facility in his underwear and a shirt, which has also been featured in...Read More

VA delays

05/29/14 | Uncategorized
Delaying medical care to veterans and manipulating records to hide those delays is “systemic throughout” the Department of Veterans Affairs health system, the VA’s Office of Inspector General said in a preli...Read More

South Carolina Jury Awards $50 Million in Car Wreck Death Case

01/17/14 | Abuse and Neglect, Auto Accidents, Personal Injuries, Settlements
A jury in Charleston, South Carolina today awarded $50,000,000.00 in an automobile accident death case.  I believe this is the largest verdict in South Carolina history in a personal injury lawsuit. The case involved a wron...Read More

A BILLION DOLLARS, A TRILLION DOLLARS, AND EIGHT DOLLARS

12/21/13 | Abuse and Neglect
The corporations that own and operate Assisted Living, Nursing Homes, and even Hospitals are really, really, good at one thing – unfortunately its not providing care.  What they are good at is the business of self-prom...Read More

Golf Cart Law and Golf Cart Injuries in South Carolina – Golf Cart Injury Lawyers

12/11/13 | Personal Injuries
South Carolina has a huge number of golf carts being operated on our streets.  These vehicles are largely dangerous to begin with, as they were never intended to serve as automobiles.  Severe injuries, including fractured s...Read More

Life and Death in Assisted Living – Assisted Living Abuse Lawyers – Assisted Living Neglect Lawyer Nathan Hughey

11/07/13 | Abuse and Neglect, Settlements
As more and more elderly Americans choose to spend their later years in assisted living facilities, FRONTLINE and ProPublica examine whether this loosely regulated, multi-billion dollar industry is putting seniors at risk? Ou...Read More

Negligent Security Lawsuit – Sexual Assault Lawsuit Filed by College Students – Attorney Nathan Hughey

11/04/13 | Abuse and Neglect, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injuries, Settlements
Federal lawsuit filed alleging sexual assault, inadequate security.  We have a #premisesliability lawsuit now alleging wrongful death as a result of inadequate security and have handled several others. Four Students File F...Read More

Elderly, At Risk, and Haphazardly Protected – PBS Frontline – Assisted Living Lawyer Nathan Hughey

11/04/13 | Abuse and Neglect, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injuries
Elderly, At Risk, and Haphazardly Protected by A.C. Thompson, ProPublica, and Jonathan Jones, Special to ProPublica, Oct. 29, 2013, 10:56 a.m. A version of this story was co-published by “Frontline.” Workers found...Read More

Charleston Auto Accident Lawyer Nathan Hughey $300,00 Settlement

10/31/13 | Uncategorized
Hughey Law Firm Injury Lawyers, West Ashley wreck lawyer case settled for $300,000.00 yesterday. Top rated attorney Nathan Hughey has handled hundreds of accident cases...Read More

A very inspiring story About Overcoming Odds – Charleston lawyer Nathan Hughey

10/24/13 | Auto Accidents, Personal Injuries
Stories like this touch my heart and fuel me with a drive to be the best I can be. Zach Hodskins certainly is doing his part. This post is from SouthCarolina accident attorney Nathan Hughey. It originally appeared in the AJC....Read More

How to Bust the Caps – Avoiding Tort Reform Damages Caps – Hughey Law Firm Injury Laywers

10/16/13 | Medical Malpractice, Personal Injuries, Settlements
South Carolina has limitations on what an injured person can recover in certain types of lawsuits covered by our tort reform statutes.  Recovery is not limited, however, to those amounts.  Contact a South Carolina injury la...Read More