How Can Blind Spots Hide Deadly Hazards?

04/02/21 | Auto Accidents
For new drivers, few concepts feel more disconcerting than the notion of a blind spot. The idea that you may not see another vehicle next to yours even in broad daylight, and that another driver might not see you, seems to de...Read More

Why Is Speeding Is a Factor in More Than a Quarter of Fatal Accidents?

03/28/21 | Auto Accidents
Speed limits not only reduce the amount of fuel that a vehicle uses but also save lives. Despite this, the number of lives lost on South Carolina roadways over the previous decade does not appear to have declined in any meani...Read More

What Is a Head-on Collision?

02/16/21 | Auto Accidents
Head-on collisions are also commonly known as front impact accidents or frontal crashes. These accidents occur when two vehicles traveling in opposite directions collide front end to front end. Most head-on collisions cause s...Read More

The Most Common Cause of Collision

12/22/20 | Auto Accidents
Have you ever wondered what the most common cause of vehicle collisions are? So has the Insurance Information Institute (III) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which have compiled statistics on t...Read More

The Severity of Road Rash Injuries

10/22/20 | Auto Accidents
Motorcycle accidents often mean the victim is left with road rash. The dictionary definition of road rash is “mild to severe skin abrasion resulting from a fall (as from a bicycle or motorcycle) which usually involves slidi...Read More

Motorcycle Laws Other Motorists Need to Know

10/20/20 | Auto Accidents
South Carolina, like every other state, has laws that anyone who operates a motor vehicle must follow. Motorcycle operators must adhere to the rules which pertain specifically to them. They are also required to follow most la...Read More

Rear End Auto Accidents

09/09/20 | Auto Accidents
The most common type of accident involving a motor vehicle is a rear end collision. Approximately 1.7 million rear end collisions take place in the nation each year. While this type of accident is commonly regarded as a “mi...Read More

Driver Fatigue

08/04/20 | Auto Accidents
If you watch the news or go online, you will see hundreds of stories where drivers cause accidents after falling asleep at the wheel. Driver fatigue is dangerous, and in many cases, it takes the lives of innocent victims. If ...Read More

Causes of Car Accidents

08/03/20 | Auto Accidents
Motor vehicle accidents happen every day. According to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, 142,406 motor vehicle accidents took place across the state in just one recent year. To put that figure into perspective, ...Read More

What to Do After a Car Accident

07/03/20 | Auto Accidents
Several Steps You Can Take to Protect Your Legal Rights If you haven’t yet experienced your first accident, perhaps you’re wondering: What am I supposed to do after a car accident? Read on for more information. Before an ...Read More

Truck Driver Fatigue

07/02/20 | Auto Accidents
More than 15 million commercial trucks travel along U.S. roadways, as truck drivers deliver 70 percent of the nation’s shipped goods each year. While the commercial trucking industry is an important aspect of the nation’s...Read More

Road Rage

06/08/20 | Auto Accidents
The average American drives thousands of miles each year. More than 90% of working people drive to and from work, with the average commute in the United States reaching a new high of 27.1 minutes. Over a year, that means the ...Read More

How Much to Expect From a Car Accident Settlement

06/06/20 | Auto Accidents
Car travel is an everyday part of life. Unfortunately, so are car accidents, which may leave a victim injured and facing massive bills, lost wages, and an uncertain future. Each year more than 6 million car accidents take pla...Read More

What Should You Do After a Car Accident Checklist

03/07/20 | Auto Accidents
Did you know that there is one traffic collision every 3.7 minutes in South Carolina? That’s a scary number. Even scarier: these collisions lead to one injury every 8.7 minutes and one fatality every 8.9 hours. As drivers, ...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

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

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

$6.65M in fatal air base fall

02/28/14 | Auto Accidents
More than four years after John Bruce took a fatal fall at a military base in Kuwait, a Cook County jury has awarded the family of the Arlington Heights man $6.65 million in a wrongful death lawsuit. Jurors in the civil case ...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

Charleston auto accident lawyer Nathan Hughey $300,000 Settlement – Mount Pleasant Wreck Lawyer

10/31/13 | Auto Accidents, Personal Injuries
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 including a Charleston wreck settlement of $1.65 mill...Read More

I love being a Charleston Injury Lawyer – My job and my clients – attorney Nathan Hughey

10/26/13 | Abuse and Neglect, Auto Accidents, Personal Injuries, Settlements
Hughey Law Firm – Injury lawyers. I love helping and encouraging. We help people when their lives are turned upside down by the fact that #nursinghome and #hospital chains often put profits over people, as to other larg...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

Nathan Hughey Google+ feed – follow for SC Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Posts

10/23/13 | Abuse and Neglect, Auto Accidents, Brain Injury
Please check out our Hughey Law Firm injury law posts on top rated attorney Nathan Hughey’s google+ page.  Please join our circle for informative #nursinghomeabuse and #injury law information.Read More

Nursing Home Abuse – Nursing Facility Investigation and Reporting Requirements – South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Nathan Hughey

10/17/13 | Abuse and Neglect, Auto Accidents, Brain Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injuries, Settlements
South Carolina nursing home abuse lawyer Nathan Hughey has handled hundreds of nursing home cases and teaches other lawyers regarding the array of regulations applicable to nursing home and other cases.  Here, Charleston nur...Read More

Wrongful Death Lawyer Nathan Hughey $28million in Verdicts and Settlements – Dram Shop and Liquor Liability

09/21/13 | Abuse and Neglect, Auto Accidents, Settlements
Last year, I was involved in a claim in which a Charleston restaurant allowed an intoxicated employee to leave the premises. He later got into his vehicle and collided with a young man on the Arthur Ravenel Bridge, killing th...Read More