What Should You Do After a Car Accident Checklist

11/30/23 | 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

The Most Common Cause of Collision

08/13/23 | Auto Accidents
Have you ever wondered what the most common cause of vehicle collisions is? So has the Insurance Information Institute (III) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which have compiled statistics on th...Read More

What Is a Head-on Collision?

08/13/23 | Auto Accidents
Head-on collisions are also commonly known as front-impact accidents or frontal crashes. These accidents occur when oncoming traffic traveling in opposite directions collides from front end to front end. Most head-on collisio...Read More

What to Do After a Car Accident That’s Not Your Fault

08/12/23 | Auto Accidents, Personal Injuries
Even the best drivers can have an off day. DUIs, distracted driving, and speeding increase the chances of becoming an at-fault driver in an accident. Sometimes, an automobile accident is the result of negligence. Other times,...Read More

How Can Blind Spots Hide Deadly Hazards?

06/28/23 | Auto Accidents
No matter how many side and rearview mirrors they have, virtually all vehicles have blind spots. These are places where drivers cannot see other vehicles next to them. If drivers don’t check their blind spots before mer...Read More

​Types of Car Accidents

01/09/23 | Auto Accidents
With motorists traveling across the world’s roadways in different directions, at different speeds, on different road types, and in different vehicles, there are many different accident types. The type of car accident you’...Read More

What Is ​FR-10 Form in South Carolina?

01/02/23 | Auto Accidents
In South Carolina, drivers must complete an accident form known as the FR-10 (or Form FR-10) following a motor vehicle accident. The FR in Form FR-10 stands for financial responsibility. A law enforcement officer will general...Read More

If You Have an Accident in Which Someone Is Injured, What Should You Do?

10/07/22 | Auto Accidents
Car accidents are a common occurrence across the United States. They can be a fender bender or a catastrophic crash. No matter the severity of the accident, you can suffer serious injuries. According to the National Highway T...Read More

​How Much Should I Settle for a Car Accident?

10/06/22 | Auto Accidents
​How much should I settle for a car accident? Your recovery should be your priority after a car accident. Full recovery means healing from your injuries and bouncing back from the financial difficulties a car accident can b...Read More

South Carolina Street Racing​

09/20/22 | Auto Accidents
South Carolina Street racing might seem like a fun idea to come thrill-seekers, but it’s never as the movies portray it to be. Not only is street racing disruptive, but it also creates an unsafe environment for everyone in ...Read More

Rear-End Collision Injuries​

09/15/22 | Auto Accidents, Personal Injuries
Rear-end collisions frequently happen, usually resulting in extensive injuries and financial losses. You may have legal options if you’ve been in a rear-end collision.​ Continue reading to better understand rear-end colli...Read More

How Much Will I Get for Pain and Suffering From a Car Accident?

09/05/22 | Auto Accidents
Getting into a car accident is one of the scariest situations a person can find themselves in, and dealing with the aftermath can be overwhelming. The crash may have left you with severe physical injuries, property damage, me...Read More

How Long Does a Car Accident Settlement Take?

09/02/22 | Auto Accidents
Every car accident is different, and there is no way to predict how long a settlement will take to finalize. While you cannot accurately predict how long a settlement will take, you can discuss the specifics of your situation...Read More

​Average Settlement for Car Accident Neck and Back Injuries

08/29/22 | Auto Accidents
Your neck and back are vulnerable areas of your body, and any injury to them can be life-altering. After suffering injuries in a car accident, the person responsible should pay for them. The best way to get the money you need...Read More

South Carolina Cell Phone Law

07/28/22 | Auto Accidents
South Carolina laws prohibit using a cell phone to craft, read, or send text messages while driving. Per the South Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS): “It is unlawful for a person to use a wireless electronic commun...Read More

​What Happens After a Deposition in a Car Accident Case?

07/14/22 | Auto Accidents
You may undergo a deposition if you pursue a lawsuit after a car accident. This process occurs during the discovery phase of a lawsuit, which is generally the first phase. The deposition can be a critical juncture in your cas...Read More

When to Hire An Attorney After A Car Accident?

07/05/22 | Auto Accidents
You generally want to hire an attorney as soon as possible following a car accident. There are no benefits in waiting to hire a car accident lawyer. As you’ll see, there are considerable downsides if you don’t get the leg...Read More

Why Is Texting and Driving Dangerous?

05/12/22 | Auto Accidents
The rise of cell phones has had some unintentional and sometimes fatal consequences on America’s highways. An unsettling number of traffic casualties are related to driving while distracted, including the use of cell phones...Read More

How Much Money Can a Passenger in a Car Accident Get?

05/04/22 | Auto Accidents
If a car crash hurts you and it was not your fault, you might be wondering if you can recover any money and how much. You also might be wondering how to sue someone or go through insurance. The answers to these inquiries will...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

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

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

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