​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

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

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 Much Does a Lawyer Cost?

09/04/21 | Personal Injuries
To most people, hiring a lawyer for a personal injury claim makes sense. Hiring an expert with any complex issue is generally; a good idea and can pay off dividends in many different ways. This is certainly true of having an ...Read More

How Much Is an Accident Injury Claim Worth?

06/10/21 | Personal Injuries
After an accident, one of the first questions that pop into your mind is how you are going to pay for medical bills and a lawyer when you can’t work. When you retain us to handle your personal injury case, you don’t have ...Read More

Why Should You Take Neck Injuries Seriously?

03/30/21 | Personal Injuries
Popular culture tends to portray neck injuries as non-serious. More times than we can count, we’ve seen characters in television comedies get laughs by wearing a foam collar that limits mobility and looks silly. Neck braces...Read More

Violent Crime and Uber Drivers:

08/25/19 | Personal Injuries
How to Stay Safe When Your Ride Arrives Earlier this year, Samantha Josephson, a University of South Carolina student, was allegedly kidnapped and murdered by a man posing as an Uber driver. What began as a fun night out with...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

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

Trampoline Parks – A Rise in Popularity and Risk

07/13/17 | Personal Injuries
One search on Google, and you’ll be quick to find articles regarding the rise in popularity of trampoline parks such as Sky Zone.  You’ll also probably notice the numerous articles about children being injured, sometimes...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

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

Legislature OKs guns in bars, restaurants

01/23/14 | Personal Injuries
By: The Associated Press January 23, 2014 COLUMBIA (AP) — People with concealed weapon permits are a signature away from being able to bring their gun into a restaurant or bar in South Carolina, if there’s no sign again...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

Dementia to Affect 135 Million by 2050

12/18/13 | Personal Injuries
from New York Daily News Ingram Publishing/Getty Images/Ingram Publishing ‘Most governments are woefully unprepared for the dementia epidemic,’ according to a new report. Many governments are woefully unprepared for an ep...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

United States District Court rules that Facebook deletion data by Plaintiff will not result in dismissal of lawsuit as requested by Defendant.

12/03/13 | Personal Injuries
In the recent case of Hawkins v. College of Charleston, the Court ruled that deletion of Facebook data did not result in a dismissal of the claim.  This is significant in that Defendants want to make a huge deal out of Faceb...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