How Do Car Accident Settlements Work?

05/03/22 | Settlements
A car accident settlement may happen when the parties involved in a car crash agree on a settlement amount to cover the costs of injuries and property damage. A victim might accomplish this before trial in a pretrial settlem...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

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

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

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

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

South Carolina Slip and Fall Law in a Nutshell – +Hughey Law Firm – Injury Lawyers

10/27/13 | Abuse and Neglect, Brain Injury, Personal Injuries, Settlements, Uncategorized
South Carolina has a well established field of case law in #slipandfall or #premisesliability cases. Basically, a store owner can’t create dangerous conditions – or sit around and do nothing if he knows or should ...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

South Carolina #wrongfuldeath lawyer @Nathan Hughey and @Hughey Law Firm – Injury Lawyers handle police negligence claims.

10/24/13 | Abuse and Neglect, Medical Malpractice, Settlements
Unfortunately these kind of problems happen many times out of the public eye for every time something is publicized. I’ve had multiple families come to me with deaths of family members who needed medical care while in c...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

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

$1.9 Million Verdict in South Carolina on Medical Malpractice Case Yesterday – Hughey Law Firm Injury Blog

10/11/13 | Abuse and Neglect, Medical Malpractice, Settlements
The verdict was for $1,250,000.00 in non-economic damages, and $704,000.00 in economic damages.  This highlights the fact that South Carolina’s tort reform caps do not apply in a case where the jury finds reckless cond...Read More

Negligence Per Se – nursing home abuse – Nathan Hughey

10/11/13 | Abuse and Neglect, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injuries, Settlements
Negligence per se in #nursinghomelitigation By Nathan Hughey Negligence per se is negligence arising from the violation of a statute. To recover for negligence per se, a plaintiff must show that the essential purpose of the s...Read More

Mount Pleasant Attorneys Nathan Hughey and Stuart Hudson – Post and Courier Article – Hughey Law Firm Injury Lawyers

10/01/13 | Abuse and Neglect, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injuries, Settlements
Lawsuit centers on alleged ‘spy camera’ in Mount Pleasant doctor’s office From the Charleston Post and Courier Mount Pleasant Injury Lawyers Hughey Law Firm.  South Carolina Attorney Nathan Hughey.  Charleston Injury ...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

South Carolina Truck Accident Lawyer Nathan Hughey – Vehicle Rollover Attorney Nathan Hughey – Trucking Accident Wrongful Death Settlement

09/12/13 | Auto Accidents, Personal Injuries, Settlements
South Carolina #truckaccidentattorney Nathan Hughey is currently litigating a case similar to that in this article.  A #truckwreck caused our client to suffer severe and permanent injuries, ruining a promising naval career. ...Read More

South Carolina Auto Accident Lawyer Nathan Hughey – Insurance Reserve Fund Litigation Lawyer Nathan Hughey – Sheriffs Office Pays for High Speed Chase Injuries

09/11/13 | Auto Accidents, Personal Injuries, Settlements
Sheriff’s office pays $400K to settle high-speed chase suit The Anderson County Sherriff’s Office has agreed to pay $400,000 to a family that was injured during a high-speed chase. Glenn Hardy, his wife Sherry and their 1...Read More

South Carolina Dram Shop Lawyer Nathan Hughey – Employer liability for drunk driving accidents and deaths

09/10/13 | Brain Injury, Personal Injuries, Settlements
Hughey Law Firm Injury lawyers and Charleston drunk driving liability Lawyer Nathan Hughey have received verdicts and settlements totaling millions of dollars in liquor liability claims.  We were involved in the Husk Restaur...Read More

From A Client

09/10/13 | Settlements
“I wanted to thank you for the work you did to successfully resolve the mediation of [my daughter’s] case. You have been very thorough and professional and we appreciate the effort on this. Again, Many thanks!R...Read More

Heros and Clients – I love my job – Charleston accident attorney Nathan Hughey

09/06/13 | Abuse and Neglect, Auto Accidents, Brain Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injuries, Settlements
Charleston auto accident attorney Nathan Hughey I love my job because I get to meet awesome people and represent them when they have been wronged.  I feel like every case teaches me something new about life and allows me to ...Read More

Abuse, Neglect, and Wrongful Death – by South Carolina Attorney Nathan Hughey

08/28/13 | Abuse and Neglect, Auto Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injuries, Settlements
At Hughey Law Firm, we regularly handle many different types of abuse, neglect, and wrongful death cases.  These include cases against assisted living facilities, including South Carolina assisted living abuse claims, Charle...Read More

Episcopal Church Suit to Remain in State Court

08/27/13 | Personal Injuries, Settlements
CHARLESTON (AP) — U.S. District Judge C. Weston Houck has ruled for the second time in recent months that legal issues arising from the Episcopal schism in eastern South Carolina belong in state court, not federal court. Ho...Read More

South Carolina Wrongful Death Lawyer Nathan Hughey – Settlement Reached in Wrongful Death of Student Killed by ATV at Football Practice

08/26/13 | Abuse and Neglect, Auto Accidents, Brain Injury, Personal Injuries, Settlements
ASHEVILLE — A lawsuit claims negligence on the part of the Buncombe County Board of Education and Roberson High football coach Jim Beatty contributed to the death of a student who was run over by ATV at the school. An admin...Read More

South Carolina Assisted Living Lawyer Nathan Hughey – Workers Win $2 Million Settlement From Assisted Living Giant

08/26/13 | Abuse and Neglect, Auto Accidents, Settlements
Emeritus Senior Living, the country’s largest assisted living company, has agreed to pay up to $2.2 million to settle claims that it routinely underpaid workers at dozens of its California facilities. Hands-on workers at Em...Read More