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

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

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

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