We have provided a few commonly asked questions regarding our practice areas below. The best way to have a complete understanding of your legal situation moving forward is to contact our office and speak to a friendly and experienced attorney. Call (803) 939-1340 or fill out the contact form provided.
What should I do if I’ve suffered a severe injury through no fault of my own?
If you have been injured because of the carelessness or recklessness of another person or entity, you should contact a dedicated South Carolina personal injury attorney as soon as possible to discuss your situation. A skilled personal injury lawyer can ensure that you receive the maximum compensation to which you are entitled under state law for your ordeal. It is recommended that you and your family get in touch with an aggressive personal injury attorney as soon as you have received medical attention for your injuries. It is important that you do not accept any settlement offered by insurance companies until you have spoken to an attorney.
Isn’t it the responsibility of insurance companies to pay me compensation after an accident regardless of whether I have a South Carolina personal injury attorney or not?
In a perfect world, claims examiners working for insurance companies would honor all just claims. Unfortunately, in the real world in which we live, insurance companies routinely try to avoid fairly compensating the victims of their policyholders in personal injury cases. A personal injury lawyer is a valuable ally in keeping claims examiners and their employers honest. Knowing that an attorney is willing to go to court on behalf of their client will often persuade otherwise reluctant insurance companies to honor their contracts. More…
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What should I do if I’ve been injured on the job?
If you have suffered a severe workplace injury, you should contact a skilled workers’ compensation attorney before filing your claim. It is recommended that you do this immediately after having received medical attention for your injury.
Why should I hire a South Carolina workers’ compensation attorney?
Under the workers’ compensation insurance system, you and your employer have a binding legal contract that shields your employer from litigation and also guarantees you compensation for medical bills and some portion of your lost wages following a disabling workplace injury. Unfortunately, it is common for claims examiners working for insurance companies to act in bad faith and reduce, delay, or deny legitimate claims unless they expect an aggressive workers’ compensation lawyer to hold them accountable for doing so. More…
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What are my rights when I am under arrest?
Under the 5th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, you have the right to avoid self-incrimination by remaining silent following your detention or arrest. You are also entitled to a phone call and to legal representation. If you cannot afford to hire a criminal defense attorney, the State of South Carolina will appoint a public defender on your behalf.
What should I do if I’ve been arrested for a crime?
You should use the one phone call which you are permitted to contact a dedicated South Carolina criminal defense attorney as soon possible. You should also not make any statements to law enforcement officials unless you are advised to do so by your criminal defense lawyer. Remember: anything you say can be used against you at an arraignment or in a trial.