Auto accidents are the most common cause of injury. Injuries sustained during car collisions can range from minor to catastrophic, including brain injury, spinal cord injury, and wrongful death.
2017 South Carolina Traffic Collision Fact Book, every 13 minutes there is one automobile collision resulting in injury. You will likely get resistance from the at-fault driver or his or her insurance company, especially when you seek fair compensation. This is why consulting a personal injury lawyer immediately following your accident is crucial.
The most common causes of injury collisions are drivers’ failure to yield, disregarding road signs, speeding, or following too closely. If you are injured in an automobile accident due to someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. I will fight for your rights to receive the compensation you deserve.
Truck accidents can cause some of the most devastating injuries, including brain injury, spinal cord injury, and wrongful death. Those who drive trucks — commonly known as 18-wheelers — are held to higher standards than other drivers and are regulated by state and federal law.
Truck drivers must meet licensing and training requirements, undergo safety inspections and keep track of the number of hours they drive between breaks. However, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in 2017, the number of large trucks involved in injury crashes increased by 5 percent, from 102,000 to 107,000.” While truck drivers do go through training, the reality of truck accident rates is still present.
Trucking companies will aggressively defend themselves against claims.
While you are recovering from an injury, trucking companies and large corporations are often hiring investigators to interview witnesses and engineers to reconstruct the accident. In short, they are laying the groundwork for their defense. Not to worry, I can do the same.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) commonly results from auto accidents, falls, or any other impact to the head. The injured person may have headaches, difficulty thinking, memory problems, and changes in temperament. Both severe and mild traumatic brain injury can make it difficult for a person to work and have normal relationships with others.
Spinal cord injuries can have a multitude of causes including, falls, motor vehicle accidents, industrial accidents, and more. These injuries are extremely serious and can have life-changing consequences.
Personal Injury resulting in a wrongful death are amongst the most difficult events to endure for all of those involved and affected. I know how you feel and I want to help you. Whether you need compensation for medical bills, funeral expenses or just need a representative on your side, I will be there to fight for your rights.
Medical Malpractice is more common than most people realize. According to the National Academy of Sciences, approximately 98,000 Americans die each year from “medical mistakes”. That figure does not take into account the hundreds of thousands more who are injured.
Medical Malpractice can include:
- Failure to diagnose a serious illness or disease
- Surgical errors
- Improper medication
I have successfully handled medical malpractice cases. I will commit the resources necessary to obtain the best result possible in your case. The sooner you consult with me and begin preparation for your case, the better off you will be. Remember, evidence disappears and memories fade. Call me right now, and let me help you
If you have been injured on the job, your employer is required by law to provide medical care and payment for permanent disability, including partial disability. Your employer has workers’ compensation insurance that covers these benefits. You will likely experience resistance, especially when you seek fair compensation.
What steps should you take when seeking worker’s compensation after an injury?
- Report your injury immediately
- Hire a personal injury lawyer
- Identify any witnesses
- Tell your doctor how you’ve been injured
All of these steps are crucial in pursuing a worker’s compensation case. Be sure to report every detail of your accident/injury to your doctor and attorney while details are still fresh in your mind. Regularly attend all doctor’s appointments regarding your injury. The more documentation you have, the better. Having evidence recorded by a medical professional is crucial to any worker’s comp case.
Larger companies will often try to quickly dismiss your case. The sooner you consult me and begin preparation of your case, the better off you will be. Remember, evidence disappears and memories fade. Call me right now, and let me help you.
Filing for Social Security Disability can prove to be difficult without the help of an attorney. Large corporations may resist claims made by employees. It is always best to contact an attorney immediately after you are injured.
Almost all state laws provide that cyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as those who drive motor vehicles. However, those of us who cycle on the road still feel extremely vulnerable. Some drivers don’t think we belong on the road and act aggressively. Other drivers just don’t pay attention to us. Either way, a cycling crash can be devastating. We are fully exposed. Broken bones, head injuries, and spinal cord injuries are common results of serious cycling crashes.