March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, a time to understand the significant effects a brain injury can have on a person's life. From physical disabilities to cognitive impairments and emotional disturbances, a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be subtle or catastrophic. According to the Brain Injury Association of America, more than 5.3 million individuals in...Read More
NHTSA Study Reveals Shocking $340B Price Tag for Traffic Crashes
The financial and societal toll of car accidents in the United States. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed the staggering total cost of motor vehicle crashes in 2019: $340 billion. The agency's latest report, "The Economic and Societal Impact of Motor Vehicle Crashes, 2019," offers a comprehensive look at the impact of a...Read More
Broken Glass Injuries Are Common in Car Accidents
Crash victims can suffer severe and sometimes fatal injuries from broken glass Any kind of car accident - including rollovers, head-on collisions, rear-end collisions, and pileups - can result in broken glass injuries. During a crash, sharp glass fragments can cut or puncture various bodily parts, inflicting injury. Likewise, after an accident, people can get...Read More
South Carolina Named 2nd Most Dangerous State for Drivers
South Carolina car accident lawyers explain why crashes are so common in the state and how negligence often plays a role. What state has the second most dangerous roads in the country? According to a recent, in-depth Forbes traffic safety study, South Carolina is the second most dangerous state for drivers nationwide based on a...Read More
Too Many Drivers Think Partially Automated Vehicles Are Self-Driving Cars
Despite numerous safety warnings, many drivers use partially automated cars as if they were self-driving vehicles, which can easily result in a serious car accident, according to a recent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) study. “The big-picture message here is that the early adopters of these systems still have a poor understanding of the...Read More
South Carolina Parking Lot Accidents: Who Is At Fault?
When people think of car accidents, what might come to mind are multi-car crashes on highways where someone was injured and a car was totaled. But car accidents can still happen without a severe amount of damage. Many people may not realize parking lot accidents are common and can often result in serious injuries. For...Read More
How Much Is My South Carolina Rear-End Accident Worth?
South Carolina rear-end accident attorneys explain how compensation works Expenses can add up fast after a rear-end accident in South Carolina. From medical care to vehicle repairs, you might suddenly have a lot of bills due to your rear-end crash. So how much money can you receive for your accident? How much is your injury...Read More
Injured in a Motorcycle Wreck? Here's How an Attorney Can Help
Accidents between motorcycles and larger vehicles are often serious in South Carolina. That's because motorcyclists lack the protective shell a car offers and usually take the full brunt of the impact in a motorcycle accident. As a result, the injuries sustained in motorcycle wrecks can be severe, life-changing, and very costly to treat. If you...Read More
Is Reckless Driving the New Normal in South Carolina?
Traffic safety experts say speeding continues to plague our nation's roads. Car accidents caused by speeding have become a common cause of traffic fatalities nationwide and throughout South Carolina, especially during the pandemic, according to a recent study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). “The empty roads probably tempted pandemic-stressed drivers to...Read More
South Carolina Pedestrian Accident Deaths Reach Record High
Pedestrian accident fatalities in South Carolina were the highest per capita of any state in the country last year, continuing a disturbing trend of record-high pedestrian deaths in the state. That's according to a recent study by the Governor's Highway Safety Administration (GHSA). "Any time we have a high number of fatalities which unfortunately we...Read More