Workers' Compensation | South Carolina | Harris & Graves

Interesting Facts About South Carolina Workers’ Compensation

It’s around that time of the year again—Labor Day—and the average American worker is looking forward to sleeping in or catching up with the family. As Labor Day swiftly approaches, Rock Hill workers’ compensation attorney, from the law offices of Harris and Graves, would like to reflect on the history and sacrifices behind this national…

Car Accident Lawyer | Greenville | Columbia | Harris & Graves

5 Most Important Safety Tips For Your Labor Day Road Trip

Labor Day is fast approaching, which means vacations will soon be in order. South Carolina personal injury attorneys Harris and Graves want to prevent another Columbia car accident. Read on to learn five simple tips to make your Labor Day road trip a safe and fun adventure for the whole family. Tip One: Routine Maintenance…

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Car Accident Settlements: What To Expect After Your Case

So your case is finished and you have won a settlement equaling damages or compensation. Unfortunately, you aren’t finished yet. You may have won the lawsuit, but you may still have a battle on your hands to collect it. Here’s what you can expect in the aftermath of a Columbia car accident judgment. Timing for…

Car Accident Lawyer | Harris & Graves | Rock Hill | Columbia

Are You Hurt? Most Common Car Accidents Injuries

In the aftermath of a car accident, some injuries are obvious, but it is not unusual for a driver or passenger to be disoriented enough that car accident injuries go unnoticed for minutes, hours or even days. While many of these are minor injuries that go away after a short time, it is important to…

Car Accident Deposition | Harris & Graves

What To Expect During A Car Accident Deposition

Auto accident cases where you’re trying to get compensated for damages are civil cases, as opposed to criminal cases, and carry their own unique process. The first step in negotiating for damage recovery is the process of deposition, a less formal meeting where each side tells their story about what happened. Learn what to expect…

Fault Isn’t Obvious in a Car Accident | Harris & Graves

What To Do When Fault Isn’t Obvious In A Car Accident

Determining fault in an automobile accident isn’t always cut-and-dried. It can in many cases be very difficult to prove that the other person was negligent or the cause of the accident for which you need to be compensated. Getting the financial recompense to which you’re entitled can become very complex in these cases, and having…

Accident Case Goes to Trial

What Happens If Your Car Accident Case Goes To Trial

The truth is that most personal injury cases get settled out of court, through negotiation and back-and-forth between you, your attorney, and the insurance companies and other parties involved. Sometimes, however, an agreement can’t be reached and it’s necessary to go to court to get the compensation you deserve for your injuries. Learn what happens…

Pain and Suffering in Personal Injury Cases

How Pain and Suffering Is Determined in a Personal Injury Case

The terms “pain and suffering” are thrown around a lot in discussing personal injury cases. People love to talk about suing for pain and suffering, often without knowing exactly what it means. The truth is, it’s an important part of many injury cases, but you need to understand the process of how it works and…

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Don’t Sign Anything: Talk To A Personal Injury Lawyer

For many people, the worst part about being injured through the fault of another isn’t the injury itself. It’s not even the road to recovery. It’s the strong-arm, bullying tactics of insurance companies trying to goad you into signing off on a lowball offer. The pressure is so great that many people just sign on…

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Do I Need To Pay Taxes On My Personal Injury Settlement?

Death and taxes—two things that, as the saying goes, are inevitable in life. The government takes its cut from just about everything we make. Many people wonder whether or not this also applies to personal injury settlements. If you’ve been hurt in an accident and you get a sizable settlement from the other party, do…