What to Do at the Scene of an Accident

Being involved in a car accident can be frightening, and emotions can run anywhere from shock to panic, depending on the seriousness of sustained injuries. If at all possible, trying to stay calm at the scene of an accident is important. What should you do if you’re in a car accident? Below is a list…


Even Vehicles Going Slowly Can Cause Devastation

Often on the news, we read about accidents that occur at high speed. Although speeding is definitely a contributing factor to many collisions, it’s important to remember that slow-moving vehicles can also cause tragic injury accidents. For example, a recent accident in Greenville County took place on private property and apparently involved a truck that…


Negligence Can Find You Whether You’re on Land or on Water

One of the most glaring examples of negligence is drinking while driving, which causes numerous many a negligence injury every year.  We all know that drunk drivers will always be a serious danger on our streets.  However, you need to realize that intoxicated drivers are a threat on our lakes, rivers, and shores as well. …


Evaluating an Insurance Company’s Salvage Value Offer for your Vehicle

As noted in other blog posts, a monetary offer for the true value your vehicle should be made when it is totaled in a crash. A related offer is always included in this deal–the offer to buy your wrecked vehicle. This post discusses how you should evaluate this offer. Salvage Title First, you need to consider…


Do You Know When to Call a Lawyer?

Have you ever been in a car accident or other work-related incident which was not your fault? Think back and recall what the result was of that accident. Did you lose money due to not being able to work for a day, three days, a week, or more? How do you know when to call…


How to Prove the True Vehicle Value in Your Auto Insurance Claim

    The key issue in a property damages dispute is proving value. This post explains how one establishes value in an automobile property damages case.   South Carolina law allows owners to provide testimony as to the value of their own property. This principle is set forth in the S.C.L.R. v. HARRELSON JR. 262 S.C.…