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Accident Lawyers in Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Kingstree and Marion, South Carolina

August 26, 2020

You need a qualified attorney on your side who can fight for the justice and compensation you deserve after suffering a personal injury. Picking the right lawyer is crucial to achieving a favorable result.

Here are some things to look for when choosing a personal injury lawyer. Learn more about trusting Whetstone Perkins & Fulda to handle your case during a free case evaluation.

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July 27, 2020

Dram shop laws exist in many states. They allow victims of drunk driving accidents to hold bars, restaurants, liquor stores, or other alcohol retailers liable for damages caused by a visibly intoxicated or underage patron. You’ll find a basic overview of dram shop liability below.

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Learn if Dram Shop Liability is Present in Your Case

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July 23, 2020

DUI defenses in South Carolina The penalties for a DUI offense can be significant — sizeable fines, driver’s license suspension, high insurance premiums, jail time, and other repercussions. If you’ve been arrested for DUI and are looking to fight the charge, you should be aware of the potential defenses available to you.

A legitimate defense can result in dropped or reduced charges...

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June 23, 2020

With summer in full swing, now is a great time to own a motorcycle in South Carolina. You may prefer to commute on your bike or take long road trips. No matter where you ride, it’s a good idea to brush up on a few safety basics in order to reduce your risk of a motorcycle accident.

Other motorists often have a hard time seeing...

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May 27, 2020

Brain injuries can have serious implications for your life and livelihood. That’s because they can cause lifelong physical, mental and emotional changes. The experienced South Carolina attorneys at Whetstone Perkins & Fulda can determine if you have a case to pursue compensation for your injuries. A compensation award will help you pay for your medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering. For a free case review, please call us at 803-799-9400. We have law firm locations in Columbia, Myrtle...

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April 10, 2020

You can file a claim if you were injured in a truck accident caused by someone else’s negligence. With the help of our attorneys, you can pursue maximum compensation for your injuries. We work to identify how your life was impacted – financially and otherwise – and...

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March 30, 2020

In some instances, bars and restaurants can be held liable for injuries suffered in a drunk driving accident caused by one of their customers. These cases are governed by dram shop liability laws, which require establishments to adhere to responsible serving practices and not over-serve visibly intoxicated customers.

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February 10, 2020

National Caregiver Day takes place on the third Friday of February, which is the 21st this year. Caregivers who provide valuable services to our elderly loved ones deserve this show of recognition for the work they perform. Good caregivers exhibit a level of compassion, empathy, organization and patience...

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January 23, 2020

A close up of a damaged and crumbling asphalt road with plants off on the shoulderDepending on the roadway and what occurred, you may be able to file a claim against the city, county or state. These cases usually hinge on proving the agency knew about the road damage but did nothing to address it. Filing a lawsuit against the city, state or Federal government is a significant undertaking. You need a competent attorney with experience in these claims...

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December 20, 2019

This time of year, celebrations that involve drinking alcoholic beverages abound. Add to that increased traffic and travel volume on the highways and you have the basis for a spike in car accidents. Please use caution when traveling this holiday season. Don't drink and drive. Don't text and drive, and keep your eyes and mind on the task of driving. If you are injured in a crash in Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Kingstree, Marion or elsewhere in South Carolina, please...

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