South Carolina Legal Blog - Whetstone Perkins & Fulda

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May 16, 2018

Expertise Top 20 Lawyers in Columbia SCWhetstone Perkins & Fulda has been included in the list of Top 20 Personal Injury Lawyers in Columbia SC, which is created by Expertise.com. The team at Expertise works to identify the best experts in their area ("best" according to their multi-factorial rating system) and connects these professionals with potential...

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May 09, 2018

If you've been involved in a car accident in South Carolina, call our attorneys to find out if you have a claim and what it may be worth. Although no lawyer can make any guarantee in any case, we can give you an idea of what your case may be worth and what you can expect if you decide to move forward with a claim. We fight tirelessly to pursue the best possible...

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April 26, 2018

Distracted driving in South CarolinaWith April being National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, we want to take the opportunity to remind our readers of the dangers of this type of motorist behavior. By understanding just how dangerous it is, maybe you will feel that much more motivated to never drive distracted.

Distractions from the road cause thousands of deaths...

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April 20, 2018

A road defect case revolves around issues related to the condition of the road. For example, if road repairs were made and the highway department or contractor did not rebuild the shoulder of the road to the proper height, then a vehicle may fall off the side of the road, causing the driver to lose control and crash. It is a scary scenario that should be...

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April 11, 2018

South Carolina has dram shop laws to hold certain establishments responsible when over-serving leads to someone else's injury. Oftentimes dram shop laws are at play when someone is injured by a drunk driver, if the person became dangerously inebriated because a restaurant or bar served them alcohol when they should not have been served alcohol.

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March 20, 2018

Driving in rainy weather in Columbia, South Carolina

With rain in the forecast this week, it's a good time for us all to refresh our awareness of safe driving tips for the spring. Even though it's supposed to dry out later in the week, we know we can expect more rain across the state as the Spring season arrives. Here are some ways to prevent loss of control and car accidents:

  • Prepare ahead of...
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March 19, 2018

You should contact our experienced South Carolina lawyers immediately after a trucking accident. You may ultimately have a claim to pursue compensation for your injuries, and acting quickly means the lawyer will have a chance to preserve documents and other evidence right away.

Because of the large size and weight of tractor-trailers, a trucking...

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February 22, 2018

Bottle of opioid painkillers South CarolinaEach day in America, 115 people die because of an opioid overdose.1 This category includes prescription medications, heroin and fentanyl. In 2016, 42,249 people died from opioid overdose, and 2.1 million people misused opioid prescription medications for the first time that year.2 We now know that misuse of prescription opioid painkillers commonly leads...

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February 07, 2018

James Brogdon Marion South Carolina attorneyWhetstone Perkins & Fulda is proud to announce that a new attorney has joined our firm. Attorney James Brogdon is representing personal injury clients from our newly added law firm office in Marion, South Carolina. With the addition of the Marion location, we are able to bring our law services to people who have suffered severe...

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January 10, 2018

Motor vehicle accidents continue to be a leading cause of injury and death in our state, and across the country. In the infographic below, we look at 2015 accident statistics presented by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a crash in Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Kingstree or elsewhere in the state, please call the experienced and compassionate attorneys at Whetstone Perkins & Fulda. We offer a free case evaluation so that you can decide what to do next. You may be entitled to compensation above...

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