South Carolina Legal Blog - Whetstone Perkins & Fulda

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

April 03, 2019

Young woman who is being distracted from driving by looking through her glove boxApril marks National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in the United States. This source of car accidents remains a pressing problem across the country, and South Carolina is no different. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, thousands of people are killed and hundreds of thousands are injured in...

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February 13, 2019

When you and your family entrust your loved one’s well-being to a nursing home or senior living community, you expect that their needs will be met with dignity and respect. Sadly, some communities and caregivers don’t uphold your trust. When nursing home abuse and neglect occur, your loved one may be unable to — or too afraid to — speak up. Be on the lookout for these five signs of potential abuse and neglect so you can help give your loved one a voice.

1. Your Loved One Has Poor Personal Hygiene

One of the primary...

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February 04, 2019

The aftermath of a car accident tends to be anything but orderly. If you've been involved in a crash before, you're familiar with the feelings of frustration, bewilderment and uncertainty that follow. Best case scenario, the accident is a major inconvenience and throws your day off. Worst case scenario, you are left with a life-threatening and life-altering physical injury.

For a free case evaluation with the experienced South Carolina accident attorneys at Whetstone Perkins & Fulda, please call 803-799-9400...

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January 15, 2019

When you suspect your loved one is being abused or neglected at the hands of nursing home staff, you should listen to that instinct. Call our attorneys as soon as possible. We know all of the relevant state laws and nursing home regulations. Your loved one has rights. As the family member, you may feel uncertain about...

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January 03, 2019

Hundreds of people are killed in motor vehicle accidents in South Carolina every year. A good portion of those accidents involve an alcohol-impaired driver. As experienced attorneys serving this state, we know the irreparable loss of a fatal accident. If your loved one was killed in a crash caused by someone else's negligence, then you may be owed wrongful death compensation for the losses and pain caused by the death. In drunk driving cases, sometimes the bar or liquor establishment that served the obviously drunk...

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December 27, 2018

Attorney Charles Whetstone has been practicing law since 1975. As a partner at Whetstone Perkins & Fulda, Mr. Whetstone and all of our attorneys are dedicated and personally driven by the work we do each day. We are passionate advocates for people who have been injured because of someone else's negligence, and we also...

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December 19, 2018

School bus stopped with the arm extended and red lights flashingOver the course of just one week this past November, 5 children were killed in 6 bus stop accidents across the country. Seven other children were injured in these pedestrian crashes. Although investigations are ongoing, accidents like these often involve inattentiveness and negligence on the part of motorists. We can all do our part to...

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December 11, 2018

Attorney John Eric Fulda is a dedicated advocate for injury victims in South Carolina. After obtaining an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering, Mr. Fulda completed law school at the University of South Carolina. His background includes working as a defense lawyer on behalf of medical...

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November 28, 2018

Experienced personal injury attorney Mandy Shuler joined Whetstone Perkins & Fulda in 2012. She worked previously at a small law firm in Kingstree. She graduated from the Charleston School of Law in 2008. She is passionate about advocating for personal injury victims in the...

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November 07, 2018

When you or a loved one suffers a serious physical injury because of someone else's negligence, a personal injury attorney can step in to pursue justice and compensation on your behalf. Many types of injurious accidents fall under this practice area, including:

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