South Carolina Legal Blog - Whetstone Perkins & Fulda
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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...
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...Read More
Each 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...Read More
Whetstone 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...Read More
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...Read More
Think you might be searching for an experienced injury lawyer in the New Year? Unfortunately, unforeseen events can occur at the most inopportune moments, including over the holidays. If you or a loved one has been injured because of someone else's negligence, our experienced attorneys are here to help. We handle a wide array of injury claims, including those related to:
Serious car accidents are traumatic. If you were injured in a crash, you may be left dealing with many consequences, ranging from physical to financial and emotional. As experienced accident lawyers in South Carolina, we know how devastating these accidents can be. We provide clear, honest answers about your options for pursuing compensation. For a...Read More
With Halloween activities happening across South Carolina this weekend and into next week, it's a good time to revisit safety tips for motorists and trick-or-treaters. While many adults worry about unsafe candies, too often the danger posed by motor vehicles is overlooked. Twice as many child pedestrians are killed on Halloween than other days of the year.1 With caution and preparation, we can all do our part to prevent these tragedies.
How to Keep Kids Safe While Trick-or-Treating
After getting in an accident, why not resolve the claim yourself? You may be asking this question. The answer is – you may be able to deal with the aftermath yourself, but a lawyer is beneficial if you or a loved one was seriously injured. Under serious circumstances, you may not be able to obtain the full amount of compensation you are due without the representation of an experienced...Read More