South Carolina Legal Blog - Whetstone Perkins & Fulda
Accident Lawyers in Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Kingstree and Marion, South Carolina
A person who suffers a brain injury because of someone else's negligence just about always has the option of pursuing a claim against the at-fault party. If the injury victim is incapacitated, then a legal representative or a guardian may be eligible to file a claim. If the victim is underage, then a parent or legal guardian may be the party who can pursue the...Read More
Medical malpractice encompasses injury and death cases that resulted from a medical professional's negligence or carelessness. It isn't necessarily enough to have experienced a bad outcome or result from medical care; there must be a direct link to the medical professional's failure to meet the standard of care.
The following are some common...Read More
Following a motorcycle accident, you should seek medical care. Even if you do not think you need emergency services, you should schedule a doctor's visit as soon as possible. Some injuries do not cause symptoms immediately but may develop in the days following the crash.
At Whetstone Perkins & Fulda, we provide a free case review so you can find out if you may be owed compensation for your crash injuries. Once you have sought medical care, your next step should be to call our law firm. If someone else caused the motorcycle accident that...Read More
Your consultation to find out if you have a brain injury case is free. If our attorneys determine you have a case and all parties decide to move forward with that case, then you still will not pay us any fees. You never pay any fees unless our attorneys successfully recover compensation on your behalf. This is what is known as a contingency fee structure. The...Read More
Whetstone 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...Read More
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...Read More
With 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...Read More
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...Read More
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.
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...