South Carolina Legal Blog - Whetstone Perkins & Fulda
Accident Lawyers in Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Kingstree and Marion, South Carolina
Last week was National Fire Prevention Week. It is held the same week as The Great Chicago Fire of 1871. That fire decimated thousands of structures and killed about 300 people. Although Fire Prevention Week has come to a close, it's important to remember fire safety measures all year in order to prevent home fires and the devastating – sometimes fatal – burn injuries...Read More
Defective products cause numerous injuries in the US every year. If you were injured by a product, then you may be wondering whether you have a claim and if you are eligible to pursue compensation. The fact is, the only way to know if you have a case is to consult an experienced lawyer. The lawyers at Whetstone Perkins & Fulda have been handling injury cases for years. We can...Read More
Drunk drivers kill and injure an alarming number of people every year. Even if the drunk driver who caused the accident is held criminally responsible, do you have options for holding the bar, restaurant or other establishment responsible for over-serving the driver? In South Carolina and most other states, the answer is yes.Read More
Motorcycle accidents can turn your life upside down. Here are 5 common types of bike accidents, and some tips for how to avoid them when possible:
1. A motorist is tailgating your motorcycle. A vehicle that is following you too closely doesn't allow for sudden stops or reductions in speed. They could hit you from behind, causing a tragic accident.
When you suffer a brain injury because of someone else's negligence, you may be able to pursue maximum compensation in an injury claim. Here are some common mistakes made in the process:
1. Neglecting to get medical care. A brain injury isn't always obvious. Since it takes only a blow or jolt to the head, there might not be any physical evidence of brain damage. The...Read More
You probably have a lot of questions if you or a loved one was recently injured in a truck accident. We encourage you to schedule a free consultation at our South Carolina law firm, so that you can discuss all of your questions in-person. In the meantime, here are a few common Q&As related to truck crashes:
Can I sue for injuries I suffered...Read More
Because of their size and weight, tractor-trailers can cause a lot of devastation in a crash. Tragically, passengers of smaller vehicles have been killed in accidents involving large trucks. In other cases, people suffer severe and life-altering injuries, albeit survivable injuries. If you decide to file a claim to pursue compensation, you may be able to recover payment for the following factors and...Read More
Personal injury refers to physical, mental and emotional harm done to a person as a result of someone else's negligence. At Whetstone Perkins & Fulda, our experienced attorneys are committed to advocating on behalf of people who suffered personal injuries. Your consultation with us is free, so that you can get all of the answers you...Read More
Slip and fall accidents can be really scary. Just about everyone who experiences them is taken by surprise, and the injuries that result can be severe. An unexpected situation like this can turn your life upside down. In a personal injury case handled by our attorneys, we can pursue compensation on your behalf.
Whether you can file a claim depends on the circumstances...Read More
Motorcycle accidents can be life-altering events. Motorcycles don't offer much at all in the way of protection to the rider, which is why a helmet and proper biker attire is advisable. The catastrophic nature of motorcycle accident injuries may have the following consequences:
- Expensive medical bills
- Need for ongoing physical rehabilitation...