South Carolina Legal Blog - Whetstone Perkins & Fulda
Accident Lawyers in Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Kingstree and Marion, South Carolina
We all know drunk driving remains a problem across the United States. According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, a person is killed in a drunk driving accident every 53 minutes. A person is injured because of drunk driving every two minutes. MADD also says drunk driving causes hundreds of deaths in South Carolina every year.
So what can you do if you are injured in an...Read More
South Carolina is not immune from the tragic car accidents that end in fatalities every day in the US. In 2015, more than 900 people were killed in these accidents, most of them as passengers of motor vehicles, others as pedestrians or bicyclists. In each of those accidents, a family suffered a terrible and irrevocable loss. That loss cannot be undone....Read More
Motorcycle riders face specific challenges on the road. These challenges are not really confronted by the drivers of cars and trucks. Because of these unique circumstances, motorcycles can get into very catastrophic crashes.
Here are several unique factors faced by motorcycle riders, as noted by legal...Read More
Were you injured in a bad fall? When this type of accident occurs, the victim sometimes feels too embarrassed to pursue a claim, or thinks it will be too difficult to prove it was someone else's fault. In fact, our attorneys have handled many slip and fall claims in South Carolina, and we...Read More
There are common types of motorcycle accidents that can lead to horrible injuries and even death. In this infographic, we show some of the most common types of motorcycle accidents and how to avoid them.
If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident due to the negligence of another, please contact our attorneys at Whetstone, Perkins...Read More
When you think of a car crash, you may picture a collision between two or more drivers. While many accidents are caused by a motorist, sometimes single or multiple-vehicle crashes are caused by the condition and defects of the roads themselves.
Here are several road defects that can cause wrecks:
- Hazardous guardrail design,...
After a car wreck, there are multiple reasons why you should seek legal assistance. You may have property damages, physical injuries that your'e dealing with, and even the loss of employment and benefits if you were injured so much so that you can't return to work. In this presentation, our attorneys show the common forms of car accident injuries and how our South Carolina car accident lawyers can help you seek retribution and compensation.
This week (Oct.16-22) is National Teen Driver Safety Week. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration sets aside this week to raise awareness of auto and car accidents involving teens, and how we can all work to reduce those accidents.
Car crashes cause the deaths of thousands of teenagers between the ages of 15 and 19, every year. Many...Read More
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