South Carolina Legal Blog - Whetstone Perkins & Fulda
Accident Lawyers in Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Kingstree and Marion, South Carolina
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
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