It is traumatic for a family when a loved one passes away, especially if it was due to preventable negligence or an intentional act. Families deal with grief, anger, depression and denial. If a loved one has died, a wrongful death lawyer in Myrtle Beach can sue on behalf of the family for financial compensation. While this cannot replace the love and comfort provided by the deceased, it does allow the family to grieve without financial burdens and pursue the justice their loved one deserves.
When you are choosing a personal injury lawyer, you may feel overwhelmed by the possibilities. In the United States, there are roughly 60,000 personal injury law firms to choose from with a minimum of one million lawyers. After an accident, you may just choose the first recommendation you receive. While that works for some, it does not for others. There are ways to decide that make the process easier with a better result.
Families often learn of nursing home abuse and want to file a claim against the facility. The Morris Law Firm can help you meet this need.
The lawyers and staff at Morris Law, LLC extend our heartiest congratulations to our co-worker Danny Lee Willard, Jr., who recently passed the Georgia bar. Lee’s drive, combined with his legal acumen, compassion, and tenacity combine to offer our clients excellent representation for all of their personal injury needs. He is a valuable member of the Morris Law, LLC, team, and we know that our clients are well-represented when Lee is handling their cases.
A lawsuit can be filed against a nursing home if staff members did not meet the standard of care that should be afforded to residents and their negligence caused harm. This remedy will not make the fear and discomfort the residents experienced go away, but it will bring justice to the system.
Physical therapy can be beneficial for those who are injured in a car accident that limits their mobility and function. Having lost their previous physical prowess, accident victims are often depressed. By embarking on a regimen of PT, they may find they can once again enjoy activities they engaged in before the accident.
Morris Law, LLC successfully handled a case that paid out full compensation of $175,000 to an injured client at the policy limits for both property damage and bodily injury. The accident involved a resident of Myrtle Beach and happened along Highway 707 close to Murrells Inlet in South Carolina. The client was riding as a passenger in a vehicle going west along Highway 707 when it was struck in the back by another driver.
Medical terms used under workers’ comp can be confusing, and one of these is MMI. This medical abbreviation stands for maximum medical improvement. It is an important term because it is one of the most hotly contested features of a workers’ compensation claim. Being accorded this status means the injured person may face unpaid medical problems associated with their accident in the future.
Morris Law, LLC recently obtained a settlement for a client in the amount of $321,857.56 following an injury accident. The client, a resident of Myrtle Beach, was heading north along Oak Street in town when another driver was turning left illegally. As a result, our client T-boned the other driver’s car. Because the at-fault driver committed an illegal maneuver that caused the car accident and did not grant the right of way to our client, they became liable for damages.
When a family member dies, loved ones are generally consumed by grief, anger and a sense of helplessness. With time, other aspects of their loss affect the family in ways that were unexpected. Throughout the entire process, one overriding fact emerges – they want justice for a loved one taken all too early by a negligent party.
In a civil case, this can be accomplished by filing a wrongful death lawsuit. To do that, the family must comply with certain rules such as the deadline for filing a wrongful death claim in South Carolina. In addition, the period of time to file is influenced by the discovery rule. Let’s look at what this means.