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.
Drunk drivers take approximately 10,000 lives every year in the United States. In addition, they cause serious injuries, many of which are life-altering. While any injury from a rear-ender to a head-on collision can occur because the inebriated driver was unable to judge their distance from another vehicle properly or because they were unable to stay in their lane and hit another vehicle head-on, their ability to drive safely is no longer present.
It is common to experience pain after an auto accident. The body is reacting to the traumatic event in a myriad of ways. Your muscles may be sore and tight. You may experience excess fatigue from the body’s backlash to heightened adrenaline and feel as if you can’t keep up at work. Alternately, you might have trouble sleeping and relive the incident multiple times while you try to fall asleep.
The question is what can I do to make it easier to get through the ordeal. Fortunately, there are many things you can do. Let’s look at some of the top ones.
An essential part of any lawsuit is a claim for pain and suffering. Yet, many people do not fully understand this component of a personal injury lawsuit.
A lawsuit’s damages against an at-fault party are divided into two main segments. The first is labeled economic and the second is non-economic. Let’s get a handle on these segments.
One of the most important things you can do after a car accident injury is to obtain legal insight into your situation. After seeing a doctor, this move can help establish a claim for your traffic injury. In addition, an experienced car accident lawyer will protect your rights. For example, you may face financial challenges due to lost wages. This does not stop bills from piling up and putting your family in a precarious position. Let’s explore the best way to choose an auto accident injury attorney.
A T-bone accident is especially dangerous because most of the reinforcement on a motor vehicle is on its front and rear end. The human body is moved in ways that are not normal when they are suddenly flung sideways upon impact. Also, the speeds at which the vehicle is struck tend to be higher, which amplifies the impact and trauma to those inside.
Being injured in an accident is bad enough, but being injured in a hit-and-run crash increases the stress and uncertainty you feel. Aside from dealing with accident injuries, one of the first questions people have is who is going to pay for my damages. When the at-fault party leaves the scene of the auto accident, that is a real issue. This is where a personal injury lawyer can help. Let’s look at hit-and-run accidents, their incidence, and what can be done to ensure that you are compensated.
Drunk drivers are a menace all around the country, including in South Carolina, despite police vigilance and public education programs. According to a study conducted by an insurance company, it ranks second among the top 10 states for the number of drunk drivers. Unfortunately, DUI accidents cause many serious injuries and fatalities every year.
A South Carolina auto accident often initially leaves those involved confused and worried, especially if injuries occur. Drivers may wonder what they should do right after an auto accident because this is a new situation they haven’t been exposed to. They know they’ve probably heard the instructions somewhere on what to do, but right after a traffic collision, it may be difficult to remember. Preparing a checklist of what to do right after a traffic crash and placing it in your glove compartment can be a good idea.
with resulting injuries and fatalities. The South Carolina Department of Public Safety reports that in 2019, the latest year for statistics, an injury accident in the state occurred every 13.6 seconds with a fatality reported every 9.4 hours. Learning the best ways to avoid a traffic accident can keep you safe and help avoid injuries to yourself and your loved ones that can result in hospitalization, loss of wages and the pain and suffering that goes with it.