As consumers in South Carolina, it is important to understand how strict liability affects a defective product claim. For the most part, people in the state are dependent on manufacturers to produce safe products and provide adequate warning if a danger exists. Many manufacturers adhere to this obligation. However, in some cases, this obligation is overlooked, and consumers are hurt or killed, many of them children.
Personal injury lawsuits are those filed against a negligent party for damages in an accident. The injuries are a direct result of negligence, and the at-fault party or their insurer is responsible for them. The damages are clearly defined by the State of South Carolina. There are different types of damages, and that is what we are about to examine.
Business owners must make an effort to provide safe parking for their customers. Some do this by providing a well-lit parking lot or a parking garage. Either way, the owner is obligated to take steps to make sure that no harm comes to the public who use their commercial business. Preventing assaults is a prime responsibility of the business owners, and failing to do that can trigger a personal injury civil lawsuit.
Elderly people enter nursing homes to stay safe because they can no longer care for themselves and need help. While in many cases they receive professional care, it is not always true. Some nursing homes do not keep loved ones from being injured or provide inadequate or shoddy care, betraying them and their families.
Whether you are hurt in a car accident, a slip and fall at the grocery store or assaulted in a parking lot, back injuries can result in serious trauma. Some are disabling and others resolve with rest and analgesics. Most are in the middle and can cause persistent back problems for many years. Back injuries need to be verified by a medical professional, and evidence must support that the accident was due to negligence. Let’s look at the way back injuries occur, their impact and how to obtain the compensation you deserve.
The rider of a moped is at risk for serious injuries when he or she becomes involved in an accident. When this happens turn to Morris Law.
Dog bite accidents are on the upswing nationwide. According to the latest statistics. 45.3% of all the households in South Carolina own a dog. They generally make great companions and are certainly loved by their owners. However, in 2019, dog bite injuries accounted for 307 claims against South Carolina insurance companies. It’s true that certain breeds are more known for biting and might present a higher risk, but any dog might suddenly bite given the right circumstances. When you or your loved one has been injured in a personal injury such as a dog attack, you have the right to obtain compensation.
Everyone knows that traffic accidents can cause serious injuries that often require hospitalization and a long time to heal, rehabilitation and then rest at home. Not everyone realizes that emotional trauma can result after an accident, including fear of driving. When the trauma of the accident becomes extreme, professional care may be required to overcome it.
Costly treatment and time lost from work are but two consequences of back injury. Annually, close to 50 million people are injured or disabled in a mishap. These range from minor injuries to serious ones to those that cause persistent problems for years to come. It is critical that injured parties have a working knowledge of back injuries. Here, we will look at the most common back injuries associated with an accident and how an attorney can help obtain the compensation you need.
Compensation in Slip and Fall Accidents Grocery stores are the site of many slip and fall accidents that can result in serious injuries. This causes lost time at work and, in some cases, expensive hospitalization. When Myrtle Beach residents and those from the surrounding area suffer a slip and fall, they know they can reach …