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Pursuing Justice When You've Been Injured
If you or a loved one was injured in an accident caused by the negligence of another person or company, you might be able to recover monetary compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. It is important to contact an experienced South Carolina personal injury attorney immediately to learn more about your options.At Wilson Law Group, LLC, we have experience handling a wide range of personal injury cases in Bamberg County and throughout South Carolina, including:
We have recovered over $1 million each for many clients with such catastrophic injuries as loss of vision or major bodily injuries that affect them for the rest of their lives.
We have also represented clients struggling through wrongful death claims following the loss of a loved one.
At our firm, we take pride in our ability to examine the facts of your situation, including any contributory factors that might have led to your accident. Through this investigation, we are able to properly determine liability. We will then negotiate with the liable party’s insurance carrier in the hopes of receiving the full and fair monetary compensation you deserve for lost wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering. If the insurance company will not offer a fair settlement, we are fully confident in our ability to zealously represent our clients in court.
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Thorough Investigation And Case Preparation At No Upfront Cost To You
We offer a free consultation and represent clients in personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis. You pay attorneys’ fees only if we help you recover money in a negotiated settlement or in a jury verdict.
Contact Our Firm
If you have questions regarding personal injury, contact Wilson Law Group, LLC, by calling 877-471-0048 or by completing the contact form on this website. Our office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. We accept credit cards for payment of legal services.
Personal Injury FAQs
It generally takes one year from the date a lawsuit is filed for that case to be called to trial.
Insurance companies often try to delay the process, resulting in cases not being called to trial for 18-24 months. Fortunately, most accident cases settle short of trial.
South Carolina has set limitations on the settlement amounts for personal injury claims. Punitive damages may not exceed three times the amount of compensatory damages or $500 000.
Certain circumstances such as a felony conviction, the cap is four times compensatory damages or $2 million.
South Carolina uses a fault based system for dealing with accidents.
In South Carolina with the fault scheme, the person at fault is the only one who is responsible, and an innocent driver’s insurance company does not necessarily need to be brought into the case.
South Carolina is a tort liability state, which means the not-at-fault person can pursue a claim against the at-fault party.
South Carolina is also comparative negligence, which means you can be barred from collecting for the percentage you contributed to the accident.
You have three years to file a complaint for damages from a car accident, whether those damages stem from personal injury or damage to property.
If there is any kind of government or municipality involved, for example the collision was with an on duty police officer driving his police provided vehicle, then the statute of limitations is much shorter and you need to file specific papers to give the municipality notice.