If you've been in a collision, you can request a copy of the collision report online or by completing the Request for Collision Report (SCDMV Form FR-50) and mailing it to the address below or taking it to any branch. This report is more detailed than the one you received at the scene of the crash. Read more on the SCDMV Online website. #CollisionReport #PersonalInjury #CarAccident #DavidSavageLaw #DavidSavageLawyer #SouthCarolinaPersonalInjury
Any kind of incident or accident can lead to a personal injury case. Below are the most common types of claims. Car Accident Cases Slip and Fall Cases Medical Malpractice Defamation: Libel and Slander Dog Bites Assault, Battery and Other Intentional Torts Read detailed explanations of these claims on Alllaw.com. #SlipsandFalls #PersonalInjuryRecovery #DogBites #CarAccident #medicalmalpractice #SouthCarolinaPersonalInjury #DavidSavage #TopRatedPersonalInjuryAttorney #Person
Personal Injury Claims What happens if I file a lawsuit? You become the plaintiff in the case and the person who injured you becomes the defendant. Lawyers for each side (and for the insurer) typically begin gathering facts through exchange of documents, written questions (interrogatories) or depositions (questions that are asked in person and answered under oath). Read More Here #PersonalInjuryRecovery #SouthCarolinaPersonalInjury #BarAssociation #DavidSavageLaw #DavidSavage
Resolving medical liens is one of the most technical and complicated steps in recovering compensation for a personal injury. For those unaccustomed to identifying and reducing potential liens, they often find themselves in for a rude awakening when their injury recovery is either severely reduced or in some cases totally lost. Use of a skilled personal injury attorney can protect a claimant from invalid lien claims and help in negotiating a reduction of valid liens that oft
"More than 1000 people die on South Carolina roads each year, and a third of those deaths are caused by drunk drivers."
While 1,000 people may die each year as a result of drunk driving, the number who are injured is much higher. As an attorney who represents the innocent victims involved in drunk driving collisions, I have found patterns that emerge in the cases I have handled. It is not uncommon for a person who has consumed two or three alcoholic beverages to apprecia
Car accident settlement procedure might vary considerably, depending on the situation and parties involved, but most have some common features. The process starts when you file a claim with the insurer. An insurance claims adjuster investigates the incident and reviews the evidence submitted with your claim. In many situations this is followed by the insurance company making a settlement offer.
If the offer does not cover your damages you can submit a counteroffer, along wi
No two accidents and injuries are the same. Along those same lines, each act of negligence is vastly different. Consider the examples of negligence in the following types of personal injury cases:
Car accidents. Negligence in a car accident lawsuit refers to the legal theory under which the injured party can recover their losses. Basically, negligence means that the responsible party acted in a way that disregarded their duty to drive safely on the road, resulting in injur
It can be difficult to establish and prove negligence in a South Carolina. While some cases are fairly clear cut, others are more complex with details that are challenging to determine and prove. Every case is unique, and you may find yourself in the unenviable position of one who cannot prove negligence, even if you know that you are not the one to blame. This is where you will find it extremely helpful, and perhaps even entirely necessary to have the benefit of a personal i
Four elements must be established in a personal injury claim in order to recover damages from the defendant, or the party against whom the lawsuit has been filed. Duty of care The first element that you, the plaintiff, would need to establish would be whether there was a relationship between you and the defendant, and the defendant owed you a duty of care based on this relationship. In many cases, a duty of care is implied. For example, a driver has a duty of care to all othe
If you’re part of an insurance claim or a personal injury lawsuit in South Carolina, a number of state laws could come into play at some point in your case. In this article, we’ll take an in-depth look at South Carolina personal injury laws. Time Limits on Personal Injury Lawsuits in South Carolina All states set statutory limits on how much time you have to go to court and file a lawsuit after you have suffered some type of harm. These deadlines vary depending on the kind of