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What Type of Doctor Should I See After a Car Wreck?

Published on Feb 22, 2018 at 2:08 pm in Auto Safety.

Car accidents cause a lot of stress. It’s a traumatic experience, but then you have to worry about injuries, insurance, and if you were responsible for the accident. Many people start to worry about recovering from their injuries and if they’ll have to miss work. While you will have to deal with insurance companies and car accident claims eventually, don’t get ahead of yourself. Your health and wellbeing should come before everything.

If you don’t believe you were at fault for the accident, a South Carolina car accident lawyer from the Solomon Law Group can help you with your claim. Our expert lawyers will answer any questions you have and work with you step by step in this process. We’ll make sure you get compensation for the injuries and damages you’ve suffered.

Are My Injuries Severe Enough to Hire a Lawyer?

Published on Feb 15, 2018 at 3:31 pm in Personal Injury.

When you’re injured in a car accident through no fault of your own, worrying about insurance and paying for your injuries becomes a constant thought. Juggling your life with the aftermath of a car wreck is emotionally taxing and difficult. Whether you have a stack of medical bills piling up, feel like you’re missing too much work, or are dealing with chronic pain, you don’t deserve to have to handle this all on your own. Luckily, you have legal options to alleviate some of this stress.

A Columbia car accident lawyer from the Solomon Law Group can help you recover from this accident. We bring our expertise and tenacity to each case and fight on your behalf. We’ll do all we can to get you a favorable settlement that covers your damages, injuries, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

South Carolina’s Dram Shop Law

Published on Feb 8, 2018 at 1:36 pm in Auto Safety.

Written by: Reginald C. Hair

If you have been involved in a car accident with a drunk driver that was overserved alcohol at an establishment, you should talk to an experienced attorney as soon as possible. In South Carolina, there is a dram shop statute that places liability on bars and restaurants that overserve patrons that are subsequently involved in collisions influenced by intoxication.

S.C. Code Ann. § 61-4-580(2) states that bartenders cannot knowingly “sell beer or wine to an intoxicated person.” A plaintiff must show that the bartender served alcohol to a patron that they knew or should have known was intoxicated. To prove the case, the plaintiff will likely need the assistance of an experienced attorney that will interview witnesses, review surveillance video, and analyze receipts. The attorney will also conduct a thorough investigation of all parties involved to hold the establishment liable for its negligence.

Filing a Claim After Being Injured on an Amtrak Passenger Train

Published on Feb 7, 2018 at 2:14 pm in Train Accidents.

The attorneys at the Solomon Law Group are experienced in making claims involving Amtrak passengers. In order to determine what type of claim needs to be made, whom it needs to be made against, and what your damages are, there must be a thorough investigation conducted by your attorney(s). In a typical collision involving an Amtrak passenger train, there are several contributing factors that may or may not be in Amtrak’s control.

Solomon Law Group has recently resolved a significant claim in an Amtrak collision that was caused by a truck sitting on a railroad. In order to determine the best way to make a claim, the attorneys at the Solomon Law Group had to investigate the owners of the track and the actions that were taken that day by the involved parties. Additionally, research was conducted to determine whether the railroad crossing was in compliance with federal regulations and industry standards.

Are Train Accidents Becoming More Common?

Published on Feb 6, 2018 at 2:23 pm in Train Accidents.

Written by Reginald C. Hair

Lately, train accidents have become more common throughout the United States. On Sunday, February 4, 2018, we all woke up to devastating news. News sources reported that Amtrak Train 91 collided with an unmanned CSX train in Cayce, South Carolina, at 2:35 a.m. The train was traveling from New York to Miami.

The cause of the collision appears to be a rail switch that was aligned to the spur (secondary track), causing Amtrak Train 91 to leave its intended route and travel down a track where a CSX train was parked.  Sadly, 116 people were injured, and two Amtrak employees were killed. Our sincere condolences go out to Amtrak’s engineer, Michael Kempf, and Amtrak’s conductor, Michael Cella.

What Day 1’s Investigation of the Cayce, SC Amtrak Accident Revealed

Published on Feb 5, 2018 at 2:40 pm in Train Accidents.

The attorneys at the Solomon Law Group are experienced in making claims involving Amtrak passengers and are prepared to provide legal representation to the victims in the February 4, 2018, collision between Amtrak Train 91 and an unmanned CSX train. Amtrak Train 91 was traveling from New York to Miami when it was involved in a collision in Cayce, South Carolina, early Sunday morning.

In order to determine what type of claims need to be made and whom the claims need to be made against to recover your damages, there must be a thorough investigation conducted by attorneys familiar with such cases.

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