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Accepting Money at the Scene of a Car Wreck

Published on Jul 3, 2018 at 2:34 pm in Auto Safety.

Written by: Reginald C. Hair

As personal injury attorneys, we occasionally come into contact with clients that were offered money by the at-fault party at the scene of a car wreck. For drivers that have been in a car wreck before, taking the money can be tempting to avoid the stress and hassle of dropping your car off at a body shop, requesting a rental car, and dealing with two insurance companies. Maybe you do not want to call the police and report the wreck because you are driving an uninsured vehicle yourself. There are three main reasons why you should not let your impatience and/or fear get the best of you in this situation.

Confirming Identity of At-Fault Driver

If you and the at-fault party are both in a rush to leave the scene of the wreck, the at-fault party may provide you with incorrect contact information. Maybe he has a horrible driving record. He could be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. These are both factors that a personal injury attorney could use to help increase the value of your case if you choose to hire one.

How Do South Carolina Drivers Rank in Comparison to Drivers Nationwide?

Published on Jun 29, 2018 at 11:58 am in Auto Safety.

Everyone knows that city driving can often be stressful. You’re trying to account for the traffic while you have to watch for weaving cars, cyclists, and pedestrians. If you’re a resident of a city, you may claim that you live in the city with the worst drivers. And with worst drivers comes the consequences: Car accidents.

If you’ve been in a car accident, you can seek help. A Columbia, SC car accident injury lawyer from The Solomon Law Group will help you with your car accident claim. We’ll do everything to get you the compensation you need.

How Do the Police Investigate a Hit-and-Run Accident?

Published on Jun 14, 2018 at 12:57 pm in Auto Safety.

A hit-and-run accident causes the shock and devastation of a regular car accident but adds more stress because the other driver isn’t present to deal with the aftermath. You may begin to worry about affording medical bills, recovering from injuries, and if you’ll have to miss work. But you can seek help.

A Columbia hit-and-run accident lawyer from The Solomon Law Group will stand by your side and make your rights a priority. Our lawyers are skilled and experienced in these types of cases and won’t settle early or for less than what you deserve.

South Carolina U-Turn Laws

Published on Apr 27, 2018 at 11:39 am in Auto Safety.

One way to make a change of direction on a roadway is to perform a sharp left turn called a “U-turn”.  A U-turn is the fastest way a driver can begin driving in the opposite direction.  But because this maneuver can be dangerous in the wrong situation or in the wrong spot, many states regulate when and where it can be performed.

U-turns are legal in the state of South Carolina at intersections where there are no posted signs prohibiting them.  A driver must be in the extreme left lane to perform a legal U-turn.  Performing a U-turn from any other lane is not permitted.

Your Car Insurance Could Go up If You Text and Drive

Published on Mar 19, 2018 at 12:46 pm in Auto Safety.

People rarely go anywhere without their smartphones, including their cars. Many have to fight the urge to check their phones while driving because it’s the main form of communication. Whenever there’s an update on social media, text message, or phone call, your phone gets a notification. Those who believe they can multitask may want to take a quick peek at their phone, even though this is still dangerous.

Distracted driving causes serious car accidents that hurt innocent people. If you’ve been injured in a car accident that wasn’t your fault in South Carolina, you can get help from The Solomon Law Group. We’ll pair you with a skilled Columbia car accident lawyer who will go over your case and get you compensation for your injuries.

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.

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