A GUIDE TO SOUTH CAROLINA
SOUTH CAROLINA CAR ACCIDENTS COST RESIDENTS BILLIONS EVERY YEAR.
According to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, traffic accidents caused $4.77 billion in estimated loss in 2019.
THIS INCLUDES PROPERTY DAMAGE, MEDICAL BILLS & LOST WAGES.
A TRAFFIC CRASH INVOLVING PROPERTY DAMAGE OCCURS EVERY
A TRAFFIC CRASH THAT CAUSES INJURY OCCURS EVERY
While Greenville leads in total overall traffic accidents.
CHARLESTON LEADS THE STATE IN FATAL AND INJURY ACCIDENTS
THESE ACCIDENTS CAUSE APPROXIMATELY
of South Carolina car accidents are caused by people driving too fast for road conditions
of accidents are caused by people failing to yield the right-of-way
WHAT DOCUMENTATION SHOULD I KEEP AFTER AN ACCIDENT?
An accident report filed with the police
The driver’s contact information
Witness contact information
Insurance information for all parties
Photographs of the accident
Your medical care & expenses
WHAT DAMAGES CAN I RECOVER AFTER AN ACCIDENT?
Property damage Medical bills & recovery expenses Lost wages due to an inability to work Future lost wages due to a disability
ECONOMIC DAMAGES MAY BE AWARDED FOR:
Pain & suffering from injuries Emotional distress & post traumatic stress disorder Loss of companionship
NON-ECONOMIC DAMAGES MAY BE AWARDED FOR:
In the aftermath of a car accident, it can be difficult to know how to respond. An attorney can help.
AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT
GET THE FIRM BEHIND YOU
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