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Can You Sue a Co-Worker Who Caused a Work Injury?

Can you sue a co-worker who causes an on-the-job injury? If you are in an on-the-clock car wreck caused by a third party, you may be able to sue the at-fault driver and file a workers’ compensation claim with your employer, although you cannot collect…

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Is There an “Automatic Fault Rule” for Rear-End Collisions in SC?

Is there an “automatic fault rule” for rear-end collisions in SC? Most people automatically presume that the rear driver is at fault in a rear-end collision, but there are situations where a rear-end collision is caused by the lead driver and the lead driver can…

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What You Need to Know Before Cashing an Insurance Company Settlement Check

If you are about to cash an insurance company settlement check, you may want to take a minute to consider whether you should deposit that check, what it means when you cash a settlement check, and whether you are being fully compensated for your injuries.…

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What is Negligence?

What does negligence mean under SC law? If you intend to collect compensation from a person or business for a harm that they have caused you, you will first need to prove liability. The most common way that accident victims can prove liability is by…

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Child injury lawyers in myrtle beach, sc

The child injury lawyers at Axelrod and Associates understand the trauma and worry that parents face when their minor child has been seriously hurt in a car accident or other incident. When a child’s injuries were caused by someone else’s negligence, the parents have the…

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What are pain and suffering damages in sc?

Pain and suffering are an important part of your damages award in a personal injury case – something that the insurance company is not likely to tell you before your attorney gets involved in your case. The at-fault party must compensate you for the financial…

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Workers’ compensation and car accidents in sc – should you file a workers’ comp claim or a civil lawsuit?

What happens if you are involved in a car accident on the job that was caused by someone else’s negligence? In most cases, you cannot sue your employer when you are injured on the job. Your compensation is limited to workers’ compensation benefits – a…

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How do you know if you have a valid car accident claim?

If you have been involved in a car accident, how do you know if you have a case? Under South Carolina law, the driver who is at fault in an auto accident is liable for all damages that were proximately caused by their negligence. Auto…

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Was geico forced to pay over $5 million for a woman who got an std in an automobile?

Was GEICO was forced to pay over $5 million to a woman because she contracted an STD in the vehicle? No – despite the alarm-raising clickbait headlines from various media outlets, GEICO was not forced to pay the $5 million award (not yet anyway). Furthermore,…

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Types of damages that are available in a sc auto accident or personal injury claim

What are the types of damages that you can recover in an auto accident or personal injury claim in SC? Many people are unaware of the different types of damages that they are entitled to after a car accident – and the insurance company is…

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