Personal injury law involves the injury or death suffered by a person due to the negligent, grossly negligent, reckless and/or intentional acts of another. If you have been injured in an accident, you may feel lost. Who will pay your medical bills? What will you do if you are unable to return to work? Insurance Companies may try to pressure you into accepting a settlement offer, but keep in mind that these offers are generally far less than they should be. Insurance companies are businesses, and they prioritize profits over your wellbeing. A good personal injury attorney will ensure that you receive the compensation and reimbursement you deserve. While most personal injury cases end in a settlement, it is critical that your personal injury attorney is ready and willing to argue your case at trial. It is your attorney’s ability to effectively try the case that ensures the best possible settlement offer will be made.
Greenville, SC Personal Injury Attorney
If you have been injured by another, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. The Law Offices of Perry B. DeLoach, Jr. represents clients in a wide variety of personal injury cases. We want to help you with your personal injury action and help you collect any and all monetary damages that may be available to you.
What is Negligence?
A person has been negligent in South Carolina if he or she breaches a duty owed to another. If the breach results in an injury, then the injured party may be entitled to damages. A personal injury attorney can help you collect monetary damages in these matters.
South Carolina is a comparative negligence state. This means that even if you contributed to the cause of your injury you may still, and often are, entitled to damages.
Types of Personal Injury Claims:
Automobile Accidents (Car Wrecks): Car, motorcycle and trucking accidents cause thousands of injuries and deaths annually. While actual damages are almost always available, if the at-fault driver was violating traffic laws then you may have the right to seek punitive damages for the injuries you have suffered.
Slip and Fall Accidents (Premises Liability): Property owners are required to keep properties free of dangerous conditions and defects. This includes maintaining stairs, cleaning up spills. de-icing sidewalks, as well as preventing other dangerous situations. If you were injured in a slip and fall accident then you may be entitled to damages.
Wrongful Death: Often the negligence, recklessness or intentional wrongdoing of another leads to the death of someone we know. If you believe a loved one died as the result of these types of wrongdoing, you may be entitled to compensation for your loss.
Personal Injury cases demand immediate attention. Please call us today
This is only a short list of potential personal injury claims. Other potential claims include nursing home neglect, boating and aviation accidents, dog bites, school and daycare negligence, and others. Please call us regardless of your situation. Consultation is free and we want to hear your story.