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Hit and Run Pedestrian Accidents: Legal Recourse for Victims

Did you know that, according to the NHTSA, nearly 1 out of 4 pedestrians killed in traffic accidents in the U.S. in 2021 were struck by a hit-and-run driver? Leaving the scene of an accident after hitting a pedestrian is unconscionable, and illegal, yet it’s surprisingly common. This leaves pedestrian victims of hit-and-run accidents without the typical legal recourse to pursue justice. However, if you’ve been injured in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident, there are some things you can do....

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Wrongful Death Claims in South Carolina: Legal Considerations

A wrongful death claim is a legal action seeking compensation for the death of an individual due to another person’s or party’s negligence or intentional misconduct. Here at The Carolina Law Group, we handle wrongful death claims to help surviving family members get the justice and closure they need, as well as hold the negligent party responsible for their actions. Wrongful death claims can help surviving family members deal with financial burdens such as medical bills, funeral costs, and loss of future income, as well as compensate for the pain of losing a loved one. If you have lost a loved...

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Snow and Ice Slip and Fall Accidents: Legal Considerations

We don’t get much snow and ice down here in South Carolina, but when we do, they pose a risk for accidents. Slip and fall accidents involving ice and snow can lead to serious injuries and even death, especially among seniors, for whom falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries for people 65+. Some slip and fall accidents are just accidents. But what about slip and falls that result from another person’s negligence? What are the legal considerations of a snow-related slip and fall accident in South Carolina?...

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The Carolina Law Group Earns Three Honors in The Post & Courier’s Reader’s Choice Awards

The Carolina Law Group is proud to announce its recent success in The Post and Courier's Reader's Choice where the firm secured three prestigious titles: "Best Law Firm," "Best Workers Compensation Attorney" for Mitchell Byrd, and "Best Personal Injury Attorney" for Hugh McAngus. These accolades not only highlight the firm's commitment to excellence but also underscore the trust and appreciation of the community it serves. ...

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What is an Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury?

The term “spinal cord injury” may bring to mind a devastating injury that results in the complete loss of the legs (paraplegia) or the legs and the arms (quadriplegia). These are examples of complete spinal cord injuries, in which the nerves in the spinal cord are severed so completely that communication between the brain and the body below the injury location is destroyed, resulting in permanent loss of feeling and function....

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What does a personal injury lawyer do?

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If you’re injured in a car wreck, slip and fall incident, or some other accident that wasn’t your fault, you may decide to work with a personal injury lawyer to help you with your case. But what does a personal injury attorney do exactly? Here’s what you can expect....

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Questions to ask your personal injury attorney

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You need help with a personal injury case in South Carolina and are looking for an experienced, effective personal injury attorney to handle your case. But how do you find the right attorney for you? Below is a list of questions you may want to ask before retaining an attorney on your case. Most law firms offer free, no-obligation consultations, which is the perfect opportunity to ask these questions and gather information before you make a decision....

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