Damages in Personal Injury Cases

Generally speaking, when a person brings a personal injury lawsuit in South Carolina, they typically request compensatory and punitive damages. Compensatory damages are designed to make the claimant whole, and they can be divided into two parts: a) Past and future out-of-pocket expenses such as medical bills, lost wages, property damage, etc.; and b) Past […]

What to Expect: Personal Injury Cases

If you are injured by someone else’s negligence, and you become a plaintiff in a South Carolina lawsuit, your lawyer will typically: Have you sign a representation agreement (which outlines attorney’s fees, etc.). Obtain your signature on a HIPAA authorization (which allows them to request all of your medical records/bills from your various providers). Request […]