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1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability and Car Accidents for South Carolina on
Q: My dad was bringing my both my mopeds to me and got in a wreck both mopeds are totalled. Another person was at fault.

How can I go about getting money for my damaged property.

Jeffrey David Morris
Jeffrey David Morris answered on Aug 5, 2021

You would collect the money for the mopeds from the at-fault driver's insurance and or your father's comprehensive coverage.

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for South Carolina on
Q: I've had to have 2 surgeries on my leg from my injury the owner of the company is who caused it does that help my case

I was rushed to the trama center and put into emergency surgery

Jeffrey David Morris
Jeffrey David Morris answered on Jun 7, 2021

South Carolina workers compensation is a no fault system. Therefore, the fact that your boss caused your injury does not help or hurt your case. Having had two surgeries already, you need to consult with a South Carolina workers compensation injury attorney ASAP. You are going to be out of work for... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Insurance Bad Faith for South Carolina on
Q: If two people own a car does it matter who files the sr22 insurance

Me and my wife was in an car accident uninsured she was driving we both on title and registration the DMV won't accept our sr22 cause it's not in my name

Jeffrey David Morris
Jeffrey David Morris answered on May 20, 2021

The answer depends. In South Carolina, an insured is any named insured and in home resident relative unless that relative is a named excluded driver on the policy, but of course other rules apply at that time. You should consult an attorney who handles auto accident litigation.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for South Carolina on
Q: Can I be fired for refusing to do cleaning I consider a hazmat job during this coronavirus atmosphere? (guest's vomit)

I am on Worker's Comp working 21 hours a week. My job is housekeeping and a guest threw up all over her room. During coronavirus I consider this a hazmat clean up. My boss says I have to do it. Can they LEGALLY fire me for refusing to do it? I honestly can not, physically, bend and do this... Read more »

Jeffrey David Morris
Jeffrey David Morris answered on Dec 3, 2020

In my opinion, they could possibly fire you so long as your work restrictions given by the treating physician were met when you were requested to perform this task. The coronavirus situation does not change the answer legally in my opinion. However, there is probably much more to the situation that... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for South Carolina on
Q: Car accident

My dad was in a car accident that was not his fault about a year ago where the air bag did not deploy. There were no recalls and he suffered serious injuries due to this . There were lawyers working on the case, but my dad recently passed away due to the lung issues he was having and for some... Read more »

Jeffrey David Morris
Jeffrey David Morris answered on Jun 24, 2020

Your dad's estate would certainly be able to continue the underlying accident case if he was not at fault and had medical damages related to that accident. However, depending on the stage of the case, it could be very difficult. I suggest contacting an attorney sooner rather than later to... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for South Carolina on
Q: What would cause a delay in medical records being sent to an insurance adjuster?
Jeffrey David Morris
Jeffrey David Morris answered on Feb 25, 2020

Delays in medical records can be caused by multiple parties and multiple issues. Usually a delay in medical records comes from an issue with the HIPPA Authorization that was sent by the requesting party. However, other times the third party services who process medical records request for the... Read more »

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