Atlanta, GA asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for South Carolina

Q: Can you sue a person Civil court for pain and suffering from an auto accident & their insurance company also?

They were given a citation for the cause of the accident in the state of South Carolina.

1 Lawyer Answer
Roy Willey
Roy Willey
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Charleston, SC
  • Licensed in South Carolina

A: Yes, in SC our law requires an individual to have insurance to operate a motor vehicle, and our law requires that if that person injures someone in a motor vehicle accident they must be sued in their individual name to collect their insurance money if not settled out of court. Our law does not allow the insurance company to be directly named or mentioned although they are the ones paying.

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