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...View More
smoke detector malfunction from water damage and there was a fire in budling and life was threated cause was unable to get out due to non working smoke detector and have the proof of mold i work from home so inhaling
A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for the ordeal this has caused you. I can only speak for the personal injury-related aspects of your question. You could reach out to law firms to try to arrange a free initial consult. Gather...View More
She Said oh the cyst was not on your ovary. It was on your colon, so why did you give me a full hysterectomy if it was on my colon. I didn’t need to get a hysterectomy. I was fine. She saw a cyst at the exam. She said she was going to do a hysterectomy. She did the hysterectomy and it was not on... View More
A doctor, on review the records, would need to inform us if it was negligence to not know the location of the cyst prior to the surgery. Medical malpractice means that a doctor violated the standard of care. A bad outcome is not enough. Another doctor would be needed to evaluate what the doctors...View More
I was checking out at a store and the employee and manager accused me of throwing things at her when she wouldn't sell me something. She asked me not to return to the store. This was done in front of other customers as well. I tried telling them I didn't know what they were talking about... View More
A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Technically, one could sue if they suffered harm as a result of a false statement. The legal theory is defamation. But from a practical standpoint, it could be difficult to find a law firm to handle something...View More
My neighbor and my mom were chatting in the street near our house. My son, 8-year-old, was riding a bike. When he was around 5 ft away from my neighbor, he stopped and turned his head to talk to his sister, then he pressed down on his pedal while still looking backward at his sister. Then quickly... View More
Your neighbor can ask for any amount of money for anything such as pain and suffering, but that does not mean that your neighbor would be entitled to anything for same, or the $5,000.00 being requested. If you are going to make an effort to resolve this dispute, or not, you should consult with an...View More
A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It could be difficult for attorneys to meaningfully assess the situation, based on the limited details of the brief post here. You could try to arrange a free initial consult with a law firm in your state. If...View More
The nurse said I needed to get up and take a shower I didn't want to but she said I had to. She turned on the water didn't assist me but left me to go make up my bed. I fell in the shower, when I woke up three other nurses were giving me smelling stuff. They did blood work and ekg. The... View More
Hired a personal injury, lawyer not satisfied with them. Been almost 3 months. She is doing the bare minimum and I I want a lawyer, who knows the ins and out and tricks and laws, and knows what to ask for so I don’t get screwed over in my case. I need someone who knows stuff like the fact that I... View More
In South Carolina, like most states, the client owns the file. Therefore, to fire an attorney all you have to do is reach out to their office (preferably in writing via email / letter) notify them that you no longer need their services and ask for a full and complete copy of your file. Your next...View More
It been 11 days and i still dont have nothing to drive hes from Virginia sc. Im from gaffeny sc what r my rights n should i just hire a lawyer to handle it. I got injurys to. Whip lash. N knot on my left leg thats not going away.
Under South Carolina Law, you are entitled to compensation for pain and suffering, ALL OF YOUR MEDICAL BILLS, and any lost wages. Many times Insurance companies engage in delaying tactics in hope that you will just give up and accept a lower offer.
You should speak with a licensed attorney...View More
You should contact any attorney in this instance. In SC if your car was insured, the insurance company is also required to provide uninsured coverage in the event you get hit by an uninsured driver. Sometimes other parties are also not honest about whether or not they have insurance coverage and...View More
A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. At this point, you could reach out to injury law firms in your state to try to arrange a free initial consult - that's the norm in the industry. An attorney could examine the accident in detail and...View More
They blame our nephews who is 4&5 years old left their back yard gate opened but there is no proof and no one saw that. Nephews are already inside of our house when the dog came in and attacked our dog Infront of them and our mom . We are asking them to pay the vet bill but they refused because... View More
This isn't a family law question, it's a personal injury question. The owner of a dog is strictly liable for any injury or damage done by their dog. If the dog owner has renter's or homeowner's insurance, it will cover any damages caused by the dogs. You would need to file a...View More
A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Until you consult with a local attorney for specific property law, the short answer nationwide is that one could be liable for damage their overhanging tree causes to a neighbor's property. Good luck
As to our question: It’s unclear to me whether you went to probate court and the estate was set up (you were appointed as personal representative or not?). Assuming you were and there is insurance available it often does not take very long...View More
If two consenting adults agree to engage in mutual combat under supervision of a referee in an enclosed area and all guidelines were met eg.. both parties agree, understand the engagement rules, and agree to end the fight upon a retreat or the inability to continue could legal proceedings occur?
we lost a lot. I forgot to get my medication I take daily for my health that my Dr prescribed, they will not let me in to get it. I have not had my medication since Friday, and I can feel myself slowly going downhill. My husband called, and they told him no, I could not get it. I just got a 90... View More
A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. You could continue to await a response, but you describe a difficult situation with the deprivation of your medication, so another option could be to reach out to a...View More
In South Carolina there is strict liability for dog attacks. If someone is injured as a result of a dog attack (even in attempting to get away from a charging dog where there is no bite) the owner of the dog is responsible. Absent that, you might consider contacting your local animal control to...View More
After settlement I was cleared to return to work, however the infection returned and I as forced to fight the infection w more surgeries/toe amputations that carried me well passed the 2 year limitations and finally lost my leg. Can I re open even though my medical battle went well passed the... View More
First, if you had an attorney help you with the settlement you should go back to that attorney with this question. Second, be sure you have a copy of the settlement you signed and read it over. It should address what rights you released, and what rights you kept.
We tried to contain it while we waited for the maintenance guys, it took over two hours before they had some people come in and clean it/disinfect it all. They had to throw everything out, since it had all been contaminated.
I am nervous about us getting sick, especially since it was in the... View More
A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. I hope everyone in your family is okay. A landlord-tenant attorney could have more insight than a personal injury attorney here in terms of habitability and related issues...View More
Water or to let me turn on my car to provide AC for my dog, the policemen would not let me do anything to help my dog despite me pleading with them. My dog died of heat stroke. Can I hold those policemen responsible for Bear's death? I may be reached at:
I am so sorry that happened to you. As to a case, potentially, yes but generally in South Carolina pets are only reimbursed at “market value” as property. However, you may also have a case against them depending on the nature of your detention. Be advised state agencies are subject to a...View More
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