Car Accidents

Morris Law, LLC Settles Bodily Injury Case for $700,000

Morris Law, LLC recently settled a bodily injury car accident case for a client that happened in Socastee, South Carolina, which is near Myrtle Beach, for $700,000 for the uninsured and liability portion. The client, who was a resident of Murrells Inlet, was driving east along SC Highway 544 as the at-fault motorist was going west. The at-fault driver crossed over the centerline, striking our client’s vehicle head-on. It was determined by authorities that the at-fault motorist was drunk driving at the time the collision occurred.

Accidents May Be Caused by Steering Failure

In South Carolina, steering failure in a motor vehicle or truck can result in serious injuries or fatalities. A steering system that is in danger of failing may show warning signs. In many cases, a manufacturer defect is responsible for the problem. The following sections will explain the different types and causes of steering failure, as well as how an attorney can determine whether a driver or manufacturer was at fault for an accident.

Surfside Beach Resident T-Bone Accident on Poplar Drive

A Surfside Beach resident was heading down Poplar Drive when he was in a T-bone accident with another driver. According to reports, the at-fault driver ran a stop sign. The driver told police who arrived at the scene of the car accident that he was adjusting his radio and due to this distraction did not see the stop sign. 

Five Reasons to Undergo Physical Therapy After a Car Accident

Physical therapy can be beneficial for those who are injured in a car accident that limits their mobility and function. Having lost their previous physical prowess, accident victims are often depressed. By embarking on a regimen of PT, they may find they can once again enjoy activities they engaged in before the accident. 

Morris Law Obtains Full Compensation for Client

Morris Law, LLC successfully handled a case that paid out full compensation of $175,000 to an injured client at the policy limits for both property damage and bodily injury. The accident involved a resident of Myrtle Beach and happened along Highway 707 close to Murrells Inlet in South Carolina. The client was riding as a passenger in a vehicle going west along Highway 707 when it was struck in the back by another driver.

Car Accident Settlement in Case Involving Pregnant Woman

Morris Law, LLC recently obtained a settlement for a client in the amount of $321,857.56 following an injury accident. The client, a resident of Myrtle Beach, was heading north along Oak Street in town when another driver was turning left illegally. As a result, our client T-boned the other driver’s car. Because the at-fault driver committed an illegal maneuver that caused the car accident and did not grant the right of way to our client, they became liable for damages.

How to Deal With Auto Accident Injury Pain

It is common to experience pain after an auto accident. The body is reacting to the traumatic event in a myriad of ways. Your muscles may be sore and tight. You may experience excess fatigue from the body’s backlash to heightened adrenaline and feel as if you can’t keep up at work. Alternately, you might have trouble sleeping and relive the incident multiple times while you try to fall asleep.

The question is what can I do to make it easier to get through the ordeal. Fortunately, there are many things you can do. Let’s look at some of the top ones.

Making a Pain and Suffering Claim

An essential part of any lawsuit is a claim for pain and suffering. Yet, many people do not fully understand this component of a personal injury lawsuit.

A lawsuit’s damages against an at-fault party are divided into two main segments. The first is labeled economic and the second is non-economic. Let’s get a handle on these segments.

Choosing a Car Accident Injury Attorney

One of the most important things you can do after a car accident is to obtain legal insight into your situation. After seeing a doctor, this move can help establish a claim for your traffic injury. In addition, an experienced car accident lawyer will protect your rights. For example, you may face financial challenges due to lost wages. This does not stop bills from piling up and putting your family in a precarious position. Let’s explore the best way to choose an auto accident injury attorney.

The Dangers of a T-Bone Accident in South Carolina

T-bone accidents are especially dangerous because most of the reinforcement on a motor vehicle is on its front and rear end. The human body is moved in ways that are not normal when they are suddenly flung sideways upon impact. Also, the speeds at which the vehicle is struck tend to be higher, which amplifies the impact and trauma to those inside. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, broadside collisions accounted for the second-highest number of fatalities in a traffic accident in 2019, following head-on crashes.