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What can be done about a single car accident?

When people think of car accidents, they usually envision two vehicles colliding with each other, but this is not always the case. It is possible for one car to crash due to outside factors. Just because other drivers were not involved does not mean you are out of luck when filing a claim. You may be able to seek compensation for the injuries and damages, especially if the crash was caused by someone or something else.

Misdiagnosis and Medical Malpractice

Diagnosing a medical condition isn't an easy task, regardless of how much experience a health care provider might have, but most people count on their doctor's ability to do just that. However, getting a diagnosis wrong is far from rare. According to an article from U.S. News, a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine research study estimated that death and/or permanent damage happens nearly 160,000 times each year because of misdiagnosis. Some estimates say that patients may receive the wrong diagnosis as much as 30% of the time, and while in some cases it makes no substantial difference, in others it may be the difference between life and death.

Successful Ways to Defend Against Charges of Drug Possession

Being caught carrying illegal drugs in South Carolina is a serious offense and local prosecutors will work overtime to seek a conviction. Fortunately, an experiened criminal defense attorney will know successful defense strategies to protect you against false accusations or charges that do not warrant the offense. Entrapment, unwitting possession, and lack of possession are just a few of them.

If you find yourself under investigation or facing charges, don't assume the evidence against you is so substantial that accepting a plea agreement is your only option. There is always an effective defense and the sooner you put an experienced South Carolina drug charges defense lawyer on your side, the better chance you have of protecting your rights and your future. 

Injured By A Drunk Driver? Now What?

Despite years of public awareness campaigns by the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles, drunk drivers are still a leading cause of serious accidents resulting in catastrophic injuries and deaths on our state roads and highways.

For most people, getting injured in a DUI accident is something they have never had to face before. The rules for recovering compensation from the insurance company are complicated. Here are the steps you should take to make sure you receive the just compensation you are entitled to.

We're Here to Protect You After Your Accident With A Truck Or Commercial Vehicle

If you have been involved in a collision with a tractor-trailer or an 18 wheel truck or other type of large commercial vehicle, or your loved one has died because of a distracted or exhausted truck driver in South Carolina, you have the right to seek full and fair compensation for financial damages. However these are not ordinary "fender-bender" cases and are often very complex, involving potential violations of federal motor carrier safety laws. You need a lawyer with experience in these type of cases. Trucking companies fight these cases very hard, and so, hiring an experienced trucking lawyer is a must.

Defective Medications And Prescription Errors

Unfortunately, medical and pharmaceutical errors are relatively common in South Carolina. Sometimes, these medical errors can wind up with significant financial or health care consequences for the patient. When a medical mistake results in significant injury and financial damages to an individual or their loved ones, it is important to seek out an experienced medical malpractice attorney.

Located in Lexington, South Carolina, The Rick Hall Law Firm provides high-quality legal representation for patients who have been the victim of medical errors or dangerous pharmaceutical products for many years.

Experienced South Carolina Workers' Compensation Attorney

When it comes to looking for legal representation to help with a workers' compensation claim after a workplace injury in South Carolina, too many people get lured in by the fancy billboard ads, the numerous internet reviews, and the annoying television commercials. Every workers' compensation law firm will claim to be "the best," despite the South Carolina State Bar's ethical guidelines against making such claims.

With so many workers' compensation law firms offering experienced claims representation, there are certain qualifications every injured worker should look for when hiring an attorney. It is a major decision with significant ramifications. Cut through the advertising terminology and look for what matters.

After a car accident, be treated as an individual -- not just another personal injury case

Televisions all over the state of South Carolina have become the portals for personal injury attorneys to advertise their services. On any given day or evening, you can turn on your set and see personal injury attorneys telling you they are the best.

When you have been injured in an accident, you are already upset, confused and dealing with medical treatment. The last thing that you want is to have to decipher fact from marketing fiction. Here is some information about the Rick Hall Law Firm, LLC, in Lexington, South Carolina, as well as some ideas about what to consider when hiring a South Carolina car accident injury lawyer.

When looking for a lawyer, it's not just about the law

The yellow pages and Internet are full of lawyers advertising they are the most experienced and most effective attorney to hire. Some even go so far as to claim they are the best law firm in a particular city or region of South Carolina. According to South Carolina State Bar advertising ethics they're not supposed to make that claim, but if you read their ads, many do.

This blog post will discuss the reasons why it is important to go beyond the advertising tag lines and bullet-point lists when searching for the right attorney in Lexington, or any community in South Carolina.

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