Charleston County Personal Injury Attorney
Our Skilled Personal Injury Lawyers in South Carolina are Ready to Defend You
Accidents happen every day, no matter how careful we try to be. If you
or a loved one has been injured in an accident that was caused by another's
negligence, contact Bluestein Johnson & Burke, LLC.
Injury victims are eligible to pursue personal injury compensation from
an insurance company, but dealing with insurance companies and their claims
process can be frustrating for people who are already overwhelmed with
the aftermath of an accident. Any
Charleston personal injury attorney from our firm can lift that burden off of you and handle the entire process.
Kinds of Injuries We Handle in Charleston County
If you have suffered any of the following injuries, we can help:
Soft tissue and spinal injuries due to an
auto accident or
Repetitive stress or other
on the job injuries
- Traumatic injuries from construction accidents, container transport accidents
or shipping mishaps
- Serious head injuries or brain injuries
- Disfigurement or scarring from explosions or electrical fires
- Brain trauma or other medical conditions cause by a birth injury
- Dangerous property conditions
- Nursing home negligence
- Minor injuries suffered in a slip and fall accident caused by inadequate
signage, incomplete repairs, uneven sidewalks or other premises liability
and building issues
- Amputations caused by a manufacturing accident
- Paralysis, loss of limb, loss of sight or any other serious loss from an accident
- Injuries resulting from dog bites and vicious animal attacks
The seasoned personal injury lawyers from our Mt. Pleasant firm can even
help if you have a matter involving the
wrongful death of a loved one.
Our team is here to stand by you during this difficult time. Learn more about your
options and what our
Charleston personal injury attorneys can do to protect your rights.
Get Compensation for All Aspects of Your Injuries
Physical injuries are easy enough to prove in a personal injury claim with
visual proof and medical records, but what about emotional and psychological
trauma as a result of an accident?
You are able to get compensation for these types of injuries. Known as
"pain and suffering", symptoms that you are entitled to get
compensation for include:
- Emotional trauma
- Feelings of shame or humiliation
- Loss of enjoyment
- Persistent pain
Bluestein Johnson & Burke, LLC, our Charleston County personal injury lawyers will build a strong case
to help you fight for fair compensation that covers all aspects of your injury.
How Does Liability Affect My Injury Claim?
Liability determines who is legally responsible for the injuries that you
acquired after an accident. No matter how you injured, the first step
in any injury claim is proving that someone else was responsible for your injuries.
When liability is clearly proved, then it will be easier to deal with the
insurance company and get a fair settlement. There are four elements of
negligence that you need to win your case:
- You were owed duty of care
- The duty of care was breached
- That breach of duty caused your injuries
- You suffered verifiable damages
These elements apply differently to every injury case, but must be present
for all types of injury claims. For example, if you were to apply these
elements to a
car accident case, the other driver owed you the duty of care by operating their own
vehicle carefully. They breached that duty when they ran the red light
and hit your car. You hurt your back as a result of that accident, which
can be clearly proven through hospital and doctor records.
What is the Average SC Personal Injury Settlement?
When it comes to estimating how large your settlement may be, it's
impossible to give an answer that will be true for every individual. Typical
personal injury payout amounts differ depending on the extent of your
injuries, the likelihood of you making a full recovery, and oftentimes
the defendent's insurance policy limits.
Personal Injury Case Statistics
While it's true that some personal injury cases go to trial, many of
them are settled out of court with the help of a personal injury lawyer.
One study showed that 67% of personal injury cases received a settlement, rather
than going to trial.
There is one thing that is important to remember when considering filing
a personal injury claim: Claimants who have a professional injury lawyer
representing them often receive more favorable settlements.
Hands-On, Personalized Legal Support for Injury Cases Throughout SC
We know that you're already going through a lot, financially, emotionally,
and physically. Filing an injury claim can make things easier on you by
compensating you for your medical treatment, hospital expenses, missing
wages, and even pain and suffering.
We can work with medical specialists, accident reconstruction experts,
and investigators to help you build a thorough and effective claim. All
you need to do is trust us and focus on recovering. Let our Charleston
personal injury lawyers do the rest.