Experienced Personal Injury Attorneys in Bluffton, South Carolina
If you have been hurt in an accident, our Bluffton personal injury lawyers provide consultations for individuals and families who have suffered life-changing harm caused by a negligent party, so they know their rights to pursue the financial recovery they deserve for medical care, lost wages, and any out of pocket expenses that resulted from reckless actions or inactions.
Our Beaufort County personal injury lawyers focus on the facts and evidence that point to negligent behavior leading to our clients’ injuries, so we can build a strong case that allows them to face their recovery with confidence.
David W. Martin Law Group Bluffton Personal Injury Attorneys
South Carolina’s personal injury laws and statutes are different than other states and require an experienced personal injury lawyer to identify the potential for maximizing financial recovery opportunities for those who have been hurt by another’s negligence.
At David W. Martin Law Group, our personal injury lawyers in Bluffton, South Carolina focus on providing our clients with real-time solutions that reflect our realistic approach to producing results for their unique cases.
No two personal injury cases are the same, even when two people are hurt in the very same vehicle collision. That is why our personal injury cases are customized to reflect each client’s unique injuries, damages, and financial recovery requirements, so we leave no detail to chance when pursuing the maximum settlement or verdict on their behalf.
Our tailored Bluffton personal injury practice areas include:
- Automobile Accidents in Bluffton, South Carolina
According to the latest edition of the South Carolina Traffic Collision Fact Book, there is one traffic crash every 3.7 minutes in our state, and one injury collision every 13.3 minutes.
Whether these crashes are caused by distracted or impaired driving, negligence plays a large role in the collisions that occur on our roadways each day. If you are hurt in an automobile accident in Bluffton, contact our Bluffton Automobile Accidents lawyers after you seek medical care, so we can protect your rights before the insurance company infringes on them during a recorded phone call to get your side of the story. You do not have to speak with the other driver’s insurance company without an attorney by your side.
- Bicycle Accidents in Bluffton, South Carolina
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 23 bicycle accident fatalities in South Carolina last year.
Our state’s warm weather allows bicyclists to ride most of the year, and as they take to our bike lanes and roadways to commute for work or leisurely ride alone or with their families, they are in grave danger when distracted motorists travel alongside.
What’s more is that bicyclists have very little protection against a much larger passenger vehicle, which means when they do collide with a car, truck, or SUV, their injuries are going to be catastrophic, or even deadly. If you or someone you love has been hurt while riding, contact our experienced Bluffton bicycle accident attorneys today to discuss your case and how we can create solutions for your family.
- Dog Bites in Bluffton, South Carolina
South Carolina has strict liability laws for dog bite and attack cases, which means the dog’s owner is strictly liable for their dog’s actions, no matter what type of past behavior the dog has exhibited. Simply put, if your neighbor, friend, or family member’s dog has been nothing but sweet throughout its life, and then suddenly bites you, the dog owner is still responsible for the personal injury the dog caused.
Most dog bites are inflicted by a dog the injured person knows, which makes these cases sensitive for some when it is time to pursue financial recovery. No one wants to think about filing a claim against their relative or friend, but the injuries that result may require significant medical care that could be lengthy and expensive.
Our dog bite attorneys in Bluffton will explain the legal process, and how we will pursue the dog owner’s insurance company directly, so you can preserve your relationship while still getting the financial recovery you will need to avoid paying the expenses associated with the dog bite out of pocket.
- Medical Malpractice in Bluffton, South Carolina
Our medical malpractice attorneys in South Carolina understand that if you are seeking medical care for any reason, you should not exit the facility more injured than when you arrived.
Medical malpractice can happen during a routine doctor visit, surgery, childbirth, x-rays, or even at the dentist. If you have been hurt by negligent medical care, whether it was by a technician, nurse, doctor, or another staff member, our medical malpractice lawyers in Bluffton will review your case during the consultation and advise you of your rights and what type of financial recovery you may be eligible for.
- Motorcycle Accidents in Bluffton, South Carolina
Last year there were 141 motorcycle accident fatalities in South Carolina. Our motorcycle accident attorneys in Bluffton understand that many drivers on our roadways do not take motorcyclists seriously, and often do not show them the respect they are entitled to as motorized vehicles. In short, they have as much right to the road as any other vehicle and should be observed as such to avoid the life-changing and often deadly collisions that occur when a vehicle driver collides with a motorcyclist.
- Pedestrian Accident in Bluffton, South Carolina
Last year, there were 165 pedestrians killed in traffic accidents in South Carolina. Each day, at some point throughout the day, we are all pedestrians. And when your walk is interrupted by a speeding or reckless driver, lives can change in an instant.
Our Bluffton pedestrian accident lawyers provide compassionate representation for those injured on foot, because we know how long and difficult their recovery will be — and we want to help get them there faster.
- Truck Accidents in Bluffton, South Carolina
Semi-trucks and commercial vehicles are a mainstay on our South Carolina roadways. When they are picking up and delivering goods throughout our city, their size and weight are an inherent danger to other vehicles traveling alongside. This is especially true if the truck driver is speeding, distracted, or under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
If you have been injured in an accident with an 18-wheeler, contact our truck accident lawyers in Bluffton today to review your case and learn whether the truck driver, trucking company, manufacturer, another third party, or a combination of several of these parties is responsible for your financial recovery.
- Boating Accidents in Bluffton, South Carolina
Because of our city’s location, boating is a full-time activity in Bluffton, South Carolina. That typically means that everyone who is participating in the recreational activity may not be safely enjoying their time on the water. If you have been hurt in a boating accident or have lost a loved one because of another’s negligence while boating, contact our Bluffton boat accident attorneys to learn who can be held responsible for your financial recovery.
- Slip & Fall Accidents in Bluffton, South Carolina
Slip, trip, and fall accidents happen more often than people would like to admit. These dangerous circumstances are often waived off as an act of clumsiness when nothing could be further from the truth.
Our slip and fall lawyers in Bluffton want to discuss any injuries you may have had occurred on public, private, or government property, so you do not become overwhelmed by the stress of your medical bills.
- Nursing Home Negligence in Bluffton, South Carolina
At David W. Martin Law Group, our nursing home negligence attorneys in Bluffton take exception to any actions or inactions that harm some of our most vulnerable residents. When family members rely on nursing homes to care for their elderly loved ones, the guilt of learning they are being neglected or abused can seem too difficult to overcome. We can help. Our experienced nursing home abuse lawyers will pursue the person, facility, or third-party who caused your loved one harm for the maximum financial recovery possible for your unique case.
- Sexual Abuse in Bluffton, South Carolina
At David W. Martin Law Group, our sexual abuse attorneys in Bluffton, South Carolina provide compassionate legal representation for victims of sexual abuse, so they can plan their futures with confidence.
We know how hard these cases are to bring to light, and our lawyers will provide the respect and dignity you and your family deserve while holding the responsible party accountable for your emotional, physical, and financial harm.
- Workers’ Compensation in Bluffton, South Carolina
Nearly 24,000 people call Bluffton, South Carolina home, with thousands working in our hospitality industry including restaurants, hotels, and shopping centers to support themselves and their families. When they are hurt at work, it may be difficult to prove your case when the only person who can approve your injury and recovery wages in your employer.
Our Bluffton workers’ compensation attorneys will review your injuries and the circumstances that caused them to pursue a financial outcome that will allow you to take the time you need away from work to heal.
- Wrongful Death Attorneys in Bluffton, South Carolina
South Carolina’s wrongful death statute will allow our Bluffton wrongful death attorneys to file a claim on behalf of the deceased’s spouse and children when a family member has died due to the deliberate, negligent, or reckless actions of another. That includes those who have been lost in car, truck, motorcycle, bicycle, pedestrian, or boating accidents.
How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim in Bluffton, South Carolina?
According to our South Carolina Legislature, personal injury victims have three years from the date of the accident’s injury to file a claim against the party they believe to be responsible for their injuries.
Contact Our Personal Injury Attorneys in Bluffton, South Carolina for a Consultation Today
If you have been hurt in any type of accident or have lost a loved one to another’s negligent conduct, contact our Bluffton personal injury lawyers at David W. Martin Law Group today by calling (803) 548-2468 to schedule a consultation to discuss your case. We are here to help outline your injuries and the circumstances in which they occurred, to identify all at-fault parties who may be held financially accountable for your full recovery. You do not have the face the insurance company alone. We are here to help. Call us now to learn more.
Bluffton, South Carolina Personal Injury Attorney FAQs
How Can I Afford to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer in Bluffton, South Carolina?
If you have been hurt in a car, truck, or premises liability accident — including a slip and fall injury or dog bite or attack you may already be feeling the financial strain of unexpected medical bills and out of pocket expenses, making hiring a personal injury attorney in Bluffton seem impossible to afford. Fortunately, most personal injury lawyers, like ours at David W. Martin Law Group, work on a contingency basis, which means you pay no upfront costs and only owe our legal fees when we have successfully settled or litigated your case. Due to the complex nature of these cases, hiring a Bluffton personal injury lawyer will give you the best chance at success for your claim, so you can focus on your complete recovery.
Why is a Bluffton Semi-Truck Accident So Different than a Car Accident?
If you have been injured in a semi-truck accident, there could be more than one person or party responsible for your injuries, including the truck driver, the trucking company, the truck’s manufacturer, or even a third-party who helped load the truck instead of a single passenger vehicle driver in a car accident. Holding the full list of responsible parties accountable will require a complete investigation into the crash and the employment practices of the company responsible for putting the driver behind the wheel of an 80,000-pound vehicle. Our Bluffton truck accident attorneys have the staff, resources, and experience to tackle these cases with confidence, ensuring no detail is left to chance, so we can maximize our pursuit for financial recovery.
Who Can Pursue a Wrongful Death Claim in Bluffton, South Carolina?
The spouse or children of the deceased person who was killed by the negligent or wrongful act of another may be eligible to pursue a wrongful death claim in South Carolina. If no such relationship exists, the parents of the deceased may be eligible to pursue a claim.