At the David W. Martin Law Group our Myrtle Beach personal injury attorneys know that our city lies in the center of a long and continuous 60-mile stretch of beach known as “The Grand Strand” in northeastern South Carolina.

According to, approximately 325,000 live in Myrtle Beach, and another 19 million visit the city each year.

And for good reason.

There are approximately 425 hotels and 98,600 accommodation units in the Myrtle Beac area, including luxury seaside resorts, beach houses, condos, cottages, bed & breakfasts, and small, independently owned “mom and pop” motels. In addition, there are multiple campgrounds and mega RV parks between the city and the South Strand.

There are also approximately 1,800 full-service restaurants in the area, countless bars, and nightclubs that operate both full time and during certain events or high tourist seasons, 90 championship golf courses, over 35 extravagant miniature golf courses, and more than 200 outlet stores that offer a wide range of shopping, water sports, theme parks, live entertainment theaters, and celebrity concerts.

With so many things to do in Myrtle Beach, no one ever expects anything to go wrong. Unfortunately, with so many businesses housed in a single city, it is nearly impossible for everything to go right.

Here is what our Horry County premises liability attorneys want Myrtle Beach visitors, workers, and residents to know about their legal options if negligence impacts their activities.

What Could Possibly Go Wrong While Visiting, Working, or Living in Myrtle Beach?

When negligence is a factor at a hotel, private residence, restaurant, bar, or tourist attraction, guests are going to get hurt.

Unfortunately, it happens all too often in the very busy confines of Myrtle Beach.

Some of the most common premises liability accidents, injuries, and fatalities are caused by:

  • Slip, Trip, and Fall Accidentsincluding:
    • Bathrooms/Changing Areas in Disrepair
    • Broken Steps, Elevators, and Escalators
    • Freshly Mopped Floors without Warning Signs
    • Missing Handrails and Other Safety Features
    • Poorly Lit Areas
    • Swimming Pool Accidents
    • Wet Areas Around Ice Machines and Lobbies
    • Wet Tile at Entrances and Exits
  • Negligent or Insufficient Security, including:
    • Criminal Assaults
    • Employment Sexual Abuse
    • Injuries Caused by the Lack of Security
    • Injuries Caused by the Security Personnel
    • Intruders on the Premises
    • Sexual Attacks
  • Swimming Pool, Lazy River & Water Park Accidents, including:
    • Drain Injuries
    • Electrocutions
    • Near-Drownings & Drownings
  • Dram Shop Injuries & Fatalitiescaused by:
    • Criminal Activity
    • Drunk Driving Accidents
    • Fights
    • Sexual Assaults
  • Boat Excursion Accidents, including:
  • Dinner Cruises
  • Dolphin Watching Tours
  • Fishing Accidents
  • Kayaking and Eco Tours
  • Jet Ski Accidents
  • Parasailing Accidents
  • Sailing Accidents
  • Snorkeling And Diving Excursions
  • Sunset Cruises

Our Myrtle Beach personal injury attorney practice areas include:

Myrtle Beach Visitors, Workers & Locals All Deserve Access to Specialized Legal Representation

Whether you are a visitor, employee, or resident in Myrtle Beach, you deserve to be safe from hazardous conditions.

Whether your activities were booked through your hotel or resort, if you scheduled them on your own, or were simply doing your job, negligence should never play a part in your work, vacation, or residency. If it has, we can help you seek justice from each liable party — or combination of parties — so you can pursue the damages you are entitled to.

Contact Our Experienced Premises Liability Attorneys in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

If you have been injured or lost a loved one because of another person or party’s negligence in Myrtle Beach, contact our experienced personal injury lawyers by calling 854-854-5623 or contacting us online for a consultation today.

We provide consultations for all personal injury cases in South Carolina, and never charge any legal fees unless we deliver a positive outcome for your unique case.


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