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Car and Truck Accidents
Get Your Life Back After a Crash
A car, commercial truck, ATV or boating accident can cause serious injuries that may dramatically affect your life. Before you talk to an insurance adjustor, consult a lawyer at Hoffman Law Firm. Our Charleston-based attorneys understand how South Carolina law can affect each case, and we will help you avoid common mistakes that often prevent people injured in a car accident from collecting the damages they deserve.
Car wrecks affect all of us. Below are some alarming statistics for South Carolina alone.*
- One fatal collision every 12.2 hours
- One person injured every 10.3 minutes
- One person killed in a DUI collision every 26.2 hours
- One teen driver involved in a fatal or injury collision every 1.6 hours
- One bicyclist killed every 24.3 days
- One motorcyclist killed every 2.9 days
- One pedestrian killed every 3.7 days
- One person injured in a collision every 16 minutes
Wrecks involving commercial trucks can be complicated, but an experienced attorney can guide you through the process. Special rules may apply, so be sure to consult with a Hoffman Law attorney before dealing with any insurance company.
If you, or a loved one, have recently suffered an injury from a car accident in South Carolina, call Hoffman Law Firm today. We will help you navigate next steps and get you the compensation you deserve.
* Source: South Carolina Department of Public Safety, 2013 Study
Workers' Compensation and Job-Related Injuries
Understand Your Rights After a Work-Related Accident
People who suffer an injury on the job often find their financial future as well as their career at risk, so it's crucial to hire a workers' compensation attorney immediately. Your experienced Hoffman Law attorney will help you to communicate with your employer and its insurance company to ensure that you're taken care of, both physically and financially.
Our Hoffman Law attorneys have represented people injured in workplace accidents all across the state of South Carolina. Contact us today for immediate help with your case.
Slip and Fall
Protect Your Rights After You Sustain an Injury on Someone Else's Property
Did you get hurt on someone else's property? Then you may have what's known as a "premises liability" case, which can include "slip and fall" claims. Most property owners have the responsibility to maintain their property in a safe manner and eliminate or warn of dangerous conditions.
Premises liability can happen at work, especially if there is construction being performed at your workplace. If you have been injured from a slip and fall while at work, you may be able to recover workers' compensation.
Although a slip and fall may not seem like a serious event, it can have serious consequences to your health. A Hoffman Law premises liability lawyer will inform you of all the rules and regulations that apply to premises liability, including the statute of limitations, who should be held liable for your injuries, and whether the property owner's negligence is, in fact, responsible for your injuries.
Call the attorneys at Hoffman Law Firm today to schedule your free consultation. We want to help you recover the slip and fall damages you deserve.
Get Justice for the Most Vulnerable Among Us
Nursing homes are supposed to offer a safe, nurturing environment, but this is unfortunately not always true. When nursing homes are negligent, they can wreak abuses including physical abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect.
Since nursing home negligence can take so many different forms, injuries that can be sustained from nursing home negligence can be just as wide-ranging. Here are some examples of injuries that you or a loved one could sustain due to nursing home negligence:
- Broken Bones
- Sexual Assault
- Pressure Sores or Bed Sores
If you or a loved one sustains any of these injuries while a resident of a nursing home, contact Hoffman Law Firm immediately.
Our attorneys will help you to end nursing home negligence and find a new residence for you or your loved one. You may also be entitled to compensation for a number of monetary and non-monetary losses the nursing home resident has suffered, including:
- Pain and Suffering
- Mental Anguish
- Medical Bills
- Future Medical Bills
- Nursing Home Costs
Call Hoffman Law Firm to protect yourself or your loved one today.
Take Care of Yourself After a Dangerous Dog Bite Injury
A dog bite can be very harmful and even deadly, especially if it becomes infected. If you or a loved one suffers a dog bite be sure to seek immediate medical attention.
Dog bites cause thousands of injuries every year in the United States, and not every dog-bite victim understands his or her legal rights. If you or a loved one has suffered an animal bite, you need experienced legal representation as soon as possible to protect your rights to compensation for losses and injuries.
At Hoffman Law Firm we're proud to provide personal injury representation to the victims of dog bites and other animal attacks. Our attorneys will help you pursue compensation available to you for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and other expenses related to the bite or attack.
To find out more about animal bite and attack cases, contact us today for a free and confidential consultation.
Take Action After a Defective Product Harms You or a Loved One
Defective product cases often fall into one of three categories: manufacturing defects, design defects and inadequate warnings. A company may be liable for a defective product when that product fails or causes injury. These claims can be very complicated, so reach out to Hoffman Law Firm for a free, confidential consultation to get more information.
When you work with a lawyer from Hoffman Law Firm, you can trust that we'll guide you through your complicated product liability case to get you the results you deserve. Call us today to discuss what comes next.
Take the Next Step When You Suffer Due to Medical Malpractice
You might need to have a medical device implanted in your body to improve your quality of life. Sometimes, these devices are improperly designed, tested or manufactured and they degrade your quality of life instead of improving it.
When a defective medical device injures you, the manufacturers of that product should be held responsible for the harms and losses they cause. By filing a defective medical device claim, you may be able to recover compensation for many different types of losses, including:
- Medical costs
- Lost wages
- Future medical costs
- Pain and suffering
- Permanent disability
If you or a loved one have dealt with any of these consequences due to a defective medical device, call Hoffman Law Firm today. We'll advise you about how to get the results you and your family need to move on.