Professional South Carolina Car Accident Lawyers Are Strong Advocates
Our attorneys steer auto accident cases to the right results
With more than 100 years of combined experience the South Carolina car accident attorneys at McGowan, Hood & Felder, LLC, are seasoned legal advocates for car crash victims and their families. We understand how complicated auto accident cases can be. You have immediate worries of getting healthy and having money to pay for daily bills. In the long run, you might be concerned about receiving the right follow-up care and ensuring all your medical bills are paid. On top of everything, you may be getting the run-around from insurance companies.
When expenses start piling up and the other side refuses to cooperate, count on our experienced South Carolina auto accident lawyers to handle your complex car accident case. We are not afraid to how to take on big insurance companies who might offer you a “low ball” settlement before the true cost of your injury is known. With more than 20 attorneys at the firm and a large support staff, McGowan, Hood & Felder, LLC leaves no stone unturned when building a strong case against the at-fault party.
Common reasons for car accidents in South Carolina
When you retained an attorney at McGowan, Hood & Felder, LLC, a South Carolina car accident lawyer reviews how and why the accident occurred so we can explain to an insurance company, opposing counsel, or jury why another person or company is legally responsible. Typical reasons for car accidents include:
An accident may have also occurred due to speeding or a driver’s lack of attention to posted traffic signs. For example, a vehicle operator may have run a red light or failed to yield to another automobile in a four-way stop. Some crashes are even caused by greater lapses in judgment, such as driving the wrong way down a one-way street, tailgating, or driving while fatigued.
Frequent types of car accidents
How the vehicles collide is different for each accident. The type of impact can be used to help determine who caused the accident and what injuries the accident might reasonably cause. Some of the more common types of accidents our firm will review are:
Auto accident damage claims
Each South Carolina car accident attorney at McGowan, Hood & Felder, LLC is ready to pursue the compensation you deserve after your accident, which may include the following expenses:
- Medical bills. These include the cost of emergency room care, surgeries, and initial doctor visits through the time of settlement or trial.
- Cost of future medical care. Many clients will need extensive medical treatment after their case is settled or tried. The future cost to treat these injuries has to be figured so there is money in reserve to pay for more doctor visits, physical therapy, occupational therapy, medical equipment costs, and medication.
- Lost wages and future lost wages. Injured victims have the right to claim lost income and any future income they will be unable to earn because they are injured.
- Household expenses. This cost can include the money to hire people to perform the tasks the victim would normally do.
Our South Carolina clients come first at McGowan, Hood & Felder, LLC
Car accidents happen fast, but the effects can last a lifetime. You may be traveling along I-77 or I-26 when a drunk driver strikes you. A distracted driver may cause a rear end crash on Harden Street in Columbia or Route 16 in Forest Acres. Even if your injury does not seem serious at first, your injury can quickly worsen. That is why it is critical you seek immediate medical attention after an accident.
An experienced attorney at McGowan, Hood & Felder, LLC, answers your questions, investigates why the accident happened, and fights for all damages South Carolina law allows. Our attorneys review police reports, speak to witnesses, conduct independent investigations, and sometimes work with traffic reconstruction experts to help prove who is responsible for the accident. We also navigate through complicated insurance issues. There are different types of coverage that need to be reviewed such as liability insurance, uninsured motorist coverage, and underinsured auto accident coverage.
Cut through the confusion. Contact us today
You have so many things to worry about after your accident. Whether you hired the right attorney should not be one of them. That is why it is critical you contact us and discuss the details of your case with a knowledgeable, experienced car accident attorney who is looking out for your best interests. Your auto accident case matters to us. Let us help you obtain the justice and compensation you deserve.
Contact McGowan, Hood & Felder, LLC, today. Call 803-327-7800 and schedule a free case evaluation by a South Carolina car accident attorney, or fill out our contact form from any device. We proudly serve people throughout South Carolina from offices in Columbia, Anderson, Rock Hill, Sumter, and Georgetown.