Car accidents are an unfortunate fact of life. In the most recent year for which statistics are available, the Federal Highway Administration reports 2,842,553 licensed drivers in South Carolina alone and a total of 95,796,069 in the U.S. Not all drivers operate their vehicles with reasonable care to avoid causing harm to others. If you were seriously injured in a car accident, you may need an attorney to help you recover full and fair compensation for your losses.
At The Melonakos Law Firm, LLC in Greenville, South Carolina, we have significant experience handling car accident cases. This allows us to better focus on the legal aspects of your case that can help you recover compensation. Our legal team includes a former insurance defense attorney, and that gives us insight into the workings of the insurance process and how to maximize your recovery. With experience in more than 30 trials, we will not hesitate to fight for your rights in court if necessary.
Car accidents have many causes, and many of them involve driver error. Some of the common causes of traffic crashes include:
South Carolina has a fault system in determining who is liable for a car wreck. Either the driver at fault for the accident or the driver’s insurance company pays for the damage. After a traffic crash that was someone else’s fault, you have the option to:
When you file a claim with an insurance company, the adjuster will consider all available evidence to determine of fault. Our experienced Greenville car accident attorneys at The Melonakos Law Firm, LLC can thoroughly investigate your accident, collect and preserve evidence, and negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf. We have the skills and knowledge to prepare a compelling claim and take your case to trial if necessary.
At The Melonakos Law Firm in Greenville, South Carolina, our personal injury lawyers have recovered more than $25 million for our clients. We maintain a smaller caseload, so we can give each of our clients the attention he or she deserves. Contact us if you have been involved in a serious car accident caused by the negligence of another.