Exposure to asbestos can cause serious injuries, illness, and even death.
Premises liability comes into play when someone is injured on another person’s property due to the owner’s negligence. This is also known as “slip and fall” law.
Pedestrian accident liability is based on negligence. These accidents can occur anywhere but usually occur at crosswalks with heavy traffic intersections.
If you are injured by a drunk driver, there may also be others who may be held liable. South Carolina does not have a dram shop statute, but does recognize dram shop claims in some instances, such as the purchaser being underage and was intoxicated by the alcohol they purchased by the time of the accident. In South Carolina, there is no social hosts liability for adults.
South Carolina, like most if not all states, has a law that allows survivors to sue if another’s negligence or acts caused the person’s death.
Medical malpractice actions are filed when a physician, dentist, or other medical professional causes, or fails to prevent, harm because of their poor or improper performance.
Products liability cases usually occur when someone uses, or is exposed to, a dangerous product and is injured. It can be based on breach of warranty, negligence, or strict liability. Products can be asbestos used in manufacturing, pharmaceutical drugs, defective cars, just to name a few.