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If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident, you probably have many questions. Below are the answers to many questions faced by accident victims in South Carolina. If you do not see the answer to your question, just call our office or email Shelly directly - [email protected].
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An unidentified car cut me off, and caused my cycle to veer off the road. Do I have a case through my uninsured motorist policy?
Yes. If a crash is caused by an unidentified vehicle, your own uninsured motorist policy will allow you to file a claim for your injuries.
I was in a South Carolina accident when a car turned left in front of me while I was riding my motorcycle. Who is at fault?
When you have been in a motorcycle accident in South Carolina where a car makes a left turn in front of you, the other driver is almost always liable for the accident and your injuries. Before making any assumptions on who is at fault for your motorcycle accident in South Carolina, you should consult with a Charleston motorcycle accident attorney.
There are many circumstances to consider when you are involved in a motorcycle accident in South Carolina and trying to determine who is at fault.
One of the few exceptions to the near-automatic rule that a left turning car is at fault in a motorcycle accident in South Carolina is when you are found to have violated a traffic law. If you were found to have been speeding or disobeying a traffic signal, you may be found to be at fault for part of the accident as well.
When you need to prove who was at fault in a motorcycle accident in South Carolina, your claim will benefit greatly from the help of Charleston motorcycle accident attorney.
This is because in most scenarios, insurance adjusters will determine fault for the accident. Depending on how much at fault insurance adjusters find you to be, your potential compensation could be impacted accordingly. This is not a situation in which you want to fend for yourself.
A Charleston motorcycle accident attorney can speak up on your behalf after a left turn accident and can handle each and every stage of your claim while you focus on recovery.
Seeking the Help of a Charleston Motorcycle Accident Attorney
The Charleston personal injury attorney team at the Shelly Leeke Law Firm is available to help accident victims cope with the legal implications of a serious injury. Our firm's focus on personal injury cases includes injury from auto accidents including pedestrian and bicycle injuries, work-related injuries and Workers' Compensation claims, and injuries resulting from dangerous prescription drugs.
Before you file a South Carolina personal injury claim, request a free copy of our South Carolina injury book. When you're ready to get started on settling your accident claim, contact a Charleston motorcycle accident attorney for a free information packet and consultation - 1-888-690-0211.