Have You Suffered an Injury or Were You Involved in an Accident? Check Out These Resources
As you start the journey towards obtaining compensation for your accident or injury claim, it is important that you become well-versed in these matters. Often, victims are unsure as to where they can turn for information. While we are pleased to offer a vast quantity of free information right here on our website, we also understand that you may want to delve even deeper into a particular subject relating to your claim. We offer these helpful resources to put you on the right path.
South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles
The South Carolina DMV website allows you to access forms and instructions from the comfort of your home, and also provides information for driving, registration of vehicles, and insurance requirements for South Carolina motorists.
- South Carolina Highway Patrol
Families of Highway Fatalities
The Families of Highway Fatalities provides bereavement resources, counseling opportunities, and an avenue for families to share their stories as a safety message to others. The group provides Peer Support for grieving families, facilitates forums and opportunities for grieving families to meet, prevents further highway fatalities through public education and information, and diligently works alongside law enforcement, first responders, the Legislature and other government officials as advocates for highway safety.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking. This website has great statistics, a blog to eliminate drunk driving, a pledge that you can sign to eliminate drunk driving, and much more.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Find statistics and safety information from this government website.
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety
The FHWA provides consumer safety tips and information for pedetrians and bicyclists. This website offers access to information, emails and webinars to help you stay safe while traveling on US highways and roadways.
Pedestrian Safety- Pedsafe
The Pedestrian Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System (PEDSAFE) provides the latest information available for improving the safety and mobility of those who walk. The online tools provides tpossible engineering, education, or enforcement treatments to improve pedestrian safety and/or mobility based on specific locations.
Toy Safety for Parents
This site provides information on child toy safety and gives updates on recalls affecting the safety and health of children.
South Carolina Highway Patrol: School Bus Safety
This website has videos, tips, and informational pamphlets on school bus safety, child restraint systems, child pedestrian safety, and much more.
Safe Kids USA
This is an organization dedicated to preventing injuries to children caused by accidents. Accidents are the leading cause of death to children under 14.
Kids & Cars
A nationwide service that tracks deaths and injuries to children left unattended in or around motor vehicles.
Medicine Net: Grief: Loss of a Loved One
Grief, Seven Stages, and Tips for Coping with the Death of a Loved One.
- Workers' Compensation Research Institute
- South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation
- South Carolina Department of Insurance
South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission
The South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission is located at 1612 Marion Street, Columbia, SC 29201. The telephone number is 803-737-5700.
- Disability Resources
- U.S. Department of Labor
Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR): Asbestos
The Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry provides information on the health effects of asbestos as well as resources for those who think that they may have been exposed to asbestos.
National Cancer Institute: Asbestos Exposure Fact Sheet
The National Cancer Institute had provided a fact sheet about asbestos exposure and cancer risk as it relates to asbestos exposure. On this page, you will find answers to questions such as, "What are the health hazards of exposure to asbestos," "What programs are available to help individuals with asbestos-related diseases," and more.
Dog Bite Awareness by The United States Postal Service, USPS.
The United States Postal Service provides information concerning a commonly reported public health problem: dog bites. Sponsored by National Dog Bite Prevention Week, a public service campaign that offers safety tips and emphasizes the need for increased pet owner responsibility in the prevention of dog bites.
Centers for Disease Control: Dog Bite Prevention
Who is most at risk?Children: Kids ages 5 to 9 years are at the highest risk for dog bites, and more likely than adults to require medical attention
Adult Males: Males are more likely than females to be bitten.
People with dogs in their homes: Having a dog in the household is associated with a higher incidence of dog bites. Having two or more dogs in the household increases the dog bite risk over five times.
Social Security Disability Resource Center
The Social Security Disability Resource Center provides a list of frequently asked questions and articles about Social Security Disability benefits. It also has information on Social Security Retirement and Medicare-Medicaid.
Social Security Administration
The Social Security Administration website provides information on benefits for people with disabilities. This specific page of their website discusses the Social Security and Security Income disability programs.
Virginia Auto Accident Law Firm
Car accidents caused by distracted and drunk drivers lead to serious injuries and death everyday across the state of Virginia. Common injuries obtained by accident victims may include: traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, fractures, and back, neck or shoulder injuries. Norfolk, Virginia lawyers representing accident victims who have been seriously injured.
Massachusetts DUI Attorney
The Law Offices of Jason Chan: Attorney Jason Chan is a criminal defense lawyer who has tried many DUI cases in Massachusetts. As a former Assistant District Attorney, Attorney Chan served his community and gained unparalleled court room experience. Now he is serving his community in another way, by protecting the rights of his clients. 617-556-8220
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
The Department of Transportation regulates travel and rules for the operation of 18-wheelers, tractor trailors, buses, and other large vehicles.
Tractor Trailer and Big Rig Regulations Driving and Hours
Drivers of tractor trailers, buses, and other large trucks must abide by the Hours of Service (HOS) regulations. This is a link to the Department of Transportation's rules governing trucking operations and hours.
American Medical Association
Search for doctors nationally.
South Carolina Free Clinics
The South Carolina Free Clinic Association wesite allows you to search for free medical clinics near you. It provides information about the free clinics, including address, phone number, director name, and email.
Research spinal conditions and treatments.
Search for doctors throughout the country.
Search medical conditions, drug facts, and other health articles.
South Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
South Carolina licensing board for chiropractors.
International Chiropractors Association
Great resources with links to state licensing boards.
Find a Chiropractor anywhere in the country. Read articles on different spinal conditions.
National Directory of Chiropractors
Find a Chiropractor anywhere in the country.
- MUSC Health: Medical University of South Carolina
Roper St. Francis Healthcare
Website for Roper and Bon Secours St. Francis Hospitals
Trident Health System
Website for Trident Medical Center, Summerville Medical Center, and Moncks Corner Medical Center
South Carolina Spinal Cord Injury Association
Non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those with spinal cord injuries.
Brain Injury Association of South Carolina
In South Carolina, TBI is the #1 Cause of Death for Persons Ages 1 to 44 Years. There are 61,000 South Carolinians are Living with a TBI-related Disability. For additional Brain Injury Facts & Statistics, click here.
North American Brain Injury Society
The North American Brain Injury Society provides information for victims of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
To get the facts about brain Injury, click here.
- Goose Creek Police Department
- South Carolina Judicial Department
South Carolina Interpreters
Direcotry of ASL to English interpreters.
- North Charleston Police Department
- Lincolnville Police Department
- Hanahan Police Department
Berkeley County Bar Association
The Berkeley County Bar Association web site is designed to provide attorneys and the public online access to legal information and resources.
Charleston County Magistrates Court
Charleston County Magistrates Courts and small claims courts have jurisdiction over traffic violations and most criminal misdemeanor cases. Charleston County Magistrates' Courts handle civil cases including Evictions, Landlord/Tenant Disputes, Claim and Delivery and Public Sales of abandoned property. There are two Small Claims Courts in Charleston that have jurisdiction over all other Civil cases where the amount in dispute is less than $7,500.
Town of Lincolnville
Official website of the Town of Lincolnville, SC
City of Hanahan
Official website of the City of Hanahan, SC
City of Goose Creek
Official website of the City of Goose Creek, SC
- Berkeley County Sheriff's Office
- Charleston County Sheriff's Department
- Summerville Police Department
Town of Summerville
Official website of the town of Summerville, SC
Town of Awendaw
Official website of the Town of Awendaw, SC
Town of Mount Pleasant
Official website of the Town of Mount Pleasant, SC
- Mount Pleasant Police Department
City of North Charleston
Official website of the City of North Charleston, SC
City of Charleston
Official website of the City of Charleston, SC
- Charleston Police Department
Official website forDorchester County. Including the Clerk of Court, Treasurer, Auditor, etc.
South Carolina State House
Official website for the South Carolina Legislature. You can search the SC Code of Laws, Regulations, and Constitution.
- Berkeley County Clerk of Court
Official website for Berkeley County. Including the Clerk of Court, Treasurer, Auditor, etc.
- Supreme Court of South Carolina
South Carolina Secretary of State
Cited where you can find vital information for business partnership and corporations, notaries, consumer information, etc.
- Charleston County Solicitor
- Charleston County Clerk of Court
- Charleston County Bar Association
Charleston County Website
Official website for Charleston County. Including the Clerk of Court, Treasurer, Auditor, etc.
- South Carolina Association for Justice
- American Bar Association
- South Carolina Bar Association
- Legal Decisions Since 1990
- U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. governmental cite for Medicare.
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
- American Association for Justice
Generic Drug Names
If you need to know the real or generic name of a prescription drug medication, this site will assist you.
American Bar Association
The American Bar Association's comprehensive public resource center provides valuable information for individuals looking for legal assistance on various topics of the law.