Georgetown Personal Injury Attorney
Recovering from an injury or illness after a Georgetown, S.C., accident can be a long and stressful process. Trying to understand and navigate South Carolina’s injury and insurance laws at the same time can make a situation even more trying. Our Georgetown personal injury lawyer at Poulin | Willey | Anastopoulo, LLC., believes you should not have to struggle through this difficult time on your own to cover the costs of someone else’s negligence.
We will review your case and determine its merits at no cost. We also will identify key parties, including the at-fault party, their insurance company, and any available witnesses. We will communicate with all parties, compile documents and evidence supporting your case, and fight hard for the financial compensation you need and deserve so that you can start putting your life back together.
Our Record of Recovered Damages for Injured Clients
When our personal injury team goes to work for you, our goal is to secure the best possible financial outcome for your case. Our history of settlements and verdicts in car accident cases alone includes:
- A $5,000,000 verdict for a client who was injured when a driver crossed the center line, causing a head-on collision
- A $2,500,000 jury verdict for a client who was injured when a driver failed to yield the right-of-way
- A $1,900,000 judgment for the surviving family of a man fatally injured in a motorcycle accident
- A $794,000 settlement for a client who was injured when a driver ran a stop sign, causing a T-bone accident
- A $500,000 settlement for a pedestrian who was injured by a driver who ran off the road
Let Our 25+ Years of Legal Practice Work for You
Put our law firm’s years of commitment to personal injury law to work for you. Since opening our practice, our lead attorney, Akim Anastopoulo, has opened offices in the following South Carolina locations:
- Myrtle Beach
- North Charleston
We represent clients all over, including Georgetown, and will point you toward resources like the Georgetown Police Department and sheriff’s office, where you can obtain copies of police, animal control, and other reports that support your right to compensation.
You Can Recover Two Types of Personal Injury Damages
A car, slip and fall, motorcycle, or another accident that negligence caused can leave you with serious injuries and facing long recovery times. When we handle your case, we help you recover the damages S.C. Ann. § 15-32-210 entitles you to for the at-fault party’s negligence.
At Poulin | Willey | Anastopoulo, LLC., our personal injury lawyer serving Georgetown, South Carolina, will help you fight for:
Recoverable Economic Damages
Recoverable or tangible damages you can recover include:
- Medical bills
- Income losses
- Property damage
- Property replacement
Rather than tax you with doing so, our team will collect the receipts, bills, and estimates that substantiate their financial value.
Recoverable Non-Economic Damages
Non-economic (intangible) damages can be harder to value on your own since they do not come with the same type of documentation. They include:
- Physical pain and suffering
- Mental and emotional distress
- Disability and disfigurement
- Loss of life enjoyment
Our case assessment team will collect the documents that help us understand the value of your intangible damages. These can include medical records, witness statements, and your medical prognosis.
We also help your family recover wrongful death damages, including funeral and burial expenses, survivors’ pain and suffering, and loss of companionship and consortium.
Save Time by Letting Us Handle Your Georgetown Injury Case
Save your time and energy for your physical recovery and leave the hard work of building your case to us. Our accident lawyer serving clients in Georgetown, S.C., will:
- Conduct an independent investigation
- Prove the at-fault or liable party’s financial liability
- Provide you with ongoing updates promptly
- Manage all case-related communications
- Compile and organize your evidence
- Locate and interview accident witnesses
We will also negotiate on your behalf and file a personal injury civil suit if a fair and appropriate settlement is not forthcoming.
Put Our Law Firm to Work on Your Case Immediately
The time you have to file your personal injury lawsuit in South Carolina is limited. The state’s filing deadline must be correctly understood and complied with. If it is not, you:
- Will not be allowed to file your lawsuit
- Could face having your lawsuit dismissed immediately
Depending on the type of accident you were involved in and its outcome, one of the following will apply:
- C. Ann. § 15-3-530, which generally entitles you to three years from the date of the accident to file your personal injury lawsuit or three years from the date of a loved one’s demise to file your wrongful death lawsuit.
- C. Ann. § 15-3-545, which generally entitles you to threeyears from the date of the medical mishap or from the date of its discovery to file your medical malpractice lawsuit.
Miscalculating the filing deadline can be costly. With sufficient notice from you, our legal team will ensure we meet the appropriate filing deadline.
Our Personal Injury Areas in Georgetown, S.C.
If you or a loved one was injured in an accident, our law firm will come to your aid. We will help you build a strong case file that could lead to a settlement. Accidents we can help you recover from include:
#1. Motor Vehicle Accidents
These can include car, truck, boat, and bicycle collisions. It can also include pedestrian accidents. We will prove the at-fault driver was distracted, intoxicated, ignored traffic signs and signals, or was otherwise negligent.
#2. Slip and Fall Accidents
Georgetown’s rain and snow in winter months can lead to outside slip and fall accidents that slick, slippery, snowy steps and surfaces cause. These same elements can also lead to interior falls. So can debris, unmanaged spills, loose carpeting or flooring, and more. We will help you prove the cause of your fall if you were injured in one of these ways.
#3. Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing home residents are entitled to safe, secure care that meets their daily needs and monitors their ongoing health concerns. If your elderly spouse or parent was mistreated, neglected, or suffered any form of abuse in their nursing home, we will help you fight for compensation while you relocate them to a safer facility.
#4. We Help Other Injured Clients in Georgetown
There are a surprising number of ways you can sustain an injury caused by another person or entity’s negligence. Our personal injury lawyers also help clients injured in the following situations:
- Birth injuries
- Brain injuries
- Burn injuries
- Construction defects
- Cruise ship injuries
- Defective drugs
- Dog bites
- Mass torts
- Medical malpractice
- Premises liability
- Product liability
- Sinkhole injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Workers’ compensation
- Wrongful death
We offer a free review of your case that will help you understand your legal status and explore your options for financial compensation.
Call Our Free Consultation Team Today
If you or a member of your family has been injured due to the negligence of another person or entity, you could have the foundation of a personal injury case. Our Georgetown injury lawyer will review your South Carolina case at no cost or obligation to you. We will also help you fight for compensation at no upfront costs.
Find out how you can recover financial compensation by contacting one of our case review team members at Poulin | Willey | Anastopoulo, LLC., by calling (800) 313-2546 today.