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Will I Have to Pay Taxes on My Personal Injury Settlement?

Posted in Personal Injury on June 23, 2020

When you’re hurt in a serious South Carolina accident, you’re probably worried about getting the maximum settlement for your claim. You shouldn’t have to pay out of pocket for something the careless at-fault party did, right?  But getting fairly compensated is only part of your concerns. You also need to know whether you’ll have to… read more


When to Sue for Medical Malpractice

Posted in Personal Injury on May 14, 2020

It may not hit you right away that the losses you suffered because of a medical injury were due to medical malpractice. Your doctor may be a great doctor—except that this time, they’ve left you severely injured and suffering.  The problem is, many malpractice victims don’t know when to sue for medical malpractice. You may… read more


Can I Sue for Mishandled Coronavirus Tests?

Posted in Personal Injury on April 1, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact everyday life, testing becomes an important part of treatment, quarantine, and preventing new cases. You may have already been tested because you may have been exposed to a sick person, or you may be concerned about some symptoms you’ve had. Unfortunately, you may have received a mishandled or… read more


How to Get an Accident Report in South Carolina

Posted in Personal Injury on February 6, 2020

One moment, you’re on the road, commuting, running some errands, or just enjoying the ride. The next, you’ve been hit by a careless driver, and now you’re suffering the consequences for their actions.  When that happens, you need help recovering from your car accident in South Carolina. Getting a car accident report can help, but… read more


What You Need to Know after Being Injured at Work in South Carolina

Posted in Personal Injury on July 26, 2019

One minute, you’re just doing your job, ready to clock out and enjoy a little bit of free time. The next, you’ve been injured on the job, and the ambulance may already be on its way. That could lead to a major life change, one that could affect not just your health but your career.  When… read more


How to Recover Compensation after a Brain Injury

Posted in Personal Injury on January 23, 2019

Suffering through a brain injury can be a traumatic experience, and it’s not an easy one to recover from. You’ve suffered through a devastating accident, and now every facet of your life is affected. You’ll need compensation to recover, but you may need help getting that compensation. If you’re struggling with a brain injury, it… read more


How to Recover Personal Injury Compensation for PTSD

Posted in Personal Injury on November 20, 2018

Dealing with an accident or traumatic event is difficult on its own, especially if you were injured. Medical care and repairs are expensive, and there’s often an emotional toll. Unfortunately, your emotional toll might be especially serious, and it’s affecting your life. Those with PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, are often the victims of frightening,… read more


Noneconomic Damages in a South Carolina Personal Injury Case

Posted in Personal Injury on April 30, 2018

You may be entitled to compensation if you or someone you love has sustained a life-altering injury because of someone else’s negligence. The injury attorneys at HawkLaw are here to protect your rights. What Is Considered Pain and Suffering in an Injury Case? In a legal sense, pain and suffering is broadly defined as the… read more


How is Comparative Negligence Used in Charleston Personal Injury Cases?

Posted in Personal Injury on January 3, 2018

During any personal injury case in South Carolina, the legal concept of “modified comparative negligence” may arise. This concept deals with the idea that two or more parties share fault for an accident, instead of one party being 100% responsible. Not all states abide by comparative negligence or contributory negligence laws. South Carolina follows a… read more


Best Questions to Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer Before Hiring

Posted in Personal Injury on January 27, 2017

Personal injury law covers numerous practice areas, and tens of thousands of attorneys are licensed to practice in the United States. You may see several advertisements about personal injury attorneys in your hometown, but that does not mean just any attorney can get the job done. So if you are looking for a good Charleston… read more