Media reports that four people lost their lives in car wrecks on the roads in Greenville, SC, Anderson, SC, and Spartanburg, SC, between April 10th, 2014, and April 12th, 2014. One person was killed when a car went off Queen Street in Anderson, SC and struck a tree. A passenger was declared dead at the scene. The driver of that vehicle was transported to the hospital and treated for personal injuries. Another person died on Highway 276 in Greenville, SC when a vehicle went off the road. The car was partially submerged in water. The driver of the automobile died at the scene. Also, a wreck occurring on Highway 418 in Greenville SC, involved a vehicle going off the road, striking an embankment killing the driver. In Spartanburg, SC a passenger was killed when a vehicle went off the road on I-26 in Spartanburg, SC. Other people in the car were transported to the hospital for treatment for their personal injuries.
As you can see, these automobile accidents represent tremendous losses for the families who have lost their loved ones. In each automobile accident, it will have to be determined the exact cause of the accident and then it will have to be determined the damages sustained.
In car wreck cases, a SC car wreck lawyer will conduct an investigation to determine what likely happened in order to see of a successful recovery can be made. A personal injury attorney will review the law enforcement reports, as well as the hospital records, as part of the investigation.
A personal injury lawyer will eventually arrive a value of the case and then seek to obtain a recovery. A personal injury attorney will seek out all available automobile insurance coverages in helping the clients obtain the maximum recovery possible. Unfortunately, the at-fault driver may not have enough insurance coverage. If that is the case, then it will have to be determined whether there are other types of automobile insurance coverage available-such as underinsured motorists coverage or “UIM” coverage available.
In the aftermath of an automobile accident involving the death of a loved one it is very hard for the family to have to deal with the legal issues. A family needs to grieve properly and have the time to heal from the loss of a loved one, who was taken so suddenly. A personal injury attorney can step in and help relieve the stress the family is experiencing and handle the necessary legal matters to protect the family’s rights.