Pandemic Year Sees Increase in Fatal Car Accidents

With many drivers stuck inside during the pandemic, you would think most states would have reported a significant decrease in car crashes., less fatal car accidents. Fewer cars on the road means fewer traffic fatalities, right? Think again. Despite the decrease in miles driven, the number of car crash deaths increased. In fact, the National … Continued

What You Should Know About Longshoreman Injury Compensation in South Carolina

Exhausting work. Exposure to the elements. Hazards at every turn. It’s all in a day’s work for our community’s longshoreman and maritime workers. Their jobs often involve working on piers, terminals and docks – like the ones found here in Charleston. But despite safety protocols and hours of training, accidents happen. When they do, it’s … Continued

Pedestrian Traffic Laws in South Carolina

As the weather warms and COVID restrictions relax, the Charleston area is busier than ever. From Downtown to the beaches, both locals and tourists are eager to enjoy all the Lowcountry has to offer. But the increase in foot traffic can become dangerous as the streets fill with vehicles. In 2020, there were 6,721 pedestrian … Continued

Accidents Involving An Uninsured Driver

Even minor auto accidents can be a major inconvenience, especially when the other driver involved is uninsured. You may wonder, “Who will pay for my vehicle repairs and my medical bills? Is the at-fault driver off the hook for causing the car crash?” Hoffman Law Firm has the answers – and the team of Charleston … Continued

Common Mistakes to Avoid in a Personal Injury Claim

If handled incorrectly, your personal injury could leave behind more than bruises or scars – and put your family’s future at risk. Many victims make mistakes in their pursuit of compensation, and the impact can be nearly as painful as the injury itself. That’s why it is important to have a Charleston personal injury attorney … Continued

Memorial Day is One of the Deadliest Holidays for Car Accidents

Summer is a great time for fun in the sun, but it is also a common time for car wrecks. In fact, Memorial Day marks the start of summer’s 100 deadliest days – and the holiday weekend claims the top spot for most fatal car accidents over any three-day period. As most states ease up … Continued

How Social Media Can Impact Your Personal Injury Claim

Even a seemingly innocent social media post can negatively affect your personal injury case. While great for keeping in touch with friends and family, your social media account can be used against you after an accident. Here at Hoffman Law Firm, our South Carolina personal injury attorneys have detailed why it is best to take … Continued

How Helmet Laws Affect Motorcycle Accident Cases in South Carolina

There’s nothing like a motorcycle ride on a beautiful day, but one wrong move can put the brakes on your fun – or even your future. Because we have helped clients who have experienced this firsthand, our Charleston motorcycle accident attorneys always recommend wearing a helmet before hitting the road. But helmet or not, Hoffman … Continued

Take Photos For Evidence After Your Car Accident in Charleston

As offices reopen and welcome employees back, commuter drive times are on the rise – and the inevitable influx of tourists in the months to come will only add more vehicles to the mix. No matter how cautiously you drive, it’s no secret that more cars on the road means more accidents.  Here at Hoffman … Continued

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