Who is Responsible for Your Slip and Fall Accident?

Slip and fall accidents are more common than you may think, often a direct result of a property owner’s negligence. If you have been injured in a slip and fall, you may be entitled to compensation.  Here are a few things for injury victims to consider: Where were you when the accident occurred? What hazard … Continued

How Can a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Help Your Claim?

If you have been injured at work, getting the compensation you deserve should be simple – but this is not always the case. The Workers’ Compensation system can be difficult to navigate, which is why it is so important to entrust your claim to an experienced attorney. When determining eligibility for damages, keep in mind … Continued

Personal Injury Claims After a Boating Accident

As temperatures soar, Charleston families flock to nearby beaches and lakes to cool off. Boating is a popular pastime – and a great way to escape the heat and humidity. But just like on the roadways, accidents happen. If you have been injured in a boating accident caused by another person’s reckless or negligent behavior, … Continued

The Rise in Drivers Speeding Has Not Slowed Down

More COVID cases, fewer cars on the road. The pandemic may have decreased traffic, but it had the opposite impact on the number of fatalities. In fact, data shows that the number of highway deaths in 2020 reached its highest in more than a decade – despite drivers traveling 13.2% fewer miles overall. Some drivers … Continued

Filing a Wrongful Death Claim After a Fatal Car Accident

Summertime is a busy season here in the Lowcountry, with families flocking to the beach, cooling off at the pool and enjoying picnics and playdates. With our weekend schedules jam-packed – and many employees back at work – the roadways are busier than ever.  More drivers on the road means more potential for car accidents. … Continued

Do You Have A Personal Injury Case?

Many injury victims wonder whether or not they have a case. They come to us confused and overwhelmed, often unsure about what to do next. Here at Hoffman Law Firm, LLC, our Charleston personal injury lawyers can help determine if you have a claim worth pursuing. Offering trusted legal advice along the way, our team … Continued

3 Reasons to Hire a Charleston Car Accident Attorney

After a car crash, some car accident victims wonder if they need an attorney. While handling your own case is an option, it could put your compensation – and your family’s future – at risk. Our team at Hoffman Law Firm has detailed three things to consider when determining whether or not to hire a Charleston … Continued

The Longshore Act 905(b) Claim: Vessel Negligence

The Longshoreman and Harbor Workers Compensation Act provides benefits for maritime workers injured on the job – including much-needed compensation for medical care and lost wages. The Longshore Act protects you. In cases where severe injuries keep you from returning to work, maritime injury victims may be eligible to file a 905b claim in addition to … Continued

7 Benefits Covered by South Carolina Workers’ Compensation

Many injured workers are hesitant to file a Workers’ Compensation claim, worried that their boss will retaliate. Will they get fired or demoted? Will their employer deny that their accident occurred?  Keep in mind that if your employer has more than four workers on the payroll, they are legally required to carry Workers’ Compensation insurance … Continued

Distracted Driving Is the Most Common Cause of Car Accidents

More than 2.5 million people are involved in car crashes each year. While many Americans assume that reckless driving or drunk driving is to blame for the majority of wrecks, the real culprit is distracted driving. Some studies estimate that as many as 1,000 people are injured daily in distracted driving car accidents. This comprises … Continued

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