How a Gap in Treatment Affects Your Personal Injury Claim

After an auto collision, you have filed the police report, exchanged insurance information with the other driver, and have called someone to pick you up. What is your next step? For most people, all they can think about is getting home–and we understand! A collision, even a minor or moderate incident, can be shocking, emotional, […]

Factors That Affect the Value of Your Personal Injury Claim

As personal injury attorneys, some of the most common questions we hear from our clients are “How much is my case worth” or “How will my case be valued?” While this may seem a simple enough question, it is nearly impossible to determine the value of a case during the initial consultation.  Calculating damages is […]

4 Questions to Ask Your Attorney After a Car Collision

If you’ve been injured in a car collision due to another person’s negligence, you deserve to know and act on your legal rights. By the time you’ve decided to file a personal injury claim, you may have a lot of questions, and you’ll want to make an informed decision with an attorney who is experienced […]

7 Signs of Workplace Fatigue

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According to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), occupational fatigue has become a steadily growing safety issue in the workforce, with reports showing that 5,333 workers were fatally injured on the job in 2019. While most jobs are generally safe, others in more high-risk industries can be incredibly dangerous, especially for employees working under irregular […]

Choosing the Right Personal Injury Attorney

After an accident, hiring a personal injury attorney can relieve significant legal and financial stress, but only if you hire the right one for you. Here are a few factors to consider as you search for a personal injury attorney in Greenville, SC: Experience To ensure you receive the best legal care possible, be sure […]

5 Myths About Personal Injury Law

If you’re injured in an accident and are considering filing a personal injury claim, it’s important to know the truth about these types of cases. Many myths exist around this subject which can lead people to believe that their injuries don’t matter or that they cannot recover compensation for them.  Fortunately, this could not be […]

How to Avoid Pothole Damage

Sometimes, the roads and highways can be unforgiving, especially if they are scattered with diverts, bumps, and potholes. While your vehicle is designed to absorb the shock of hitting a pothole, repeated contact can start to wear on your car.  We can’t control the road, but there are ways to avoid receiving significant damage to […]

How to Prevent 18-Wheeler Accidents

Sharing the road with an 18-wheeler can be nerve-wracking. Whether you’re driving at high speeds on the highway, stuck on a one-lane road, or stopped in traffic, the size and weight of an 18-wheeler can feel overwhelming.  The damage that 18-wheeler wrecks can cause is devastating. That’s why it’s essential always to remain alert and […]

How to Deal With Aggressive Drivers

We have all experienced it before. You’re driving down the highway, and suddenly everything comes to a halt. Cars are lined up, bumper to bumper, for what seems like miles. Then, suddenly, you hear a car horn blaring behind you. Traffic starts to pick up slowly, but the angry driver behind you follows your car […]

3 Ways Road Construction Impacts You

We’ve all dealt with road construction, and if you haven’t, where do you live, and how do we get there? Road construction is a necessary evil. It can be incredibly frustrating for drivers and unimaginably dangerous for the workers. Several factors contribute to road construction hazards, from the bright blinding lights to unexpected traffic patterns. […]

How to Calculate the Cost of Damages for Pain and Suffering

What qualifies as “damages”? Have you been injured in an auto collision due to someone else’s negligence? You may be entitled to compensation for the damages and losses resulting from the collision. Damages are defined as financial and non-financial losses resulting from the negligence of another. These losses may include medical bills, property damages, and […]

How to Safely Navigate Holiday Traffic This Winter

Not everyone will be on the roads this season, but those who will be face many dangers while traveling. Holiday traffic comes with an increase of crowded roads, weather hazards, and heightened alcohol consumption. So, how can you keep yourself and your family safe while traversing the winter roads? Smith Injury Law has three expert […]