What You Need to Know about Dog Bites & South Carolina Law

April 1, 2024

Dogs are unpredictable. According to a 2022 study completed by the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 4.5 million Americans suffer dog bites annually, with more than half of dog bite victims being children. These injuries often result in medical expenses, scarring and disfigurement, and emotional trauma, especially for younger victims. Morton & Gettys Personal Injury attorneys […]

Receive Compensation for a Traumatic Brain Injury

June 28, 2023

A traumatic brain injury, commonly known as a TBI, can alter the course of your life. Depending on the severity of your trauma, you could see lasting problems, and you don’t want to wait to try to receive compensation for a traumatic brain injury. TBI symptoms often linger and can become chronic issues. These include […]

Don’t Wait to Seek Medical Treatment: Motor Vehicle Accidents’ Rule Number One

February 28, 2023

Many factors determine how an insurance adjuster determines the value of your car wreck claim. While some of these factors are beyond your control, there are a few things you can do to not only protect your interests, but to thwart the insurance company’s efforts to undercut your claim. This article focuses on Rule Number […]

South Carolina Traffic Light Disputes

November 21, 2022

When it comes to traffic laws, almost everyone understands the basic concepts that a red light means stop and a green light means go. However, when auto accidents involve traffic light disputes, the blame isn’t so easy to place. With every accident, the involved parties give their account to law enforcement and insurance professionals. Unfortunately, […]

Full coverage auto insurance might not be enough

November 20, 2019

By J. Richards McRae III When people come to see me after a car wreck, one of the first things I ask is to see their auto insurance declarations page. Your declarations page is the document that summarizes the types and amounts of coverage provided under your auto insurance policy. It is a document that […]

Increasing South Carolina auto insurance coverage can increase protection

November 20, 2019

By J. Richards McCrae In another article, I explained South Carolina auto insurance coverage requirements and why those minimums are not enough when a person has been involved in a major accident. I advise my clients to, whenever possible, increase bodily injury and property damage coverage beyond the minimums of $25,000 per person/$50,000 per occurrence/$25,000 […]