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The Schiller & Hamilton car accident lawyers in Beaufort will handle your case how we would want ours to be handled. Work with our law firm to pursue financial compensation for your injuries and other damages. Call 843-379-5006 or message us to start your case today.

Attorneys for Car Accidents in Beaufort

Our car accident lawyers are currently taking new claims in Beaufort. Contact us now to learn more and begin.

How to Choose a Car Accident Lawyer in Beaufort

When a car accident occurs, the first thing you should do is call 911. Next, you should seek medical attention. Then, you should choose who to hire as your car accident lawyer.

The things that you do after an accident can impact your compensation. At Schiller & Hamilton, we focus on taking the stress and anxiety from you during the claims process.

Investigation and case-building

Preserving evidence in the days following a car accident can help to advance your claim. Our legal team knows how to investigate and build a case. We will evaluate how to best preserve medical information, tangible evidence and witness testimony. We’ll take care of everything while you focus on your recovery.

Dealing with the insurance company

Don’t put yourself through the stress of dealing with the insurance company. Representation from our Beaufort car accident lawyers includes talking to the insurance company on your behalf. We negotiate with them based on our understanding of what your case is truly worth.

Filing your legal claim

Sometimes, it’s necessary to file a court case to receive fair compensation for a car accident. We’re prepared to take this step. Our experienced team can pursue your case through the legal process, including trial. We’ll personalize a case plan for your goals.

Causes of Car Accidents in Beaufort

The leading causes of car accidents in Beaufort County are:

  • Failing to yield the right of way
  • Distracted driving, inattention
  • Driving too fast for the conditions, speeding
  • Following too closely
  • Improper lane use and lane change

In addition to these causes, we can help you with a claim involving drunk driving, vehicle malfunction, objects on the road, reckless driving and airbag injury. Whatever the issues in your car accident claim, our experienced team can represent your interests.

Beaufort, SC Car Accident Statistics

In Beaufort County, in 2021:

  • There were 3,509 total car accidents.
  • 26 people were killed in car accidents.
  • 91 people were seriously injured.
  • 1,301 people suffered minor or moderate injuries.
  • There were 11 fatalities related to drunk driving.
  • An additional 125 non-fatal crashes involved alcohol or drugs.

Beaufort County tied with Dorchester County as 17th for the most fatal traffic collisions by county in South Carolina. It ranks 13th for total collisions. The county is 10th in terms of total population.

Top 5 roads for car accidents in Beaufort County in 2021:

  • US-278
  • US-21
  • SC-170
  • SC-46
  • Bluffton Parkway

Most accidents are investigated by the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office or the SC Highway Patrol Troop 1-7. In addition, the Beaufort, Bluffton, Port Royal, Yemassee, and Hardeeville police departments investigate a small number of accidents.

Hurt in a Car Accident? You May Deserve Compensation

South Carolina car accident laws apply in Beaufort. You may deserve financial compensation if you’re hurt because of someone else’s negligence. Negligence creates an unreasonable risk of an accident. Speeding is an example. Any traffic violation is usually negligence, but there may be other grounds for compensation.

Modified comparative negligence applies in South Carolina. Don’t assume that you’re at fault without talking to our car accident lawyers.

Don’t Settle for Less! Get Help from Our Car Accident Lawyers

Too many people settle their car accident claims for less than they deserve. Did you know that you may receive compensation for pain and suffering, disfigurement and emotional anguish in addition to your financial losses? The insurance companies don’t want you to know how much your claim may be worth. Our car accident lawyers pursue your case in full.

For a free consultation about what your car accident claim may be worth, contact us today.

Choose Experience. Choose Our Car Accident Lawyers.

Here are some reasons the Beaufort community chooses Schiller & Hamilton for car accident representation:

  • We represent victims, and each case is personal to us. Expect us to personalize our representation for your needs and the goals you have for your case.
  • We handle claims in Beaufort and the surrounding areas.
  • You can rely on our 70 years of combined experience and 20-year law firm history.
  • Our team resolves cases through settlement negotiations and trials.
  • Honors and awards reflect our results, including the 10 Best Client Satisfaction award from the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys.
  • With a focus on car accidents and related injury claims, we have the depth of knowledge to meet your unique legal needs.

At Schiller & Hamilton, our focus is on each individual that we service. It’s our goal to take the anxiety and distress away from you as much as possible. You can focus on your healing while we handle your claim. If you have been in a car accident, we invite you to meet our injury attorneys in Beaufort, learn about your case and see how we may assist you.

Schedule Your Case Consultation Now

The Beaufort car accident lawyers at Schiller & Hamilton are currently taking new cases. Get immediate assistance with your car accident claim. Work with advocates that will fight for you until your claim is complete.

Call 843-379-5006 or message us now.

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