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Car accidents have the potential to cause significant, life-altering injuries. If you were hurt in a car accident due to another party’s negligence, you could be entitled to a financial award based on the injuries you sustained. A Hilton Head personal injury lawyer from our firm could investigate your case and pursue damages from the liable party.  

At Schiller & Hamilton, we know what it takes to get the best possible outcome in a car accident injury case. With 25 years of experience advocating for the injured, we are dedicated to standing up for your legal rights. Let our firm serve as your advocate during this trying time. Call now to start your free initial consultation.  

You Pay Nothing Upfront to Retain Our Car Accident Lawyers’ Help

Many car accident injury victims find themselves in a financial bind after a crash. Not only can a vehicle collision result in sudden and unexpected costs, but the serious injuries that come with a crash can also make it impossible to earn a living. This financial strain might make hiring an attorney seem out of reach. The good news is that you could pursue your case for compensation without paying anything upfront. 

At Schiller & Hamilton, we take each case on a contingency-fee basis. This means that we only get paid when you do. We get to work on your case immediately without charging any attorney’s fees, and we only get paid when we recover compensation on your behalf. 

With this approach to legal billing, we keep a percentage of what we recover. This percentage is set before we get to work on your case, so you know what to expect. If we don’t recover anything on your behalf, you don’t owe us anything. 

Our Legal Team Handles Every Step of Your Hilton Head Car Accident Injury Case

Hiring an attorney can relieve the stress and frustration that comes with handling your accident case on your own. It can also reduce avoidable errors that could derail your pursuit of fair compensation. A Hilton Head car accident attorney could assist with your case from beginning to end. 

Here’s what to know about securing legal representation from our law firm: 

We Can Investigate Your Accident

Before you can file a lawsuit or negotiate a settlement, you need to have a clear picture of how your accident happened. This means finding out who was at fault for the crash and also determining the extent of your losses. 

Our firm is ready to thoroughly investigate your accident. We can review police reports, consult with accident reconstruction experts, and speak with witnesses to determine what happened. We can also compile your medical records and evidence of your other losses to establish what your case is worth. 

We Deal With Insurance Companies on Your Behalf

There are few things more frustrating than dealing with an insurance company after an accident. Whether you are filing a claim on your own policy or seeking damages under the other driver’s liability coverage, contacting the insurance carrier is part of the legal process. Still, that doesn’t make it easy. 

Our firm is ready to deal with the adjusters so that you don’t have to. Not only will we handle the insurance company, we can negotiate a settlement that meets your needs.

Our Team Is Not Afraid of Litigation

Our ultimate goal is to get the financial recovery you need without stepping foot in a courtroom. However, there are times when getting the best possible outcome for your case means filing a lawsuit and pursuing litigation. 

Our firm is prepared to work toward a fair settlement, while also preparing for the prospect of a trial. We can ensure you are ready to appear in court if needed while also continuing to negotiate with the insurer. 

Our Car Accident Lawyers Pursue the Full Cost of Your Damages

Schiller & Hamilton wants nothing more than to resolve your personal injury claim with a settlement that accounts for your past, present, and anticipated needs. We can pursue: 

  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Medical expenses 
  • Property damage costs 
  • Diminished future earnings

We can also pursue the cost of anything you spent out of pocket on childcare costs, in-home services, and lawn maintenance. We believe you shouldn’t have to pay a dime for an auto accident caused by a negligent party. 

What Is the Average Value of a Hilton Head Car Accident Case?

It is understandable to wonder what the average settlement in a Hilton Head car accident might be. While this figure might give you some insight into what to expect from your case, the reality is that this information is hard to come by. Most settlements are handled privately, with the terms never disclosed in open court. This reality makes it impossible to know the average value of an injury settlement. 

How much you can recover is unique to your situation, not the standard value of other cases. When assessing and calculating your losses, we account for your earning capacity, the details of the accident, and your expected recovery period. That way, we pursue a settlement that’s tailored to your post-accident needs. 

You Have a Limited Time to File a Car Accident Lawsuit

You have the right to file a lawsuit following your car accident, but the time you have to act is limited. This legal deadline is referred to as the statute of limitations. Every injury case must comply with this deadline, and the failure to do so could cost you dearly. 

The statute of limitations is governed by S.C. Ann. § 15-3-530. According to the statute, you have a three-year window from the day the crash occurs to file a lawsuit. Waiting too long to act could result in the court dismissing your case with prejudice. Our team of personal injury attorneys can make sure you comply with all legal deadlines. Yet, we must learn about your case in a timely manner first. 

Start Your Free Case Review With Our Hilton Head Car Accident Team

We are ready to secure the financial compensation you deserve, but you don’t have to take our word for it. Our client testimonials spell out how our approach has led to countless injury victims getting fairly compensated. 

The sooner you seek out legal help, the faster you can set your case in motion. Call Schiller & Hamilton today for a free consultation.

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