South Carolina Car Accident Resources and Statutes

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Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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Interesting in learning more about South Carolina personal injury and car accident laws? You’ll find what you need right here, as well as resources for researching the applicable statutes on your own, and links to help you find and retain a lawyer specializing in South Carolina personal injury law. 

South Carolina Car Accident Lawyers:

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South Carolina Car Accident Articles:

How an Auto Accident Insurance Claim Works
What is Your Car Accident Injury Claim Worth?
Who is at Fault?
Car Insurance and Auto Accidents: Are You Covered?
What You Can Expect to Recover for Property Damage in Auto Accident Cases
Auto Accidents: Options if You’re at an Impasse with the Insurance Adjuster
Car Accidents Involving Government-Owned Vehicles and Government Workers
Structured Settlements
Do I Need to Contact an Attorney After a Car Accident?

South Carolina Car Accident Resources:

South Carolina Department of Transportation
955 Park Street
PO Box 191
Columbia, SC 29202-0191
Phone: 803/737-2314
Email: [email protected]

South Carolina Bar Association
950 Taylor Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803/799-6653
Email: [email protected]

South Carolina Bar Association
Guide to Small Claims Court

Legal Aid of South Carolina

South Carolina Department of Insurance
PO Box 100105
Columbia, SC 29202
Phone 803/737-6160
Email: [email protected]

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: The official site for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a division of the United States Department of Transportation.

Traveler’s Information:  Road conditions and related information from the South Carolina Dept. of Transportation.

South Carolina Car Accident Statutes:

South Carolina Statutes Online: A link to South Carolina codes online, specifically the Motor Vehicle code.

South Carolina Auto Accident and Personal Injury Laws: South Carolina General Statutes Section 56-5-1210 (Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury); South Carolina General Statutes 56-5-70, 56-5-1210, 56-5-1270 (Insurance Requirements); South Carolina General Statutes, Ch. 1A, Rules of Civil Procedure (Small Claims Procedure)

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