7 Types of Personal Injury Cases
Personal injury is a broad area of law that includes accidents resulting in injuries. Most personal injury cases are based on negligence, meaning the defendant caused injury by failing to use reasonable care. However, no two personal injury cases are alike, and an experienced attorney can use his expertise to carefully review the facts of your case to determine whether you can support a legal claim. At Surasky Law, our Aiken, SC personal injury attorney has helped people inju
What Compensation Can You Receive after a Car Accident?
Car accidents are surprisingly expensive. Even when accidents happen at low speeds, many motorists will need medical care to treat and rehabilitate their injuries. Because they are in so much pain, these same motorists will also be unable to return to work, so they have no income coming through the door to pay their bills. They probably also need significant repairs to their vehicle and might need to even buy a new car if their old vehicle is totaled. A car accident claim sho
8 Things to Ask the Witness of Your Car Accident
Witnesses can play a critical role in car accident cases. When physical evidence is inconclusive, witness testimony is helpful at assigning fault for the crash. At Surasky Law, our Aiken personal injury lawyer always encourages accident victims to identify witnesses to their case. If you have been involved in a wreck, please call us today. What To Ask Witnesses DO ask for their name and contact information. You will need some way of getting in touch with the witness, so askin
Hydroplane Car Accident: Who is at Fault?
A hydroplane car accident is a terrifying experience. Many motorists report feeling as if they have lost total control of their vehicle, and no movement they make with the wheel helps them regain control. Hydroplaning accidents often happen at high speeds, so motorists are vulnerable to serious injuries when they crash into another vehicle or slide off the road. At Surasky Law, we can help accident victims receive compensation when someone else is responsible for their injuri
Is Emotional Distress a Personal Injury?
The most visible injuries a person can suffer after an accident are physical in nature. Bruises, lacerations, and broken bones. These physical injuries often cause intense pain, which can make sleep and work almost impossible. However, emotional distress is another consequence of many accidents. Few people can see the emotional turmoil a person endures, so they might simply assume an accident caused no emotional fallout. This begs the question, is emotional distress a persona