Nursing home abuse is one of the most horrific things that can happen, yet it affects tens of thousands of nursing home residents every year. In many cases, nursing home abuse is a crime, and in nearly all cases, it is an infringement of a nursing home resident’s rights, which can result in civil lawsuits. The following provides an overview of the most common types of abuse in nursing homes and the signs to watch for.

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If you have lost a loved one to an accident or an act of malpractice, our hearts go out to you. At the Marc Brown Law Firm, we understand that there is nothing more devastating than losing a loved one before their time. While nothing can be done to return your loved one to you, if you believe that their death would not have occurred but for another’s negligence, you maintain the right to bring forth a wrongful death lawsuit for damages. Our South Carolina wrongful death lawyer can explain everything you need to know.

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If you are injured in South Carolina and you believe that another party is to blame for your injuries, you maintain the right to file a claim for damages against that party. If you can prove that your injuries would not have occurred but for the other party’s negligence, you can recover monetary damages for the harm that you’ve suffered. However, in addition to being able to prove negligence, you also must file your claim within the state’s statute of limitations. To learn more about the personal injury statute of limitations in South Carolina, contact the Marc Brown Law Firm today for your free consultation.

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Being injured on the job can be terrifying, especially if your injuries prevent you from being able to return to work for a period of time. However, if you are able to go back to work after being injured on the job, it’s important that you understand workers’ compensation return-to-work restrictions. At the Marc Brown Law Firm, our South Carolina workers’ compensation attorney is here to guide you through return-to-work restrictions in our state. Reach out to us today to learn more about how we can help.

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Being in a car accident can result in serious injuries, some of which may lead to short- or long-term disability and suffering. While an injury can affect any part of the body, one area that is often affected is the back. Take a look at some common back injuries in car accidents. If you have suffered from one of these injuries and have questions about your car accident claim and your right to compensation, our experienced lawyers can help. Contact our South Carolina law firm today to learn more.

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Statistics show that the risk of a motorcyclist dying in a crash is much greater than the risk of an occupant of a standard motor vehicle. However, with safe behaviors, paying attention to the road, and defensive operation, the risk of a crash—and certainly a fatal crash—can be reduced. One behavior in particular that can increase the risk of a motorcycle accident is lane splitting. If you’re a motorcyclist in South Carolina, here’s what you need to know about lane splitting, its risks, and how a lane-splitting accident may affect your right to recovery.

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Being involved in a crash with a truck can be a tragic and terrifying experience. Faster than you even know what happened, a large truck can collide with your vehicle, resulting in permanent injuries, psychological harm, and high economic expenses. When this happens, it can be difficult to know what to do, let alone how to possibly recover the amount of compensation that you truly deserve. That’s why it’s important to consider the following tips on how to win a truck accident lawsuit in South Carolina to improve the outcome of your case.

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Being injured on the job can be scary and upsetting. This is especially true if the injury suffered is serious enough to prevent the worker from returning to the job, resulting in medical bills and lost wages. Knowing what to expect after an on-the-job injury can give you some actionable steps and peace of mind. In this post, we’ll take a look at how South Carolina workers’ compensation settlements work.

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When you’re injured due to another person’s negligence, recovering compensation for your harm is of the utmost importance. What’s more, you don’t want to suffer unreasonable delays in recovering your compensation award—you should be compensated as soon as possible. Unfortunately, getting the settlement offer that you deserve in a timely manner can be complicated.

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While there are few positive associations with being involved in a car accident, one silver lining that people recognize is the potential of being compensated for their injuries via their car insurance company. Indeed, many people assume that so long as they maintain car insurance and have made their insurance premium payments on time and in full, their insurer will be nothing but cooperative when it comes to offering them a settlement.

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