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Personal Injury Lawyers in Charleston & Summerville

Charleston Injury Attorney Protecting the Rights of the Injured in South Carolina

If you are involved in an accident and suffer damages, you may be legally entitled to compensation from the negligent and responsible parties or their insurance carriers. Although it may be tempting to fight insurance companies on your own, the simple truth is that they do not have your best interests at heart. In fact, their ultimate goal is to protect their own bottom line, which means adjusters are incentivized to deny claims or diminish their value.

This is where a Charleston personal injury attorney can help. You deserve compensation for your injuries and damages. You need to be confident that you are receiving effective legal representation to work toward your desired result in a personal injury accident claim.

Injured in South Carolina? Contact our personal injury lawyers in Charleston at (843) 790-0083 now to discuss your legal options and the potential value of your personal injury claim.

Let Our Injury Lawyers Help You Navigate the Complexities of Personal Injury Law

Thurmond Kirchner & Timbes, P.A. helps individuals who have been injured through no fault of their own and due to someone else’s negligence. Our Charleston personal injury attorneys fight back against insurance companies to make sure that the victim’s voice is heard.

Our Charleston personal injury attorneys handle cases involving:

  • Automobile Accidents
  • Slip, Trip and Falls
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Dog Bites
  • Nursing Home/Elder Abuse
  • Wrongful Death
  • DUI Auto Accidents
  • Dramshop/Bar Fights
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Bicycle/Pedestrian Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Fireworks Injuries
  • Trip and Falls
  • Watercraft/Boating Accidents
  • Construction Site Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Workplace Accidents
  • Defective Vehicles
  • Dangerous Roadways

Seeking Compensation for Accident-Related Damages in South Carolina

If you are in an accident, no matter what kind, you might sustain an injury. However, many people are not immediately aware that they have suffered harm and do not feel pain or other effects until hours or days later. It can be difficult to know what to do after being involved in an accident where you thought you weren’t harmed, only to realize later that you were actually injured. You may also have expensive bills associated with being harmed, which could include the costs of emergency medical services, emergency room visits, the expense of a follow-up doctor or specialist, or physical therapy and prescription medications. If these costs come out of your pocket, receiving compensation can be one of the only ways you will be able to regain financial security.

Returning to normal life after such an event can be challenging. At a confusing time like this, the last thing you will likely want to deal with is paperwork for your claim. Do not let an accident that could have been prevented or was not your fault cause you any additional turmoil. Leave the heavy lifting to us.

Why Hire a Charleston Personal Injury Lawyer?

A professional personal injury lawyer can make sure that the information on any accident-related paperwork is accurate, meaning that rejection of a claim is less likely. Thus, it is important to seek the services of an experienced Charleston accident attorney as soon as possible – preferably before you begin dealing with an insurance provider or adjusters. Your lawyer can protect your rights, preserve your best interests, and fight to maximize the value of your claim.

What is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims in South Carolina?

In accidents involving personal injury, time is of the essence. Retaining legal representation immediately is crucial because of the filing deadlines set by state law and insurance companies. The longer you wait to file a claim, the harder it will be for you to provide all the information necessary to prove your case.

In South Carolina, the statute of limitations for personal injury claims is three years from the date of the injury. This means that after that three-year time limit elapses, victims will forfeit their right to pursue compensation. If the statute of limitations ends, it will be nearly impossible to receive compensation for the losses and damages you have suffered, so do not wait to get in touch with our firm.

A competent and experienced Charleston injury lawyer will know these deadlines and the statute of limitations associated with your case. They will be able to prepare the lawsuit and claim to tell your side of the story and make your voice heard.

When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Attorney in Charleston, SC?

If you've been injured due to someone else's negligence, consider hiring a Charleston personal injury attorney immediately. In personal injury cases, it is vital to have an injury lawyer in Charleston on your side. If you have sustained an injury due to the negligence of another person or business, have suffered emotional trauma after an accident, or are facing complex medical bills, it may be in your best interest to consult with an experienced personal injury attorney. They can help ensure you receive the maximum compensation for your case and protect your rights throughout the process.

Injury Attorneys in Charleston with Over 200 Years of Combined Experience

Personal injury matters are complex. Getting ready for a lawsuit is hard work, and it is better accomplished with experienced help. Witnesses and statements must be collected to bolster your case. Also, documentation of the accident must be provided with a description and/or photographic evidence of the site's conditions and environment.

If you have suffered damages or injuries in an accident in South Carolina, document as much as possible and record anything you think might be important. After retaining an experienced personal injury accident lawyer, turn this evidence over and allow them to build a compelling strategy for your claim.

With more than two centuries of combined experience, our attorneys have the knowledge and resources it takes to prove your case and get you the money you deserve.

Contact Our Personal Injury Lawyers in Charleston Today for a Free Case Evaluation

Don't wait to get in touch with our firm. Contact our Charleston personal injury attorneys today at (843) 790-0083 for a free initial consultation if you would like to discuss the merit of your case with an experienced accident attorney.

*We do not collect a fee in personal injury cases unless we recover compensation for the claim. The attorney fee will be a percentage of the total recovery, and it will be computed before any expenses are deducted from the recovery. Unless otherwise noted in the fee agreement, the client will not be responsible for costs if no recovery is made.

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  • Charleston City Paper's 2021 Best DUI Attorney
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Why Choose Our Firm?

Knowledge. Experience. Results.
  • We Educate Our Clients on the Legal Process With Its Inherent Risks & Rewards
  • Our Firm Develops a Unique Strategy for Each Case
  • We Are Boutique Firm With Large Firm Experience & Reputation
  • Each Client Receives Transparent Communication & Personalized Attention
  • Your Initial Consultation Is Free & Confidential
  • Our Firm Is Top-Rated & Award-Winning

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Opinions From Those Who Matter Most
    Qualified Attorney With High Character and Integrity

    “Chris Romeo (and his team) exceeded my expectations when handling an auto accident case for me.”

    - J.W.
    Masterful Results

    “No one thinks of litigation as fun, however, in my own complicated case, I can tell you Jesse Kirchner not only made it "fun" but actually, interesting.”

    - L.H.
    They Work Hard & Get The Job Done For You!

    “We are very pleased with Christopher Romeo and his Paralegal April Warford. They work hard to get the job done for you.”

    - A.E.
    I Was Never Once Judged

    “Mr. Thurman and his staff were very professional and efficient. They worked hard to get my case dismissed.”

    - C.P.
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