Personal Injury Attorneys
Unfortunately, good people in Charleston and across South Carolina suffer horrific personal injuries every day. Our civil justice system cannot undo these terrible events, but the experienced personal injury attorneys at Ben Traywick Law Firm can make the system work for you by holding the at-fault parties accountable.
A skilled personal injury attorney with fifteen years’ experience litigating injury claims, Ben Traywick and his team can guide you through the legal process in Charleston and across South Carolina to secure just compensation for your injuries.
Our Charleston law firm of personal injury attorneys has strong connections with consultants and experts across a range of disciplines. This network helps us to confirm the facts quickly, to understand the scope of our clients’ injuries thoroughly, and to position the case for full and prompt recovery.
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Our team of Charleston personal injury lawyers have an extensive experience of helping clients with a wide range of practice areas including, but not limited to, the following:
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Our Charleston law firm of experienced business dispute and real estate dispute attorneys have years of SC law knowledge, trusted legal advice and valuable legal representation to manage your case from beginning to end.
Ben Traywick Law Firm, LLC as a whole has helped our clients and their families receive compensation up to $3 million and counting.
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Frequently Asked Questions
You may or may not need a lawyer, depending on the specific facts of the case. But why take a chance? The Charleston personal injury attorneys at Ben Traywick Law Firm are happy to discuss your particular situation at no charge.
Many injury claims can be resolved without actually filing a lawsuit, in as little as three months. If you are forced to file a lawsuit, a typical case takes one to two years to complete.
When they hire Ben Traywick Law Firm, our injured clients are always glad to hand off the stress and hassle of dealing with the insurance company to us. Our Charleston personal injury attorneys do not believe that insurance companies are inherently evil, or that insurance professionals are bad people. But the simple fact is that processing an injury claim is the insurance company’s turf, meaning it has an advantage over people who do not work in that environment day in and day out. We certainly recommend that people talk to a lawyer before talking to the insurance company.
In South Carolina, the fact that you were partially at fault does not by itself destroy your right to recover. South Carolina uses a system called “modified comparative fault,” under which a jury decides the fault of both parties. So long as your fault does not exceed the defendant’s fault, you may still recover a portion of your damages. A simple example: Teresa is involved in an intersection collision with John, and incurs medical bills to treat her broken arm. The jury concludes that Teresa’s damages total $10,000. The jury also concludes that John is 60% at fault for running a red light and that Teresa is 40% at fault for entering the intersection before her light went green when she was late for work. Teresa will recover $6,000 (her $10,000 total damages, reduced by 40% for her own comparative fault). Every situation is different. The best thing to do is to call a Charleston injury lawyer to discuss your particular situation.
Virtually all of our injury cases are handled on a “contingent fee” basis, meaning that there is no scenario in which our client will take a dime out of his or her own pocket. Our attorney’s fee is calculated as a percentage of the money we recover on our client’s behalf.
The cost of the lawsuit – including expert witness fees, court reporter costs, and so forth – can be quite expensive, totaling tens of thousands of dollars in many cases and even more in complex cases. We advance those expenses on your behalf, and then recoup them along with our fee from the overall recovery.
You may or may not need a lawyer, depending on the specific facts of the case. But why take a chance? The personal injury attorneys at Ben Traywick Law Firm are happy to discuss your particular situation at no charge.
Contact our team of Charleston personal injury attorneys today, free of charge, to learn more about your options moving forward. Our Charleston law firm of South Carolina attorneys has handled a wide variety of cases – and we are ready to put our experience to work for you