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Personal Injury Law Lawyers In Port Royal South Carolina

Port Royal is a town in Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 3,950 at the 2000 census. Largely because of annexation, the population of the Port Royal town limits has more than doubled since 2000 . As defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, Port Royal is included within the Beaufort Urban Cluster and the larger Hilton Head Island–Beaufort Micropolitan Statistical Area. Frenchman Jean Ribault explored the Port Royal Sound waterways and harbours in 1562, and founded a short-lived colony. The area later became the site of a Spanish and still later Scottish colony during the 17th century. In 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation was first read at Christmas under the Proclamation tree in Port Royal. Port Royal hosts the Soft Shell Crab Festival every year in late April during the short soft shell crab season. The famous hurricane scene from Forrest Gump was filmed in the town's dock area.

What is personal injury law?

Personal injury includes injuries to the body, mind or emotions, as opposed to an injury to property. If the negligence of another person can be proved, the person who is injured may be entitled to monetary compensation from that person who was negligent. Attorneys often represent clients on a contingency basis, in which the attorneys fee is a percentage of the compensation the plaintiff receives, payable when the case is resolved. Cases involving people who have suffered an injury for which someone else (an individual or business) may be legally liable -- may include injuries caused by car accidents, medical malpractice, dog bites, slip and fall incidents, and emotional distress.

Answers to personal injury law issues in South Carolina

If an injury suffered results in the death of a person, then that person's estate may assert a wrongful death claims...

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

A landlord may be liable to the tenant--or others-for injuries caused by dangerous or defective conditions on the...

Catastrophic injuries are those that require significant medical treatment, and which usually have a long-term or...

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a complex injury with a broad spectrum of symptoms and disabilities. The impact on a...

Paying passengers who are injured on a boat or cruise may bring a lawsuit against the boat owner if the owner's...

Burn injuries have recently reached epidemic proportions, with 2.4 million such injuries reported each year with at...

Depending on the details of your case, you may be entitled to compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, and...

There are many different kinds of actions that would be called 'elder abuse' in a court of law. It may be difficult...