The following are answers to some frequently asked questions we receive at Berry & Carr. Please remember that the specific facts of your case will determine what legal rights you may have. You can contact us anytime to discuss your case. Our offices are conveniently located at the corner of Highway 278 and Spanish Wells Road on Hilton Head Island, as well as having an office in Beaufort, and we offer an after-hours phone number so you can call us 24-hours a day.
Our contingent fee representation means you do not pay any attorney fees unless we secure a recovery for you. We represent injured people and their families on Hilton Head Island, in Bluffton, Beaufort, Charleston, Hardeeville, Ridgeland, and throughout the Lowcountry region of South Carolina.
Since I was injured through no fault of my own, can I file a personal injury action?
Should I provide a statement to an insurance company without a lawyer's help?
Will I have to go to trial to recover damages?
What is considered pain and suffering?
What determines the amount I might recover?
What if I know that a defective product harmed other people besides me?
A dog bit me. Who do I tell?
Which jurisdiction covers dog bites - state or local?
Is there a minimum or maximum amount that can be recovered in a personal injury settlement?
What is a typical settlement amount?
Can the insurance company refuse to pay my medical bills in an auto accident if my car was not damaged?
What should I do if I get injured on the job?
How can I jeopardize my benefits?
Under what circumstances could I be denied workers' compensation benefits as a result of an on-the-job injury?
Am I barred from recovery if I was at fault?
Can I sue anyone else for a work-related injury?
What if my workers' compensation claim is denied?
Can I receive Social Security Disability and workers' compensation?
Is there more than one definition of disabled?
What is wrongful death?
What is the statue of limitations for filing a wrongful death claim?
Who can sue for wrongful death?
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