Did you know that some automobile dealers charge a “closing fee” when you purchase a new or used vehicle? Dealers use different names for this fee. Some call it a “document fee”. These fees can range from $299 to $699. These types of “add-on” fees are not allowed by the South Carolina Department of Consumer…

Payback Time Many people do not realize that if they are in a wreck and Medicare pays any portion of the bills from this accident that they will have to reimburse Medicare for the related medical expenses it paid. The Medicare statute provides Medicare with a lien against all settlement proceeds. Negotiating with Medicare the…

In South Carolina you must file a lawsuit within 3 years of the date of an automobile wreck with a private citizen or you lose your right to sue – this is called the statute of limitations. Immediately consult a lawyer about time limits if you are unsure of your rights. Or give us a…

In South Carolina fewer than 1% of all cases are tried in civil court. 85% are settled at mediation and the rest are lost or dismissed by the court.

An employer cannot fire you because you filed a workers compensation claim. However, your employer can fire you if it has a good business reason for firing you that is unrelated to your workers compensation claim. For example, if a doctor has put you out of work for a long period of time and that…

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