Automobile Accidents

What we Do

The Rankin Law Firm in Charleston, SC, provides representation for injuries and other damages resulting from someone else's negligence in a car, motorcycle or boat accident. In every case involving an auto accident, our approach is to immediately start with a thorough investigation and help our client get access to the best medical attention available. In conducting investigations, we work with private investigators, police officers, accident reconstruction specialists and other experts to capture an accurate snapshot of the accident or collision that caused the damages. In facilitating access to appropriate medical attention, we work with doctors in all fields, physical therapists, chiropractors, and life care planners to insure that our clients make a full recovery as quickly as possible.

Car and Truck Accidents

It is important to understand where legal rights may arise after an accident or collision in South Carolina. Car and truck accidents can have a devastating impact on the individuals involved and sometimes may result serious injury or death. If you have been injured in an auto accident in South Carolina caused by the negligence or recklessness of others, you are entitled to file a civil suit and pursue compensation for your injuries and other damages you suffered. The people who may have a claim for their injuries or damages include:

  • Driver of the automobile involved in an accident where another driver was at fault
  • Passengers in automobile accidents whose driver or the driver of another automobile was at fault
  • Pedestrians hit by an automobile
  • Cyclists hit by motorists.

Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents in Charleston, SC, are very serious accidents often caused by the neglect of other motorist. If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident as the result of someone else's negligence or recklessness, you may be entitled to recover for your damages. As you might expect, motorcycle accidents often result in very serious and costly injuries to the individuals involved as well as the motorcycle and its individual parts. At the Rankin Law Firm we can help you to recover damages for:

  • Lost wages
  • Medical expenses
  • Future medical expenses
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish