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What Does a Personal Injury Attorney Do

What does a personal injury attorney do? Well, the attorney answer is that “it depends.” Simply put, our job is to maximize the recovery of our clients by proving a defendant’s actions caused certain damages. However, the process is much more involved than this.

What Kind of Cases Involve Personal Injury

Personal injury cases involve a duty owed to a person, a breach of that duty by a third-party, and damages caused by the third-party's breach. This is (without an expanded explanation of proximate cause) the definition of a "tort" claim in South Carolina. Personal injury matters include the following causes of action:

  • car accidents

  • dram shop cases

  • DUI wrecks

  • medical malpractice

  • motorcycle wrecks

  • nursing home abuse and neglect

  • premises liability

  • products liability

  • school injuries

  • survival actions

  • trucking accidents

  • wrongful death

Should I Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

That depends. If you know the law, have maximized your potential for recovery, and have a good idea of how to seize that potential, then you likely don’t need an attorney. If you have a question or two and need direction, you likely just need to speak with an attorney during one consultation. If you are unsure of the law and your damages, watch the below video, and then reach out to attorney Andrew Littlejohn Johnson: 803-764-4099.

What Does Littlejohn Law Do

First and most importantly, we build a trusting relationship with our clients that allows them to (1) feel comfortable reaching out with questions, (2) stay updated on all portions of the case, and (3) focus on their lives and getting back to their normal selves. Next, we use our experience in handling personal injury cases, and we get to work on helping you get the financial justice you deserve. This includes collecting medical records and bills for you; communicating with the adjusters for you; talking to witnesses for you; developing your economic, non-economic, and punitive damages for you; and researching and applying the law to your case for you. We do all things on your case for you.

We prioritize the relationships we build with clients. Because our communication is at the forefront of our work, rare is the occasion that a client has to reach out for an update. If you are thinking of hiring an attorney because you were injured by someone else’s negligence or recklessness, contact us today.


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