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Practice Areas

 Wrongful Death

While taking legal action may not be a priority for those who have lost a loved one, it is important for survivors of the victim to consider retaining a wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. In addition to the significant emotional trauma of having a loved one pass away, families may also face substantial financial difficulties without the support of the deceased. Our goal is to ease the financial burden caused by the death of a loved one by holding the at fault parties responsible.

 Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

For many of us, there will come a time when we or our loved ones may need care in a long-term nursing facility. We need to be able to trust that the doctors and staff will treat our family member with respect and dignity and that every patient receives excellent medical care. At Yelverton Law Firm, our nursing home neglect attorneys in South Carolina and North Carolina are passionate about protecting the rights of those who have suffered neglect or abuse in a nursing home. We feel strongly about fighting for the rights of innocent people harmed while being cared fa facility that holds itself out as an expert in providing medical care to elderly patients. These are some of the most vulnerable members of society, and they deserve to be treated with the utmost dignity and respect.

 Dram Shop/Drunk Driving Accident Cases

The vast majority of the liquor liability (Dram Shop) cases stem from a drunk driving accident. Over 3,800 people have been killed in South Carolina in the past decade in motor vehicle accidents involving a drunk driver. As many as 4 out of every 10 traffic deaths in South Carolina are attributable to drunk driving, well above the national average. In South Carolina, drunk driving is a serious public health issue.

 Trucking Acidents

Due to the massive size and weight of a tractor trailers, anything they collide with does not stand much of a chance of being unharmed. The size, weight and momentum of a moving eighteen wheeler make truck accidents almost always catastrophic, often resulting in serious personal injury and death. Truck accident cases are more complex than automobile accident cases, and it is recommended that if you or a loved one is hurt or killed in a truck accident, you consult an experienced truck accident attorney who has both the knowledge and resources necessary to fight to get you the compensation and justice you deserve.

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