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Top 5 Ways to Avoid Car Accidents

September 14th, 2019

5 Ways to Avoid Car AccidentsThere are people who drive for a living, and there are people who drive for pleasure. Those that drive for a living, like police officers, cab drivers and even car testers know how to drive in such a way that they are able to avoid accidents. The average driver can learn a thing or two from these professionals. Here are the top five tips for avoiding an accident as provided by those in the know.

1. Stay to the RightRead more

Posted In: Car Accidents, Uncategorized

What Should I Do After a Car Accident?

July 30th, 2019

woman examining her car after a car accidentMost car accident victims know that they need to seek emergency medical attention after their incident without a second thought, but they may not be sure what to do when they get sent home with their hospital bills in hand. Some hospitals may try to demand full payment or even ask for a payment agreement before you leave the hospital, meaning that your trip to the emergency room will likely cause you to worry about who is going to pay … Read more

Posted In: Car Accidents

The Dangers of Distracted Driving in South Carolina

July 23rd, 2019

man texting and drivingDuring the first four months of 2018, the Highway Patrol of South Carolina recorded 993 distracted-driving collisions. Twelve of these crashes were due to texting while driving, and 13 involved fatalities. In 2017, South Carolina again ranked first in the nation for highest fatality rate per miles traveled. Its 1.88 deaths per 100 million miles driven were almost twice the national average, according to the Institute for Highway Safety.

As a personal injury firm, Auger & Auger is … Read more

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Do I Need An Attorney

July 15th, 2019

Unfortunately, justice is not automatic, even when it’s clear you’ve been injured by another person’s carelessness.

The insurance company and their teams of well-trained claim representatives have one goal, to pay as little as possible, or even nothing on a claim. They use a number of textbook tactics in reaching this goal, but their number one tactic is to say and do whatever they can to prevent the injured victim from hiring a lawyer.

Reasons why you should hire … Read more

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What Auger & Auger’s No-Fee Guarantee Means to You

June 19th, 2019

Having to turn to a lawyer for help can be intimidating. You’ve been injured or lost someone close to you, as a result of a traffic accident, act of negligence or intentional malice. Now you need to rely on help from someone you have no experience with. The good news is that Auger & Auger is just the firm to have in your corner — without having to scrape up money you don’t have. That’s how much it means to Read more

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The Role of Dash Cams in Truck Accident Cases

June 17th, 2019

Dashboard camera for truck accident casesMore and more semi-truck drivers are choosing to implement dash cams in their vehicles to document any collision or other event they may be involved in. This is especially crucial on North Carolina’s roads, where trucks are often stuck in traffic and can be involved in accidents either caused by their own actions or by the actions of other drivers.

However, even if truck drivers do have their own dash cams, their case isn’t always cut and dried. An experienced … Read more

Posted In: Truck Accidents

Steering Clear of Boat Accidents in South Carolina

June 12th, 2019

The U.S. Coast Guard reports that there were over 4,000 boating accidents in 2017. Of those, 151 occurred in one of South Carolina’s waterways resulting in 13 lost lives, 52 non-fatal injuries, and nearly $3 million in damages.  

Residents know that South Carolina’s lakes and reservoirs offer great fishing and beautiful views. However, easygoing fun in the sun turns dangerous, even deadly, far too often when vessel operators fail to prevent avoidable collisions. The reality is that the vast majority Read more

Posted In: Boat Accidents

Is Your Insurance Claim Adjuster Demonstrating Bad Faith?

June 5th, 2019

When you are injured due to the negligence of another, you will find yourself dealing with a handful of people you’ve never spoken to before. You will talk to witnesses, medical professionals, and insurance agents. Another stranger to you will be an insurance claim adjuster. You expect to be treated with respect and dignity, but how do you know this person is really in your corner?

Ideally, negotiations should be fair, but an insurance claim adjuster can find it hard Read more

Posted In: Car Accidents

Calculating a Lost Wage Claim After a Car Accident Injury

May 30th, 2019

insurance claim form

After a car accident, medical bills can be quite expensive, even if you have health insurance. On top of that difficulty, severe injuries may cause you to miss multiple days — or even weeks — of work. In this scenario, you’re not only gathering a large amount of medical debt, but you’re also missing out on the income you would normally use for day-to-day expenses.

If your injuries were caused in a car accident that was someone else’s fault, you … Read more

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The Challenge: Freight Transportation vs. Truck Accidents

May 29th, 2019

The latest report from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reveals that truck accidents are on the rise. In fact, fatal accidents involving large trucks increased by 40% between 2009 and 2017 and 80% of the fatalities are the occupants of the smaller vehicle.

Bad driving habits aside, there are many factors that point to an increase in truck accidents and deaths, including rapid urban development and mobility and poor regulations of the growing industry.

Auger & Auger truck accident Read more

Posted In: Truck Accidents

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