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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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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

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

What Makes Runway Incursions So Hazardous?

May 22nd, 2019

With the thousands of global flights crisscrossing our skies every day — it’s a true testament to the pilots, the flight crew, aircraft manufacturers and ground support that commercial air travel is as safe as it is.

The facts are that most planes don’t collide in the air, nor do they lose control and fall to the earth very often. Extreme turbulence, erratic weather patterns, and pilot error may converge at just the wrong time, making avoidance impossible and Read more

Posted In: Aviation Accidents

Why Dog Bites are More Harmful than You Know

May 15th, 2019

Auger & Auger’s South Carolina dog bite attorney is highly familiar with state laws regarding dog attacks and is dedicated to advocating for the rights you have been given.  When a dog bite has occurred, call us at 800-559-5741 for a free evaluation so we can promptly begin an investigation and file a claim for damages. If a satisfactory settlement cannot be reached, our firm has no qualms about pursuing appropriate compensation in a civil court case on your behalf.Read more

Posted In: Dog Bite

Why Workers Compensation is Less Than You Expect

May 1st, 2019

People think when they are injured on the job that workers compensation is going to take care of their needs and replace the paycheck they have been earning. They assume their medical expenses will be covered, and lengthy therapy or long term disabilities will be handled by this program. Maybe in a perfect world — but unfortunately these expectations are way off the mark.

Auger & Auger of South Carolina represents work accident victims of serious work-related injuries, and also Read more

Posted In: Workers' Compensation

What You Should Know about Moped Laws in South Carolina

April 24th, 2019

If you are planning to spend time at a South Carolina beach destination this summer, you may be considering a moped for transportation. They have surged in popularity in recent decades, especially in coastal towns popular with summer tourists. They are inexpensive and get great gas mileage, making them perfect for zooming around the city.

That said, South Carolina has made recent regulation changes for moped drivers (in 2018). Auger & Auger Law wants you to be informed if you Read more

Posted In: South Carolina Laws

Get Up to Speed on South Carolina Motorcycle Safety

April 12th, 2019

Motorcyclists understand the combination of relaxation and exhilaration that comes with cruising South Carolina country roads. But, did you know that motorcyclists are 28 times more likely to be killed in an accident than other motor vehicles?

Riders must take extra precautions to protect themselves from accidents and injury. Educating yourself now makes the difference between a relaxing tour and a trip to the hospital, or worse.

Dress Appropriately and Always Wear a Helmet

The rider slang term “ATGATT” means Read more

Posted In: Motorcycle Safety

What’s So Dangerous About Texting and Driving?

March 22nd, 2019

The dangers of texting while driving cannot be overstated. The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released startling statistics regarding cell phone usage and driving, finding that over 600,000 people admit to using their electronic devices while driving.

Texting while driving is one of the most deadly distracted driving behaviors. You may think that a quick glance at your phone is harmless. But, if you are traveling at 55 mph or more, taking your eyes off the road Read more

Posted In: Distracted Driving
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