What are my responsibilities if I injure or kill someone in an accident?

If you are involved in a car accident, there are several things you are required to do by law. The South Carolina Code says a driver must immediately stop at the scene of the accident.

He must return and remain at the scene until he has fulfilled the following requirements:

  1. Must give name, address, and registration number of the vehicle.
  2. If asked to see his license, the driver must show his identification to the injured party.
  3. Must offer reasonable assistance to help the injured person(s), including making arrangements to carry or have the injured party carried to the hospital via EMS.

Following these guidelines are important when you are involved in an accident. If you or your family member are the injured party, you may need help getting the benefits you need after the accident. Myrtle Beach Car Accident Attorney Dirk Derrick has over 30 years experience in helping clients after a wreck and will work to get the full amount for your claim.

Voted Best Attorney by the readers of the Horry Independent and Myrtle Beach Herald, The Derrick Law Firm will work to get you the full value of your case.

Have You Been Injured In A South Carolina Area Car Accident?

If you've been injured in a car accident you need to speak with an experienced car accident lawyer as soon as possible. Contact us online or call our Conway, South Carolina office directly at 843.484.0707 to schedule your free consultation. We are also able to meet clients at our Myrtle Beach, Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, Columbia, North Myrtle Beach or North Charleston office locations.

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South Carolina Lawyer Dirk Derrick helps victims recover from car accidents, personal injury & wrongful death.