Motorcycle Accident Library Articles

It can be hard to know where to turn when you are looking for reliable information about pursuing a personal injury claim in South Carolina.

You may be wondering whether you should accept the insurance company’s settlement offer or hire an attorney to negotiate on your behalf. The Derrick Law Firm's website has many informative articles regarding many of the questions you may have about your claim. 

We offer articles on a wide range of subjects from the personal injury legal process to workers' compensation questions and beyond. Browse our free legal library to learn more about car, truck, and motorcycle accidents—as well as other kinds of personal injury claims—in South Carolina.

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  • Charleston Motorcycle Accident Attorney Hurt in a motorcycle accident? You may need an experienced and hardworking accident attorney to get you the benefits you need. Derrick Law Firm
  • Myrtle Beach Motorcycle Accident Attorney Hurt in an accident in the Myrtle Beach area? The Derrick Law Firm was Voted BEST ATTORNEY by the readers of the Myrtle Beach Herald and the Horry Independent.
  • Motorcycle deaths on the rise Motorcycle deaths are on the rise. Multiple factors can lead to an increase in motorcycle-related traffic accidents. Both motorcyclists and other drivers can play important roles in ensuring that roads and highways are safer places in which to travel.
  • Motorcycle helmets do not interfere with vision or hearing A study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has demonstrated that wearing a helmet while riding a motorcycle does not significantly interfere with the rider's ability to see, hear or respond to changes in traffic conditions.
  • How safe is a motorcycle? Motorcycle fatalities represent approximately 11 percent of all highway fatalities each year, yet motorcycles represent approximately 3 percent of all registered vehicles in the United States. One of the main reasons motorcyclists are killed in crashes is because the motorcycle itself provides virtually no protection in a crash. For example, approximately 80 percent of reported motorcycle crashes result in injury or death; a comparable figure for automobiles is about 20 percent.
  • Myrtle Beach passes new ordinances to discourage bike rally Myrtle Beach Bike Rallies are discouraged from coming to MB by the passage of new ordinances. If you come to Myrtle Beach and are in an accident, call The Derrick Law Firm.