Were you injured, or did you lose a loved one in a motorcycle accident in Charleston? You could be owed significant compensation if someone else’s negligence caused the crash.
Experts estimate that for every mile traveled in 2018, the number of motorcyclists who died was nearly 27 times the number who died in car accidents. Through no fault of your own, you may be injured and experience long-term or permanent physical injury.
The motorcycle accident attorneys of Cranton Meehan in Charleston, South Carolina, are here to help protect your rights and provide you with knowledgeable and aggressive representation. Our team has extensive experience seeking compensation to cover lost wages, hospital and medical bills, and other unexpected costs from a motorcycle accident.
how motorcycle accidents happen
Although there are a wide variety of reasons why motorcycles crash, there are some common factors in many of the accidents whose victims we help.
William Crantford and Jerry Meehan opened Crantford Meehan in 2015. They created a full-service law firm to help protect the rights of their clients in Charleston, South Carolina. The team has the training and support to address complex legal issues. We have successfully recovered compensation for many clients, including:
These cases and more earned the firm an “AV” rating, which is the highest peer review rating they could receive. They were also certified as members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a membership limited to lawyers who have won million and multi-million-dollar verdicts.
See your doctor and get examined for any injury that may not have shown up immediately. Unless a doctor diagnoses an injury, you cannot get compensation to help pay medical bills.
You can request a report online or print the Request for Collision Report (SCDMV Form FR-50) and mail it to the address on the form.
South Carolina uses a comparative negligence rule. You could be eligible for compensation, even if the accident was partly your fault.
At Crantford Meehan, we work on a contingency-fee basis. That means you pay us nothing upfront. When you win compensation for you, we get paid. We don’t win money for you, you don’t owe us anything.
You must file a personal injury claim within three years of the motorcycle accident in Charleston, South Carolina.