South Carolina may be the buckle of the NASCAR belt, but apparently not everyone has the same skills as Jimmy Johnson or Kyle Busch. Unfortunately South Carolina’s drivers have consistently ranked in the bottom 5 for careless driving and fatalities. In fact in 2013, South Carolina ranked last in careless driving and pedestrians and cyclists killed per 100,000 people, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Car accidents can cause serious personal injury and even death. If a third party negligently causes a car accident and you are injured as a result, you may be entitled to compensation. If you were hurt in a car wreck (truly injured), consulting an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible after the collision is essential to making sure your rights are protected. Avoiding common mistakes can strengthen your claim and keep the insurance company from setting you up for failure, so read on for the top 10 mistakes to avoid after a car accident injury.