South Carolina

Canadians Involved in Car Accidents in South Carolina. Personal Injury Lawyers in South Carolina.

South Carolina’s golf courses and beaches are some of the best out there for Snowbirds. In fact, the Carolinas boast some of the prettiest beaches in the world along with some of the most fun and challenging golf courses.  Who hasn’t heard of Hilton Head and all of the beautiful Islands along the coast.  A spot many a Snowbird loves to head to for the winter R & R.

It is also a hot spot for the US Colleges spring breaks.  Unfortunately, with all that fun, drinking and driving greatly increases.  Approximately 1/3 of South Carolina’s traffic fatalities are alcohol-related – with most happening around spring break.  With this in mind be careful.  While travelling through or to South Carolina, an accident happens, snowbirds know they can look to the Snowbird Helpline for advice. 

What Should You Do If You’re Involved in An Accident In South Carolina

  • Your top priority is always the health and safety of you and your family. Be sure to seek out medical attention immediately.
  • Make sure the police are contacted.
  • If possible, take a picture of the other driver’s licence and insurance, and a picture of the licence plate.
  • Call your insurance company and report the accident.
  • Contact the Snowbird Helpline as soon as possible for advice.

Car Accident? Need Help?

If You’ve Been Hurt in a Car Accident in South Carolina - Call the Snowbird Helpline!

It is very important to know that in South Carolina you have up to three (3) years to bring a personal injury claim against the person who caused your injury.

 South Carolina is a “modified comparative negligence” state. If you are more than 51% responsible for the accident you will not be able to recover any compensation for the injuries you suffered. Please note this provision does rarely affects passengers in vehicles. They are rarely at fault for an accident.

In addition, snowbirds remain eligible to receive (PIP) accident benefits regardless of fault. These benefits must be claimed in your home state or province.

Snowbird Accidents.  We Understand The Complexities Of Cross-Border Accidents.

This is where Snowbird Accidents comes in. Since 1981, we have been helping seriously injured motorists get the treatment and care they need to recover from their injuries and to receive compensation for their losses. We understand it is not only the injured party that may require assistance, but as often loved ones.  By giving us a call, we can help put you in touch with some of the best personal injury lawyers in South Carolina and/or Canada, as well as help guide you through some very confusing times.

Contact The Snowbird Helpline Today!