Thorough knowledge is the key to rising above any situation, publishes lawconnell.com
Lugoff, SC -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/20/2016 -- Despite a drop in vehicle accidents involving pedestrians over the last decade, the South Carolina Department of Public Safety reports those involving motorcycles and tractor-trailers have reached an all-time high across the state. With higher fatality rates and typically more severe injuries resulting in both categories, victims often require more extensive follow-up measures after being involved in an incident of this nature. In light of this issue, Ben Connell of The Connell Law Firm LLC has launched a new website dedicated to educating South Carolina citizens about car accidents and personal injury claims.
Said Connell, "Some reports estimate one person is injured in a car accident on South Carolina roads every ten minutes. Adrenaline tends to take its toll on victims immediately following such a situation, leaving their minds racing in circles without any true clarity. We firmly believe being prepared in advance is the key to rising above any situation, and the purpose of our new website is to help those in our area understand which steps to take immediately after a mishap like this as well as during the days and weeks to follow."
Though the legal team of The Connell Law Firm LLC emphasizes seeking medical attention as a first priority for collision victims, gathering details surrounding the occurrence is additionally crucial. Along with insurance information exchanges between drivers, acquiring contact data for any witnesses is also recommended. With mobile devices now typically at hand, pictures of damages should also be taken. Each of these elements and a number of others aid in building a strong case should the situation proceed to the courtroom.
The newly developed website offers an array of information pertaining to vehicle accidents as well as preparing for an initial consultation with an attorney. Also available are relevant videos, a live online chat feature and various other resources. While vehicle-related injuries are among the most common cases presented to the firm, their practice areas likewise cover other forms of personal injury.
Concluded Connell, "As personal injury attorneys, we incorporate passion and integrity into all our client advocacy efforts. Our goal with this new website is to empower local residents with knowledge whether they're currently looking for representation in a personal injury case or simply want to learn more in case the need arises. Anyone interested is encouraged to browse our site or contact one of our representatives with further questions."
About The Connell Law Firm LLC
Founded in 1993, The Connell Law Firm LLC serves clients in Columbia, Kershaw County and throughout the Midlands of South Carolina in the fields of personal injury, vehicle accidents, criminal defense and business transactions.