McWhirter, Bellinger & Associates secures over $1 million in settlement for auto accident victim

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South Carolina based law firm McWhirter, Bellinger & Associates secures a settlement of more than $1 million after its client was hit by a driver who was leaving a bar.

McWhirter, Bellinger & Associates attorney Melissa Mosier

Drivers under the influence of alcohol are a danger on the road to themselves and other motorists. McWhirter, Bellinger & Associates recognizes the severity of intoxicated driving and recently helped an injured victim recover more than $1 million.

McWhirter, Bellinger & Associates attorney Melissa Mosier represented a 37-year-old victim who was struck by a motorist in Lexington County, SC. That motorist was pulling onto the road after leaving a local bar when the collision occurred.

The case was settled outside of court and the victim was ultimately awarded $975,000 from the insurance policy of the bar that served the driver who hit her, and an additional $100,000 from the defendant's policy to account for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. The victim also received the defendant’s policy limit for property damage caused to her vehicle.

The case was pending in Lexington County under case number 2018-CP-32-02277 at the time of the settlement.

Melissa Mosier and her colleagues at McWhirter, Bellinger & Associates are committed to fighting for the victims of drunk driving accidents in the state of South Carolina. The firm possesses the resources needed to battle insurance companies who are trained to delay, deny, and defend. Its team of lawyers are eager to help injured victims of automobile crashes receive fair compensation.

About McWhirter, Bellinger & Associates

With offices in Aiken, Camden, Columbia, Lexington, Newberry, Orangeburg, and Sumter, the personal injury attorneys at McWhirter, Bellinger & Associates are ready to serve you. The firm specializes in all areas of personal injury, including drunk driving accidents, defective products, medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, and wrongful death. To learn more about the firm, or to receive a free case evaluation, call 1-803-590-9243.

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