Resources for Accident Victims in South Carolina

Legal, financial, and emotional support resources

A list of organizations and support groups to help you along your road to recovery

We’ve compiled legal, financial, and emotional support resources to help you recover from your accident in the Palmetto State.
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, roughly 3 million people are hospitalized due to injuries every year in the United States.

Although you may feel alone after an accident, someone near you has almost certainly gone through a similar accident.

The bottom line:

You are not alone.

Enjuris has compiled a list of resources to help you on your road to recovery. From legal resources to emotional support groups, don’t be afraid to ask for and accept help.

If you know of any other helpful resources, please let us know. We’ll continue to build this list with helpful links.

South Carolina laws and regulations

South Carolina Code of Laws
The South Carolina Legislative Council provides free access to up-to-date versions of the South Carolina Code of Laws, which is a compilation of South Carolina’s statutes.

South Carolina Code of State Regulations
The South Carolina Legislative Council provides free access to the South Carolina Code of State Regulations. Regulations are created by government agencies and explain how to implement a statute.

South Carolina Constitution
The South Carolina Constitution, which took effect in 1895, is the governing document for the state of South Carolina.

South Carolina Bar Rules of Professional Conduct
The South Carolina Bar provides free access to the ethical rules that attorneys in South Carolina must follow.

South Carolina State Bar Association
The South Carolina State Bar governs the practice of law in South Carolina. The website has a ton of legal information for the public, including information on common legal topics and links to free legal clinics available to the public.

South Carolina Public Service Commission: Pro Se Litigant Guide
Access legal information and self-help forms for people who want to represent themselves in court.

South Carolina Legal Services
South Carolina Legal Services is a statewide, non-profit firm that provides legal help and legal information, including legal forms, to low-income individuals. 

Legal Assistance for Seniors
As mandated by the Older Americans Act, the South Carolina Department of Aging helps connect seniors with free legal services.

Need help finding an attorney in South Carolina?

The following resources can help:

  • Enjuris Lawyer Directory
    Legal directory listing South Carolina personal injury attorneys, along with their contact information, practice areas, biographies, and information on whether they offer free initial consultations.
  • South Carolina Bar Lawyer Referral Service
    The Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) is a public service of the South Carolina Bar that provides referrals to individuals needing qualified, prescreened lawyers.

Financial resources

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
A South Carolina Department of Social Services’ Program that helps low-income individuals purchase food and receive employment and training services.

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
A South Carolina Department of Social Services’ Program that provides temporary cash assistance, along with employment and training services.

South Carolina Family Independence
The South Carolina Family Independence program is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency.

Helpwithmybank.gov
The U.S. Department of the Treasury runs this site to provide consumers with answers about credit cards, checking accounts, overdraft fees, mortgages, and other personal financial matters. The website also provides tips on how to file a complaint against a national bank.

Emotional support resources

South Carolina 2-1-1
Provides health and human service information and referrals in the state of South Carolina.

Brain Injury Association of South Carolina
Support group for survivors of brain injuries and their families in South Carolina.

National Alliance on Mental Health in South Carolina (NAMI SC)
With 11 offices throughout the state of South Carolina, the goal of NAMI SC is to improve the quality of life for individuals who live with mental illnesses and for their families by promoting the availability of effective services and resources.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
Offering support groups and a 24-hour victim helpline for those who have survived drunk driving accidents.

MD Junction: Accident Support Group
A national online meeting place for people dealing with health challenges.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

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