Government entities can be held liable for injuries and deaths that occur as a result of improperly maintained or designed roads, but proving that a dangerous roadway caused an auto accident is often a long legal process and difficult to prove. The issue in such cases is whether the government failed to fulfill its obligations of making sure a dangerous road is somewhat forgiving of driver error.
Two wrongful death lawsuits were recently filed against the South Carolina Department of Transportation (S.C. DOT) alleging the state agency is responsible for a fatal motorcycle accident on International Drive. The lawsuit claims that the driver lost control and crashed where the pavement transitions from asphalt to coquina because the S.C. DOT did not provide proper signage to warn motorists of the change in the road conditions. The suits seek unspecified compensation and come amid a battle with the Coastal Conservation League and S.C. Wildlife Federation over paving International Drive to Highway 90, citing environmental concerns.
Maybe this unfortunate incident will directly force changes in in that stretch of road despite any environmental concerns. In the meantime, the challenge facing the plaintiffs is that the lawsuits could take months, even years to be resolved. They will not receive any compensation until they either reach an out-of-court settlement or win the case in court. Even if they win the case in court, appeals can further drag out the recovery. If the plaintiffs need financial support, Litigation Funding Corporation is here to help.
Rather than struggling financially during an already difficult time, we can offer a non-recourse cash advance against the future proceeds of the lawsuits. This means that such advances only are repaid if the plaintiffs win their case or reach an out-of-court settlement. If the case is lost or dismissed, the plaintiffs keep the lawsuit case advance and owe us nothing. With this immediate funding source, known as litigation funding, the plaintiffs to take care of financial obligations while giving their attorney the time needed to seek appropriate justice.
To receive a lawsuit funding cash advance, a plaintiff begins by completing a one-page application which takes less than five minutes. Unlike a bank loan, there is no need for a credit check, employment verification or monthly payments. We can approve cases for immediate cash in as little as 24 hours, provided we receive the necessary case documentation to determine case strength and make a funding decision. The only payment our clients make is when their case successfully settles. If the case is lost, the repayment is waived. For a free, no obligation consultation call us toll-free at 1-877-377-7848.