Accidents are bound to happen. And most of the time, they are no one’s fault. But what about those times when someone does act carelessly, and that carelessness results in someone else being injured? The concept of “negligence” is a legal attempt to apportion blame and make sure injured parties are compensated. The links below provide Palmetto State-specific information on legal claims arising from accidents and injuries -- including laws related to the legal concept of negligence, and state laws defining the time period in which a lawsuit must be filed after an accident or injury.