Vedicts and Settlements

Accident Lawyers in Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Kingstree and Marion, South Carolina

CAPS ON DAMAGES RUIN HEALTH CARE

Three new studies by esteemed, longtime academics in the field of medical malpractice confirm that "caps" on medical malpractice damages actually leads to more medical errors, higher health care costs and no increase in patient care physicians.  The researchrs from Northwestern University 

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Fraudulent Sales Tactics/Bait and Switch in Sale of Truck Towing Package

San Diego, CA and Walterboro, SC -- Mr. Whetstone, as class counsel with several other South Carolina and out of state law firms, pursued a case of fraudulent sales tactics/bait and switch, in the sale of truck towing packages against a major American automobile manufacturer.

Motorcycle Accident with Newspaper Delivery Person

Mr. Fulda represented a motorcyclist who suffered severe injuries when he crashed head-on into a newspaper delivery vehicle that was traveling in the wrong lane around a blind curve.  The newspaper asserted that the newspaper delivery driver was an independent contractor and, as such, the

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Automobile Dealers Claims Alleging Racketeering by Automobile Manufacturer

Baltimore, MD, Cleveland, OH --  Mr. Whetstone and Ms. Perkins, along with other attorneys, represented automobile dealers opting out of a nationwide class settlement.  Not only were settlements reached by these dealers, but litigation fraud discovered in the opt-out cases formed the basis for a

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Othropaedic Injuries in Violent Car Crash

Lexington, SC -- Mr. Carson settled this car accident claim for the total available coverage.  The case involved a college student hit by a drunk driver.

DOG TREATS MAY BE CAUSING SICKNESS AND EVEN DEATH IN SOME DOGS

April 4, 2012:  Dog Treats distributed by Wagin Train, Kingdom Pets, and others may be causing sickness and even death to some dogs.  Over the past few years, the FDA has issued warnings to consumers about a possible association between the consumption of chicken jerky treats and illness in dogs

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Failure to Diagnose Compartment Syndrome

Mr. Fulda was successful in representing a young tire service mechanic who required a below the knee amputation after physicians in the emergency room failed to diagnose a compartment syndrome.  The young man suffered a leg injury after a single car accident.  After being discharged from the

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DID “FAKE” DOCTOR TREAT AGAPE RESIDENTS?

August 27, 2012: Ernest Addo is accused of impersonating an Orangeburg, SC doctor and practicing medicine in the doctor’s name. Addo had provided medical services to residents at Agape Senior Centers in Columbia, West Columbia and Lexington, SC since February, 2012. He was arrested on Friday,

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Bad Faith Insurance Practices

Myrtle Beach, SC - Mr. Whetstone and Mr. Breeden represented a home builder whose office was severely damaged when a vandal intentionally left water running in the building.  The insurance company refused payment of claim, claiming the property was unoccupied.  Depositions were taken and the

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FAMILIES OF ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY MAY SOON BE PREVENTED FROM BRINGING CLAIMS FOR MEDICAL MALPRACTICE.

January 31, 2012:  Government attorneys are seeking to expand the Supreme Court’s Feres decision to restrict not only active duty military, but also the dependents of active duty military, from seeking justice when they have been injured by the medical malpractice of military doctors.  There are

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