Vedicts and Settlements

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

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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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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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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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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On March 19, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in the case Mutual v. Bartlett

On Tuesday (March 19, 2013), the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Mutual v. Bartlett, a case about generic drug liability in design defect cases.  The ruling could further extend generic drug immunity beyond the Mensing decision, rendering it almost impossible to hold a

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Risperdal manufacturer Johnson Johnson is Too Big to Care about Breaking Laws

Johnson & Johnson has pushed its salespeople to promote Risperdal illegally to children and the elderly. The drug has horrible hormonal side effects for children and can be lethal for the elderly.  Johnson & Johnson's misconduct would have remained largely hidden had it not been for

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Claims of Local Governmental Entities Based on Out-of-State Companies Failing to Pay Local Taxes

Our attorneys, with another South Carolina law firm, represented several South Carolina governmental entities to recover a local tax against out of state sellers. 

STUDY SHOWS THAT PER YEAR, BETWEEN 210,000 AND 444,000 PATIENTS SUFFER PREVENTABLE HARM AT HOSPITALS

A new study published in the Journal of Patient Safety states that between 210,000 and 444,000 patients each year who go to the hospital for care suffer some type of preventable harm that contributes to their death.  This study shows a scarry trend in medical errors at hospitals.  In 1999, the

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