Vedicts and Settlements

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

$500,000 Motor Vehicle Accident Resulting in Death

Orangeburg, SC -- Ms. Perkins represented the estate of an out-of-state driver against a rental car company for negligence.  The initial claim for orthopaedic injuries turned into a wrongful death claim when the plaintiff died on the operating table during back surgery.  The wrongful death case

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$500,000 August 2015 - Car Accident Settlement Reached Pre-suit - $500,000.00

Spartanburg, SC - Charles Whetstone represented a client who suffered a severe neck injury after being sideswiped and run off the road by another driver.  Our client had to undergo a cervical fusion because of this accident.  This car accident injury case was significant because Mr. Whetstone

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$500,000 Failure to Diagnose Infection Resulting in Severe Injuries

Spartanburg, SC -- Mr. Whetstone represented a patient who became infected with resistent staph bacteria during a heart cath procedure.  She subsequently experienced significant disability, including being unable to walk.  This medical malpractice case was settled prior to trial for $500,000.

$500,000 Road Defect Wrongful Death Case Against County and Road Contractor

Lexington, SC -- Ms. Perkins pursued a claim against the county and a road contractor for improper road design that caused the death of a motorist when another driver lost control and crossed the center line.  The wrongful death case was resolved for $500,000 during litigation.

$475,000 Negligence Failure to Diagnose Infection Resulting in Amputation

Columbia, SC -- Ms. Perkins represented a veteran who lost his leg because the Veteran's Administration Hospital failed to timely recognize a serious staph infection that developed after a knee surgery.  Our attorneys achieved this settlement of $475,000 under the Federal Tort Claim Act.

$470,000 Failure to diagnose lung cancer resulted in death

Bamberg, SC - Mr. Fulda and Mr. Whetstone achieved a $470,000 settlement on behalf of the estate of a gentleman who died as a result of metastatic lung cancer.  The cancer was left undiagnosed by the primary care physician and local hospital and went untreated for three years.  Despite having x-

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$458,500 Nursing Home Neglect Resulting in Death

Columbia, SC -- Ms. Perkins and Mr. Swarat represented the estate of a decorated war hero against the nursing home that killed him through neglect.  The elderly veteran was allowed to develop bedsores, become severely malnourished and develop aspiration pneumonia because of an undiagnosed

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$.450000 Million Perforation During Gynecological Surgery Resulting in near Death

Columbia, SC -- Mr. Whetstone and Ms. Perkins represented a young teacher who almost bled to death on the operating table when her surgeon severed multiple arteries and veins during laparoscopic surgery.  She sustained permanent nerve damage that impaired her ability to work.  This medical

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$425,000 Bad Faith Insurance Practices

Kingstree, SC -- Ms. Perkins and Mr. Whetstone, with other counsel, recovered $425,000 for the estate of a brick-layer killed in a car accident based on a bad faith insurance claim.  The at-fault driver was underinsured, but the decedent's own underinsured carrier refused to step in and resolve

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$400,000 Defective Automobile Resulting in Roll-over and Death

Kingstree, SC -- Mr. Whetstone, Ms. Perkins, Mr. Shuler and other attorneys represented a brick layer who was killed when the 16-passenger van he was riding in rolled over because of instability issues in its design.  The wrongful death case was settled against the van manufacturer, based on a

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