Case Results

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$10,290,290.00 Million Dollar settlement for a child who suffered a brain injury in a South Carolina tractor trailer accident.


$1,250,000.00 Award and lifetime medical care and treatment for his work related injuries, which includes 24 hours a day of home nursing care and medically necessary upgrades to his home to make it handicap accessible, for construction worker who suffers from a brain injury and hurt his neck and back in Charleston, South Carolina.


$1,177,878.00 settlement ($177,878.00 of which funded an MSA account to cover Claimant’s future medical care) for an injured industrial painter who suffered brain injury from inhaling toxic paint fumes and from having lack of oxygen when his respirator failed while he was painting the inside of an industrial water tank causing the need for extensive medical care and treatment and leaving the Claimant with severe and permanent disabilities.


$1,100,000.00 Award (to be paid out over Claimant’s lifetime) which includes:

  • $150,000.00 off the back end of his disability award for the injured worker to purchase a home for him to live in for a roofer who sustained a brain injury and injuries to his back while at work in South Carolina. The injured worker was also awarded lifetime medical care and treatment for his work related injuries.

$1,000,000.000 at mediation for compensation for his future medical care and treatment for a mechanic who was severely injured at work.  The claimant was injured when he was working as a mechanic under a forklift when the forklift engine engaged causing catastrophic injuries to Claimant.


$1,000,000.00 for a painter who suffered multiple injuries to his body including, but not limited to, physical brain damage as a result of his oxygen respirator failing while he was painting the inside of an industrial tank in South Carolina.


$779,000.00settlement ($259, 000.00 in a lump sum payment and $400.00 per week for life [$20,800. 00 per year] if the Claimant lives to his life expectancy of 25 years) for a longshoreman who was seriously injured when a crane operator picked up his yard dog truck in the air and then dropped the truck with Claimant in it, causing injuries to Claimant’s head, neck, back and shoulder.

$768,000.00settlement combined recovery from his workers’ compensation and third party cases and continued medical treatment for the head, throat and neck of a worker at from a power company that was struck by a piece of granite that fell off a truck, bounced off another car, and came through the windshield of the vehicle in which he was traveling in and struck him in the throat and several other areas of his body.

$765,000.00 combined settlements for a Paramedic injured on the job and also lifetime medical care for injuries to his head, including physical brain damage, left eye, cervical spine, right shoulder, right upper extremity, right elbow, right wrist, left shoulder, left upper extremity, left forearm, left elbow, left wrist, back, lumbar spine, ribs, chest, coccyx, pelvis, left lower extremity, left knee, and right lower extremity. The Paramedic was injured while driving a Charleston County EMS motorcycle to an accident site and was hit head on by an Ford 150 truck.

$700,000.00 for woman who suffered neck, back and leg injuries in a tractor trailer accident near Hollywood, South Carolina.

$693,000.00 for a man that was injured at work while operating a bulldozer and dredging sand when the tractor started jarring and came up out of a ditch onto high land over and over, causing serious spinal cord injuries to his neck and back.

$675,000.00 Verdict from a jury in Kingstree in Williamsburg County for a man that was run over by a passing car as he was exiting a bus at a park and ride area.

$642,000.00 for a man that sustained injuries to his hip, leg and groin when he slipped and fell at work.
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$469,000.00 combined settlement benefits from a workers’ compensation claim and a third party auto accident case for a South Carolina police officer that was injured when a car changed lanes unexpectedly and caused him to fall off of his motorcycle causing serious injury to his back.

$452,000.00 settlement and lifetime future medical benefits for a MAN that was injured when he leaned over in a van to pick up a GPS unit and hit his head and neck backwards on the door frame of the van causing injury to his neck, middle back, lower back, right upper extremity, left upper extremity, left lower extremity, left knee and right lower extremity.


$450,000.00 settlement for a police officer when he was injured picking up a heavy piece of equipment out of the back of a truck causing injury to his cervical spine, left shoulder, left upper extremity, right upper extremity, lumbar spine, left hip, left lower extremity and right lower extremity when he was contracted overseas.


$450,000.00 at mediation for a security officer in Afghanistan who injured his back, left lower extremity and right lower extremity and, as a subsequent result, began to suffer from mood disorder and major depressive disorder after he was lifting equipment out of the back of a pickup truck while at work causing his injuries.


$400,000.00 settlement, payment of past medical bills and payment of future medical care and treatment for his work related injuries for a Longshoreman who sustained low back injury while working on the Charleston, South Carolina docks.

$400,000.00 at mediation and open lifetime medical care and treatment for an injured worker who was changing an injector pump in Afghanistan when he stepped through a gunner’s hole of the vehicle he was working on, causing injuries to his head, including depression and anxiety, lumbar spine, right lower extremity, left lower extremity and aggravated diabetes.


$400,000.00 Award and lifetime medical care and treatment for his work related injuries for an injured mill worker who hurt his back on the job.


$367,000.00 combined settlement for a man that injured his lower back and legs when he picked up a 26 inch t.v. and felt immediate pain in his back and left lower extremity.Claimant turned in chair and reached for his phone and felt immediate pain in his left side of his lower back. The pain then spread into his lower left extremity.


$309,000.00 settlement for a Tree Climber/Tree Trimmer injured on the job. The Tree Climber/Tree Trimmer was injured while working on a ladder trimming branches on a tree, when he when he slipped on the wet ladder causing him to fall to the ground, causing injuries to his cervical spine, right shoulder, right upper extremity, thoracic spine, lumbar spine, right lower extremity and left lower extremity.


$300,000.00for a maintenance mechanic that injured his back and leg while carrying a ladder while at work.


$300,000.00 at mediation and waiver of a nearly $200,000.00 worker’s compensation subrogation lien and continued lifetime medical care and treatment for his back, right lower extremity and left lower extremity for an injured worker that was hurt when a crane operator dropped a container on the back of his Yard Dog truck.


$285,000.00 Award and settlement with causally related future medical care and treatment for a construction safety man who stepped backwards onto a 2×4 causing injuries to his leg which led to a pulmonary embolism.


$283,000.00 settlement with causally related future medical care and treatment for a Charleston Longshoreman who injured his back, left hip, shoulder and suffered from depression as a result of a lashing rod falling off a container and striking his body while at work.


$282,000.00 combined settlements from a workers’ compensation case and third party premises liability case for a worker who sustained significant knee and leg injuries while removing a sewer line main cap.


$275,000.00 settlement for an injured construction worker who banged his head on a work truck door frame causing serious injuries to his neck and back.


$260,000.00 settlement for a boy who suffered head injuries from a tractor trailer accident.


$250,000.00 settlement for a man injured during a truck accident causing injuring to his back.


$250,000.00 at mediation for a longshoreman who injured his head, including headaches, neck and lower back after he was struck in the head by a coworker with a lashing rod while at work.


$250,000.00settlement for man working in a department store who was hit by a steel pipe at work causing injuries to his low back and leg.


$250,000.00 settlement for a man that struck by a recycling truck when he was driving his car causing injury to his lower back and arms.


$247,266.40,settlement for an injured worker who slipped on a wet tile floor causing injury to his bilateral knees.


$245,000.00 for a welder that injured his back and leg when he was struck by an object while at work.

$244,000.00 settlement award for a K-Mart worker injured on the job. The K-Mart worker was moving heavy furniture and pallets causing injury to his lumbar spine, right lower extremity and left lower extremity.


$240,000.00 settlement with lifetime medical care and treatment for work related injuries for a Nurse who injured her shoulder, hip, leg and suffered from depression as a result of an automobile accident while on the job.


$235,000.00 settlement for the family of a police officer that was killed in the line of duty.


$233,481.00 at mediation for a store manager of a major retail chain who injured his lower back, left lower extremity and right lower extremity after he slipped and fell off a ladder and fell backwards onto his back.


$230,000.00 settlement for a man leaving work and was stopped in rush hour traffic on Long Point Road in Mt. Pleasant, SC was rear-ended by a college student who was speeding. Client suffered from severe injuries to one of his knees and to his left shoulder.


$230,000.00 settlement and continued medical care and treatment for his work related injuries for a South Carolina Paramedic that suffered injuries to his back, arms and legs due to a car accident he was in while he was working on the job.


$225,000.00 settlement for a man that was participating in a remote control airplane event when he was hit directly in the face by an out of control remote control airplane. Client suffered severe injuries to his teeth, nose and had numerous cuts to his entire face which required hundreds of stitches to sew up.


$223,000.00 for a man that was injured while loading a mower onto a trailer behind a golf cart and slipped off trailer causing injuries to his left leg.


$215,000.00 settlement and lifetime medical care and treatment for her work related injuries for Certified Nursing Assistant who was injured her back while lifting a patient at a nursing home where she worked.


$207,147.26 settlement for a carpenter who injured himself while on his hands and knees spreading mortar mix when he injured his left wrist.

$207,000.00 for a construction worker who injured his left upper extremity, left wrist and left hand while he was on his knees spreading mortar mix while at a construction site.


$204,000.00 settlement for an Office Manager that was injured while she was vacuuming and her feet got tangled up in the cord causing her to fall causing injury to her left shoulder, lumbar spine, right lower extremity and right foot.


$200,000.00 settlement for a cane operator who was seriously injured when he was hit on the left side of his body with a steel cable and when he stepped on a steel plate on the ground causing injury to the left side of his head, cervical spine, right shoulder, right upper extremity, left shoulder, left upper extremity, left hand, lumbar spine, left lower extremity, left knee, left calf, right lower extremity, right knee and right calf.


$200,000.00 settlement for an assistant manager of a store who was seriously injured when a metal product fixture fell on her causing injury to her cervical spine, including cervical dystonia, headaches, left shoulder and left upper extremity.


$200,000.00 settlement for an elderly retired doctor and fell through a marina dock which was under reconstruction. The dock had no lighting and he stepped in a space that was missed a board and broke his knee. Settlement also included our client receiving an additional $10,000.00 in medical payment money.

$200,000.00 settlement award and lifetime medical care for his left hip and left lower extremity for a Longshoreman injured on the job. The Longshoreman was injured when he fell on the deck of a cargo ship while he was working on the Charleston docks.

$200,000.00 settlement and lifetime medical care and treatment for his work related injuries for a Longshoreman who injured his hip when he tripped and fell on the deck of a cargo ship.

$197,500.00 for a man working as a packing supervisor for a glass company who injured his hip and leg when a 2500 pound glass slab fell out of a crate and knocked him down to the ground.


$196,000.00 for an electronics technician who hurt his back, right leg and left leg when he was picking up a heavy item and felt immediate pain in his back.


$195,000.00 settlement for a therapist who was injured when she was trying to catch a patient from falling causing injury to her lumbar spine, right hip, right buttock, right lower extremity, right foot, right toes, left hip, left buttock, left lower extremity, left foot and left toes.


$190,000.00 for a heavy lift mechanic that injured his neck, back, left shoulder and left upper extremity when he was exiting a container handler and he tripped and fell onto the asphalt causing injury.

$190,000.00 at mediation for a physical therapist who injured her neck, left shoulder and left upper extremity while lifting a physical therapy patient while working at a local physical therapy practice.


$187,000.00 settlement for Charleston dock leveler who injured his back and legs when a leveler fell on the injured worker striking his back.

$185,000.00settlement for a longshoreman who injured his neck and right arm after a truck from which he was operating was improperly lifted by a crane and then dropped to the ground causing Claimant serious and permanent injuries.

$183,000.00 settlement and lifetime medical care and treatment for her work related injuries for a Charleston, South Carolina nurse that tripped on a chair and fell to the floor causing injuries to her back.

$180,999.00 for a man who was loading concrete into a truck at work and sustained a low back injury.


$180,000.00 settlement and lifetime medical care and treatment for work related injuries for an injured South Carolina worker
injured her left leg when she stepped the wrong way on a piece of wood.


$180,000.00 settlement for a worker who worked as a tree trimmer and fell off a ladder at work causing injuries to his neck and back.


$180,000.00 settlement for a man who injured his leg in an automobile accident.


$180,000.00 at mediation and lifetime medical care and treatment for a longshoreman who injured his lower back, left hip and right hip when he was driving a Yard dog truck and hit an expansion plate on the dock causing his injuries.


$175,000.00 settlement for a boy who injured his back and leg during a tractor trailer versus car accident.


$175,000.00 at mediation for a quality assurance inspector who injured his left knee, right knee and back while climbing down a ladder after inspecting an airplane at work.


$170,000.00 settlement for a K-Mart worker who injured his back and leg when he was moving a pallet at work.


$162,000.00 and lifetime medical care and treatment for a warehouse employee that injured his neck, back, right arm and right
leg when two glass panels weighing over one-hundred and fifty pounds hit Claimant from above knocking him to the ground.


$156,000.00 and a set aside Medical Savings Account for an injured Myrtle Beach receptionist found permanently and totally disabled by the S.C. Workers’ Compensation Commission. The Receptionist was injured when a co-worker pulled her chair out from under her as she went to sit and landed on her bottom causing injury to her cervical spine, right upper extremity, left upper extremity, lumbar spine, right hip, right lower extremity, right groin and left lower extremity.


$155,000.00 and lifetime medical care and treatment awarded by the S.C. Workers’ Compensation Commission for a boat repair man who injured his whole body including but not limited to his back, right shoulder, right arm and other injuries when he was seriously injured while working underneath a large forklift at work when the engine engaged and ran him over.


$152,000.00for a certified nursing assistant that injured her back, left hip and left thigh when she was moving an obese patient while at work.


$151,000.00 Award and lifetime medical care and treatment for work related injuries for a South Carolina framer who fell at work while building a house.


$150,000.00for a woman who slipped and fell while working as a counselor causing injuries to her back, arm, shoulder and hand.


$150,000.00 settlement for a worker that was struck in the face with a tree limb causing injuries to his neck, mouth, teeth and throat.


$146,144.74 settlement for a heavy equipment operator who was injured when he was operating a track hoe on a construction site causing injury to his cervical spine, head including (headaches), left shoulder, right shoulder, right upper extremity, lumbar spine, left hip, left lower extremity, left foot, right hip, right lower extremity and right foot.

$146,000.00 Award for a South Carolina textile worker who had injuries to his hand and arm from caused by a piece of textile machinery.


$141,500.00 at mediation for a master and first mate of a boat who injured his right shoulder and right upper extremity while turning a wrench on a pipe in the boat while at work.


$140,000.00 settlement award for a fast food worker who sliped and fell on a wet floor causing injury to her head, and causing memory loss, dizziness, double and blurred vision in both eyes, injury to cervical spine, left shoulder, left upper extremity, back, tailbone, buttocks, left hip and left lower extremity.


$138,000.00 settlement for a Charleston, South Carolina forklift driver who injured his neck back and leg when the forklift he was operating crashed and flipped over.

$138,000.00 combined recovery of benefits for an injured worker who hurt his back and legs while climbing underneath a conveyor belt.


$138,000.00 settlement and funeral expenses paid for a truck driver who was run over by another truck driver while at work causing his death.


$136,000.00 combined settlement from state and federal long shore claims for a Longshoreman in South Carolina who fell into a hole on a ship and injured his hip and leg.


$135,000.00 settlement with continued future medical care and treatment for work related injuries for a worker who opened a vacuum suctioned door causing injuries to his back, left hip and left leg.


$135,000.00 at mediation for a longshoreman who injured his head, causing headaches, back, right upper extremity, left upper extremity, right lower extremity and left lower extremity when his truck was struck by a crane causing his injuries.


$133,000.00 settlement for a fast food worker injured on the job. The fast food worker was loading products into a truck to take to another store when the Claimant slipped on ice on the ground causing injury to his neck, right shoulder and right upper extremity.


$131,000.00 Award with lifetime medical care and treatment for an airline worker who injured her neck and back while picking up a heavy bag on a conveyor belt while at work.


$130,000.00 settlement along with an additional $66,884.00, for a Medicare set aside account to cover her future medical care and treatment, for a fabrication specialist who was injured on the job when she was walking on unstable floor boards while in the cargo bay of an airplane and fell causing injuries to her neck, left shoulder, low back, pelvis, pelvic floor, left hamstring and left lower extremity.


$126,471.71 Award and lifetime medical care and treatment for her work-related injuries for a school teacher who slipped and fell in a parking lot and injured her lumbar spine, right lower extremity and right knee while at work.


$125,000.00 settlement plus over $50,000.00 in medical payment money after an older woman while on vacation in Myrtle Beach was rear-ended in Myrtle Beach while stopped to make a left hand turn. Client suffered severe injuries to her neck and back.


$125,000.00 settlement for a young mother of twins that was hit by another vehicle and was driven off of the roadway suffering serious and permanent injury to her back.


$125,000.00 settlement for a carpenter who injured his neck and back while carrying doors up a staircase on a work site.


$125,000.00 settlement for a woman that sustained injures from a tractor trailer accident.


$125,000.00 at mediation for a construction worker who fell off a scaffolding at work causing injury to his right lower extremity, right ankle and right foot which also resulted in altered gait.


$120,000.00 settlement for South Carolina construction worker who fell off scaffolding causing injuries to his back and leg.


$120,000.00 settlement and lifetime causally related medical care and treatment for a construction worker that inured his leg and aggravated his pre-existing diabetes.


$120,000.00 settlement for an injured paper mill worker who suffered a significant injury to his right shoulder when he fell between a rail car and a loading platform at work.


$118,000.00 combined from awards and settlement for a Myrtle Beach, South Carolina brick mason who injured his neck and knee while working on a job site.


$117,500.00for a concrete finisher who injured his lower back, right lower extremity, and left lower extremity when he was loading concrete into truck and felt a snap in his lower back as he lifted same.


$115,000.00 for an injured heating and repair man that injured his leg and his back when he fell out of the back of a pick up truck while loading a heat and air unit.


$115,000.00 settlement for a South Carolina nurse who injured her right shoulder and right arm from repetitive lifting on her job over time.


$112,000.00 Award and lifetime medical care and treatment for his work related injuries for a delivery truck driver who injured his neck and back while at work.


$112,000.00 settlement for mechanic who fell off truck tire while replacing antifreeze causing injuries to his right shoulder, arm and ankle.


$111,000.00 combined settlements for an injured worker who injured his neck and shoulder while climbing down a ladder at work and then had a subsequent car accident.


$111,000.00 settlement for a cable installer who fell off a ladder at work causing injuries to his neck, back, arms and legs.


$110,000.00settlement and lifetime medical care and treatment for an injured who injured his lower back, right hip and right lower extremity when he was lifting drums from one trailer to load on another trailer and felt immediate pain.


$110,000.00 at mediation for a carpenter who injured his neck and right shoulder when he was climbing up a ladder and a ladder step broke causing him to fall on his back and shoulder.


$109,500.00 settlement for nursing home worker who injured her back and legs when she tripped over a wheelchair at work.


$108,500.00 settlement for a woman who sustained injuries over her entire body when she was run over by a car in a grocery store parking lot.


$108,000.00 and lifetime medical care and treatment awarded by the S.C. Workers’ Compensation Commission for a nurse who was injured at work while changing bed linens for a patient causing injury to her lower back, left hip and left leg.


$107,000.00settlement for a longshoreman who injured his neck, left shoulder, back, arms and legs when he was struck in the rear by a forklift while operating a yard dog truck unloading a piece of equipment off of a ship.


$105,000.00 settlement in Charleston for a woman that was seriously injured in a car accident.

$104,500.00 combined settlement for man who injured his neck and back in a car accident.


$103,000.00 and lifetime medical care and treatment awarded by the S.C. Workers’ Compensation Commission for a Correctional Officer who injured his head, face, jaw, back, arms and legs, suffered from depression and anxiety and post traumatic stress disorder after being violently assaulted by an inmate.


$100,000.00 settlement for a young woman who was thrown off of the boat she was riding on and landed in a large bed of oysters. She suffered from severe head injuries requiring hundreds of stitches to her scalp and various other body parts.


$100,000.00 settlement for a young mother that was rear-ended by a truck while stopped at a red light in downtown Charleston. Defendant driver denied seeing her vehicle in front of his truck when he proceeded to go through the intersection. Client suffered severe injuries to her back, shoulders and neck.


$100,000.00 settlement for a man who was the victim of slander and defamation of character.


$100,000.00 settlement for woman injured in a South Carolina automobile accident.


$100,000.00 settlement for worker who was a beverage distributor and hurt his neck when he slipped and fell on some ice while making a delivery.


$100,000.00 settlement for a woman who injured her back and arms while riding on the back of a motorcycle in South Carolina.


$100,000.00 settlement for an Charleston car accident victim that sustained injures to his arms and legs.


$95,000.00 for a certified nursing assistant who injured her lower back, left hip, left lower extremity and right lower extremity when she was moving/rolling a patient over at work and felt a pop in her back.


$95,000.00 settlement and open lifetime medical care and treatment for an injured worker who worked at a grocery and was loading produce and felt immediate pain in his lower back when he was lifting a box at work.


$94,000.00 plus lifetime medical care and treatment awarded by the S.C. Workers’ Compensation Commission for a firefighter who was dumping a bucket of money into a wheel barrel for a charity when the bucket handle broke causing injury to Claimant’s back, right shoulder and right arm.


$90,000.00settlement for a Mechanic who was injured when he was working on a crane and stepped off of the crane causing injuries to his left lower extremity and left knee.


$90,000.00 settlement for a longshoreman who injured his neck, right shoulder and right upper extremity when he was strapping down a vehicle on to a ship and was pinned between that vehicle and another vehicle.


$90,000.00 with lifetime medical treatment left open to for a supervisor who injured her head, including causing depression and anxiety, back, pelvis, left hip and left lower extremity when she fell.


$90,000.00 settlement for a Tow Truck Driver who was injured when he was loading a utility truck onto his tow truck when he fell off of the truck onto the ground causing multiple fractures to his face and skull, and injuring his left shoulder, left arm and left elbow.


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