Folly Beach, South Carolina

The City of Folly Beach is located on Folly Island in Charleston County, South Carolina. Known to Charleston area residents as “The Edge of America,” Folly Beach is home to several extremely popular surf spots, despite the Island’s usually tranquil conditions. Additionally, the Island is a favored “staycation” for College of Charleston students seeking brief respite from their vigorous studies and the congested gridlock of Downtown Charleston. The Folly Beach community exudes eclectic island life and features a happening strip of surf shops, restaurants, gift shops, offices, and bars along Center Street, the Island’s only entrance and exit navigable by land.

Of particular historical significance the Great American Composer, George Gershwin spent time on the Island in 1934, penning the music for a folk opera adaptation of the novel Porgy by Charleston native DuBose Heyward. Gershwin was staying at 708 W. Arctic while working on the American Masterpiece Porgy and Bess, and it has been noted that Gershwin found to judge a beauty contest during his brief stay on Folly.

Since 1999 your Folly Beach lawyers at Howell and Christmas have been representing injured South Carolinians from all over the Palmetto State, tirelessly working to protect and promote the rights of those injured. Your experienced accident lawyers and staff are prepared to go to court to recover all of compensation you deserve for your personal injury or your South Carolina job accident. Our goal is simple: Maximize your monetary recovery.

Folly Beach job injury lawyer Gary Christmas earnestly concentrates his practice on representing those injured on the job under the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act, the Federal Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, and the Defense Base Act. Beyond being a Folly Beach workers’ compensation lawyer, he handles negligence claims arising from DUI and other automobile accidents, issues with retail stores, bars, hotels, landlords and apartments, wrongful death and all other cases where a victim’s injury was caused by the carelessness of others.

As a recognized Folly Beach car accident attorney, senior partner Ladson F. Howell, Jr. handles general plaintiffs’ personal injury litigation, zealously representing clients seriously injured in automobile and motorcycle wrecks, tractor trailer wrecks, boat accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, and medical malpractice claims.

Also, with the recent addition of Mr. Reese M. Stidham, IV, the law firm of Howell and Christmas is able to help in the unfortunate circumstance you have been accused of a crime. Your Mt. Pleasant lawyer knows that becoming involved in the criminal justice system is a daunting experience for you and your loved ones. The uncertainty about your future can be paralyzing. We can help answer your pressing questions and help you gain peace of mind.

Additionally, the law firm of Howell and Christmas practice areas include residential and commercial real estate closings, §1031 tax exchanges, real estate agent and broker representation issues, developer and builder services, real estate investor services, title examinations, and title insurance.

Your South Carolina accident lawyers at Howell and Christmas have two office locations in the Charleston area. Directions to our Mt. Pleasant office from Folly Beach are as follows: From Center Street continue onto Folly Beach Road, turn right onto the James Island Expressway, turn left onto Courtney Drive, take your third right onto Cannon Street where you will make a slight left onto the Septima Clark Expressway, continue onto I-26 West, take exit 220B for US-17 North toward Mt. Pleasant/Georgetown, merge onto U.S. 17B North and continue to follow U.S. 17B North, turn left onto Houston Northcutt Boulevard, our office will be on your left at 250 Mathis Ferry Road.

Files are principally handled at our Mt. Pleasant office, but are more than willing to meet with you at our North Charleston office if that is more convenient for you. Directions to our North Charleston office are as follows: From Center Street continue onto Folly Beach Road, turn right onto the James Island Expressway, turn left onto Courtney Drive, take your third right onto Cannon Street where you will make a slight left onto the Septima Clark Expressway, continue onto I-26 West, take exit 212C to merge onto I-526 East toward Mt. Pleasant, take exit 18B to merge onto U.S. 52 West/US-78 West/Rivers Avenue, turn right onto Remount Road and our office will be on the right, number 1495.

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