Columbia, South Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers
Columbia, SC Personal Injury Attorney with 13 years experience
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Among the cases I accept are those arising from car accidents, wrongful death, traumatic brain injuries, and on-the-job injuries.
Brian and his wife, Amy, have two sons. Brian has served as a volunteer youth soccer coach for more than 10 years. He is also an avid band parent and enjoys playing computer/video/board games with his boys in his spare time.
Mr. Shirley graduated from Occidental College in...
Bert’s commitment to family extends beyond his immediate family, including wife and three children, to include an ongoing dedication to the families of Columbia and all of South Carolina.
Bert understands that when life goes wrong – when you or someone you love gets hurt or suffers a loss, it can feel like...
John Kassel graduated from Northwestern University in 1979. He then joined Volunteers in Service to America, where he worked for the Brown Lung Association, a group mainly comprised of retired cotton textile mill workers who were suffering...
Columbia, SC 29204
University of South Carolina School of Law
Mr. Callas graduated, cum laude, in 1982 from Boston College and earned his Juris Doctorate in 1990 from the University of South Carolina.
After serving as law clerk to the Honorable Luke N. Brown, Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, Ridgeland, South Carolina in 1990 and as law clerk to the Honorable William H. Ballenger, Tenth Judicial Circuit, Walhalla, South Carolina, from 1991-1992, Mr. Callas worked as an Assistant State Prosecuting Attorney, Fifth Circuit Solicitor, Richland County.
Mr. Callas is a member of the Richland County Bar Association;...
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Injured in an accident?
When a person is injured, tort law will govern whether that person may be compensated for the injury, the amount of compensation that may be recovered, as well as which parties will be liable for the injury. Tort law, also known as injury law, comes from federal and state codes, as well as judicial opinions from prior cases. The amount of damages a plaintiff to a personal injury action may receive can be determined by statute, or by a judge or jury. Typical recoveries may include compensatory damages (e.g., lost wages, medical bills, etc.) and in particularly egregious situations, punitive damages. In some cases, a plaintiff may recover certain non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, loss of consortium, or loss of enjoyment of life.
Personal injury lawyers help injured people seek compensation from those who have harmed them. Some injury attorneys focus on a specific type of case, such as truck accidents, car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, medical malpractice or products liability cases. If a person is injured as a result of criminal behavior, it may be appropriate to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in addition to the state's criminal investigation or prosecution.
Many personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation to evaluate your claim.
Negligence: Failure to use care which a reasonable and prudent person would use under similar circumstances.
Joint and several liability: A legal doctrine that makes each of the parties who are responsible for an injury, liable for all the damages awarded in a lawsuit if the other parties responsible cannot pay.
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