Rowesville, South Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers
For peace of mind and an experienced team of attorneys, call Wern Lawyers to discuss your injury, options and next steps.
Richard Wern has been a member of the South Carolina Bar since 1979. He is a founding member of Injured Workers’ Advocates, and the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association, the South Carolina Association for...
Among the cases I accept are those arising from car accidents, wrongful death, traumatic brain injuries, and on-the-job injuries.
Following law school, Elliotte served as a law clerk for...
Michael was drawn to the Steinberg Law Firm because of its long history, dedication to helping injured workers and strong reputation in personal injury trials. He especially recognized the importance of the firm’s reputation for delivering proven results for the injured people of South Carolina.
While practicing law for over 25 years, Steven has represented clients with on the job injuries and automobile wrecks. He has had successful trial appearances as well as settlements totaling over several million dollars. Over the past...
Summerville, SC 29485
University of South Carolina School of Law and The George Washington University Law School
While in college at University of Georgia and George Washington University, David marched for civil and workers’ rights. After obtaining his law degree from the University Of South Carolina...
Ben joined the venerable Steinberg Law Firm, which was founded in the 1920s on the principle that injured workers deserved representation against forces bigger than themselves. At Steinberg, he is concentrating on personal injury, workers’ compensation, and social security disability cases.
Ben earned his undergraduate degree...
P.O. Box 1860
Lexington, SC 29072
University of South Carolina School of Law and Seattle University School of Law
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
Kelly is a member of the Charleston County Bar Association, Dorchester County Bar Association, Dorchester Chamber of Commerce, Injured Workers’ Advocates, the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association, South Carolina Bar Association and its Young Lawyers Division. She is also a certified mediator.
Personal Injury Lawyers in Nearby Cities
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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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