The mother of a woman who died in a rollover crash in Aiken County failed to convince a jury that a defective airbag was to blame for her daughter’s death.
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The family of a woman who died in a crash with a defendant with a spotty driving record won a $3.5 million jury verdict last month in Berkley County.Read More »
A Rock Hill law firm is reporting that one of its clients has agreed to a settlement of more than $1 million after spending eight months in a hospital and having several artificial joints replaced because of an infection she alleged was caused by the defendant’s negligence. The identities of all the parties involved are protected by a non-disclosure agreement.Read More »
Sarah Faile, on her way home from having surgery, had only gotten a few blocks away from Sumter’s Tuomey Regional Medical Center when she began vomiting. When Faile’s daughter brought her back to the hospital, a nurse gave the daughter a bucket and a washcloth and told her that Faile needed to go home and sleep it off. About 30 minutes later, Faile suffered a fatal heart attack on her way home.Read More »
In his nearly 30 years of practice, Columbia lawyer John D. Kassel had never tried a case in which the defendant did not show up for court and called no experts. But that’s exactly what happened during a wrongful death trial against a nursing home earlier this month.
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Toyota of Orangeburg has fended off a lawsuit accusing the dealership of selling a lemon that cost a customer her job. The plaintiff, Yushanda Felder, had argued during a bench trial in Orangeburg County magistrate court that her 2009 Camry would not start and was to blame for her repeatedly showing up late to work at a local bank.Read More »
One of the lawyers behind a $2 million gift to the USC School of Law building campaign is hoping the contribution will help even up the gender disparity in campus monuments.Read More »
A man who was badly beaten at a Florence nightclub has won a $430,000 bench verdict against the troubled establishment, but he’s still trying to collect the award. Cornell Grady was hanging out with friends at the Spotlight club when bouncer James Downey attacked him, dragged him outside and hurled him into the parking lot, said one of Grady’s attorneys, Catherine F. Juhas of the Anastopoulo Law Firm in North Charleston.Read More »