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Motor Vehicle Accident

Jun 13, 2023

Neck injury after drunken driver T-bones car, $1.18M settlement

Action: Motor vehicle accident Injuries alleged: Neck injury necessitating cervical disc replacement Case name: Withheld Court/case no.: Withheld Jury and/or judge: Withheld Amount: $1.18 million Date: January 2023 Attorneys: Brent Arant of the Joye Law Firm, North Charleston (for the plaintiff)   On Jan. 19, 2020, the plaintiff was driving near Goose Creek and proceeding […]

May 15, 2023

Driver T-boned at intersection has hip, pelvic fractures

Action: Motor vehicle accident Injuries alleged: Multiple hip and pelvic fractures Amount: $1,080,000 Date: August 2022 Attorneys: David Yarborough and Alexandra Heaton of Yarborough Applegate Law Firm in Charleston (for the plaintiff)   The plaintiff was traveling on Highway 521 in Williamsburg County on Feb. 7, 2022, when the defendant, traveling on Highway 52, ran […]

Sep 6, 2022

Car accident results in $5.13 million settlement 

An individual who lost part of their leg to an amputation in the wake of a rear-end collision in South Carolina will receive a $5.125 million settlement.   Attorney Chris Romeo of Thurmond Kirchner and Timbes said that a commercial vehicle was traveling 50 m.p.h. when it caused the 2021 accident by striking another driver from […]

Mar 22, 2022

Fatal crash into stalled truck prompts $735K settlement 

A fatal car crash caused by a tractor trailer that had become stuck at an intersection has resulted in a $735,000 multiparty settlement for the estate of the husband and wife who were injured in the crash, the estate’s attorneys report.  Brad Banyas of Hughey Law Firm in Charleston and Larry Weston of Sumter report […]

Jan 27, 2022

County, school district to pay part of $1.85M settlement

A student left with profound permanent brain injuries after being struck by a car will receive a $1.85 million settlement, including half a million from the county and school district. According to Daniel Draisen of The Injury Law Firm, the minor plaintiff, identified as V.T. was left bedridden and dependent on a feeding tube unable […]

Oct 7, 2020

Widow of driver killed in crash settles case for $1.6M

The widow of a man who died after another driver hit him head-on while illegally passing another vehicle has settled a lawsuit against the at-fault driver for $1.4 million and collected an additional $200,000 from underinsured motorist policies, her attorneys report. David Yarborough and David Lail of Yarborough Applegate in Charleston and Shelly Leeke of […]

Dec 9, 2019

$9.5M settlement for family of tractor-trailer crash victim

  The family of a woman killed in a tractor-trailer crash will receive $9.5 million in a confidential wrongful death settlement, the family’s attorney reports. Cameron “Bozzie” Boggs in Greenville reports that the woman was killed immediately when a tractor-trailer entered a busy intersection during a power outage without stopping and crashed into the vehicle […]

Nov 22, 2019

Log truck crash prompts $1M settlement

  A man who suffered a neck injury that required spinal fusion surgery when a log truck crashed into his car has agreed to a $1 million pre-suit settlement with the trucking company’s insurance company, his attorney reports. Brent Arant of Joye Law Firm in North Charleston said the pretrial settlement was reached with Progressive […]

Oct 29, 2019

Motorcyclist injured in crash reaches $2.2M settlement

  A motorcycle rider who suffered catastrophic injuries in a crash on the way home from work has reached a $2.2 million confidential pre-suit settlement in Greenville County, his attorney reports. Eric Philpot of Philpot Law Firm in Greenville said the 50-year-old man, who was on his way home from work as a steel fabricator […]

Oct 28, 2019

Driver awarded $1.93M for dump truck crash with unlicensed driver

A Charleston County jury has awarded a $1.93 million verdict in favor of a driver who suffered neck injuries after being hit by a dump truck whose driver did not have a license. Mark Bringardner of the Joye Law Firm in North Charleston said his client, Henry Dawson, suffered severe spinal injuries in his neck […]

Oct 21, 2019

Plaintiff receives $1.02M in rear-end crash settlement

  A woman who was injured when she was rear-ended in a chain-reaction crash has reached a $1.02 million in a settlement with the other drivers’ insurance companies and her underinsured motorist coverage provider, her attorneys report. Ran Stoney of Joye Law Firm in North Charleston said his 50-year-old client, Jennifer Preszler, was stopped at […]

Sep 18, 2019

Soddy crash results in $6.05M settlement

  A man who suffered a severe brain injury after a pallet of grass sod fell off a trailer and caused a multi-car crash has confidentially settled a lawsuit for $6.05 million, his attorney reports. In 2014, the 68-year-old man was driving on Interstate 26 near Orangeburg when a swaying flatbed trailer carrying a 4,000-pound […]

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