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Apr 10, 2023

Settlement reached in suits over deadly 2019 Las Vegas fire

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge has approved confidential settlements of multiple civil lawsuits related to the deadliest residential fire in Las Vegas’ history. Las Vegas media outlets report Clark County District Court Judge Maria Gall on Thursday signed off on the terms between dozens of plaintiffs and the Alpine Motel owners in a closed […]

Dec 28, 2022

$22.5 million jury verdict makes history in Anderson County  

In August, an Anderson Country, S.C., jury awarded plaintiff what is believed to be one of the largest jury verdicts in county history at $22.5 million for a moped wreck that took place in 2017.  According to the plaintiff’s council, Crystal H. Swinford, formerly with Poulin Willey Anastopoulo, the plaintiff was struck by the defendant […]

Dec 27, 2022

Assisted living facility resident settles for $2M after assault  

A resident of a South Carolina assisted living facility has settled for $2 million after being assaulted by a staffer.  In the spring of 2021, a resident at a South Carolina assisted living facility was physically assaulted by a staff member during a verbal disagreement.   The resident was evaluated at the hospital following the assault […]

Dec 6, 2022

Family of bicyclist killed after car strike settles for 7.9M 

The family of a cyclist who was hit and killed by a pickup truck on his morning ride before work reached a settlement of $7.9 million.   The pickup truck driver was driving on behalf of his company and the vehicle had a commercial insurance policy. Both the driver and their company were named as defendants.  […]

Dec 1, 2022

Hit-and-run victim settles for $900,000 

A motorcyclist was awarded $900,000 after being injured in an accident.  On May 11, 2018, plaintiff Gail Thomas was riding her motorcycle north on US Highway 17 near Surfside Beach, South Carolina. According to her counsel, Mark J. Bringardner, as she reached the intersection of U.S. 17 and Atlantic Avenue, the defendant, Christopher Conrad Jr., […]

Dec 1, 2022

$15.75M settlement for fall that led to paraplegia 

A woman who was rendered paraplegic after falling from a scaffold at a Lousiana worksite has settled her claims for nearly $16 million.  Plaintiff Meylin Castro reported for work on July 12, 2017, as a temporary constructor laborer on an asbestos abatement project at a church near Baton Rouge, Louisiana. While working on a scaffold, […]

Dec 1, 2022

Family receives $19M in car crash settlement 

In 2020 two commercial motor vehicles engaged in a near head on collision. They were travelling in different directions in a small county in South Carolina.   Each driver was alone in their vehicle. The plaintiff, who was represented by attorneys Randall Hood, Donovan Malloy and Gerald Malloy, suffered many injuries and ultimately died soon after […]

Dec 1, 2022

Couple awarded $5M in vehicle crash settlement 

A husband and wife that were injured in a March 2022 auto accident were awarded $5 million in a pre-suit settlement in August.  In March 2022, the couple, who were in their early- to mid-60s, was traveling on Interstate77 northbound near Chester, S.C., when they were rear-ended by a semitrailer.   Gathering of driver qualification files, […]

Apr 15, 2021

S.C. uses Volkswagen emissions settlement for new school buses

COLUMBIA (AP) — South Carolina is spending $24 million from a legal settlement over emissions with Volkswagen on more than 200 new buses that run on propane. The new buses will put the state on the edge of meeting a more than decade-long goal of getting school buses on cycle to be replaced every 15 […]

Oct 23, 2019

S.C. to get $4M in medical device settlement

South Carolina is getting $4,097,718 in a multi-state settlement requiring Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Ethicon, Inc., to pay for deceptive marketing of transvaginal mesh devices. State Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the state’s share of a nearly $116.9 million settlement involving 41 states in a news release Thursday. Women who were injured by […]

Jun 21, 2019

“Disturbing” video a catalyst in $1.2M settlement

  Video evidence of a pedestrian being hit by a truck in a crosswalk was powerful evidence that helped facilitate a $1.2 million mediation settlement in Lexington County, the plaintiff’s attorney reports. Neal Lourie of Lourie Law Firm in Columbia described the video of the accident, which occurred on April 22, 2016 at about 11 […]

Mar 5, 2019

SC university settles whistleblower action for $2.5M

North Greenville University has settled a False Claims Act lawsuit for $2.5 million after the federal government alleged the school had illegally used U.S. Department of Education funds to pay for incentive-based student recruitment services. Title IV of the Higher Education Act prohibits universities that get federal student aid money from paying recruiters with a […]

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