New Office in Columbia, South Carolina

For over eighteen years I have had the privilege of representing injured workers throughout South Carolina. I am happy to announce the opening of a new office in Columbia, South Carolina.  Ernie Peagler has joined the firm and will be the primary attorney in Columbia.  Ernie has over 19 years’ experience in workers’ compensation and…


Nursing Home Abuse – Spot the Signs

I recently read a news story about a 75-year old Alzheimer’s patient who had been abused by two certified nursing assistants.  The nurses tormented and hit their patient and the abuse was caught on camera.  The victim’s son “saw unusual bruises on his father’s arms and legs and decided to set up a hidden camera.” …


Repetitive Trauma Injuries

Carpal tunnel, trigger finger/thumb and shoulder injuries.  These are just a few of the different types of repetitive trauma injuries that I have seen over the past 18 years practicing workers’ compensation law.  A majority of those injuries are denied by the insurance company.  Years ago, the South Carolina Court of Appeals ruled in Pee…


Nursing Home Abuse

in SC Law

Placing a parent or loved one into a nursing home is a difficult but often necessary medical decision made by the family.  We hope that we are entrusting our loved ones to caring and compassionate care providers.  Unfortunately, this is not always the case.  The National Center on Elder Abuse warns, “signs of elder abuse…


Do I need a Will?

If you own a home or any type of real estate, you may want to consider having a Will.  You can view this as being a small part of your estate planning.  A Will determines who will receive your property and personal possessions. It contains certain instructions to be carried out after your death. At…


Real Estate Tips – Why You Need Title Insurance

Why do I need Title Insurance?  I can’t tell you how many of our clients ask this question.  After everyone has signed the Contract to Purchase our office will conduct a public land records search, normally for a period of 40 years.  Many title searches reveal a title problem that we resolve before you go…