What is Wage Theft?

Wage theft is when your employer violates labor laws or state wage laws and fails to pay you the wages due.   It can be failing to pay the minimum wage, failing to pay overtime, failing to give employees meal breaks, or requiring you to work “off t

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Still Don't Have Your Last Paycheck?

South Carolina Law requires an employer to pay you all wages due by the next pay period or within 30 days upon separation from employment. If they fail to pay the wages due, South Carolina Code Section 41-10-80 allows the employee to recover up to t

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Trial Lawyer’s College

As most of you know, I attended the Trial Lawyer’s College in September, 2016 and became one of only a very few attorneys from South Carolina to graduate from the Trial Lawyers College program.  I have recently registered to go back to the ranch for

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New Columbia Office

We have now moved our Columbia office from Elmwood Avenue to 1201 Main Street, Suite 1980.  We look forward to continuing to serve our clients in the midlands, Richland, Lexington and the surrounding counties.

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UNSOLICITED TEXT MESSAGES?

Under the TCPA and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations, it is illegal for a company to send unsolicited text messages to potential consumers.When a company violates federal law and sends unsolicited text messages, the consumer receiving

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What Is a Catastrophic Personal Injury?

There are many different types of personal injuries. Although the severity of your injury doesn’t determine whether or not you have a case—you’ve either been hurt as a result of someone else’s negligence or you haven’t—it does affect the am

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4 Ways Technology is Helping Workers’ Compensation Claims

Workers’ compensation claims are inconvenient, to say the least. After all, you didn’t plan on being hurt on the job. Nor did you plan to have to file a claim and hire a workers’ compensation attorney. However, there is a little bit of good news.

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Can You Get Social Security Disability for a Mental Illness?

Social Security disability is a benefit available to people who are no longer able to work. However, many people only think about this with regard to physical conditions. In fact, Social Security disability claims can be filed if a person is diagnosed

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4 Facts About Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is one branch of personal injury law. Unfortunately, these instances occur far too often. It’s believed that around 200,000 people die each year due to medical errors. However, getting the justice you deserve isn’t always easy

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Why Should You Hire an Experienced Workers’ Compensation Attorney?

According to the American Bar Association, there were over 1.3 million licensed lawyers in the United States in 2015. Closer to home, the South Carolina Bar Association has over 15,000 members. That’s a lot of attorneys for you to choose from. The pr

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