Category: Motor Vehicle Accidents

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Man Injured in Texting-and-Driving Trucking Accident Settles for $6.25 Million
March 14, 2023

After a man was catastrophically injured when his vehicle was hit by a box truck, Yarborough
Applegate attorneys have helped him secure a $6.25 million settlement.

Yarborough Applegate Secures $10 Million Settlement for Teen Plaintiffs in Tragic UTV Rollover
December 2, 2022

After a UTV rollover left one teenage girl dead and another seriously injured, Yarborough Applegate secured a $10 million settlement on behalf of the two victims and their families. 

Default Caused by Insurance Company Leads to $10 Million Settlement in TBI Case
August 2, 2022

Yarborough Applegate recently secured a $10 million settlement for a woman who sustained a traumatic brain injury after being struck by a vehicle in a pedestrian crosswalk.

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What All Drivers Need to Know About Motorcycle Safety
May 25, 2022

At Yarborough Applegate, we have seen firsthand just how tragic a motorcycle accident can be. Our experienced motorcycle accident attorneys have stood by many victims and their families, helping them navigate the aftermath of the wreck and fighting to secure the compensation they deserve.

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$9.8 Million Dram Shop Case Settled Against Drunk Driver, Shem Creek Restaurant, and Downtown Charleston Bar
February 18, 2022

After a day of drinking on Shem Creek and in downtown Charleston, our client’s intoxicated girlfriend crashed head-on into another vehicle as he slept in the back seat of the car.

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Jury Returns $3.1 Million Verdict in Mount Pleasant Dram Shop Case
November 15, 2021

Our attorneys recently secured a $3.1 million jury verdict for a 24-year-old man who was seriously injured when an underage drunk driver crashed head-on into his car in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.

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Yarborough Applegate Secures $13.1 Million for Claflin University Student Involved in Deadly I-77 Wreck
July 7, 2021

The suit was brought on by our plaintiff, a Claflin University student and the lone survivor of the wreck. The hard-earned verdict was the culmination of years of work and followed a nearly two-week trial.

April is Alcohol Awareness Month
April 20, 2021

Our attorneys are all too familiar with the devastating effects of alcohol abuse. In recent years, our team has recovered more than $32 million dollars for victims of drunk driving.

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What is Dram Shop Law?
March 25, 2021

Dram shop litigation holds bars and alcohol retailers accountable for the injury caused by the unsafe service of alcohol to customers.

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The Dangers of Tractor Trailer U-Turns
December 16, 2020

When tractor trailer drivers attempt a U-turn, they place all other drivers on the road at risk. In fact, tractor trailers making U-turns are so dangerous, most major trucking companies in the United States ban them entirely.

$2.75 Million Settlement Reached for Injured Motorcyclist
November 20, 2020

Yarborough Applegate attorneys Douglas Jennings and Liam Duffy recently secured a $2.75 million settlement for a motorcyclist who was injured after a driver struck him while making a turn across oncoming traffic.

$1.6 Million Settlement Reached in Fatal Head-On Car Collision
October 15, 2020

Yarborough Applegate attorneys reached a $1.6 million settlement for the widow of a man who was killed when a driver hit him head-on.

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