Category: Personal Injury Lawyers

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Yarborough Applegate Secures $4.25 Million Settlement For Injured Construction Worker
December 5, 2017

South Carolina Lawyers Weekly covered a $4.25 million settlement for an injured construction worker secured by Yarborough Applegate. In July 2013, construction worker Rene Cardoso reported to a job at a downtown Charleston job site to assist an electrical subcontractor. When he arrived at the job site, the defendant, Mitchell Mechanical, an HVAC subcontractor from […]

Yarborough Applegate Settles for $1.35M Against Impaired Driver
November 10, 2017

As reported by South Carolina Lawyers Weekly, David Yarborough recently settled a case against an intoxicated driver. In this case, the two Charleston-based lawyers represented a 23-year-old Savannah College of Art and Design student who was victim of a car accident in Moncks Corner at the hand of an impaired driver. The defendant had a […]

Diane Rice Contributes to NALA’s Facts & Findings magazine
May 9, 2017

In the May/June 2017 issue of The National Association of Legal Assistant’s Facts & Findings (F&F) magazine, our own Diane Rice contributed the feature “A Tale of Discovery Abuse”. In her article, Diane discusses Discovery Abuse, an issue often faced by legal assistants which causes delayed rulings and higher-than-anticipated litigation costs for all parties involved. […]

Dram Shop Drunk Driving Case
$3.75 Million Recovery for Road Paving Crew Member Struck by Drunk Driver
October 10, 2016

After a drunk driver struck a pedestrian working on a nighttime road paving crew and fled the scene of the accident, Yarborough Applegate secured a $3.75 million settlement for the victim from both the driver and restaurant.

Talcum Powder Lawsuit
Talcum Powder Lawsuits
September 9, 2016

General Information Talcum powder is a common powder found in many households throughout the United States. It is commonly known as baby powder or talc powder and many people use it to absorb moisture and odor, keep skin dry, cut down on friction, and to help prevent and treat rashes. Not all forms of baby […]

Douglas Jennings Recognized In Top 10 Under 40 Personal Injury Attorneys
July 27, 2016

The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA) recently published its list of nationally ranked personal injury attorneys. The NAOPIA recognizes the Top personal injury attorneys in each state with the intent of helping consumers select well-qualified professionals when legal representation is needed. This year, Yarborough Applegate Attorney Douglas Jennings has made the list within […]

Bicycle Injury
What To Do If You’re Involved In A Bicycle Accident
May 10, 2016

William Applegate’s ties to the cycling community in Charleston go back to 1985 when William’s family opened The Bicycle Shoppe on Meeting Street.  As a lawyer, William works to protect the rights of cyclists who are involved in cycling accidents and promote cycling safety in South Carolina. Because April is Bicycle Month, we created this […]

Yarborough Applegate Secures $1 Million Settlement for Child Catastrophically Injured at Daycare
May 5, 2016

In this case a daycare teacher took a group of 3- and 4-year-old students to the playground and distributed the contents of a box of toys that included jump ropes among other things, and sat on a bench as the children played. She was the only adult present at the playground.  The teacher did not […]

Railway Accident Injury
Railway Accidents: All Too Common Personal Injury Cause
April 5, 2016

This week, an Amtrak train crash left two people dead and over 30 injured in Chester, Pa. This news comes just one month after an Amtrak train derailed in Kansas. “This is a terrible disaster that never should have happened. We will be awaiting the results of a full-scale investigation; it is apparent that there […]

National Brain Injury Awareness Month
March 8, 2016

According to the Brain Injury Association of America, 137 people in the U.S. die because of a traumatic brain injury every day and more than 3.5 million people sustain a brain injury every year. The month of March is recognized as Brain Injury Awareness Month to promote awareness, foster research, and prevent future injuries. At […]

Social Host Liability: What Hosts Need To Know When Alcohol is Involved
November 30, 2015

Tis the season for holiday parties and get-togethers. Among all the merriment, it’s important to keep safety a priority, particularly when it comes to holiday parties and the “cheer” being served.   Imagine a holiday party at the Smith’s house where Mr. Smith serves Greg, a 20 year old college sophomore, a couple drinks. Then, […]

Injured After Signing A Recreational Liability Waiver
October 30, 2015

 Trampoline parks and other recreational centers are becoming more and more popular. Not surprisingly, injuries resulting from such locations are also on the rise. Because these businesses usually require a liability waiver, it can be confusing to know what rights you have in the event of an injury. No two waivers are the same. They […]

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