From what exciting things are happening at our firm to digging into the issues of current events, you’ll find the latest news here.
Our co-founding partner, David Yarborough, was interviewed by Mark Bringardner of Joye Law Firm on his podcast, The Sidebar, this month, where he shared his experience on dram shop litigation and trial strategy, as well as offered invaluable advice on how to develop skills as a trial lawyer.
As recently reported by the Charleston Post & Courier, Charleston County has revealed its $1.1B plan to widen I-526, and redesign its interchange with I-26. The plan is projected to have major impacts on many North Charleston homeowners, who run the risk of losing their houses in the path of the interstate extension. The plan is […]
Dram shop law creates a mechanism for victims of drunk driving accidents to hold commercial servers of alcohol financially accountable for the damages caused by the unsafe service of alcohol to customers who later injure the innocent. Lail, who co-authored the book “Dram Shop Litigation: A Practice Guide”, presents on dram shop cases and representing […]
Earlier this month, our attorneys attended the South Carolina Association for Justice’s Annual Convention in Hilton Head. The South Carolina Association for Justice (SCAJ) was founded over 50 years ago by a small group of trial lawyers with the mission of advocating for those harmed by the actions of others. As part of Yarborough Applegate’s continued […]
A Dorchester County grand jury has filed 10 new charges against Jacop Hazlett, the former NewSpring Church volunteer accused of sexually abusing children who were under his supervision at the church’s North Charleston campus. With these new charges, that stem from five new alleged victims, Hazlett now faces 24 criminal charges in Dorchester County. More information on […]
In Facts & Findings’ December issue, our paralegal Amy Johnson contributed the article, “Alexa, How Did This Happen” with Vicki L. Casper, a paralegal for the restaurant management company Sizzling Platter, LLC. This fascinating article focuses on the increase in subpoenas for AI devices and data, reminding readers about the volume and depth of information […]
The National Association of Legal Assistants recently published a piece written by our own Laura Butler Peirano in their publication Facts & Findings. In the article, Laura recalls her experience at a county-run methadone clinic and rehabilitation center. There she provided methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) to clients as part of her Masters-level practicum. Later, at Yarborough […]
On this Monday afternoon, we’re following reports of a massive car wreck near the Cosgrove Avenue Bridge outside downtown Charleston. Authorities report that 22 vehicles were involved in the crash, hurting multiple drivers and passengers, with some folks being taken to the hospital because of their injuries. Here is what to do if you were injured […]