South Carolina Workers Compensation / On the Job Injury Lawyers

CONSULT WITH OUR WORKPLACE INJURY LAWYERS

If you or someone you love suffered an injury, illness, disease, or death while on the job, you have the legal right to file a Workers’ Compensation claim through a lawyer to seek medical and monetary benefits for your losses. Workers’ Compensation claims, like insurance claims, are complex and confusing. Our Workers’ Compensation attorneys are experienced and adept at navigating these intricate claims and protecting your rights.

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Settlement
$20 Million

Settlement for Worker Death at Concrete Plant

After a North Charleston man was killed when he fell approximately 60 feet from an elevator he was working on at Holcim cement plant in Holly Hill, South Carolina, Yarborough Applegate attorneys helped his estate settle wrongful death and negligence claims for $20 million.

Settlement
$15.75 Million

Settlement for Injured Louisiana Worker

Just days before a multi-week trial was set to begin in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, our team secured this settlement on behalf of a worker who was seriously injured on the job when she fell 20 feet from a scaffolding.

Settlement
$1 Million

Amputation in Manufacturing Plan Settlement

Our client suffered a horrific degloving injury after his dominant hand got stuck in a press machine while attempting to find an air leak at a Pee Dee region manufacturing plant. After losing his middle, ring, and pinky fingers and undergoing multiple surgeries, the mechanic has been left with limited used of his thumb and index finger, relying on a prosthetic. Our attorneys established that an interlock device on the machine would have prevented the injury, leading to a $1M settlement for the man and his family.

Settlement
$850,000

Settlement Reached in Negligent Security Case

We represented a 28 year old female who was working the night shift in a secured power plant facility when an unauthorized individual broke through security gates, sought out the female and assaulted her causing a mild traumatic brain injury.

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Hear From Our Clients
Perry Buckner was my attorney, and he was the right person for the job. He’s smart, talented, and competitive. I would take him over any other attorney—five stars. Leland R.
When I got the call that my husband was electrocuted and tragically lost his life while at work, I was in shock and didn’t know where to turn for help. I am so grateful we found Liam Duffy as our lawyer. He immediately stepped in during our darkest hour with a plan of action that not only helped us through all the fears and unknowns, but he quickly identified the responsible parties, aggressively pursued our case, and made them pay. Nothing will ever bring my children’s father back, but I am thankful that their futures are financially secure thanks to Mr. Duffy and the compassionate, hard-working team at Yarborough Applegate. Natalie P.
With David and his team, it never felt like business, it felt like family. Anytime I called, they had the answer. They put us in touch with doctors to ensure we were receiving the best care. David told us, ‘We’re here for you. We’re going to fight for you, and we’re going to win for you.’ They were and are here for us. Kerry Hernandez
News & Events
Wrongful Death at Rock Hill Daycare Leads to $16 Million Settlement and Safety Changes 

On the eve of trial, Yarborough Applegate secured a $16 million settlement for the parents of a six-month-old infant who died after being improperly placed on his side for a nap at a South Carolina daycare.

Image of the cover of Yarborough Applegate's new book, Dealing with Objections to Written Discovery by Liam Duffy and John Dodds IV
Yarborough Applegate Attorneys Liam Duffy and John Dodds Publish Dealing with Objections to Written Discovery

Duffy and Dodds hope the first-of-its-kind release will continue to educate the state Bar and Judiciary on the impropriety of written discovery obstruction and gamesmanship by providing a picture of the judicial landscape on those issues across the state.

Liam Duffy presents at SCAJ's Advanced Trial Lawyers College in Atlanta
Enhancing Case Value Through Technology: Attorney Liam Duffy Presents at SCAJ’s Advanced Trial Lawyers College

Several hundred fellow trial lawyers and other legal professionals attended the seminar, including his talk on “Tech-Savvy Tips for Enhancing Case Value & Improving Evidence Presentations.” 

Yarborough Applegate Law Firm Welcomes Attorney Megan M. Early-Soppa

Most recently a partner at Moseley Marcinak Law Group and having honed her skills navigating complex insurance defense cases, Early-Soppa brings extensive experience in trucking and transportation litigation to the plaintiffs’ side.

A Legacy Case, a Tenacious Team, and a Stronger Community: Yarborough Applegate Reflects on 2023

As we close the books on 2023, we wanted to take a moment to recognize the dedicated and passionate team here at Yarborough Applegate, and share some of our longstanding community partners you might be inspired to support this season of giving.

Holiday Celebrations and Social Host Liability: What You Need to Know

With the holiday party season at its peak, now is a great time to refresh on what everyone should know about safe alcohol service in South Carolina.

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