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425 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29403
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Ensure a Favorable Finding for Your Client
An injury can impact the quality of someone's life for years to come - or permanently. Representing an injured party is an enormous responsibility. The techniques you use during a case will impact both your client's future well-being and your viability as a competent practitioner. Do you have the knowledge and skills you need to ensure a favorable outcome? At this information-packed seminar, you'll identify best practices for assessing a variety of personal injury cases, take a closer look at the statutes that govern liability and damages, and walk through the basics of settlement and litigation procedure. Whether this is your first case, or you just need a refresher, this is the course for you. Enroll today!
This basic level seminar will provide plaintiff personal injury attorneys, paralegals and other practitioners with practical strategies for handling personal injury cases.
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course is accredited by the South Carolina Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization for 6.0 hours, of which 1.0 hour relates to ethical considerations.
J. ERIC CAVANAUGH is a founding member and partner at Cavanaugh & Thickens, LLC, where he practices in the area of personal injury and defending large trucking companies in cases involving serious injuries and death. He has handled over a hundred tractor trailer accident cases. Mr. Cavanaugh has represented major retailers, medical providers, and insurance companies. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar, the Richland County Bar, the South Carolina Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice. Mr. Cavanaugh earned his B.A. degree from the University of South Carolina and his J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina. (Columbia location)
H. ASBY FULMER III is a sole practitioner of the Fulmer Law Firm, LLC, in Summerville, South Carolina, with offices in both South Carolina and North Carolina. His practice areas include automobile accidents, premise liability, medical malpractice, workers' compensation, and catastrophic injuries. Along with numerous brain injury cases, Mr. Fulmer has litigated cases not only in South Carolina, but multiple other states as well. He is admitted to the South Carolina Bar and is a member of the Dorchester County Bar Association. Mr. Fulmer earned his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of South Carolina. (Charleston location)
JESSICA L. GOODING is an attorney with Goings Law Firm, LLC, where she practices in the areas of employment and personal injury litigation. Ms. Gooding has had the opportunity to serve as a first chair trial attorney in personal injury cases, and she also represented South Carolina employers in matters before the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the South Carolina Human Affairs Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, and in South Carolina's state and federal courts. She is a member of the South Carolina Women Lawyer's Association, the South Carolina Young Lawyers Division, the Richland County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Ms. Gooding earned her B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of South Carolina; and her J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law. (Columbia location)
ANDREW J. McCUMBER is an attorney with Slotchiver & Slotchiver, LLP, where he practices in the areas of business litigation, contract law, criminal defense, motorcycle and trucking accidents, premises liability, products liability, persona injury, and wrongful death. Mr. McCumber is a member of the South Carolina Bar. He earned his B.A. degree from Wofford College and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Charleston School of Law. (Charleston location)
JODY V. MCKNIGHT JR. is the owner of McKnight Law Firm in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Mr. McKnight's primary focus is on serious personal injury and wrongful death cases, including auto and truck accidents, boating accidents, "dram shop" liquor liability, negligent security, premise liability, third-party tort litigation arising from work injuries, workers' compensation claims, and medical malpractice cases. He has litigated and tried numerous cases before juries in South Carolina circuit courts and in the United States District Court; and has published decisions in both the South Carolina Court of Appeals and Supreme Court. Mr. McKnight has been a member of the South Carolina Association for Justice (SCAJ) since 1993. He has served on the Board of Governors for SCAJ for six consecutive years. Mr. McKnight continues to be an active member of the SCAJ and the Southern Trial Lawyers Association (STLA); and is designated in the Top 100 attorneys for South Carolina by the National Trial Lawyer's Association. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of South Carolina and J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. (Charleston location)
JOSEPH A. MOONEYHAM is a partner with Mooneyham Berry LLC, where he practices in the areas of plaintiff's personal injury. Mr. Mooneyham earned his B.A. degree from Presbyterian College and his J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. (Greenville location)
IRISH RYAN NEVILLE is of counsel with Stevens & Lee. Mr. Neville concentrates his practice on complex civil litigation. He works with individuals, businesses, in-house counsel, and insurance adjusters in a wide variety of matters relating to commercial law, employment issues, insurance coverage, contract disputes, real estate, business disputes, property law, tort issues, construction, estate litigation, equity, and alternative dispute resolution. He is a certified mediator in both state and federal courts, and routinely helps other lawyers resolve their clients' disputes. Mr. Neville served as an adjunct professor at the Charleston School of Law, where he was named Adjunct Professor of the Year in 2014-2015. He holds a J.D. degree from Charleston School of Law and a B.B.A. degree from the University of Georgia. (Charleston location)
L. LEE PLUMBLEE is a partner with the Greenville firm of Eppes & Plumblee, P.A., where his main areas of practice are business and commercial litigation, plaintiff's personal injury, construction disputes/mechanic's liens, mediation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, and insurance coverage litigation. Mr. Plumblee is a member of the South Carolina Bar, the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association, the South Carolina Association of Justice and The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. He earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Clemson University and his J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. (Greenville location)
DAVID R. PRICE JR. is the owner of David R. Price, Jr., P.A. His areas of practice include personal injury, civil litigation, foreclosures and business collections. Mr. Price earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude with departmental and general honors, from Clemson University; and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law. He is admitted to practice in South Carolina and before the U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina. Mr. Price is a member of the South Carolina Bar. (Greenville location)
ROBERT T. USRY is an attorney with Holland & Usry, P.A., where he works with people who get hurt from others' carelessness or on the job, and defends people accused of crime, including DUI. Mr. Usry was elected to a two-term member of the Board of Directors for the state criminal defense lawyers association and chairman of the Personal Injury and Insurance Committee of the South Carolina Bar. He earned his J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina. (Greenville location)
DAVID R. WILLIAMS is a partner with the law firm of Williams & Williams, where he focuses on civil litigation, including but not limited to automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, tractor trailer accidents, products liability, child injuries, nursing home abuse and neglect, insurance bad faith, premises liability, construction litigation, and wrongful death. He is a member of the South Carolina Association of Justice, American Association of Justice, National Trial Lawyers Association, Southern Trial Lawyers Association, South Carolina Bar, South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and Orangeburg County Bar Association. Mr. Williams earned his B.A. degree from Wofford College and his J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law at Columbia. (Columbia location)
MATTHEW E. YELVERTON is the founder of Yelverton Litigators, where he practices in the area of personal injury, focusing on alcohol and drug related accidents, trucking accidents, nursing home abuse and neglect, and wrongful death. Mr. Yelverton is admitted to practice in South Carolina and North Carolina and has tried cases to verdict in both states. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association, the South Carolina Association of Justice, the North Carolina Association of Justice, and the South Carolina Nursing Home Litigators Group. Mr. Yelverton also currently serves on the Board of Governors for the South Carolina Association of Justice. He earned his bachelor's degree from North Carolina State University and his J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. (Columbia, Greenville and Charleston locations)
$339 / Each Additional
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