Charleston Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Charleston, South Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers

February 27, 2015

A brain injury leads to serious, debilitating injuries. Injuries to the head and brain often result from sports injuries, but they can also result from these incidents:

Auto accidents Truck accidents Motorcycle accidents Pedestrian accidents Work accidents Unsafe premises

If you suffered a brain injury in one of these types of accidents, then you may be entitled to compensation because... Read More

Tags: Brain Injury
February 26, 2015

On Friday, February 27th, 2015, attorney Tom White will give a presentation on recent developments in Workers' Compensation in South Carolina at the Berkeley County Bar Association's annual CLE, "A Little Bit of This and A Little Bit of That." The rest of the CLE will focus on PCR appointments, DUI defense, the past, present, and future of ethics, and other case issues. Other speakers include... Read More

February 26, 2015

Distracted drivers cause auto accidents every day in the US. Sources of distraction can lead to accidents because they require the following functions:

Manual – taking your hands away from driving Visual – taking your eyes away from driving Cognitive – taking your mind off the task of driving

There are many types of driver distraction, including:

Texting Talking on a phone Using an... Read More
Tags: Auto Accidents, Distracted driving
February 24, 2015

Please join us in congratulating our very first Employee of the Month, Zelda Rouse! 

In an effort to express our appreciation for our wonderful staff and highlight their commitment to great service, Steinberg Law Firm recently launched the Employee of the Month Program, headed by Client Relations Manager Katrena Boykin, HS-BCP.

Zelda, formerly a paralegal for David Pearlman and a... Read More

February 12, 2015

We are excited to be participating in the 8th Annual Pedal 4 Pattison's Spinning Marathon this year! This annual spinning fundraiser is an incredible event benefitting Pattison's D.R.E.A.M. Academy, the Lowcountry's only theraputic summer camp for disabled children. Last year, spinners raised over $273,000 for Pattison's Academy, and we're hoping to help break that record on Saturday, March... Read More

January 21, 2015

Charleston City Paper's annual "Best of Charleston" nominations were announced this week, and Steinberg Law Firm has been nominated for "Best Law Firm / Lawyer" in Charleston! We are very excited to be nominated again this year, and hope you'll vote for us at 

Voting opened January 21st and will remain open until February 17th at the Charleston City Paper... Read More

January 20, 2015

Last week, the South Carolina Supreme Court decided that workers who trip and fall at work are entitled to compensation for their injuries, even if the cause of the accident is unknown. 

Judy Barnes, an administrative assistant at a local real estate office, tripped and fell at work while hurrying down the hall to check an email for one of the real estate agents. Barnes broke her arm... Read More

January 16, 2015

The popular ride-sharing service Uber has been issued a directive by the Public Service Commission to stop operating in South Carolina until it gets the proper certification by the state, according to local news reports. 

Commissioners say Uber failed to obtain a certificate of public convenience and necessity before starting its business in SC. The certificate is required for any motor... Read More

January 14, 2015

We're proud to announce that attorney Kelly Alfreds will be competing in this year's Dancing With The ARK's Stars on March 14th at Pinewood Preparatory School! Steinberg Law Firm has been a supporter of the event for several years, and we are excited about having one of our own attorneys participating as a celebrity dancer. This ballroom dance event is a popular annual fundraiser for The ARK,... Read More

January 05, 2015

Unfortunately, highway fatalities were up last year in South Carolina, with 807 traffic deaths. South Carolina Highway Patrol is hoping to decrease that number to zero in 2015, with the state's brand new Target Zero initiative.

The Target Zero initiative is a part of SC's Strategic Highway Safety Plan, which was developed a few years ago. It is a "comprehensive safety plan that provides... Read More