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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

December 29, 2014

Getting in an accident with a semi-truck can easily result in catastrophic physical injury or fatal injuries. Sometimes, the cause of a truck accident may be related to the negligence of the truck driver, trucking company or another party. In trucking accident cases, the most common accident causes include:

Fatigued driving Careless driving Reckless driving Driving under the influence of... Read More
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December 22, 2014

Everyone knows holiday travel can be incredibly stressful, especially when there are long delays and unexpected obstacles. Whether you are traveling by plane or car, you can expect more delays, cancellations, road closings, accidents, and missed connections during the holiday season than any other time of year.  Here are some winter travel tips to make life easier - and hopefully less... Read More

December 22, 2014

In a successful accident claim, damages may be awarded for a number of losses and other consequences of your injuries. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, then you may be able to pursue compensation for things such as:

Hospital bills Doctor visits Medical expenses Rehabilitation expenses Loss of wages Pain and suffering

Our experienced lawyers in Charleston know... Read More

Tags: personal injury
December 15, 2014

Attorneys Steven Goldberg and Kelly Alfreds recently volunteered to draft wills and answer questions for all Summerville police officers, free of charge. Several members of the Summerville Police Department took advantage of the opportunity and met with our attorneys last Friday. Paralegal Elizabeth Capps organized the free will clinic and helped collect all the necessary forms and information... Read More

December 09, 2014

During your consultation with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers, we encourage you to ask any questions you have and alert us of any of your concerns. We want to make sure our law firm is the right fit for your case. With extensive experience in personal injury, our lawyers are committed to fighting to maximize the compensation you receive.

Here are the Top 10 Questions to... Read More

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