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Columbia Personal Injury Lawyers

The South Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers at the Goings Law Firm, LLC know the consequences of a serious accident or injury can be devastating. We understand the physical pain and suffering, overwhelming medical bills, lost wages, and stress that often result from the negligence and wrongful conduct of others. We also understand the frustration that you may be experiencing in dealing with the insurance company or the at-fault party. We are experienced in all types of serious personal injuries, including car accidents, truck accidents, train collisionswrongful death, alcohol related claims, falls, and dangerous products. Let the Goings Law Firm, LLC in Columbia, South Carolina help.

If you, a family member, or someone you love was injured in an accident caused by another person’s negligence or recklessness, you need to hire an experienced injury attorney in Columbia that will best advocate for your rights, fight for you, and seek full compensation for your injuries. Let the experience of a highly rated personal injury litigation firm provide you with one-on-one personal attention. We are real attorneys. We get real results in court.

South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Attorney

The Goings Law Firm, LLC is a South Carolina Workers’ Compensation law firm located in Columbia, South Carolina. We understand that on-the-job or workplace injuries can be a confusing and frustrating experience for employees, especially as these experiences are often coupled with employees’ fear of losing their job. We can help you secure the medical treatment and the full compensation you may be entitled to under the law, including lost wages, payment for disability, and in some cases, payment for lifetime medical care. Without the representation of a competent attorney, your employer or workers’ compensation insurance provider may deny you significant benefits or the medical treatment you need. We believe it is best to hire an experienced attorney in Columbia, South Carolina who can effectively work with your employer and the workers’ compensation insurance company.

South Carolina Train Accident Attorneys

This Columbia firm has the experience of holding train companies responsible for the serious injuries and death that result from train collisions. On February 4, 2018, Amtrak Train 91, operating between New York and Miami, collided with a CSX freight train at around 2:35 am in Columbia (Cayce), South Carolina. At least 2 victims were killed and 116 injured in this tragedy. Those who were injured in the derailment may have a claim for negligence against the companies that were responsible for this incident. This firm is actively investigating the this collision in order to hold those accountable for the preventable death and injuries that occurred to the victims in Columbia, South Carolina. If you have any questions about the compensation that you deserve after being a victim of a train or railroad accident, contact the experienced South Carolina personal injury attorneys at the Goings Law Firm, LLC today. We are South Carolina Train Accident Attorneys.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does this firm handle train collision cases?

Yes, this firm has a proven history of obtaining justice for people that have been injured in train collisions. Train collision, involving passenger trains such as Amtrak or freight trains such a CSX or Norfolk Southern, have resulted in catastrophic loss and death too many times over the years. Just recently, on February 4, 2018, a tragic train collision occurred in Columbia South Carolina that killed two people and nearly 80 reported injuries. If you or a loved one have been injured as a result of a train wreck, call the Columbia Injury Attorneys with the experience to get you the results you deserve. The number is (803) 350-9230.

Who is liable if I am injured at work?

If you have been injured at work, you may be eligible for compensation for your medical expenses and lost wages through your employer’s workers’ compensation policy. Employers have the responsibility to keep the workplace safe for employees. If you have been injured due to a slip and fall on work premises, or if you have inhaled toxic fumes at work, or if you have sustained any other injury at no fault of your own, you may be entitled to compensation. Common workplace and premises liability claims are slip and fall, elevator and escalator injuries, stair collapse, fires, and countless others. We have a proven track record in successfully representing injured workers before the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission.

What kind of compensation might I be owed if I was hurt in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence?

In a personal injury case, if you have been injured or suffered property damage, or any other kind of loss, you may be eligible to seek compensation from whoever caused the accident. Financial compensation may include loss of past and future earnings, medical bills for injuries sustained, and other costs associated with the accident.

If you have lost a loved one to an accident, you may be able to take legal action to hold those accountable for their demise responsible. Financial compensation for wrongful death cases are designed to assist with funeral expenses, pre-death medical cares, pain and suffering of family and loved ones, loss of financial contribution, services, and support and loss of companionship. While no amount of money will bring back your loved one, financial compensation will help your family with expenses while you recover from this loss.

How long will my case take?

It is hard to determine how long personal injury cases may take because every case is different. The most efficient way to determine how long your case may take is to consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer today. Each case varies so much that is hard to pinpoint how long your case may take. However, if your case requires the collection of a lot of evidence, witness testimonies, or has general delays in proceeding, then your case may take longer. While taking the first insurance settlement may seem like a quick and easy fix, it is essential to know that you are entitled to much more than what an adjust is trying to settle for. Once we are given a case, we begin working immediately to gather evidence and learn all the facts to make the strongest case possible for you. Our attorneys work diligently and relentlessly to win your case and will continue to do so throughout your case. Call us today to discuss the specifics of your case and determine an estimate of how long your case may take.

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Robert F. Goings

Robert F. Goings grew up on his family’s farm in Union County, South Carolina. The Goings Law Firm, LLC is centered on the values engrained in him— fairness, honesty, hard work, dedication, justice, and service to others.

Mr. Goings is a 2003 graduate of Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Government, receiving the highest distinction in his major. He graduated with highest honors as a summa cum laude graduate. He was was inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa and Blue Key honor societies as a result of his academics and service to the community and students.

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Contact a Personal Injury Lawyer in Columbia Today

When someone else has caused you or your business harm, you deserve an attorney who will aggressively fight to protect your legal rights and interests. At the Goings Law Firm, LLC, we are dedicated to doing just that. To learn more about what we can do to help you, contact us today by calling (803) 350-9230.

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