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Our firm holds drunk drivers accountable!! On September 10, 2021, Robert F. Goings and Jessica L. Gooding of the Goings Law Firm, LLC won a jury verdict in the amount of $12,500,000.00 for a client involved a car collision in Columbia involving a drunk driver.  The verdict comprised of $3,500,000.00 in actual damages and $9,000,000.00… Read More

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Columbia-based , through the work of attorneys Robert Goings and Jessica Gooding, recently obtained a large verdict against a drunk driver. Our client, a South Carolina highway worker, was seriously injured in an accident caused by a habitual drunk driver in 2018. After deliberating for just three hours, the jury returned with a verdict, awarding… Read More

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Without a doubt the best way to fully recover financially for injuries sustained by a drunk driver is to hire the best attorney you can find and not talk with the insurance company representative or adjuster without legal representation.  Our firm has the experience and reputation in South Carolina of fighting against drunk and impaired… Read More

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As you enjoy the last day of 2019, make sure you’re being safe this is one of the most dangerous holidays of the year in South Carolina and throughout the nation.  In fact, South Carolina ranks as the third most dangerous state based on highest crash rates based on the number of licensed drivers. According… Read More

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One of the types of cases the Goings Law Firm handles the most involves drunk driving car collisions.  We are offended by drunk drivers, and we fight hard to make sure those intoxicated drivers stay off the road.  We demand that drunk drivers  pay our clients a lot of money for the harm they cause.… Read More

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What are the Alcohol Liability and Dram Shop Laws in South Carolina? The alcohol liability and dram shop laws in South Carolina can protect victims of alcohol related injury or death.  Alcohol has proven to be a lead factor in the cause of injuries and deaths on the highways of South Carolina.  South Carolina currently ranks… Read More

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If you are involved in a car or truck accident in South Carolina in which alcohol was involved, multiple parties may be held liable for the damages and injuries that were caused in the alcohol related collision.  The obvious liable party is the intoxicated driver, as the at-fault for the accident.  In South Carolina however, the… Read More

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We often are asked by clients if they can sue a bar, restaurant, or business for over-serving a person that caused a drunk driving related accident. The answer is “YES”. South Carolina does not have a statutory law known as a “dram stop statute” like many states have enacted governing civil liability for alcohol sales.… Read More

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South Carolina Ranks #2 Worst Drivers in United States as a Result of Drunk Driving Statistics Car crashes are a leading cause of death in the US and were expected to cause around 40,000 deaths by the end of 2018. To put it plainly, America’s roads are dangerous. Texting behind the wheel is a major… Read More

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South Carolina ranks as the 2nd worst in DUI related fatalities in the nation based on National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) National Center for Statistics and Analysis. Drunk drivers kill innocent people, or result in serious injuries that have devastating effects on families. It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle in South Carolina… Read More


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Last Updated : June 14, 2022
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