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The Goings Law Firm, LLC is pleased to announce that Horry County Schools have agreed to pay $260,000.00 to a Horry County School Board Member who was injured in a trip and fall due to defective and unsafe steps at the district office.  The steps violated several state and federal safety codes in failing to… 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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Tragedy can happen unexpectedly on our highways everyday.  Unfortunately, a gentleman named Calvin Casson of Columbia was killed on Monday, April 15, 2019 when when a tractor trailer truck collided head with him on Fernandina Road in Lexington County, South Carolina. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, a pickup truck driven by Casson was… Read More

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On Wednesday morning June 20, 2018, a 40-year-old Indiana man was tragically killed when a tractor trailer struck the construction lift he was operating on I-77 South in Columbia.  The crash happened just after 5 a.m. on I-77 South near the Blythewood Road exit, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol. The collision involved a tractor-trailer… Read More

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Any driver will tell you that intersections are one of the most dangerous places to drive, especially during periods of heavy traffic at peak hours of the day. As people rush to get home, many drivers take more risks and drive recklessly and negligently, causing accidents, injuries, and even fatalities. This reality is no different… Read More

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2016 saw a rise in traffic fatalities in Richland County, and it seems that the problem will continue.  67-year-old Alicesene Dear Gilmore was killed on Friday, March 3, 2015 after being struck by an unidentified vehicle that fled the scene.  According to Cola Daily, Ms. Gilmore was walking from Trenton Court Apartments to the store with… Read More

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Lauren Lew, a 26 year old resident of Irmo, South Carolina, was tragically killed on Friday night after being involved in an automobile accident.  According to  News 19, Ms. Lew had been traveling West on Interstate 26 when she was involved in a collision.   Ms. Lew exited her vehicle and moved to the other… Read More

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One person was killed after the motorcycle he was operating on September 3 was involved in an accident with another vehicle in the vicinity of Johnsonville, an article for WMBF News reported. According to reports Tony Singletary, 39, was riding his motorcycle on the southbound lane of Midway Highway when it was struck by a… Read More

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At least three workers from the Westinghouse nuclear plant in Columbia were recently hospitalized due to burn injuries they sustained in an accident, a September 25 article from The State reported. According to reports, the incident happened at 4:30 a.m. when a wash tank burst and steam was released that resulted in three injuries. The… Read More

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On Tuesday, July 21, a deadly accident on South Carolina Highway 17 in Myrtle Beach has left two people dead and six people in the hospital. The crash happened when the driver of a black Mercedes collided with a red Dodge minivan while the van was making a left turn at an intersection. According to… Read More


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Last Updated : June 14, 2022
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