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One of the most common questions we get as a law firm is, “what is the value of my case?” Indeed, the value of a case is important, but understanding how settlement money gets distributed can be vital. Yet not many people think to ask how settlements are paid out. Arriving at a million-dollar settlement… Read More

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September 1st, 2022

Personal Injury Case Checklist

Most people don’t know what to expect when preparing a personal injury case. At , we want you to know that’s okay. You’re not a lawyer, and we understand how complicated the legal system can seem from the outside looking in. To help prepare you for what’s ahead, our legal team has compiled a personal… Read More

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When something important happens to you, the first thing you probably want to do is post it on your social media. This is something that has become part of our lifestyle, and most of the time, it isn’t a problem. However, posting pictures on Facebook or Instagram after an accident is a very bad idea… Read More

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If you’ve suffered an injury that was not your fault, you may be wondering how personal injury claims work. Here are the stages of a personal injury case, how settlements work, and what happens when personal injury cases go to trial. The typical steps in a personal injury claim include: Seek medical attention. The first… Read More

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This year, Robert F. Goings of the Goings Law Firm, LLC was named to the 2021 South Carolina Top 25 of all attorney in South Carolina by Super Lawyers.  This list includes the best attorneys in South Carolina.  Robert F. Goings is the only attorney that practices in the area of personal injury law from Columbia… Read More

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Our amazing workers’ compensation paralegal, Catherine Ashbridge, is a competitive cyclist.  After working hard throughout the day protecting the rights of injured workers, she typically spends her evenings and weekends with friends cycling. In fact each month, she logs hundreds of miles on the roads or trails of South Carolina. Many people just like Catherine… 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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Robert F. Goings – Top Voted Personal Injury Attorney When other attorneys believe you are at the Top, it means something!  Robert F. Goings was named in the Midlands of South Carolina as the Top Voted attorney in the field of Personal Injury in the 2019 Columbia Business Monthly’s Legal Elite of the Midlands.  He was… Read More

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April 7th, 2019

Uninsured Motorist Accident

More frequently we are hearing that motorist are being struck by vehicles that do not have insurance. Uninsured drivers are a danger to us and our families on the roads. Without insurance, victims of automobile collision are often left without any ability to be compensated. In South Carolina, it is illegal to drive without proper… 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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