South Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers
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Over $300 Million Recovered for Clients
Service All Across South Carolina
South Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers
We believe a team of experienced, focused, and passionate trial lawyers gives injured clients the best opportunities to receive all of the financial compensation and medical treatment they need to recover as quickly as possible.
That is why our lawyers have been committed for more than three decades to protecting the rights of injured people and helping them succeed in their financial recovery. Tenacious and tireless, our attorneys are focused on fighting for our clients’ rights and interests in any legal setting so that injured people can maximize their financial recoveries and reclaim their lives.
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Mark Chappell is a founding partner of Chappell Smith & Arden, P.A. He concentrates his practice in personal injury, truck and auto accidents, catastrophic injury and product liability cases. Since he was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1985, Mark has handled thousands of cases, winning millions of dollars…
William L. “Bill” Smith, II is a founding partner of Chappell Smith & Arden, P.A. He concentrates his practice in workers’ compensation and mediation. Bill graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law and was admitted to the South Carolina Bar…
Mark T. Arden is a partner of Chappell Smith & Arden, P.A. His practice concentrates in the areas of workers’ compensation, complex litigation, personal injury and administrative law. Mark graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law and was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1986…
Danny Vega has been fortunate to practice law representing injured workers for nearly 20 years at Chappell, Smith and & Arden, P.A. Danny has represented injured workers all over the state of South Carolina.
Hugh McAngus leads Chappell Smith & Arden, P.A.’s Litigation team, overseeing all files in active litigation. Hugh’s primary practice involves trucking litigation, representing individuals who have been injured or had family members killed in collisions involving commercial vehicles.
Jacob Born is a partner with Chappell, Smith & Arden who focuses his practice in the areas of catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation. He represents clients and their families in nursing home, trucking, industrial worksite, and complex injury litigation cases. Jacob has devoted much of his professional career to finding answers to complex legal issues.
Peter concentrates his practice in workers’ compensation and mediation, representing the rights of injured workers. Peter obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA in 1999. He was commissioned as a Special Agent for the United States Secret Service 2000.
George’s practice is concentrated in workers’ compensation and personal injury claims. He has handled hundreds of cases before the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission, including through trial and appeal before the South Carolina Court of Appeals.
Graham Newman‘s work focuses on complex litigation, including products liability and class actions. He is currently involved in many different areas of multidistrict litigation (MDL), including MDL 2738 (IN RE: Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Products Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation), MDL 2741...
Mark Jr. grew up in a family that was passionate about community involvement, public affairs, and politics. A Columbia native, Mark went on to Wofford College where he graduated with a B.A. in Business – Economics, and a minor in Government. During his studies at Wofford, he studied International Relations and Trade at the Albert Ludwig School in Freiburg, Germany.
Maggie Chappell practices in the areas of personal injury and mass torts. She has handled truck and auto accidents and catastrophic injury. She also works on the mass torts team which handles 3M combat earplug cases and talcum powder ovarian cancer cases, among many more.
James “Jamie” D. George, Jr. graduated from Presbyterian College in 2015 and graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2018. Jamie served as a member of the editorial staff (Volume 68) and as a student works editor (Volume 69) for the South Carolina Law Review.
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After on-the-job injuries, the attorneys of Chappell Smith & Arden, P.A. work to pursue your full workers’ compensation benefits or appeals for wrongful denial/termination of benefits.
Motor Vehicle Accidents
If you or a loved one has been injured in a motor vehicle accident, our attorneys may help you recover compensation.
Trucking accidents caused by negligence can be devastating, and Chappell, Smith & Arden, P.A. helps victims achieve the financial recoveries they deserve.
We understand just how challenging a motorcycle crash can be, both for you and your family. That’s why we provide quality legal services to help you protect your rights and advocate for the compensation you deserve.
Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
Incidents of abuse and neglect in nursing homes continue to increase in the United States. Our attorneys help keep you and your loved ones safe, pursuing justice for nursing home injuries.
Zantac & Cancer
Chappell, Smith & Arden, P.A. is actively pursuing cases on behalf of clients who may have contracted cancer as a result of using Zantac.
Reviews & Testimonials
“Chappell Smith & Arden made my case absolutely painless. They were professional, diligent, compassionate and extremely attentive. Mark Chappell and his team went above and way beyond to make sure I was compensated for someone else’s wrongdoing.”
“They are absolutely AMAZING! It's very rare to not only find great customer service, but genuine people who care about their clients. They truly go above and beyond to help, even after they've helped with your claim.”
“Chappell Smith & Arden were our attorneys for our car accident case. They were very reassuring and patient with us during a long and stressful negotiation with the drivers Insurance company and were highly successful in arranging a deserved financial settlement. We recommend Chappell Smith & Arden for whatever legal representation is needed.”
“Chappell Smith represented me in a workers comp case they did a wonderful job. Kind courteous and they actually care about their clients. They understand the stress these cases bring, especially for someone like me that suffers from PTSD. They actually take time and listen and are genuine when they ask if they can help you.”
“One of the "BEST" Law Firms. They treat you like family. They are always available when you need them. They work hard to get what you need and deserve. If you are looking for excellent representation, look no further. Chappell, Smith and Arden are here for YOU!”
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