Our Richland County attorneys at Joye Law Firm can help you through the confusion and strain that follow a serious accident. Since 1968, we have helped injured individuals and workers throughout South Carolina recover the compensation they deserve and need to move on with their lives, including numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in personal injury and wrongful death cases involving:
The firm has also assisted thousands of clients obtain workers’ compensation and Social Security disability benefits.
With more than 150 years of combined litigation experience, our attorneys have been named Super Lawyers in South Carolina and received an AV rating from the distinguished Martindale-Hubbell legal directory. For a free case evaluation, call us today at 877-936-9707 or use our online form.
Richland County Hospitals & Medical Centers
If you have been injured in a vehicle or at the workplace, you may need immediate and ongoing medical treatment. Hospitals and other major medical centers located in Richland County, S.C., and the surrounding area include:
- Palmetto Health Richland
- Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital
- Palmetto Health Baptist
- Palmetto Health Heart Hospital
- Baptist Easley Hospital
- Palmetto Health Parkridge
- Richland Springs Psychiatric Hospital
Richland County Court System
Richland belongs to the 5th Judicial Circuit. The County Clerk of Court’s Office is divided into two areas: Circuit Court, which handles civil and criminal cases, and the Family Court, which handles juvenile and domestic cases. The Court of Common Pleas is the Richland County Circuit Court branch that has jurisdiction over civil cases in Richland County in which the value at stake exceeds $7,500. Cases involving less than $7,500 are heard in the Small Claims Magistrates’ Court. The Court of Common Pleas and Clerk of Court are located at 1701 Main Street, Room 205, Columbia, SC 29202. The court’s general phone number is (803) 576-1950. Family Court is located at the same complex and is located on the 1st Floor’s West Wing. The Family Court telephone number is (803) 576-3320.
The state agency in charge of administering the workers’ compensation laws in South Carolina is the S.C. Workers’ Compensation Commission. The agency is broken into districts, with Richland County being one third of District 7. Informal conferences and hearings before deputy commissioners are held within this district, while appeals go to the Full Commission and, if necessary, the S.C. Court of Appeals and Supreme Court. More information about the S.C. Workers’ Compensation Commission can be found by calling (803) 737-5700.
If you are filing for Social Security disability, your application will be reviewed at the local Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR). If you appeal the decision on your claim, this same office will be where your hearing occurs before an administrative law judge. For Richland County, this office is located at 1927 Thurmond Mall Boulevard, Suite 200, Columbia, SC 29201-2375. The phone number is (866) 399-6950.
Contact Our Richland Counnty Personal Injury & Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Today
If you’ve been seriously injured in a Richland County accident, you can trust our attorneys to work to get you the money and benefits you are entitled to receive. Call Joye Law Firm at 877-936-9707 or fill out our free online case evaluation form today.