Our Summerville 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.
Summerville 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 Summerville, S.C., and the surrounding area include:
- Summerville Medical Center (Trident Health System)
- Trident Medical Center in North Charleston
- Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital in Charleston
- Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Medical Center
Summerville Court System
The Summerville Municipal Court is located at 300 W. 2nd North St., Summerville, SC. Municipal Court is a summary court under the authority of the unified court system of the State of South Carolina and, as such, adjudicates misdemeanor violations of city and state laws. Summerville is located in Dorchester County, which belongs to the 1st Judicial Circuit. The Court of Common Pleas is the Circuit Court branch that has jurisdiction over civil cases in Dorchester 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 200 East Jim Bilton Blvd., St. George, SC 29477. The court’s general phone number is (843) 563-0160.
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 Summerville in District 4. 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. In Summerville, this office is located at 3875 Faber Place Drive, North Charleston, SC 29405. The phone number is (843) 727-4511.
Contact Our Summerville Personal Injury & Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Today
If you’ve been seriously injured in a Summerville 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.