Joye Law Firm’s attorneys are prepared to assist you in the chaotic aftermath of an accident that results in severe injuries in Beaufort. Our attorneys have been here to help injured people in Beaufort and throughout South Carolina’s Lowcountry since 1968. Our goal is to secure full and fair compensation for our clients so they can focus on healing and getting back to their lives. Our track record of success includes multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in personal injury and wrongful death cases involving practice areas such as:
Our lawyers have also helped many individuals with workers’ compensation and Social Security disability claims.
With more than 150 years of combined litigation experience, some of 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.
Beaufort Area Hospitals and Medical Centers
Your health should be your first concern if you have been hurt in an accident at work or elsewhere. Joye Law Firm may be able to help you get the immediate and ongoing medical care that you need. Some of the medical facilities located in and around Beaufort include:
- Beaufort Memorial Hospital, Beaufort
- Memorial Surgical Specialists, Beaufort
- Beaufort Orthopaedic Sports and Spine, Beaufort
- Hilton Head Regional Medical Center, Hilton Head Island
- Bluffton Medical Services, Bluffton
- Coastal Carolina Hospital, Hardeeville
Beaufort Court System
Beaufort is located in Beaufort County, which belongs to the 14th Judicial Circuit. The Court of Common Pleas is the Circuit Court branch that has jurisdiction over civil cases in Beaufort 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 102 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, SC 29902. The court’s general phone number is (843) 255-5050.
The Beaufort Municipal Court is located at 1901 Boundary Street, Beaufort, SC 29902. 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.
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 Beaufort in District 3. 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.