Our attorneys at Joye Law Firm are prepared to assist you during the confusing and chaotic period following an accident that causes serious injuries. Since 1968, we have helped injured individuals and workers throughout Lexington County and South Carolina recover the compensation they deserve and need to move on with their lives. Our track record includes numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in personal injury and wrongful death cases involving matters such as:
- Car Accident
- Workers’ Compensation
- Birth Injury
- Brain Injury
- Defective Product
- Drug Injury
- Drunk Driving
- Motorcycle Accident
- Nursing Home Abuse
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Truck Accident
The firm has also assisted many clients secure the workers’ compensation and Social Security disability benefits they need and deserve.
With nearly 250 years of combined litigation experience, several 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.
Lexington County Hospitals & Medical Centers
If you have been injured in your daily life or at the workplace, you may need immediate and ongoing medical treatment. Hospitals and other major medical centers located in Lexington County and the surrounding area include:
- Lexington Medical Center, Lexington
- Lexington Medical Center, West Columbia
- MEDcare Urgent Care West Columbia, West Columbia
- Doctors Care West Columbia, West Columbia
- Lexington Medical Center Irmo, Columbia
- Parkridge Surgery Center, Columbia
- Capital Brain Center, Columbia
- Doctors Care Cayce, Cayce
Lexington County Court System
Lexington County belongs to the 11th 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 Lexington County Circuit Court branch that has jurisdiction over civil cases in Lexington 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 205 E. Main St., Lexington, SC 29072. The court’s general phone number is (803) 785-8212.
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 Lexington County located in 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.