Our Orangeburg 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:
- 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 thousands of clients obtain workers’ compensation and Social Security disability benefits.
With nearly 250 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 (888) 324-3100 or use our online form.
Orangeburg 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 Orangeburg, S.C., and the surrounding area include:
- The Regional Medical Center of Orangeburg & Calhoun Counties
- Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center
- Barnwell County Hospital
Orangeburg Court System
The Municipal Court of Orangeburg is a court of limited jurisdiction. The Municipal Court handles all traffic tickets issued by the Department of Public Safety as well as all misdemeanor arrests within the city. Orangeburg Municipal Court is located at 1320 Middleton Street, Orangeburg, SC 29115, and the main number for the court is (803) 533-5921. The City of Orangeburg is the county seat for Orangeburg County. Orangeburg County belongs to the 1st Judicial Circuit. The Court of Common Pleas is the Orangeburg County Circuit Court branch that has jurisdiction over civil cases in Orangeburg 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 151 Docket Street, Orangeburg, SC 29115. The court’s general phone number is (803) 533-6260.
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 Orangeburg a part of 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.
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 Orangeburg, this office is located at 1927 Thurmond Mall Boulevard, Suite 200, Columbia, SC 29201-2375 The phone number is (866) 399-6950.
Contact Our Orangeburg Personal Injury & Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Today
If you’ve been seriously injured in an Orangeburg accident, you can trust our attorneys to work to get you the money and benefits you are entitled to receive. Joye Law Firm does not have a physical office in Orangeburg, but we primarily service our Orangeburg area clients through our office located in North Charleston. Call Joye Law Firm at (888) 324-3100 or fill out our free online case evaluation form today.