Joye Law Firm’s lawyers are prepared to assist you in the chaotic aftermath of an accident that results in severe injuries. Our attorneys have been helping injured people in Walterboro and throughout South Carolina 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. We are proud of our track record of success that includes multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in personal injury and wrongful death cases involving:
Our lawyers have also helped many individuals with workers’ compensation and Social Security disability claims.
With more than 150 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.
Walterboro 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 Walterboro include:
- Colleton Medical Center, Walterboro
- Roper St. Francis Healthcare, Walterboro
- George Medical Center, St. George
- Summerville Medical Center, Summerville
- Colleton Ambulatory Surgery Center, Walterboro
Walterboro Court System
Walterboro is located in Colleton 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 Colleton 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 101 Hampton Street, Walterboro, SC 29488. The court’s general phone number is (843) 549-5791.
The Walterboro Municipal Court is located at 248 Hampton St., Walterboro, SC 29488. 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 Walterboro 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.