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Torts are civil wrongs recognized by law as grounds for a lawsuit. These wrongs result in an injury or harm constituting the basis for a claim by the injured party. While some torts are also crimes punishable with imprisonment, the primary aim of tort law is to provide relief for the damages incurred and deter others from committing the same harms. The injured person may sue for an injunction to prevent the continuation of the tortious conduct or for monetary damages. (See Damages) Among the types of damages the injured party may recover are: loss of earnings capacity, pain and suffering, and reasonable medical expenses. They include both present and future expected losses.




Courts in South Carolina

South Carolina State falls under the 4th Circuit. The website for the appeals court for this circuit is www.ca4.uscourts.gov. South Carolina State has the following courts -
South Carolina Bankruptcy Court http://www.scb.uscourts.gov/
South Carolina District Court http://www.scd.uscourts.gov/



Suggested Lawyers for York
McWhirter Bellinger
McWhirter Bellinger is a personal injury law firm serving all of South Carolina. Free consultation.
www.mcwhirterlaw.com

SC Attorneys Helping Injured People

SC Attorneys who provide representation to victims of trucking accidents, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice and other serious personal injury.
www.mcgowanhood.com


South Carolina Legal Referral Services
  • South Carolina Bar LRS Columbia, SC (800)868-2284 (803)799-7100 Statewide










  • Demographic Information
    City/Town: York
    State: South Carolina
    Country: USA
    Population: 6,985



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    Legal Facts
  • Juvenile defendants were generally treated as serious offenders, as 52% did not receive pretrial release, 63% were convicted of a felony, and 43% of those convicted received a prison sentence in 2000.

  • During 2001, 103,794 offenders convicted of Federal offense were on community supervision. Almost two-thirds were serving a term of supervised release; 30% were serving a term of probation; and 4% were serving a term of parole on a sentence that was not imposed pursuant to the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984.




  • Choosing a Lawyer
  • Ask some very basic and important questions to the lawyer:
    After you have furnished the full details of your case to the lawyer you must some basic questions that can give you an insight into how the lawyer will proceed. Make it a point to ask how what course of action the lawyer will take regarding your case, how long he thinks the case will carry on, details about his fee and how he will inform you about the manner in which the case is proceeding. While asking these important questions always judge whether the lawyer is trying to hide facts/ give round about answers, or is open in the way he gives his answers. It is best to work with a lawyer whose replies you are comfortable with.

  • What you should ask in a contingency fee case:
    When discussing the lawyer's fee in contingency cases i.e. where the lawyer retains a portion of the compensation paid to the client, you must ask a number of important questions. Most importantly, what is the percentage of the fee the lawyer will take away. Always make it a point to ascertain the percentage on whether the case has been settled, goes to trial or goes to appeals court. The percentage could vary based upon the outcome of the case, so you must know what the lawyer will take away.



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