It is what it is, except when it isn’t. Why you need to talk to us.

On September 8, 2015, at 5:00 a.m., a collision between two commercial trucks on Interstate 85 near Piedmont, S.C. took the life of a forty-year-old husband and father of four when the tractor trailer he was driving collided with the… Read Full Article »

Workers’ Compensation: what is the ‘compensation rate,’ and why is it important?

The South Carolina workers’ compensation system is set up in a way that benefits are paid by the week.  This is true when a worker is injured and has to miss seven or more consecutive days and receives weekly checks,… Read Full Article »

At Harrison White, P.C., Nothing Stops the Wheels of Justice

Spartanburg, S.C. — On January 6, 2021, in conjunction with the increasing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the state, the Honorable Chief Justice Donald W. Beatty issued an order suspending all in-person court proceedings across the State of South Carolina on… Read Full Article »

Do I really need to hire an attorney?

One of the most common questions that potential clients ask at an initial consultation is: “Have you ever handled a case like mine before?”  Every case is unique, and no two cases are the same.   While similar issues arise in similar cases… Read Full Article »

During this Christmas season, be sure to remember the elves and reindeer.

There’s no doubt Santa is a hard worker. He is a Saint, after all. To deliver presents to the 700 million children who celebrate Christmas, his sleigh travels about six million miles per hour. That’s a lot of chimneys and… Read Full Article »

We need Thanksgiving now more than ever.

American cartoonist and creator of The Far Side, Gary Larson, once published a cartoon featuring what looked like an ice cream truck but was actually a liver and onions truck with two neighborhood children hiding from it around the corner of the… Read Full Article »

Case Summary: Abdelgheny v. Moody

In South Carolina, the doctrine of comparative negligence bars a plaintiff from recovering for his or her injuries if the plaintiff’s own negligence amounts to more than 50% of the total fault. Recently, in an opinion dated October 28, 2020,… Read Full Article »

Can an employee file a workers’ compensation claim for COVID?

The direct answer to this question is “yes.”  In fact, there have already been numerous COVID-related claims filed in South Carolina.  It appears some claims under workers’ compensation which may have already been accepted by workers’ compensation carriers.  However, as… Read Full Article »

Your ID is about to get REAL

The world of air travel is open again despite COVID-19.  Make sure you are ready by getting your REAL ID now. Beginning October 1, 2021, you must have a REAL ID to board a domestic, commercial flight; enter a secure… Read Full Article »

Deer season is right around the corner in South Carolina

As we approach the end of summer and look toward fall, many hunters in South Carolina are excited about the upcoming deer season. While hunting in some game zones is already well underway, the Upstate deer season kicks off soon…. Read Full Article »