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HARVEY & BATTEY: YOUR TRUSTED SOUTH CAROLINA LAW FIRM

South Carolina’s Premiere Personal Injury Law Firm

If you have been injured by another party, that person’s insurance company may lull you into a sense that you are being taken care of. However, that is rarely the case. Insurance companies want to pay you as little as possible – or to avoid paying you anything at all. At the law firm of Harvey & Battey, P.A., in Beaufort, South Carolina, our lawyers offer a free initial consultation to explain your rights if you have been injured due to the negligence of someone else.

The Attorneys at Harvey & Battey, P.A.

The heart and soul of any law firm exist within its attorneys and staff. Harvey & Battey’s present complement of attorneys and associates provide services that include litigation in state and federal court, as well as legal transactions involving residential and commercial real estate, corporate, finance, bankruptcy, foreclosure and taxation matters. Contact the lawyers of Harvey & Battey, P.A. for a free initial consultation today.

CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT

$39,400,000

Lead Plaintiff’s counsel in a national class action, representing several thousand members of the armed services, alleging violation of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) by JP Morgan Chase Bank over financial protections due military customers. Settlement of $39.4 Million.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE SETTLEMENT

$1,900,000

Settlement in the amount of $1,900,000 in a medical malpractice action for injuries caused by a chiropractor.

PREMISES LIABILITY SETTLEMENT

$1,500,000

Verdict against WalMart Stores for $1,500,000 in May, 2005 for a customer’s fall into an open bay in the automotive department.

EMINENT DOMAIN SETTLEMENT

$1,400,000

$1,400,000 recovered for a Church in Bluffton from South Carolina Department of Transportation and Beaufort County. The County took less than 1/2 acre of the Churche’s land and reduced the access to and from the parking lot. Attorney Holloway and our Eminent Domain Team were able to negotiate a settlement at trial after the Jury was selected.

AUTO INJURY SETTLEMENT

$1,000,000

$1,000,000.00 settlement in an automobile wreck case where the other driver crossed the center lane crashing head-on into our client’s vehicle demolishing both vehicles. Our client was ejected through the windshield and suffered catastrophic injuries. We collected the full policy limits of $1,000,000 in less than six months from the time of the crash.

CHILD MOLESTATION SETTLEMENT

$563,500

Settlement achieved by Tom Holloway for the family of a child that was molested by a teacher in the public schools.

EMINENT DOMAIN SETTLEMENT

$400,000

$400,000 Eminent Domain Recovery for landowner in Bluffton SC. Property was damaged by government road and development projects causing flooding and erosion to the property. The Governments initial offer to the landowner was $3,000.00. Attorney Holloway hired a team of engineers, appraisers and experts and was able to prove the governments intentional use of clients vacant land for highway water runoff.

CHILD MOLESTATION SETTLEMENT

$5,000,000

Lead Counsel on a team of lawyers representing multiple elementary school children that were victims of molestation by a teacher in the Beaufort County School District and other Day Care Defendants.

WRONGFUL DEATH SETTLEMENT

$1,750,000

Settlement in the amount of $1,750,000 for wrongful death arising out of a premises shooting. We claimed that the homeowner’s association was negligent in the hiring of a towing contractor.

PERSONAL INJURY SETTLEMENT

$1,497,500

Settlement in the amount of $1,497,500, for severe injuries received when our client’s vehicle was struck head-on by a construction truck.

PREMISES LIABILITY SETTLEMENT

$1,249,665

Settlement in the amount of $1,249,665 for severe injuries received by our client who slipped and fell in the entrance of a grocery store.

CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS SETTLEMENT

$964,250

Settlement in the amount of $964,250 for construction defects sustained by our client when it contracted for the construction of commercial buildings.

AUTO INJURY SETTLEMENT

$650,000

Settlement in the amount of $650,000 in a automobile accident where our client sustained head injuries.

AUTO INJURY SETTLEMENT

$525,000

Settlement by Tom Holloway in Car Crash where other driver went left of center and stuck client head on while crossing the Parris Island Russell Bell Bridge. Serious leg and foot injuries required several surgeries and expensive medical bills and lost wages.

DOG BITE SETTLEMENT

$65,000

Dog Bite Court Verdict for Tom Holloway in Beaufort County. 35 year-old woman was bitten on the back of her leg while shielding a neighbors child from an attacking dog. Court awarded actual damages for the cost of medical treatment and punitive damages for the reckless disregard of the dog owner in allowing a vicious dog to terrorize the neighborhood.

EMINENT DOMAIN

$2,000,000

Eminent Domain Verdict in Jasper County, SC. The South Carolina Department of Transportation took eight acres of land from the Landowner for the widening of Highway 170 between Hilton Head Island and Beaufort. Prior to hiring Tom Holloway, the Highway Department offered to pay the Landowner $155,000 for the eight acres condemned, and later reduced the offer to $85,000 after the Landowner rejected the initial offer. The case went to Jury Trial for a week in Jasper County and the jury awarded just under $2,000,000 for the value of land taken plus damages the highway caused to the remaining property. This Jury Verdict was appealed twice to the Supreme Court and Attorney Holloway was successful in every proceeding. When the SCDOT finally paid the judgment, they were required to pay over $3,000,000 due to the award of attorney’s fees and the interest in the benefit of the Landowner.

PRODUCTS LIABILITY SETTLEMENT

$1,100,000

Settlement in the amount of $1,100,000 for burn injuries received in a products liability action when our client’s canister of propane gas exploded.

PREMISES LIABILITY SETTLEMENT

$750,000

Settlement in the amount of $750,000 in a premises liability action for injuries sustained by our client when she fell in a driveway of broken concrete.

PREMISES LIABILITY SETTLEMENT

$600,000

Settlement in the amount of $600,000 in a premises liability action when the porch railing of our client’s rental residence failed, causing a fall.

AUTO INJURY SETTLEMENT

$500,000

Court Verdict in an automobile crash where the car crossed the center lane causing serious injuries to our clients.