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$12.3+ Million Medical Malpractice Verdict
$489 Million Settlement in Antitrust Class Action
$122 Million Settlement in Securities Fraud Class Action
$13.75 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict
$17.25 Million Surgical Malpractice Verdict
Camp Lejeune Water Contamination
South Carolina Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Lawyers
Meet McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC – attorneys who know how to win
A serious injury can turn your and your family’s life upside down in an instant. Suddenly, you might not be able to work for weeks or months at a time. You might need surgery or extensive physical therapy. When these things happen due to someone else’s reckless behavior, you should not be stuck with the bill. You didn’t do anything wrong. Why should you pay for someone else’s mistake?
The South Carolina injury attorneys of McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC, understand this. That’s why we work so hard for injury and medical malpractice victims. The work we do today could make a difference in your life for many years to come. We have a well-earned reputation for being honest, hard-working attorneys who deliver results. We’re proud of that reputation because we know how important our work is for families throughout South Carolina.
Taking on South Carolina’s toughest personal injury cases
We have earned our stripes as personal injury and medical malpractice lawyers – but if you’re like most people, you may not know exactly what that means. At McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC, it means fighting hard on behalf of those who suffered because of the negligent acts of a corporation or person, resulting in serious injury or death. To that end, we help people who have sustained serious injury such as:
- Amputation / Loss of Limb
- Brain Injuries (TBI)
- Burn Injuries
- Child Injuries
- Permanent Hearing and/or Vision Loss
- Permanent Nerve Damage
- Scarring and Disfigurement
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Toxic Exposure
- Wrongful Death
We are your advocates for justice when you are hurt and scared. We stand up to the insurance companies and the manufacturers who put their bottom lines ahead of your personal safety and well-being. We take on complex litigation such as class-action lawsuits and MDLs, and fight for individuals and their loved ones when they have been hurt because of:
- Worksite Accidents
- Defective Products
- Harmful Drugs and Medical Products
- Unsafe Premises
- Criminal Activity Resulting in Injury
This is only a sample of the types of cases our South Carolina lawyers take on behalf of victims and their families. When someone else’s negligence caused you injury, we want to help.
Experienced South Carolina medical malpractice lawyers
We trust medical professionals to help us when we are at our most vulnerable. An act of medical negligence can destroy that trust and leave you with worse injuries than you had before seeing a medical professional. McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC has the qualified attorneys and resources to take on hospitals, health care systems, nursing homes, residential treatment facilities, physicians and their employees. Some of the cases we take in the medical malpractice arena include:
- Birth Injuries
- Dangerous Drugs / Medical Devices
- Doctor Errors
- Nurse Errors
- Nursing Home Negligence
- Misdiagnosis of Cancer
- Anesthesia Injury
- Obstetrical Negligence
- Pharmacy Negligence
- Surgical Errors
- Radiology Misinterpretation
- Emergency Room Error
- Hospital Negligence
Whether you were injured in a private hospital or outpatient clinic, by an individual doctor, nurse, or healthcare professional, or a group practice – we stand ready to answer your call. Let us help you seek justice.
Bacterial infection outbreaks at hospitals
Over the last few years, a spate of non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) infections have broken out in South Carolina and across the country. Most recently, Roper Hospital in Charleston had an outbreak of mycobacterium fortuitum, allegedly related to contaminated water; 27 women have been infected with NTM. McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC represents former Roper patients who have developed non-tuberculous mycobacteria infection.
Putting America’s veterans and servicemembers first
Taking on the federal government is a challenge – one we are prepared to meet. McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC is proud to assist veterans in their Camp Lejeune claims, as well as those who sustained injuries from negligence by the Department of Veterans Affairs. You served your country; let us help you in your time of need.
Helping sexual assault and trafficking survivors take back control
The South Carolina Human Trafficking Task Force reports that, as of 2020, nearly 63% of all current human trafficking cases in S.C. are pending in Aiken County, and that Horry County is #1 for reporting human trafficking cases. In 2022, sex trafficking accounted for 117 of the 277 reported human trafficking cases, per the Post and Courier, and the number of victims is only growing. McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC fights for the futures of survivors of sexual assault, as well as victims of sex trafficking. We handle claims against:
- Hotels and Motels
- Religious Institutions
- Education Professionals and Institutions
- Youth Organizations and Coaches
- Medical Professionals
- Residential Treatment Facilities
We invite you to contact us to learn more about our services. Our top priority is your safety and security, and both female and male attorneys are available to speak with you about your case.
Helping South Carolina consumers injured by defective products
When you sustain injuries from a defective consumer product, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and losses. Contact McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC to learn about your options if you have been hurt by a defective e-cigarette, 3M’s dual combat earplugs, or from using Monsanto’s Roundup.
About the South Carolina injury attorneys of McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC
You might think you do not need a lawyer. Your case might seem straightforward. However, the most seemingly simple legal cases often become very complicated. That is why it is critical you have a knowledgeable, experienced lawyer on your side right from the start.
McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC has been a part of your community for years. We founded our firm in its current state in 2003, but each of our partners – Chad McGowan, S. Randall Hood, Johnny Felder, and Robert Phillips – has more than 20 years of experience in litigating personal injury and medical malpractice claims. Since then, we have grown in both size and number. With offices located throughout the state of South Carolina including:
Whenever you need us, we are close by. We opened these offices because we always want to be accessible to our clients; there should never be a time when you need your lawyer and he or she is not there for you. When you choose McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC, you are choosing to work with a personal injury or medical malpractice attorney who will give you the facts, help you understand the process of a lawsuit, and work through all your options with you.
Every case is unique – just like you. That’s why we work individually with each client to build a solid legal strategy that addresses your specific legal needs. Our hands-on approach with each client is just one of the things that sets us apart from other law firms in South Carolina. Every person counts here.
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South Carolina personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys on your side
Put your trust in a South Carolina personal injury law firm that puts people first. Contact McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC by calling us or filling out our contact form from any device to schedule your free initial consultation. We work on a contingency fee basis. You only pay attorneys’ fees if we win your case. No games. No gimmicks. Just honest, straightforward advice from a hard-working law firm you can trust.