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Shane Morris Burroughs

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Location:
Orangeburg, South Carolina
Phone:
803-937-4199
866-220-9257
Fax:
(803) 531-3465
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Criminal Law
  • Social Security Disability

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
    • J.D. - 2002
  • University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
    • B.A. - 1998
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Criminal Justice

Honors and Awards

  • 1st Judicial Circuit Representative of the Young Lawyer's Division, 2007
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Wall of Tolerance, Montgomery, AL

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2002 - Present
  • The American Association for Justice, Member, 2002 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • 2003 Mock Trial Coach, Howard Middle School, 2003
  • Mentor, Mellechamp Elementary School, 2006 - Present

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Tau Omega
  • Phi Delta Phi

Representative Cases

  • $3,500,000.00

    Pharmacy Error/Misfilled Prescription: Client received a misfilled prescription of rt (a blood thinner) which resulted in her body hemorrhaging and ultimately resulting in a stroke. Due to the pharmacy error, Client was left in an incapacitated state, and ultimately, the pharmacy settled...

  • $1,875,000.00

    Trucking case/Moving Company: Client sustained spinal cord injuries when a moving company allowed and encouraged him to drive his motorcycle up a ramp into the moving van. While doing so, the ramp slipped underneath the motorcycle causing the Client to fall...

  • $1,500,000.00

    Tractor-Trailer Wreck: This was a tractor-trailer versus pedestrian case that occurred on I-26 in Calhoun County. A driver of a tanker truck fell asleep, veered off the side of the road, lost control of his tanker and struck the client's vehicle which struck the client...

  • $1,035,000.00

    Forklift/Tractor trailer case: Client was operating a forklift across a loading dock into the back of the tractor-trailer. While operating her forklift into the back of the trailer, the tractor trailer pulled away from the docking plate wherein the Client crashed to the ground, while still belted in to the forklift...

  • $1,028,844.00

    Premises Liability/Parking lot design defect: Client was standing outside of a drugstore when a vehicle jumped out of gear and rolled down the hill of the parking lot and crashed into the Client pinning her against the wall of the drugstore. The client suffered crush injuries to both legs and hips...

  • Confidential Settlement

    A group of teenage friends were returning from the South Carolina State Fair on October 5, 2003, on I-26 when the front, driver's side tire tread separated causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle resulting in the ejection of four occupants...

  • Confidential Settlement

    Ford Explorer Rollover / Roof Crush / Partial Ejectment / Occupant Restraint (Settled) / Product Liability: Client was the passenger in a 1996 Ford Explorer which was being operated by his sister...

  • Confidential Settlement

    Tractor-Trailer Wreck: Our client was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer when she was attempting to exit off of I-26. The force generated from the tractor-trailer caused significant permanent and debilitating injuries to her neck and back...

  • $500,000.00

    Tractor Trailer wreck: Case involves a tractor trailer that was left partially extended into the roadway. Due to the lack of lighting on the roadway and the trailer partially extended into the roadway, the Client struck the trailer causing his death...

  • $500,000.00

    False Imprisonment/Slander: Client was charged with shoplifting, handcuffed, paraded through the store, publicly ridiculed and embarrassed in front of the patrons at the store and was thrown in jail. Due to the Client's incarceration, she suffered a myocardial infarction (heart attack)...

  • $500,000.00

    Delivery Truck wreck: A delivery truck, at a high rate of speed, "T-Boned" the client who was in his driveway after coming home from work...

  • $705,000.00

    Slip and Fall/Insurance Bad Faith: Client slipped and fell at a truck stop, while working as a truck driver. Client sustained significant and debilitating back injuries...

  • $341,000.00

    Tractor Trailer wreck: The client, a tractor trailer driver, wrecked while traveling on the interstate causing his tractor trailer to overturn and resulting in his untimely death. This settlement exceeded the policy limits...

  • $230,000.00

    Repetitive use trauma/Worker's Compensation: Client's work included repetitive lifting and bending resulting in a disabling back injury. The case was denied by the insurance carrier for the employer and successfully tried before the Workers Compensation Commission...

  • $355,000.00

    Tractor Trailer wreck: Head-on collision involving a tractor-trailer. Client, while on the job, suffered severe back injuries in the wreck. A workers' compensation claim, as well as a negligence claim, against the at-fault party, was filed. This settlement for the negligence claim exceeded the policy limits...

  • $345,000.00

    Slip and Fall/Workers Compensation: Client slipped and fell while at work resulting in a shoulder injury. After the settlement of the worker's compensation claim, a negligence claim was filed against a construction company who left oil on the floor...

  • $300,000.00

    Tractor Trailer Wreck: Our client was side-swiped. What initially appeared to be soft-tissue injuries resulted in a cervical fusion. Although the client had a preexisting neck condition, the wreck exacerbated or worsened his preexisting cervical condition...

  • $200,000.00

    Legal Malpractice/Professional negligence: This was a legal malpractice case for failing to file a medical malpractice within the applicable statute of limitations. Case settled prior to trial....

  • $200,000.00

    Tractor Trailer Wreck: This was a tractor-trailer wreck involving soft-tissue injuries to the neck and back. Plaintiff had less than $25,000.00 in medical expenses...

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