Governmental Liability

The firm defends governmental clients in state suits involving the South Carolina Tort Claims Act and in Federal ┬ž1983 suits. The firm handles a wide range of cases on behalf of its governmental clients, including claims of excessive force, deliberate indifference, defective road and drainage design and maintenance, false arrest, gross negligence, and┬ádefamation. Representative clients include state, county, and local law enforcement agencies; prisons; school districts; county and municipal governments; and state agencies.