Category: Firm News

SC Bar Seminar on Nursing Home Litigation

Another great Nursing Home Litigation CLE is in the books thanks to our amazing facility and course planner! ✨Thanks to Jennifer Burnett and Anthony Harbin of Harbin & Burnett, LLP; Stuart Mauney of Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.; Lee Cope of Peters Murdaugh Parker Eltzroth & Detrick, PA; Perry Buckner of Yarborough Applegate Attorneys at Law; Ray Mullman of Poliakoff & Associates P.A.; Robert Chambers of Turner Padget Graham &

Supreme Court Win!

BIG APPEAL WIN! We are pleased to announce that Gary W. Poliakoff, of Poliakoff & Assoc., PA, of Spartanburg; Amy E. Armstrong, of South Carolina Environmental Law Project, of Pawleys Island; and Michael G. Corley, of South Carolina Environmental Law Project, of Greenville, were Pickens County v. MRR involving DHEC granting a permit to MRR

Happy Thanksgiving!

The team at Poliakoff and Associates wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving. We are thankful for all of you. Please be safe. We would also like to thank caregivers. For the last two years, nursing home caregivers ignored their personal fears and gone to work to care for residents. Short-staffing is so severe that

Verdict upheld in nursing home fall case

Trial Judge Denies Defendant’s Post-Trial Motions, Upholds Jury Verdict for Plaintiff in Fall/Injury Case (Hawkins v. SSC Hendersonville Operating Company, LLC, d/b/a The Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation) On February 21, 2008 the trial Judge (the Honorable Judge Dennis Winner)  DENIED all of Defendant’s post-trial Motions in the fall/injury case, leaving intact the jury verdict

Poliakoff & Associates Wins Jury Award Against Brian Center (SavaSeniorCare)

After a 2 week trial in Hendersonville, North Carolina, the jury awarded $800,000.00 to the Plaintiff. Plaintiff was represented by Poliakoff & Associates of Spartanburg, South Carolina. The jury award was $200,000.00 for personal injury suffered by the decedent while a resident at Brian Center – Hendersonville, and $600,000.00 in punitive damages. The Brian Center

2nd Highest Jury Verdict in South Carolina Nursing Home Litigation

On April 27, 2007 a conference was held in Columbia, South Carolina, entitled, “Nursing Home Malpractice: Evaluating and Addressing Accountability.” The conference was sponsored by the National Business Institute. Five attorneys spoke on various aspects of nursing home litigation in South Carolina. Attorney D. Nathan Hughey, who has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in nursing

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