Case Results

The following are just some of the verdicts and settlements that Svalina Law Firm, P.A., has obtained for our clients.

Baker v. Marsh Side Owners Association, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 1997-CP-07-859. Premises liability of a pool
$2,000,000.00 Settlement

Drew v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Civil Action No. 1998-CP-07-1150.
In this case, the client suffered severe, drastic injuries, and we were able to obtain a recovery to support our client for the rest of his life. Further, it was one of the highest loss of consortium verdicts in the state, and it reaffirmed the importance a spouse plays in the life of a severely injured person;
$2,200,000.00 Jury Verdict

Hamlin v. Hilton Head Medical Center, et al., Civil Action No. 01-CP-07-1172. Medical Malpractice/Negligent Birth Case
$1,375,000.00 Settlement

Johnson v. Beaufort Gazette, et al., Civil Action No. 02-CP-07-1096
Motor Vehicle Collision involving an employee delivering newspapers. $1,000,000.00 Settlement

Drew v. Waffle House, Inc., 351 S.C. 544, 571 S.E.2d 89 (2002).
Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
$440,875.59 Jury Verdict (This was one of the highest FMLA verdicts at the time and established law with regard to the FMLA)

Burrison v. Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms and Explosives, et al., U.S. District Court No. 3:13-cv-00105
Motor Vehicle Collision of an employee who was a passenger and sustained a serious hip injury.
$875,000.00 Settlement

Workers' Compensation back injury
$125,000.00 Settlement