About Gene Connell, Jr.

Gene M. Connell, Jr. has been a member of the law firm since 1983. With his vast experience in many legal areas, he has received an “AV” rating with Martindale Hubbell, the most prestigious lawyer rating service in the country.

In South Carolina you must file a lawsuit within 3 years of the date of an automobile wreck with a private citizen or you lose your right to sue – this is called the statute of limitations. Immediately consult a lawyer about time limits if you are unsure of your rights. Or give us a…

In South Carolina fewer than 1% of all cases are tried in civil court. 85% are settled at mediation and the rest are lost or dismissed by the court.

The firm successfully settled a class action of investors who brought suit against Horry State Bank for failure to make payment to note holders. This case was particularly complicated and involved expert witnesses and delicate negotiations which lasted over 6 months. If the case had not been settled Horry State Bank would likely have ceased…

Kelaher, Connell and Connor law firm successfully sued a truck company for the wrongful death of a retired New Yorker. The case involved who had the red light and whether the truck was properly braking at the time. We obtained information from the highway department which showed the light sequence and helped convince the defendants…

Just because you fall and are injured at a store or business doesn’t mean you are entitled to recover money damages. South Carolina law requires you must show what caused your fall. These type of cases traditionally fall into two categories a defective condition like a rotten step or a dangerous condition like failing to…

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