Did you know that some automobile dealers charge a “closing fee” when you purchase a new or used vehicle? Dealers use different names for this fee. Some call it a “document fee”. These fees can range from $299 to $699. These types of “add-on” fees are not allowed by the South Carolina Department of Consumer…

Did you know that you can purchase insurance on your automobile policy that will help pay medical bills in case you or a passenger is injured in an automobile accident? This coverage is called Personal Injury Protection (PIP). It is also called Medical Payments Coverage. If you are injured in a wreck, you can use…

Mr. Connor represented Michael, who had come to Myrtle Beach on vacation. Michael was hit broadside while operating his motorcycle. He was hit by a car being driven by a 17-year old girl who had been drinking at a local bar. Michael spent a long time in the hospital and had a difficult, but successful…

Mr. Connor achieved total settlements in excess of 4 Million Dollars for 26 families. A life insurance salesman operated a scam, targeting mostly elderly church members. The scam was to find older folks who owned their homes, then convince them to “invest” in the con artist’s “financial program.” His program was nothing more than the…

Appellate Case: Mr. Connor successfully argued to the South Carolina Supreme Court that a particular arbitration clause hidden in the purchase order for an automobile was unconscionable and illegal. The dealer had attempted to trick consumers into giving up their Constitutional right to a jury trial by putting an arbitration clause on the back of…

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