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…

Attorney Sid Connor accepted a trip and fall case against Horry County Schools. Our client entered a dark auditorium to see her grandson perform in a concert at school. She tripped and fell while trying to be seated. She broke her wrist and had other injuries. Our law firm hired a lighting expert to visit…

We are proud to announce Gene Connell, Jr. has qualified for The National Trail Lawyers: Top 100 Trail Lawyers for 2016. This is Gene’s second qualification for this invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is…

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…

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