South Carolina Mesothelioma Lawyers

Simmons Hanly Conroy is a national mesothelioma law firm that has fought for victims of asbestos exposure for over 20 years. We have the resources and experience necessary to help mesothelioma patients and their families across the state of South Carolina pursue the justice they deserve.

Our mesothelioma lawyers have recovered more than $9.3 billion on behalf of thousands of clients affected by mesothelioma, including over $118 million for families in South Carolina alone. Call (800) 326-8900 now to see if our South Carolina mesothelioma lawyers can help your family.

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Working with Mesothelioma Clients Across South Carolina

When you or a family member is diagnosed with mesothelioma, everything changes. While no amount of compensation can fix the pain caused by this cancer, our mesothelioma law firm can file a lawsuit on your behalf to help lessen financial burdens and allow you to focus on your health and loved ones.

Our South Carolina mesothelioma lawyers will handle every step of the legal process on your behalf. We only get paid if your case results in compensation, and contacting us is free. We’ll even travel to meet you whenever and wherever is convenient for you.

Over the past 20 years, we have represented many clients throughout all of South Carolina, including families in:

  • Charleston
  • Columbia
  • Goose Creek
  • Greenville
  • Greer
  • Hilton Head Island
  • Mount Pleasant
  • North Charleston
  • Rock Hill
  • Spartanburg
  • Summerville
  • Sumter
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Our Past South Carolina Mesothelioma Settlements

Our South Carolina asbestos attorneys have secured millions to help South Carolina families affected by mesothelioma pay for medical bills and hold those who harmed them accountable.

A few of our mesothelioma settlement and verdict amounts recovered for our South Carolina clients are listed below.

Nurse assistant

$4.11 Million

Nursing Assistant
Little River, SC

Gas attendant

$6.22 Million

Gas Station Attendant
Cottageville, SC


$3.44 Million

Fort Mill, SC

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  • $3 million for a U.S. Air Force veteran and flight engineer in Taylors
  • $2.36 million to a union roofer in Easley with pleural mesothelioma
  • $1.74 million for a Westville laborer and carpenter
  • $1.98 million for a Johns Island naval officer with peritoneal mesothelioma
  • $2.95 million to a mechanic and structural engineer in Indian Land
  • $2.11 million for a rigger and trash collector in Murrells Inlet
  • $1.72 million to a Simpsonville U.S. Coast Guard veteran and electrician
  • $1.65 million for a Columbia decommissioning laborer and splicer
  • $2.66 million to a Lamar construction worker with pleural mesothelioma
  • $1.87 million to a Camden chemical plant worker
  • $2.76 million for a U.S. Navy veteran and ironworker in West Columbia
  • $1.79 million for a U.S. Navy veteran in Eutawville
  • $1.58 million for a Ruby pipefitter with pleural mesothelioma
  • $2.37 million to a U.S. Army veteran and carpenter in Aiken
  • $1.53 million for an aviation electrician in the U.S. Navy with pleural mesothelioma

Our firm represents people harmed by mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers on an individual basis, so the results above are reflective of each individual’s mesothelioma story. Results will vary by case depending on the individual’s exposure, age, diagnosis and several other factors.

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Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in South Carolina

Our South Carolina mesothelioma lawyers are here to help you understand the lawsuit process and guide you through the legal system. We have more than 40 mesothelioma attorneys at our firm who focus solely on helping people like you.

Each senior attorney operates within a small team of several experienced attorneys, legal staff members and registered nurses, which ensures you’ll receive personalized attention while your case progresses.

Your legal team can pursue mesothelioma compensation in several ways:

  • Asbestos Trust Fund Claims: Over $30 billion is estimated to still be available in asbestos trust funds for mesothelioma victims and their families — and you don’t have to step foot in court to get it.
  • Mesothelioma Lawsuits: Filing a lawsuit can secure significant compensation from the companies responsible for your asbestos exposure and illness.
  • Veterans Benefits: Veterans make up 33% of all mesothelioma cases because asbestos was used across all branches of the military. VA benefits can offer victims health care and monthly compensation.

Together, your team can handle every step of the legal process on your behalf, from collecting evidence for your case to filing your claim in time.

Deadlines to Taking Legal Action

South Carolina has a unique set of laws called statutes of limitation that restrict how long mesothelioma patients and their family members have to file a mesothelioma lawsuit. This makes it particularly important to contact mesothelioma attorneys in South Carolina as soon as possible after your diagnosis.

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Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in South Carolina

Our knowledgeable South Carolina mesothelioma attorneys have helped many past clients identify where they were exposed to asbestos, a dangerous mineral that can cause asbestos-related diseases like mesothelioma.

Quick Facts About Asbestos

  • Over 3,000 household and industrial products contained asbestos, including roofing shingles, talcum powder, automobile brakes, insulation, boilers and more
  • Asbestos is a natural mineral that is durable and resistant to heat and electricity
  • Multiple industries, including manufacturing, steel working, shipbuilding and more, used asbestos
  • Inhaling or ingesting asbestos fibers can cause mesothelioma to develop 10-50 years after initial exposure

More than 1 million U.S. workers were exposed to asbestos during the 20th century, and many face serious health risks to this day.

Over the past two decades, we’ve gathered evidence on thousands of South Carolina job sites where asbestos was used. It’s possible we’ve already represented someone who worked at the same spot as you.

Let us put our experience to work for your family. Call (800) 326-8900 now to get started for free.

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Asbestos Sites in South Carolina

Over the years, a number of building and work sites in South Carolina have been tied to asbestos exposure. The following is a partial list of some of those sites that have been linked. Please note this is not a complete list, and it does not necessarily reflect current conditions.

  • Anderson
  • Daniel Construction Company
  • Equinox Mill
  • Monsanto Chemical Plant
  • Owens Corning Fiberglas
  • Singer Manufacturing Company
  • Stauffer Chemical Plant
  • Charleston
  • American Tobacco Company
  • Charleston Air Force Base
  • Charleston Naval Shipyard
  • Detyens Shipyard
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Goose Creek Naval Shipyard
  • Palmer Manufacturing Company
  • Royster Fertilization Company
  • South Carolina Power & Light Powerhouse
  • U.S. Naval Receiving Station
  • U.S. Navy Mine School
  • Columbia
  • Allied Chemical Corporation
  • Columbia Hospital
  • Fort Jackson
  • International Paper Mill
  • South Carolina Electric & Gas Building
  • South Carolina Power and Light
  • University Of South Carolina
  • Winyard Steam Plant
  • Greenville
  • American Spinning Company
  • Berea Industrial Park
  • Daniel International Corp.
  • Fiber Industries Textile Plant
  • International Industries
  • Nylon Industries
  • Union Bleachery
  • Victor Monaghan Company
  • Orangeburg
  • Champion Building Products
  • Ethyl Corporation
  • Greenwood Mills
  • Hamilton Veneer Company
  • U.S. Plywood Corporation
  • Rock Hill
  • Aragon Plant
  • Bowater Paper
  • Celanese Corporation
  • Manchester Cotton Mills
  • Rock Hill Lumber Company
  • Rock Hill Printing & Finishing
  • Winthrop College
  • Spartanburg
  • Alexandria Dyers & FInishers
  • Celanese Chemical Plant
  • Drayton Cotton Mill
  • Fiber Industries
  • Hystron Industries
  • Kohler Company
  • Spartan Mill

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These are not the only South Carolina companies that used asbestos.

If you believe your occupational asbestos exposure may have caused a mesothelioma diagnosis for you or someone you love, contact a mesothelioma attorney in South Carolina today for a free legal consultation.

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Meet Our Award-Winning Mesothelioma Attorneys

When you work with the South Carolina mesothelioma attorneys at Simmons Hanly Conroy, you get the personal support of a local legal team with the resources and reach of a national law firm. Meet a few of our firm’s many award-winning mesothelioma lawyers below.

Our Mesothelioma Clients

Every person diagnosed with mesothelioma or another asbestos-related disease has a unique story. Here at Simmons Hanly Conroy, we believe there is power in sharing those stories. Our lawyers have helped many people over the decades secure mesothelioma compensation. We are honored to have been able to make a significant difference in their lives and the lives of their loved ones.

As you learn about our clients’ stories, please understand that recovery results vary. No two stories and no two cases are exactly alike. Each mesothelioma case reflects the unique parts of each person’s story.

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South Carolina Mesothelioma Attorney FAQs

What is an asbestos exposure or mesothelioma lawsuit?

A mesothelioma lawsuit is a type of legal action taken against companies that made or used products containing asbestos.

Since many companies knowingly hid the dangers of asbestos from their employees and consumers, victims may be able to hold asbestos companies accountable and pursue compensation for injuries they suffered as a result of the company’s products.

Who can file a mesothelioma legal claim?

You may be able to file a mesothelioma legal claim if:

  • You were diagnosed with mesothelioma or another asbestos-related disease
  • You’re the family member or estate representative of someone with mesothelioma

Even if your loved one has passed away from mesothelioma, you may still be able to pursue compensation on their behalf.

Call (800) 326-8900 now to learn if you may be eligible to file a claim with the help of a mesothelioma lawyer in South Carolina. It costs nothing to speak with us.

How long do I have to file a mesothelioma claim in South Carolina?

You have only a short window of time after your mesothelioma diagnosis to file an asbestos claim due to statutes of limitations, which are state-specific deadlines on when you can file a lawsuit.

Once these deadlines pass, it’s too late to take legal action for your illness.

Because of this, it’s important to contact us as soon as possible. Our team can listen to what’s going on and let you know if you still have time to take legal action.

How much does a South Carolina mesothelioma attorney cost?

At Simmons Hanly Conroy, there are no initial or out-of-pocket costs to work with a South Carolina asbestos attorney.

We work on a contingency basis, which means we only get paid if we successfully recover compensation for you.

Reach out to our team now to see if you qualify for compensation — for free.

Will I have to travel to file a mesothelioma claim?

Our South Carolina asbestos lawyers will come to you, wherever you may be and whenever it’s convenient for you. We will travel to meet with you in the comfort of your own home or in a location of your choosing.

Though we can’t guarantee you won’t ever have to travel during your case, it’s very unlikely you will need to leave the area you live in to receive compensation.

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Attorney Paul Dix focuses his practice on representing families affected by mesothelioma and asbestos exposure. His dedication has resulted in the successful prosecution of numerous cases nationwide. Paul started at the firm in 2004 as a law clerk and has also clerked for the Illinois Supreme Court and Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office. He attended Saint Louis University, where he graduated magna cum laude with his B.A. in economics and political science and then earned his J.D. He became an attorney in 2006.