Popowski, Callas & Shirley, PA

Columbia Personal Injury Lawyers

Popowski, Callas & Shirley, PA

1430 Blanding Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201-2905

Phone(803) 799-2100

Law Firm Overview

Popowski, Callas & Shirley, P.A., is an experienced, dedicated law firm located in Columbia, South Carolina. The firm was established in 1990 by Jon P. Popowski and has developed a reputation as a law firm that gets outstanding results for its clients while maintaining the highest standards of legal ethics and integrity. We have achieved success after success in workers' compensation, personal injury, wrongful death litigation and Social Security Disability cases. Our firm is at the forefront of workers' compensation law. We have an in-depth knowledge of regulations and applicable law that permits us to easily handle difficult and complex workers’ compensation issues. Our firm has been instrumental in getting South Carolina workers’ compensation laws changed to benefit the injured.

We are one of the few firms in the region to combine a workers’ compensation practice with proficiency in Social Security Disability. We have developed procedures to dovetail workers’ compensation settlements with potential Social Security recovery, and we handle Social Security disability claims to their completion.

Our four attorneys and knowledgeable staff are all dedicated to serving our clients’ needs, honoring their priorities and conducting ourselves with unmatched professionalism. We are also committed to achieving a positive outcome to each legal situation. We know when and how to stand up and fight for our clients. Often we can settle an injury claim for its full value without going to court. But when an insurer plays hardball, we are fully prepared to take cases to trial and win.

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Articles Published by Popowski, Callas & Shirley, PA

 South Carolina's Dog Bite Laws

Man's best friend can have a vicious side. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, it is estimated that 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year. Children are the most common victims. Fortunately, only a small percentage of these attacks are fatal. However, a significant number of dog bites result in serious injuries, permanent scarring and severe pain to the victim of the attack.

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 Offset Clauses and Your Auto Insurance Policy in South Carolina

Auto insurance policies in South Carolina are changing and not for the better. Thanks in part to a state appellate court ruling in 2000, insurance companies are writing "reduction" or "offset" clauses into their contracts that reduce the benefits an injured motorist may be able to recover following a car crash.

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