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As a FORMER INSURANCE DEFENSE LAWYER, Marc knows how insurance companies think, act, & evaluate claims. He uses this knowledge to maximize claims for his clients.

Experience & resources

We are a boutique injury and civil rights law firm, with the experience and resources of a much larger firm.

Injury law is all we do

Experience can make all the difference in the outcome you obtain when it comes to personal injury cases.

We achieve big results

Our firm prepares each & every case as if it is going to trial. This helps to increase the case’s potential value.

Never a fee unless we win

We assume all the financial risk. You will NEVER pay us a fee unless we win your case.

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Columbia Personal Injury Attorney

According to the National Safety Council, an American is injured every second, and one dies every three minutes due to a preventable accident. Getting injured due to someone else’s negligence is a very painful process that can have lasting effects long after the injury has physically healed.

Columbia is one of the hottest tourist attractions with busy roads and lots of crowds. This can and does lead to a mishap. If you are wrongfully injured in South Carolina, then the first thing you need is an experienced Columbia personal injury attorney by your side. Only skilled, experienced, and knowledgeable personal injury lawyers know how to fight for your rights to help you get full compensation for your loss. It is because they understand all that it takes to get results.

Types of Personal Injury Claims

Personal injury is a section of the Law of Torts which concerns an individual directly. While personal injury affects a person, the compensation you get from it can be used to cover other areas that are not directly related to your person. For instance, if your injury prevented you from working for a period of time, it would be a factor in deciding your compensation.

Personal injury claims branch out into numerous subsections. Some of them are:

  • Automobile Personal Injury: This area of personal injury concerns automobile accidents from things like trucks, cars, motorcycles, and bikes.
  • Slip and Fall Accident: This happens when you have a slip accident at business premises. You’ll be entitled to compensation if the negligence of the owner of the premises caused your accident.
  • Animal Liability Personal Injury: This occurs when you get injured due to an attack by an animal owned by another person. This mostly happens with dogs, but other animals are generally applicable.

There are numerous other areas of personal injury, but the above is a broad overview.

Laws that Affect Personal Injury

There are some general legal principles that you should take note of when it comes to personal injury claims in Columbia. They are:

Statute of Limitation

When it comes to civil suits generally, and personal injury in particular, most states have a period within which you have to bring your claim. If you don’t bring your claim within that time frame, your case would be thrown out. The reason for this is that in a lot of cases, after a period of time, it would be difficult to ascertain evidence in determining who is at fault. In Columbia, this period is 3 years. If you have a personal injury and you bring your claim after this period, the claim would fail.


Most personal injury cases stem from negligence. This happens when the person who caused your injury acted in a nonchalant way that ended up causing your accident. One principle to note of when it comes to negligence is whether it was contributory or not. Negligence becomes contributory if you also shared some of the fault in the injury caused to you. For instance, if you had an auto accident but you were not using your seat belt, the other party can claim that you bear some of the blame for the injury. The courts normally decide on the extent of compensation based on the extent of contribution to the negligence. If the court determines that you share 15% of the fault in causing an accident, then your compensation would be reduced by 15%. If you have 50% of the blame, you get no compensation.

We focus on getting results by providing a client-friendly experience

Provided our extensive knowledge and experience in this field, we take care of even the smallest things for you and make sure you get a friendly experience from us. Our Columbia personal injury attorneys listen to your needs and expectations from your case and then get to work.

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Car Accidents

When a car accident happens, your life may be turned upside down in a matter of seconds. Let us help to restore your life.

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Trucking Accidents

Attorney Marc Brown is a knowledgeable truck accident lawyer. We can help you when you need it most.

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Wrongful Death

Experiencing the death of a loved one is a difficult and emotional time. It can also be financially devastating. Let us help!

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Slip & Fall

Marc Brown is an experienced slip and fall attorney that serves the entire states of South Carolina and Georgia.

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Dog Bites

If you need legal help with a dog bite injury, reach out to a South Carolina dog bite lawyer at the Marc Brown Law Firm.

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Shooting/Crime Victims

In cases of shootings and other crimes, victims can seek financial compensation by filing a civil claim for damages.

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Marc Brown

Marc Brown Law Firm

Meet Attorney Marc Brown

Marc Brown is an experienced personal injury and civil rights attorney serving clients throughout South Carolina and Georgia. Marc is motivated by the challenge of helping his clients solve their complex legal issues, and most importantly, he obtains favorable results. He is a caring and conscientious attorney who brings the experience and resources of a larger firm to his smaller, more personalized practices in Sumter and Columbia, SC.

A Personable & Dedicated South Carolina Attorney

As someone who has always had a keen sense of right and wrong and a desire to achieve excellence and fairness in all things, pursuing law was a natural career choice. After graduating with honors from the prestigious Emory University School of Law, Marc went on to become a dedicated litigator who focuses on personal injury, workers’ compensation, and criminal defense cases.

Why Choose Us?

Choosing an attorney is a very important decision, but it can be difficult. When you choose the Marc Brown Law Firm, we do everything we can to keep you informed, put your needs first, and to make sure justice is served. Here are just a few reasons to choose us:

The Right Experience

Attorney Marc Brown has experience that matters. Prior to opening this law firm, Marc spent nearly a half a decade defending big insurance companies and large corporations in personal injury and commercial litigation matters across the United States. Marc knows exactly how insurance companies and corporations evaluate claims and what they look at when deciding to increase the amount they are willing to pay. He thinks outside the box to find additional or hidden opportunities for favorable results.

We’ll Come To You

After being injured in a serious accident, you need to focus on getting better. Serious accidents can be hard on an individual, physically and emotionally. The Marc Brown Law Firm is dedicated to fight for you while you recover. If you are unable to travel to our office for any reason, we will personally visit you! Just give us a call to talk whenever you may be in need of assistance. We’re here to help.

Clients First

At the Marc Brown Law Firm, we choose to put our clients first. Our clients are more than just a case number. We think of each of our clients as extended members of the family. We make sure to inform our clients of all their legal options and provide timely updates throughout the life their case.

24/7 Availability

We are available around the clock for our clients. If at any point we are unavailable, we promise to promptly respond to all messages within hours.


We work hard so that our clients receive the justice they deserve! When necessary, Attorney Marc Brown retains investigators, engineers, and other experts to help prove your case. Insurance companies are big, but Marc is experienced and resourceful. We fight for each of our clients so that you can receive the maximum compensation available to you.

No Fees Unless We Win

We work on a contingency fee basis, which means there are no upfront cost to clients. You only pay lawyer fees when we win your case. This also means that your attorney is only paid a percentage of what is recovered for you. The Marc Brown Law Firm has a vested interest in ensuring that each of our clients receive the maximum recovery available to them. We are determined to fight tirelessly to recover for you.

Marc Brown and The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 award