Elrod Pope Law Firm was founded in 1980 by Luther C. “Luke” Elrod. In 1972, following his honorable discharge from the JAG Corps of the United States Army, Luke began eight years of general practice in the upstate of South Carolina. In 1980, Luke returned to Rock Hill, South Carolina and started his own practice, The Elrod Law Firm, focusing on personal injury and workers’ compensation claims. During the ensuing years the firm’s practice expanded and a number of partners, many former prosecutors, joined the firm.
Do I Need Insurance For My Nanny? Like many states, South Carolina does not require workers’ compensation insurance coverage for nannies (in most cases). Parents who have just one domestic employee are not legally required to take out workers’ compensation coverage. In fact, only 15 states and the District of Columbia require employers to have […]Read More
In the middle of the night, the phone rings. You receive the worst news of your life. A loved one has suddenly and unexpectedly passed away. Someone else’s negligence or reckless action caused the death. What do you do now? There is a legal term for this, known as wrongful death. It is the basis of a […]Read More
While it’s difficult to determine an exact number, it is roughly estimated that 200,000 patients in the US are killed due to medical malpractice. This number does not include patients who experience worsened symptoms, additional injuries, and a lower quality of lie because of the mistakes made by medical professionals. Why is it so difficult […]Read More
It happens more often than you would think: a person […]
In South Carolina, workers’ compensation is a different area of […]