David V. Benson

Areas Of Practice

Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury


David was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1984. He focuses on solving the problems that injured workers have with their employers and workers’ compensation insurance companies. He has had a successful workers’ compensation practice for almost 30 years. David became a Circuit Court Mediator in 2014.


  • J.D., Ohio Northern University, 1984
  • Recognized as Most Outstanding Law Review Member
  • Research Asst. for Professor Vernon Traster
  • Clerk for Third District Court of Appeals in Ohio
  • B.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 1976

Reported Cases

  • Bass v. Isoche, 365 C.c. 454, 617 S.E.2d 369 (Ct. App. 2005):
    Denied workers’ compensation case over reporting a repetitive trauma injury. Lost at first and second hearing. Won in Court of Common Pleas and affirmed by Court of Appeals. This landmark case changed how repetitive trauma cases are to be reported.

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

  • York County Bar Association
    Member: since 1984
  • South Carolina Bar Association
    Member: since 1984
  • South Carolina Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • Injured Workers’ Advocates
  • South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association
  • Circuit Court Mediator (2014-current)
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