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North Charleston Personal Injury Lawyers

In the aftermath of a serious personal injury, many find that they are dealing with more than just physical pain. With mounting medical bills, lost wages and stresses associated with insurance, one’s quality of life can be diminished greatly. Perhaps even more devastating is when an injury is due to another’s negligence or wrongdoing.

For 35+ years, the team at Wern Lawyers in North Charleston has dedicated their professional lives to representing personal injury victims throughout the Lowcountry and the coast of South Carolina. With aggressive advocacy for those experiencing a life-altering injury, we work to make things right again.

For peace of mind and an experienced team of attorneys, call Wern Lawyers to discuss your injury, options and next steps.

Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

When faced with the misfortune of a personal or on the job injury, victims may not know where to turn and what to do next. Whether an injury is due to another’s negligence or if it is work-related, many wonder:

  • Can I recover income benefits?
  • How and when do I file a claim?
  • Who will pay my medical bills?
  • What if my injuries are permanent?
  • Will I be able to return to work?
  • Can I recover for pain and suffering?
  • Can I choose my own doctor?
  • Do I need a lawyer?

As a founding member of Injured Workers’ Advocates and a member of the American Association for Justice, the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association and the South Carolina Association for Justice, Richard G. Wern of Wern Lawyers provides a practice focus on personal injury and workers’ compensation cases. Along with Attorney Catherine F. Juhas, Mr. Wern and the support team at Wern Lawyers strive to help clients recoup physically, financially and emotionally from their injuries.

If you have been injured, you deserve to have an experienced attorney at your side. For individualized attention to your case, contact Wern Lawyers in North Charleston today.

About Us

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How can we help?

If you or someone you know has been injured, we’d like to talk. Our team of attorneys would welcome the chance to help you evaluate your legal options.

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Why choose us?

You’re not just another number to us. We strive to make you feel comfortable while we work as hard as we can to make things right again.


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Areas of Practice

At Wern Lawyers, we realize that every case is different. Whether your case is a workers' compensation claim or a motor vehicle accident, we will examine every legal aspect of your case as well as the repercussions to you and your family. We are never afraid to take a case to trial. We will make sure to proceed on the best possible path to resolution for your case, focusing on the best possible outcome for you and your family.

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Workers Compensation

Your employer has a duty to provide you with a safe and secure working environment. However, even secure working environments are not free from accidents.

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Motor Vehicle Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents, whether major or minor, can leave a lasting impact not only on your car, but also on your life. These accidents often …

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Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents can cause devastating injuries. If you have been injured in a motorcycle wreck, call our experienced law firm today for help!

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Animal Injuries

You should not have to pay the medical expenses for an injury that could have been prevented by a pet owner or caretaker being more…

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Serious Bodily Harm

An injury caused by someone else’s neglect and carelessness should not go unaddressed. Serious bodily harm can be the result of a variety of accidents.

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Products Liability

As consumers, we purchase a wide variety of products daily and put our faith in the safety and integrity of those products. When a product…

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Caretaker Abuse

Medical professionals and caregivers are entrusted with the lives and well-being of our loved ones. Their decisions shape the daily lives of their wards, for…

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Long Term Disabilty

If you are disabled and unable to work, Wern Lawyers will ensure your rights are protected. Work with experienced long term disability claim lawyers, call our office today!

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Social Security Disability

Filing for disability or social security is a complicated and time consuming process. Filling out the paperwork without experienced guidance may lead to mistakes and…

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Premises Liability

When you are a customer in a store, hotel, business, or even if you are just visiting a park, beach, or friend’s home, you should…

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Medical Malpractice

When you are feeling unwell, you trust your doctor and the hospital to help you heal. Medical treatment is a part of most of our…

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Wrongful Death

Losing a loved one is heartbreaking, but losing a loved one because of someone else’s negligence is a nightmare. If you have lost a loved…

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Client Reviews

Richard Wern Lawyers


Based on 5 reviews

Larry Conner

I met Richard through my daughter. I fell 8 feet in February 2011 and broke the L2 vertebra in my back!! Over a period of two years, I realized I was going to need help. I came to meet with Richard to talk about my accident. It was the best thing I ever did! My case went on for a little over 3 years and I am very pleased with the outcome Richard helped me obtain. He is an excellent attorney!

Kishawna Bonaparte

Our experience with Richard Wern Lawyers was exceptional and phenomenal. Every one there was extremely caring and attentive to our each and every single need and want from the friendly receptionist to the Paralegal and Lawyer himself, Mr. Richard Wern, Esq. Whenever a problem arose, his staff was fully prepared to handle whatever the issue was very prompt and tactfully.

Tim Constantine

This company is in business to help people, not to just help themselves. They are easy to talk to cause they make time. I am tim l. Constantine, i am a citadel alumni, also. Mrs cathy johas is a great lawyer that works with mr richard wern in their neat offfice. I often will continue to send people that need good representaion to their firm.

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