Chappell, Smith & Arden, P.A.

Established in 1993

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Chappell, Smith & Arden, P.A.

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Serving Columbia, SC view address

Serving Columbia, SC view address

Free initial consultation

Attorney Awards
AV Preeminent
Champion Badge Silver

About Chappell, Smith & Arden, P.A.

Chappell, Smith and Arden is a statewide personal injury firm with workers comp and auto accident lawyers in Columbia dedicated to representing those hurt as the result of someone's negligence

In 1993, Workers' Compensation Attorney, Bill Smith, and Personal Injury Litigation Attorney, Mark Chappell, opened the law firm of Chappell & Smith. Originally, the firm had only two attorneys and one office in Columbia, South Carolina. In 2001, Wor...

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Chappell, Smith and Arden is a statewide personal injury firm with workers comp and auto accident lawyers in Columbia dedicated to representing those hurt as the result of someone's negligence

In 1993, Workers' Compensation Attorney, Bill Smith, and Personal Injury Litigation Attorney, Mark Chappell, opened the law firm of Chappell & Smith. Originally, the firm had only two attorneys and one office in Columbia, South Carolina. In 2001, Workers' Compensation Attorney, Mark Arden, joined the firm which then became Chappell, Smith & Arden.

Today, Chappell, Smith & Arden has six attorneys and four offices across South Carolina with attorneys licensed to practice in all federal and state courts in South Carolina, all state courts in North Carolina, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the District Court for the District of Columbia, and the Supreme Court of the United States. The attorneys at Chappell, Smith & Arden are committed to protecting the rights of injured individuals and to keeping South Carolina families safe. We serve clients in every county in South Carolina and across the southeast. If you need us we'll be there, no matter where "there" is located.

Mass disaster victims of the Graniteville train derailment.

107 race fans from the bridge collapse at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Numerous Unions in South Carolina.

South Carolina AFL-CIO.

Union Privilege.

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Areas of Law

  • Workers Compensation
  • Personal Injury
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Trucking Law
  • Tractor Trailer Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Construction Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
  • Slip And Fall
  • Complex Case Litigation
  • Nursing Home Neglect
  • Railroad Accidents And Injuries
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Occupational Disease
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Class Actions
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Social Security
  • Social Security Disability

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Client Reviews

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  • 100% client recommended 7 recommendations
  • 4.7/5.0 7 reviews
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    4.7/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    4.7/5.0
  • Value for Money

    4.3/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. William L. Smith II on 03/12/17 in Workers Compensation

    Attorney Smith is a unique,intelligent,knowledgeable and trustworthy lawyer.He is very kind and caring. He puts the interest of his client above money.He is a defender of truth and justice.He is always ready to use his professional expertise to make... Read more

    Attorney Smith is a unique,intelligent,knowledgeable and trustworthy lawyer.He is very kind and caring. He puts the interest of his client above money.He is a defender of truth and justice.He is always ready to use his professional expertise to make justice available to his client.I am a beneficiary of such justice. I hereby recommend this God-fearing lawyer to anyone in need of Justice.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Chappell, Smith & Arden, P.A. on 03/22/13 in Workers Compensation

    Bill Smith was great, he was there every time I needed him. He got things done when it was needed. He worked hard for me. No complaints here at all.

    Bill Smith was great, he was there every time I needed him. He got things done when it was needed. He worked hard for me. No complaints here at all.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Chappell, Smith & Arden, P.A. on 01/19/12 in Personal Injury

    Timely response to my questions, no question was considered irrelevant, kept informed during entire process.

    Timely response to my questions, no question was considered irrelevant, kept informed during entire process.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. Mark Taylor Arden on 04/26/11 in Workers Compensation

    Outstanding and fair.

    Outstanding and fair.

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  • 4.8/5.0

    Review for Mr. William L. Smith II on 04/15/11 in Workers Compensation

    If I ever need a lawyer for this matter again I will always chose him!

    If I ever need a lawyer for this matter again I will always chose him!

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  • 4.0/5.0

    Review for Chappell, Smith & Arden, P.A. on 02/28/12 in Personal Injury

    Hugh McAngus was the lawyer representing us. He was honest and forthright in dealing with our family's complicated lawsuit.

    Hugh McAngus was the lawyer representing us. He was honest and forthright in dealing with our family's complicated lawsuit.

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  • 4.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. William L. Smith II on 10/15/11 in Workers Compensation

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.1/5.0 54 reviews
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.1/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.1/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.1/5.0
  • Communication

    4.1/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.1/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. Mark Taylor Arden by a Managing Partner on 12/23/14 in Workers Compensation

    Fantastic attorney. The best workers' compensation lawyer in South Carolina in my opinion.

    Fantastic attorney. The best workers' compensation lawyer in South Carolina in my opinion.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. Mark Taylor Arden by a Partner on 12/09/14 in Workers Compensation

    I have known Mark fpr a number of years. In my opinion he exhibits the highest standards of our proffession.

    I have known Mark fpr a number of years. In my opinion he exhibits the highest standards of our proffession.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. Mark Taylor Arden by a Partner on 12/09/14 in Trial Practice

    I have known Mark fpr a number of years. In my opinion he exhibits the highest standards of our proffession.

    I have known Mark fpr a number of years. In my opinion he exhibits the highest standards of our proffession.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. Mark Taylor Arden by a Sole Practitioner on 11/21/14 in Workers Compensation

    Mark is an exceptional attorney with a vast knowledge of both law and procedure.

    Mark is an exceptional attorney with a vast knowledge of both law and procedure.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. Mark Taylor Arden by a Partner on 11/17/14 in Workers Compensation

    Mark Arden is the finest attorney I know.

    Mark Arden is the finest attorney I know.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. Mark Taylor Arden by a Government Counsel on 11/14/14 in Workers Compensation

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. Mark Taylor Arden by a Government Counsel on 11/14/14 in Personal Injury

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. Mark Taylor Arden by a Partner on 11/14/14 in Workers Compensation

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. Mark Taylor Arden by a Member on 11/14/14 in Workers Compensation

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. Mark Taylor Arden by a Sole Practitioner on 11/14/14 in Workers Compensation

    Mark is very well respected among his peers. He is of the top legal minds in the area of workers' compensation in South Carolina.

    Mark is very well respected among his peers. He is of the top legal minds in the area of workers' compensation in South Carolina.

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Community Contributions

  • Forklift Accidents

    Feb, 15 2019 | Construction Accidents, Workers Compensation

    Nearly 100,000 people in the U.S. are injured or killed in forklift accidents, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Forklifts are frequently used in construction and warehousing. Workers in those industries are at risk of being injured due to inadequate safety standards, poor equipment maintenance, insufficient employee training, and other possible causes. […]

  • Hazards of Respirable Silica

    Feb, 15 2019 | Workers Compensation

    Workers in manufacturing plants are at high risk for exposure to respirable crystalline silica – also known as quartz dust. When the mineral silica is cut, grinded or drilled, it transforms into microscopic dust particles that can present a dangerous health hazard for individuals who inhale them. Workers exposed to the deadly dust can face […]

  • Elderly Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Sumter Crosswalk

    Feb, 15 2019 | Automobile Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

    An elderly pedestrian became fatally struck after he entered a crosswalk in Sumter, South Carolina. The pedestrian accident occurred on Friday evening around 6:30 pm when an SUV hit him on a crosswalk on Calhoun Street. After receiving medical treatment at the Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital, he succumbed to his fatal injuries. Pedestrians may not […]

  • Speed a Major Factor in Fatal Traffic Accidents

    Feb, 08 2019 | Automobile Accidents, Personal Injury, Traffic Violations

    The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) released a report highlighting the relationship between speed and motor vehicle fatalities. The statistics they uncovered are alarming. According to the GHSA report, speed is a persistent factor in nearly one-third of fatal car accidents across the country. Speed not only endangers motorists, but also puts the lives of […]

  • Signs it is Time to Contact a Daycare Injury Lawyer

    Feb, 08 2019 | Child Abuse and Neglect, Personal Injury

    Daycares should be safe places where children are treated respectfully and lovingly by skilled workers. Unfortunately, some daycare environments can lead to serious harm of children. Whether injuries are physical, psychological, sexual, or a combination of all three, their after-effects can last a lifetime. Families who notice any of the following signs of potential child […]

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Year Established
1993
Firm Size
6
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All members are members of the South Carolina State Bar Association, with additional membership in the District of Columbia and the State Bar of North Carolina.

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