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Mark D. Chappell

Mark D. Chappell

Chappell, Smith & Arden
  • Products Liability, Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury
  • District of Columbia, South Carolina
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Summary

Mark Chappell is a founding partner of Chappell, Smith & Arden. He concentrates his practice in personal injury, truck and auto accidents, catastrophic injury and product liability cases. Since he was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1985, Mark has handled thousands of cases, winning millions of dollars for injured clients. One of Mark’s cases created a new South Carolina law protecting young ATV riders. Mark served as Chair of the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee representing 71 race fans injured in the bridge collapse at the Charlotte Motor Speedway and was the plaintiff’s liaison in the Graniteville train derailment class action suit. Mark frequently speaks at CLE seminars and is leading the End Distracted Driving campaign in South Carolina. Mark uses his knowledge and experience to pursue justice and obtain the compensation that injured people deserve to rebuild their lives.

Education
University of South Carolina School of Law
J.D. (1984)
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University of South Carolina - Columbia
B.S. (1981) | Finance, Economics
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Professional Experience
Founding Partner
Chappell, Smith & Arden
Current
Certifications
Certified Mediator
South Carolina Supreme Court
Awards
Super Lawyers of South Carolina
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
South Carolina Bar
Member
Current
Activities: Chair, Judicial Qualifications Committee; Member, House of Delegates
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South Carolina Association for Justice
Past President
Current
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American Association for Justice
Board of Governors
Current
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American Board of Trial Advocates
Member
Current
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Attorneys Information Exchange Group
Member
Current
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Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Member
Current
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Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee
Appointed Chair
Current
Activities: Representing nearly 100 race fans injured in the 2000 Charlotte Motor Speedway bridge collapse
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In Re Graniteville Cases
Plaintiffs’ Liaison Counsel
Current
Activities: Representing people injured in the 2005 Graniteville train derailment pending before Judge Margaret B. Seymour in Federal District Court
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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South Carolina
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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Workers' Compensation
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Additional Practice Areas
  • Truck and Auto Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injury
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Chappell, Smith & Arden
Blog
Chappell, Smith & Arden Blog
Contact & Map
Main Office
2801 Devine Street, Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29205
Telephone: (803) 929-3600
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Sumter Office
27 W. Calhoun St.
Sumter, SC 29150
Toll-Free: (800) 531-9780
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Florence Office
181 S. Coit St.
Florence, SC 29501
Toll-Free: (800) 531-9780
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Aiken Office
322 Laurens St. NW
Aiken, SC 29801
Toll-Free: (800) 531-9780
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Rock Hill Office
1770 India Hook Road
Rock Hill, SC 29732
Toll-Free: (800) 531-9780
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed