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Robert Fredrick Goings

Robert Fredrick Goings

South Carolina Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Lawyer
  • Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Products Liability ...
  • South Carolina
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Biography

Robert F. Goings focuses his practice on catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and workers compensation. He is known to be a fighter in the courtroom-- just ask the lawyers that go up against him in trial.

Robert grew up on his family's farm in Union County, South Carolina. Mr. Goings is a 2003 graduate of Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Government, receiving the highest distinction in his major. He graduated with highest honors as a summa cum laude graduate. He was was inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa and Blue Key honor societies as a result of his academics and service to the community and students. Mr. Goings was a Justice of Wofford's Judicial Commission. He was elected as Student Body President in 2002. Upon graduation, he received the Outstanding Citizen Award, given to the student demonstrating the greatest concern and service to Wofford. Mr. Goings earned his Juris Doctorate in 2006 from the University of South Carolina School of Law. Upon graduation, Mr. Goings was chosen by his colleagues to receive the Claude Sapp Award, presented to the member of the graduating class possessing the best combination of scholarship, leadership, and industry for the legal profession. Mr. Goings is a trial attorney, and dedicates his practice to protecting his clients legal rights.

Education
University of South Carolina School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Claude Sapp Award
Activities: Moot Court Southeastern Environmental Law Journal
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Wofford College
B.A. | Government
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Honors: Phi Beta Kappa Summa Cum Laude Highest Honor Graduate in Government
Activities: Student Body President
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Professional Experience
Founding Member
Goings Law Firm, LLC
- Current
Litigation Attorney
Collins and Lacy
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Publications
Articles & Publications
SC Damages
SC Bar
Speaking Engagements
ABOTA Masters In Trial, SCBAR, Columbia
American Board of Trial Advocates
Certifications
ABOTA
MEMBER
Awards
2020 President of South Carolina Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
Top Voted Personal Injury Attorney
Columbia Business Monthly - Legal Elite
Top Voted Personal Injury Attorney in Columbia Business Monthly - Legal Elite
Super Lawyer
South Carolina Super Lawyers
2018 Leadership in the Law Recipient
SC Lawyers Weekly - Leadership in the Law
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
AV- Preeminent Attorney
Martindale Hubbell
Highly Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2011 Emerging Legal Leader
South Carolina Lawyers Weekly
Claude Sapp Award
University of South Carolina School of Law
Professional Associations
International Society of Barristers
Fellow
- Current
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ABOTA
Executive Committee
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American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
2020-2021 President of SC Chapter
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Activities: Serves on the Executive Committee of SC Chapter of ABOTA and a South Carolina National Board Representative of ABOTA.
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South Carolina Association of Justice
Sustaining Member
- Current
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South Carolina Bar
House of Delegates
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South Carolina Bar, Practice and Procedure Committee
Member
- Current
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South Carolina Bar, Young Lawyers Division
Executive Committee
- Current
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Columbia Rotary Club
Member
- Current
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American Bar Association
Member
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Richland County Bar Association
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Carolina
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4th Circuit
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Federal Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Hourly Rates
Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Workers' Compensation
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Business Law
    Business Litigation
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
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Contact & Map
Goings Law Firm, LLC
1510 Calhoun Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Telephone: (803) 350-9230
Fax: (877) 789-6340
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed