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Robert Fredrick Goings

Robert Fredrick Goings

South Carolina Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Lawyer
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  • 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 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. (2006) | Law
Honors: Claude Sapp Award
Activities: Moot Court; Southeastern Environmental Law Journal
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Wofford College
B.A. (2003) | Government
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
South Carolina Damages
South Carolina Bar Association
Speaking Engagements
Masters In Trial, American Board of Trial Advocates, SCBAR, Columbia
Awards
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2017-2024
AV Preeminent Peer Rating
Martindale Hubbell
Client Champion - PLATINUM
Martindale-Hubbell
10.0 Superb Rating
Avvo
Client's Choice Award
Avvo
2012-2018
Legal Elite - Top Personal Injury Attorney
Columbia Business Monthly
Best Lawyer, Personal Injury Litigation
Best Lawyers in America
Leadership in the Law Award
South Carolina Lawyers Weekly
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
2013-2016
Compleat Lawyer Award
University of South Carolina School of Law
Emerging Legal Leader
South Carolina Lawyers Weekly
Professional Associations
South Carolina Bar
Member
Current
Activities: Practice and Procedure Committee, Young Lawyers Division
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Columbia Rotary Club
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Richland County Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
Member
Current
Activities: President 2020
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South Carolina Association of Justice
Sustaining Member
Current
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International Society of Barristers
Fellow
Current
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International Society of Barristers
Fellow
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Carolina
South Carolina Bar
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4th Circuit
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U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
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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
Legal Answers
Q. I was in a car accident. I ran into the left side of a truck that was parked in the road.
A: You can potentially bring an injury case if the evidence supports the fact the the truck was illegally or wrongfully parked in the road. South Carolina has laws that prohibit vehicles from parking in the roadways.
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Websites & Blogs
Website
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Blog
Blog
Videos
One of the blessings of being an attorney is helping good, honest people get through some of the hardest times of their lives. Catastrophic injuries can forever change one's life.... If you are looking for the best personal injury attorney, watch this client review! Goings Law Firm!

One of the blessings of being an attorney is helping good, honest people get through some of the hardest times of their lives. Catastrophic injuries can forever change one's life....

Robert Goings compassionately helps family who suffer wrongful deaths of loved ones.  Hear the story of Ms. Jamison who lost her husband in a trucking accident.  We will fight for your family in times of need! Wrongful Death Truck Accident Attorney Testimonial | Columbia Personal Injury Law Firm

Robert Goings compassionately helps family who suffer wrongful deaths of loved ones. Hear the story of Ms. Jamison who lost her husband in a trucking accident. We will fight for your family in times of need!

This is why clients hire the Goings Law Firm for serious workers compensation injuries.  Watch this Client Review from Calvin regarding how Robert Goings fought and won against the insurance company. What do clients say about the Goings Law Firm? Listen to Calvin Jeffcoat's story.

This is why clients hire the Goings Law Firm for serious workers compensation injuries. Watch this Client Review from Calvin regarding how Robert Goings fought and won against the insurance company.

Are you having problems with Workers' Compensation or the insurance company sending you to a doctor that does not seem to care or is not providing proper care for your... Are you having problems with Workers' Compensation sending you to the company doctor?

Are you having problems with Workers' Compensation or the insurance company sending you to a doctor that does not seem to care or is not providing proper care for your...

We are proud that former clients frequently refer their family and friends to the Goings Law Firm. We consider referrals from clients as the highest compliment we could receive. In... Car Accident victim explains why he recommends Goings Law Firm | Charles Hall

We are proud that former clients frequently refer their family and friends to the Goings Law Firm. We consider referrals from clients as the highest compliment we could receive. In...

One of the blessings of being an attorney is helping good, honest people get through some of the hardest times of their lives. Catastrophic injuries can forever change one's life.... Catastrophic Injury from Car Accident - Hear from a Real Client

One of the blessings of being an attorney is helping good, honest people get through some of the hardest times of their lives. Catastrophic injuries can forever change one's life....

When you have been injured in a serious motor vehicle accident, clients trust who they believe can offer the best legal advice. Robert Goings is a Real Lawyer who gets... Client who are seriously injured highly recommend Attorney Robert Goings

When you have been injured in a serious motor vehicle accident, clients trust who they believe can offer the best legal advice. Robert Goings is a Real Lawyer who gets...

The Goings Law Firm, LLC is proud to be the law firm in Columbia, South Carolina that represents fire fighters, police, and first responders in work related injuries. The job... Columbia Personal Injury Attorney for Fire Fighters and First Responders

The Goings Law Firm, LLC is proud to be the law firm in Columbia, South Carolina that represents fire fighters, police, and first responders in work related injuries. The job...

Has the workers' compensation insurance company made you an offer to settle your case? Chances are that settlement offer may be well below what you are entitled under the law.... Did you receive a low settlement offer for your Workers' Compensation Claim?

Has the workers' compensation insurance company made you an offer to settle your case? Chances are that settlement offer may be well below what you are entitled under the law....

Torey fell at a restaurant due to a wet substance on the floor of the restroom. She suffered injuries that required her to have a surgery on her knee. Here's... Premises Liability due to Fall Injury | Torey Malivuk Testimonial

Torey fell at a restaurant due to a wet substance on the floor of the restroom. She suffered injuries that required her to have a surgery on her knee. Here's...

This is the story of Stacey Sellers, an injured worker who had to fight to receive the benefits that he was entitled under the law. His case dealt with the... Stacey Sellers v. Tech Services - An injured worker who fought for workers' compensation

This is the story of Stacey Sellers, an injured worker who had to fight to receive the benefits that he was entitled under the law. His case dealt with the...

The Goings Law Firm has a reputation for treating injured workers right! When you or a family member sustain a serious workplace accident or injury your ability to receive treatment... The Goings Law Firm Treats Injured Workers Right! South Carolina Workers Compensation Attorney

The Goings Law Firm has a reputation for treating injured workers right! When you or a family member sustain a serious workplace accident or injury your ability to receive treatment...

Have you been injured based on a fall either at work, at a restaurant or store, or on the property of another? Many injuries on a premises can be avoided... Trip and Falls can Cause Serious Injuries. Here is a testimonial from Robby about hiring our firm.

Have you been injured based on a fall either at work, at a restaurant or store, or on the property of another? Many injuries on a premises can be avoided...

When you are looking to hire a real attorney for your important case, it's important to hear from real clients. This is a testimonial from Nancy. Nancy was involved in... Why Choose a Top Attorney for your Car Accident Case. Listen to Nancy's review of Goings Law Firm.

When you are looking to hire a real attorney for your important case, it's important to hear from real clients. This is a testimonial from Nancy. Nancy was involved in...

The Goings Law Firm represents injured workers throughout the State of South Carolina for serious on the job accidents. Here is a review from a former client, James Gantt, about... Why injured workers hire the Goings Law Firm | James Gantt Testimonial

The Goings Law Firm represents injured workers throughout the State of South Carolina for serious on the job accidents. Here is a review from a former client, James Gantt, about...

If you were assaulted at work, you maybe entitled to receive Workers' Compensation benefits under South Carolina law. Don't let the insurance company or your employer dictate the amount of... Workplace Assaults - Workers' Compensation Settlement

If you were assaulted at work, you maybe entitled to receive Workers' Compensation benefits under South Carolina law. Don't let the insurance company or your employer dictate the amount of...

Are you looking for an attorney to help with the wrongful death of a family member? Waltea lost her husband in a tragic trucking accident while at work. Her husband... Wrongful Death Truck Accident Attorney Testimonial | Columbia Personal Injury Law Firm

Are you looking for an attorney to help with the wrongful death of a family member? Waltea lost her husband in a tragic trucking accident while at work. Her husband...

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Goings Law Firm, LLC
1510 Calhoun Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Telephone: (803) 350-9230
Fax: (877) 789-6340
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Tuesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
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