The City of Sumter is located in the great state of South Carolina and has a population of 59,000 and is also the acting seat of Sumter County. The area was named in honor of American Revolutionary War General Thomas Sumter who was known as the “Fighting Gamecock.” Basketball player Ray Allen, Bill Pinkey of the Drifters, and famous opera singer Clara Louise Kellogg all hail from Sumter.
In the News: Recently in Sumter, a lawsuit was filed against a South Carolina hospital after they hired staff surgeons and paid them based on their volume of referrals. Dr. Michael Drakeford is being represented by the U.S. Government in the whistleblower lawsuit that seeks and excess of $45 million. Tuomey Healthcare System faces violating the Stark Law which prohibits physicians to self-refer to guard against healthcare and Medicare fraud.
Getting Legal Assistance in Sumter, South Carolina
Sumter produces a number of notables including a cast of reputable lawyers. Lawyers in Sumter can represent you in many diverse areas of law including: personal injury, bankruptcy, automobile accidents, tax, DUI, arson, assault, divorce, child custody and alimony issues and more
If you have a personal injury or wrongful termination case to file in Sumter you will probably be heading to the Sumter County Circuit Court which is the highest level trial court with which you may file. Circuit courts are responsible for hearing civil, criminal, real property, probate, juvenile, and appeals cases from lower courts. If you face deportation or have an immigration case, the U.S. Immigration Courts have jurisdiction.
For more information on Sumter lawyers and courts please see the links below:
- City of Sumter, South Carolina
- U.S. District Court for South Carolina
- Sumter County, South Carolina
- South Carolina Bar Associations
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