Client Victories

The Mason Law Firm is a result-oriented law firm.

We are very proud of the victories we have achieved for our clients. A small sampling of these client victories include:

  • Mark A. Mason, founder of The Mason Law Firm, P.A., has been honored with the South Carolina Lawyers Weekly Leadership in Law Award. This honor is awarded to legal professionals in South Carolina who have had a successful practice, contributed to society and have made a significant impact on the legal industry. Click here for article
  • A $27 million dollar class action judgment obtained against a Belgian health insurance company that failed to pay the medical claims of 409 U.S. companies.
  • A $15 million dollar civil judgment (the largest civil judgment which had ever been rendered by a jury in Horry County at the time) against the perpetrator of a sexual assault on a minor child. See article.
  • A multi-million dollar settlement in an aviation accident obtained for our client who lost her husband in the crash of United Airlines Flight 232 in Souix City, Iowa. See article.
  • A multi-million dollar recovery in wrongful death litigation obtained for our client who lost her adult son in an accident in which a commercial motor vehicle with a defective backup warning device backed over him at his place of employment. In this litigation, the lawyers at the Mason Law Firm uncovered an attempt by the Defendant to destroy crucial evidence. See article.
  • A precedent setting appellate decision in favor of our client in a child custody matter, which case ultimately became the subject of a question on the South Carolina Bar examination. See case.
  • A precedent setting appellate decision in a workers’ compensation case in favor of our client who sustained a traumatic brain injury after being struck by a car while at work. See case.
  • A substantial confidential settlement in products liability/personal injury litigation on behalf of a client who was the passenger in her friend’s Ford Explorer which lost control and crashed into a tree when the tread on the defectively manufactured Firestone tire peeled off. See article.
  • A substantial confidential recovery in trucking litigation on behalf of a client who sustained a devastating brain injury, against a commercial trucking company whose driver tested positive for cocaine following the collision and who had a history of drug abuse and prior accidents while operating a commercial truck.
  • A substantial confidential recovery in wrongful death litigation on behalf of elderly parents who lost their adult son in an accident involving two commercial trucks, one of which was illegally transporting an oversized wide load on a rural road.
  • A multi-million dollar recovery in wrongful death litigation on behalf of clients whose daughter was killed by a truck driver with a horrendous driving record and who was hauling a grossly illegal overweight load at the time of the fatal collision.
  • A multi-million dollar recovery in professional negligence litigation against a health insurance agent who sold worthless health insurance to a large local company.
  • A $6 million dollar recovery in an eminent domain proceeding against a governmental entity.
  • A significant recovery of property on behalf of heirs to the original owner of Seabrook Island in litigation which resulted in the client establishing their legal ownership interest in fifty (50) acres of oceanfront property on Seabrook Island near Captain Sam’s Inlet.
  • A substantial confidential settlement in a medical malpractice case in which our client’s elderly father died as a result of having been given the wrong medication.
  • Combined recoveries in excess of $2 million dollars in insurance bad faith litigation on behalf of clients who were defrauded by a major national life insurance company engaged in selling “vanishing premium” life insurance policies.
  • A substantial recovery in products liability litigation on behalf of a client who suffered a permanent traumatic brain injury in an accident while wearing a defective motorcycle helmet.
  • A substantial recovery in both a workers’ compensation action and the related third party litigation against a foreign machine manufacturer on behalf of a client who was seriously injured when his arm was caught in an improperly guarded machine.
  • A precedent setting appellate decision in favor of our client in an ERISA case which established that health insurance companies cannot arbitrarily deny medical claims as not “medically necessary”. Claims adjusters cannot base claims denials upon a medical guide book. The health insurance company must give substantial weight to the opinion of the treating doctor as to medical necessity. See case.
  • A substantial recovery in premises liability litigation on behalf of a client who slipped and fell on a set of defectively designed steps at a local business and sustained a back injury requiring multiple surgeries.
  • A substantial recovery in both a workers’ compensation action and the related third party wrongful death/product liability litigation against an electric component manufacturer on behalf of a client whose husband was electrocuted while servicing equipment at work.
  • A multi-million dollar recovery in a divorce action on behalf of a client whose husband attempted to hide large sums of cash in various offshore bank accounts.
  • A substantial recovery in litigation against a property insurance company who failed to pay the claim of a condominium regime for hurricane-related property damages which were covered by their insurance policy.
  • A recovery against a major life insurance company (in excess of the policy limits) who refused to pay a death claim because it contended the insured had provided false information on his life insurance application.
  • A substantial settlement in train accident litigation against the railroad where a train struck our client’s dump truck as he crossed the train tracks.