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Landowners say Delaware Company cheated them on oil, gas leases

7/23/2010 7:40 AM By Kelly Holleran  – Monongalia Bureau CLARKSBURG – A group of West Virginia landowners say a Delaware company cheated them out of thousands of dollars after reneging on an offer to secure oil and gas leases on more than 500 plots of land. Backwater Properties and Aaron Johnson filed a putative class […]

Bell Legal Group and Habitat for Humanity

Published Thursday, July 22, 2010 11:19 PM Georgetown, SC – Habitat for Humanity Georgetown County helped Habitat for Humanity achieve the rank of No. 8 on the Builder 100 list, marking the first time the nonprofit has been among the top 10 biggest builders in the United States. The list also shows Habitat, with 5,294 […]

Former state chief justice Harwell joins Bell Legal Group

Published Thursday, February 25, 2010 11:34 PM J. Edward Bell, founding partner of the Bell Legal Group, announced today that The Honorable David Walker Harwell, retired Chief Justice of The Supreme Court of South Carolina, has joined Bell Legal Group as a senior partner in its Georgetown office. “Justice Harwell is a legendary figure and […]

Bell Legal Group Files Suit Against International Paper (IP)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Georgetown, SC, July 31, 2009 – The Bell Legal Group filed suit Friday, July 31, against International Paper (IP) in a Federal Court in Charleston, S.C. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of concerned citizens of Georgetown, alleges that IP, a pulp and paper manufacturing company located in Georgetown, has “continuously and for […]

Firm wins major case against Progress Energy

Jury awards $9 million in wrongful death of a Hartsville man, Darlington County’s largest award on record A Darlington County jury returned a verdict of $9 million on June 6 after finding Progress Energy responsible in the wrongful death of 21-year-old Allen Toney. The jury awarded Mary Washington, the victim’s mother, $3.5 million in actual […]

Bell Legal Group Announces New Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Lyndsey West to work in Georgetown Office FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2009 – The Georgetown office of Bell Legal Group, a national civil litigation firm, has announced the hiring of Lyndsey West, who will join the trial litigation department as a Paralegal/Legal Assistant. Ms. West, a native of West Columbia, SC, attended College of […]

Ford Faces Largest Judgment

Largest Judgment In New York History Arising From Single Accident Staten Island judge adjusts multi- million dollar verdict against Ford Motor Company for damages sustained in accident due to “defective and negligently designed roof structure”- awards local family nearly 20 million for damages sustained from fatal SUV Rollover Georgetown, SC September 9, 2008- A trial […]

Multi-Million Mowing Tractor Accident Verdict

MULTI-MILLION VERDICT AWARDED IN ACCIDENT INVOLVING MOWING TRACTOR ON HWY 15 Mowing Tractor Crosses Median Into Path of Plaintiff’s 1996 GMC Truck Injuring Two Sumter & Georgetown, S.C., May 21, 2007 – A plaintiff’s verdict of $2,200,000 was announced last Friday night, by local attorneys from the Bell Legal Group against defendants Oscar D. Montiel Hernandez, […]