Gary Christmas is the founding partner of Christmas Injury Lawyers. He has over 20 years of legal experience protecting individuals and families by taking over 250 cases to trial. Gary studied at the University of South Carolina College of Law, is a proud member of South Carolina Injured Worker’s Advocates (IWA), and has been featured in publications such as USA Today, CBSNews Moneywatch, Morningstar, and Market Watch.
Christmas Injury Lawyers is dedicated to protecting the rights of injured people and their families across Charleston and South Carolina. Gary has successfully handled legal claims for people harmed on the job under the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act, the Federal Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, the Defense Base Act, the Federal Employees Liability Act, Jones Act Seamen, and General Maritime law.
He also represents those who have sustained personal injury due to negligent behavior. Gary has represented clients in over 250 cases, protecting those hurt in automobile accidents, tractor-trailer accidents, people injured due to unsafe premises, and many other situations of personal injury.
Gary has tried more than 250 cases, concentrating on legally complex issues, and has represented numerous clients in appellate practice including several appearances before the South Carolina Appeals Courts. Appellate decisions include: Lance v. Hawke v. Pat Mellen and Hurricane Restoration Fund, Employer, and South Carolina Uninsured Employers’ Fund, (Ct. App. 1998, Unpublished); Jennifer Lynn Christmas and Jay Christmas v. Dale Eugene Enos, Jr, and A Rainbow of Carpets, Inc., (Ct. App. 2008, Unpublished); Otis W. Snipe v. SSA Cooper, LLC (Ct App. 2010, Unpublished); and Regina Rainey v. Nestle Frozen Foods and Constitution State Service Company, (S.C. Circuit Court 2003). The Rainey case was cited as one of the fifty most important court decisions by Lawyers Weekly Newspaper.
At Christmas Injury Lawyers, our South Carolina injury lawyers provide representation after collisions, work accidents, construction accidents, accidents on property, and many other types of personal injuries. We have more than 40 years of collective experience and are skilled at negotiating out-of-court resolutions and in fighting for your rights in civil court. We believe firmly in the rights of injured victims and we have dedicated our careers to fighting for those whose lives have been derailed by accidents.