Scott M. Anderson

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Asheville, North Carolina

Grimes Teich Anderson LLP
Scott M. Anderson
Grimes Teich Anderson LLP

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in North Carolina since: 1990

Education: University of South Carolina School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024
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Grimes Teich Anderson LLP

535 College Street
Asheville, NC 28801 Visit website


For over three decades, personal injury attorney Scott M. Anderson has been providing tenacious legal representation to the injured residents of North Carolina and South Carolina. He is the managing partner at the law firm of Grimes Teich Anderson, LLP, located in Asheville, North Carolina. 

Mr. Anderson started his career representing insurance companies and was often the lead counsel in several jury trials and administrative hearings. He also practiced criminal defense, where he handled cases ranging from murder to criminal sexual conduct to driving under the influence. Then, in 1994, he switched sides and started exclusively representing injured people in civil trials and workers' compensation hearings. 

After completing his B.A. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1986, Mr. Anderson secured his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1989. He is admitted to practice in South Carolina (1989), North Carolina, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the U.S. District Court of South Carolina, the U.S. District Court for the Western, Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina, the Cherokee Supreme Court (Eastern Band), the United States Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

When it comes to giving back, Mr. Anderson focuses his efforts on serving the legal community. He is an active part of the American Association for Justice, the South Carolina Association for Justice, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America. He has also served as a board member of the South Carolina Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Association and the South Carolina Bar Resolution of Fee Disputes. 

A highly accomplished professional, Mr. Anderson is a prestigious member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He has been recognized among The National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Attorneys, The Best Lawyers in America and the Greenville Business Magazine – Legal Elites, to name a few. Additionally, he has earned the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell and "Superb" on Avvo.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Brain Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1989, South Carolina

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Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Naylor Concrete Construction Co. v. Mid-Continent Cas.Co., 2014 wl 223221 (N.C. App. 2014)
  • Wright v. General Heating and Air, 306 S.C. 331, 411 S.E.2d 829 Ct. App. (1991)
  • Rouse v. Rouse, 91-UP-118 S.C. Ct. App. (1991)
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Ass'n v. Stephens, 91-UP-S.C. Ct. App. (1991)
  • Mosley v. Bi-Lo, Inc., 93-UP-S.C. Ct. App. (1993)
  • Revis v. Allshouse and Auto Owners Insurance, 94-UP-185, S.C. Ct. App. (1994)
  • Minarovich v. Textile Stores & Companion Property & Casualty, 97-UP-336 S.C. Ct. App. (1997)
  • Zeager v. Mitch Contracting Co., 1998-UP-337 (1998)
  • Morasco v. Dunklin Fire Dept. & S.C. Uninsured Employer's Fund, 2000-UP-324 S.C. Ct. App. (2000)
  • Mitch Contracting Co. v. Terra Nova Insurance, 2000-UP-033, S.C. Ct App. (2000)
  • Hendricks v. Clemson University, 339 S.C. 552, 529 S.E. 2d 293 Ct. App. (2000)
  • Greene v. Absorba Oshkosh and Liberty Mutual Ins. Co., 2000-UP-N.C. Ct. App. (2000)
  • Warren v. Merastar Insurance Co., 2002-UP-789, S.C. Ct. App. (2002)
  • Hendricks v. Clemson University, 353 S.C. 449, 578 S.E. 2d 711 (2003)
  • Multiple Claimants v. N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services, 176 N.C.App. 278, 626 S.E.2d 666 (N.C.App. 2006); aff'd as modified, 361 N.C. 372, 646 S.E.2d 356 (2007)
  • Shelton v. Steelcase, Inc., 197 N.C.App. 404, 677 S.E.2d 485 (N.C.App. 2009); disc. rev. denied, 682 S.E.2d 389 (2009)
  • Escobar v. Federal Express Corp., 2011-UP-199467, S.C. Ct. App. (2011)
  • Personal Injury Law Litigation – Plaintiff, 2020 - 2023, Best Lawyers in America
  • Personal Injury Law, 2020 - 2022, Greenville Business Magazine Legal Elite
  • South Carolina – Personal Injury Law, 2020 - 2023, Super Lawyers
  • North Carolina – Personal Injury Law, 2021 - 2023, Super Lawyers
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • South Carolina, 1989
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys
  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
  • South Carolina Bar Resolution of Fee Disputes Board - Member
  • South Carolina Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Association, Former Board Member
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • South Carolina Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2018
  • U.S. District Court, North Carolina Eastern District, 2012
  • United States Supreme Court, 2009
  • Cherokee Supreme Court (Eastern Band), 2007
  • U.S. District Court, North Carolina Middle District, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, North Carolina Western District, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, South Carolina District, 1990
  • U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1990
  • North Carolina, 1990
Educational Background:
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - BA, 1986
Industry Groups:
  • Representing seriously injured people in North Carolina

Office location for Scott M. Anderson

535 College Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Phone: 828-251-0800


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024

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