Robert R. Sansbury, III

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Sansbury Law Firm, LLC
Robert R. Sansbury, III
Sansbury Law Firm, LLC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in South Carolina since: 2008

Education: University of South Carolina School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2022
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Sansbury Law Firm, LLC

1809 N Oak St
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 Visit website


The founder of the Sansbury Law Firm, LLC, Robert R. Sansbury III focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. He works out of the firm’s office in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and represents people throughout Horry, Georgetown, Marion, and across the state.  Mr. Sansbury is admitted to practice in South Carolina and before the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.

Mr. Sansbury has been able to obtain significant amounts of compensation through both jury awards and negotiated settlements for those of his clients who have been harmed as the result of the negligence or recklessness of other persons or companies. The types of personal injury cases that he has worked on throughout his career have involved defective products, premises liability, dog bites, motorcycle wrecks, truck accidents, and other motor vehicle crashes.

In addition to his personal injury practice, Mr. Sansbury has provided defense representation to licensed professionals who have been accused of wrongdoing. He has appeared before the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation on behalf of health care practitioners, physical and occupational therapists, and members of other regulated disciplines.  He is also a certified Circuit Court Mediator, and regularly mediates cases for other attorneys. 

A graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law, Mr. Sansbury's distinguished career includes a coveted judicial clerkship in the South Carolina Circuit Court, and serving as a Senior Associate at a large, regional, insurance defense firm.  His excellent track record in all of his professional endeavors has earned him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 “Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo, among numerous other honors and awards.

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Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2008, South Carolina

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Coastal Inn of Court - Barrister
  • Horry County Bar Association - Past President
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Federal District of South Carolina, 2010
  • South Carolina, 2008
  • John Belton O'Neall Inn of Court, Member
  • 10 Best in Client Satisfaction Award, The American Association of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • Secretary of the student chapter of the South Carolina Trial Lawyers, University of South Carolina School of Law
  •  Judge Joseph F. Anderson “Best Advocate” Award on the school’s Mock Trial Competition Team, University of South Carolina School of Law
  • “Top 40 under 40”, South Carolina Civil Litigation, The American Society of Legal Advocates
  • President of the Criminal Law Society, University of South Carolina School of Law
  • Member, Dean’s List, University of South Carolina School of Law
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014 - 2021, Rising Star, Super Lawyers
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Circuit Court Mediator, South Carolina Supreme Court
Educational Background:
  • Clemson University, B.A., Major: Language and International Trade, with an emphasis on Spanish Language and International Business, Honors: Cum Laude, Exchange Semester in Spain, Honors: Exchange Semester in Chile, Clemson University’s Undergraduate Spanish tutor, 2005
  • Myrtle Beach High School, 2001
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • South Carolina Bar, Lecturer on the Use of Depositions at Trial
  • Co-Author, South Carolina Deposition Practice Handbook
  • “South Carolina Deposition Practice Handbook”, Co-Editor
  • Pointing the Finger: An Examination of South Carolina Law Regarding Allocation of Fault to Non-party Tortfeasors The Defense Line, volume 41, issue 2, Fall 2013
  • What Exactly is the Duty of a Developer? The Defense Line, volume 40, issue 3, Fall 2012
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Member - Chicora Rotary Club, 2018
  • Special Olympics Committee of the Young Lawyers Division
  • Courthouse Keys Committee
  • Cameron v. Holmes (2018-CP-26-00087); Verdict for the Plaintiff, $55,000. Car accident case with pre-trial offer of $37,500, 2019
  • Balsam v. River Landing (2018-CP-26-00692); verdict for the Defendant on all counts. , 2021

Office location for Robert R. Sansbury, III

1809 N Oak St
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Phone: 843-315-9945


1 Year Super Lawyers
9 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2022

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