Shane M. Burroughs

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Orangeburg, SC

Lanier & Burroughs, LLC
 | 250 Gibson Street, Orangeburg, SC 29115
Phone: 803-268-9800
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Shane M. Burroughs is co-founder of Lanier & Burroughs, LLC, a personal injury law firm located in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Mr. Burroughs has successfully represented clients across the state of South Carolina at all levels of state and federal courts, as well as other jurisdictions.  He represents clients injured by the wrongful or negligent acts of others, often in cases of catastrophic personal injury or death.  The majority of his cases involve tractor trailer accidents, motor vehicle collisions, premises liability, products liability, automotive defects, traumatic brain injuries, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, pharmaceutical/drug liability, personal injury, insurance bad faith, workers’ compensation, and class action litigation.

Mr. Burroughs has settled or tried to verdict numerous cases resulting in recoveries of over one million dollars, which combined total nearly $100 million. He has served on the Board of Governors and Executive Committee of the South Carolina Association of Justice.  He is also active in a number of other professional organizations, including the South Carolina Judicial Conference, Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, The American Association for Justice.  His honors and awards include recognition from the Million Dollar and Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum, National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40 (2013-2014), The American Society of Legal Advocates Top 40 Litigation Lawyer under 40 (2014), ASLA Top 100 Litigation Lawyer, South Carolina (2016), and 1st Judicial Circuit Representative of the Young Lawyers Division (2007).  He has received the highest possible rating for both legal and ethical standards by Martindale Hubbell.

Shane and his wife Angela are active members of the Orangeburg community, are members of First Presbyterian Church, and have four boys. Outside of the office, Shane enjoys mentoring the youth of the community whether on the sports field or in the classroom.   He also enjoys hunting, fishing, playing golf, and attending University of South Carolina sporting events.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Workers' Compensation (10%)

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products: Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018

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About Shane Burroughs

Admitted: 2002, South Carolina

Professional Webpage: http://www.landblawfirm.com/shane_m_burroughs.php

Honors and Awards:

  • ASLA Top 100 Litigation Lawyer, South Carolina, 2016
  • Martindale Hubbell Rated AV Preeminent, Judicial Edition, 2016
  • Dean's List, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Wall of Tolerance, Montgomery, AL  
  • 1st Judicial Circuit Representative of the Young Lawyers Division, 2007
  • The American Society of Legal Advocates, Top 40 Litigation Lawyer under 40, 2014
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40, 2013-2014
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum
  • MartinDale Hubbell Client Distinction Award, 2015
  • MartinDale Hubbell Rated AV Preeminent, Highest Possible Rating, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • The American Association for Justice  
  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • South Carolina Association for Justice, Executive Committee
  • South Carolina Association for Justice, Board of Governors
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
  • South Carolina, 2002

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mentor, Mellichamp Elementary School, 2006-Present  
  • Mock Trial Coach, Howard Middle School, 2003

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $925,000 for tractor trailer accident, 2016
  • $1,000,000 for tractor trailer accident, 2016
  • $6,500,000 for wrongful death/excessive police force, 2016
  • $25,000,000 for negligent security/premises liability, 2016
  • $805,000 for premises liability/negligent security, 2015
  • $900,000 for tractor trailer accident, 2015
  • $1,091,505 for tractor trailer accident, 2015
  • $2,000,000 for dump truck accident, 2014
  • $2,500,000 for tractor trailer accident/products liability, 2014

Educational Background:

  • J.D., University of South Carolina, 2002
  • B.A., University of South Carolina, 1998

Industry Groups

  • Trucking
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Office Location for Shane M. Burroughs

250 Gibson Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115

Phone: 803-268-9800

 

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Last Updated: 11/20/2017

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