David B. Yarborough, Jr.
210 Wingo Way Suite 301, Mount Pleasant, SC, 29464
The personal injury attorneys of Yarborough Applegate have a history of obtaining quality results for their clients in complex cases involving serious personal injury, wrongful death, property damage, workers compensation, and more. Our Charleston personal injury attorneys have helped achieve significant recoveries in South Carolina and served as lead trial counsel or co-counsel on cases in many other states.
Charleston, South Carolina native David Yarborough has more than 10 years of experience successfully representing severely injured individuals in complex personal injury, wrongful death and products liability actions.
His practice today focuses on representing people who have suffered severe personal injuries or death and personal or commercial financial losses. He has received significant recoveries in the form of verdicts and settlements for individuals in many cases, including: bad faith against insurance companies; products liability against large companies dangerous products; SUV and Van rollovers against automobile manufacturers; toxic chemical spills by railroad companies; medical negligence; dental negligence; nursing home negligence and abuse; dog attacks; assaults; negligence at daycare centers; air and water borne bacteria exposure causing Legionnaire’s Disease; negligence by bars and restaurants for violating alcohol liability laws; negligence by individuals who caused injuries while DUI; failure to pay wages and commissions; and negligence by retail stores, landlords, apartment complexes, hotels, developers and construction contractors for jobsite, balcony collapse and premises injuries.
Prior to founding Yarborough Applegate, David was a Partner at the Charleston, South Carolina-based law firm of Pierce, Herns, Sloan & McLeod where he practiced for 9 years handling cases for both Plaintiffs and Defendants. Early in his career, David had the privilege of serving as a defense trial lawyer for businesses, select insurance companies, and individuals sued in cases relating to products liability, construction defects, employment, and personal injury issues. He represented several companies routinely sued in the asbestos litigation and was part of a national trial defense team for these clients, involving him in numerous trials across the U.S. His experience with jury and non-jury trials in both state and federal courts, mediations and pre-trial practice both from a defense and plaintiff’s perspective provides him an advantage in discovery strategy, negotiations, and case management.
David is a Lifetime Member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has received the highest available peer review rating (AV) through Martindale-Hubbell. He also has been rated Preeminent for Legal Ability and for Ethical Standards by his peers. He is also a member of the South Carolina Association of Justice and the American Association for Justice.
David and his wife Jessica live in Mount Pleasant and have 3 children.