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Trask & Howell, L.L.C. — Workers' Compensation Defense in South Carolina

Experienced attorneys Harold "Son" Trask and Roy Howell formed Trask & Howell, L.L.C., in 2000. From the beginning, our firm has focused on defending workers' compensation claims for South Carolina employers, carriers, and self-insurance funds. Our dedication to high-quality, cost-effective representation has allowed us to build close, long-standing relationships with clients. We provide regular, detailed communication with clients and work hard to give them the guidance they need to make strategic decisions.


Our firm is dedicated to workers' compensation defense in South Carolina. As the former Chairman of the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission, Harold Trask brings a unique insight and tenacity to the practice. Roy Howell has earned an excellent reputation for his work defending state and concurrent jurisdiction workers' compensation claims. Kirsten Barr has been highly successful in the Court of Appeals and South Carolina Supreme Court and has lectured on topics ranging from workers' compensation reform to modern case law and its impact on costs. Jamie Guerrero has practiced exclusively in workers' compensation issues since 2002. Our team has been together for years and offers the skill and resources necessary to handle even the most complex cases.

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Our firm is dedicated to the workers' compensation issues that are of critical importance to South Carolina employers and self-insurers. We can advise you on all issues of the law and represent your interests through preliminary negotiations, trial and appellate advocacy, and third party recovery. We work hard to provide our clients with valuable advice and strong representation in every aspect of the field of workers' compensation.