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D. Nathan Hughey

also known as Nate Hughey

About me

We would love to help you!  Over $65 Million in recoveries for our clients!*  I am the owner of Hughey Law Firm Injury Lawyers.    I am a husband, a father, and a person who seeks to help better the lives of the clients that I am fortunate enough to represent.  


I am a Charleston, South Carolina personal injury lawyer who loves his job representing people in auto accidents, nursing home claims, wrongful death cases, brain injury litigation, assisted living abuse, premises liability claims, defective products, trucking accidents, workplace injuries, and a variety of claims.  


I am as highly rated as possible by Avvo and Martindale.  I am rated AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell®  and has received a Client Distinction Award several years running from Martindale-Hubbell®, which is given to less than 4% of law firms nationwide.  I teach other lawyers continuing legal education on litigation and nursing home matters.  I am heavily involved in community service, charities, community groups, recreation sports and other programs for children, and I believe I have been very much blessed to be able to do this for a living.  


*Results not guaranteed each case must be evaluted on its own merits.  


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 35%
    16 years, 500 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    16 years, 500 cases
  3. Slip and Fall: 20%
    16 years, 100 cases
  4. Nursing Home Abuse: 15%
    16 years, 250 cases
  5. Wrongful Death: 10%
    16 years



Contingent (1-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jonathan Alan Rosenfeld

    I endorse this lawyer. Nathan is a lawyers, lawyer. He is smart and touch when it comes to litigating complex nursing home matters, but is a great guy and easy to work with. I have worked with Nathan for years and look forward to our ongoing matters. If you are in need of a personal injury or nursing home negligence attorney in South Carolina, you can do no better.


    Jonathan Rosenfeld Wrongful death Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Natasha M. Hanna

    Nathan is an excellent lawyer who exhibits professionalism, compassion and determination on every case he handles. He sets the bar high for standards in our profession!


    Natasha Hanna Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Hughey Law Firm, LLC

1311 Chuck Dawley Blvd. Ste. 201
Mt Pleasant, SC, 29465-0348



SCGood Standing200007/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner, Injury LawyerHughey Law Firm LLC d/b/a Hughey Injury Lawyers2007 - Present
Litigation PartnerLourie Law Firm2006 - 2007
Litigation PartnerHood Law Firm LLC2000 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Church of the Holy CrossYouth Sunday School Teacher2013 - Present
Mount Pleasant Rec. DepartmentYouth Coach2010 - Present
South Carolina Association for JusticeMember2006 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2006 - Present
South Carolina BarMember2000 - Present
Charleston County Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
1.65M pretrial settlement reached in Wadmalaw Island wreck by Attorney Nathan Hughey$1.65 million
$1,625,000.00 settlement Tucker v. Moore and Elliott Realty, Inc.$1,625,000.00 settlemen
$875,000.00 Assisted Living Neglect Case$875,000.00 to client
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Publication nameTitleDate
South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect BlogNursing Home Abuse and Neglect2013
South Carolina Personal Injury Law SiteSouth Carolina Personal Injury Law2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
College of CharlestonPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NBIPersonal Injury Litigation2013
NBISouth Carolina Injury Law2010
CLE - South Carolina Professional Negligence CasesCLE - South Carolina Professional Negligence Cases2009
NBI Seminars CLE - South Carolina Professional Negligence CasesCLE - South Carolina Professional Negligence Cases2007