Termite Lawyer in Spartanburg, SC

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When you choose CDH for a termite damage attorney in Spartanburg, SC, you can rest easy knowing you're in confident, capable hands. Clients trust our law firm for termite damage cases because we have:

  • A Demonstrated Playbook of Strategies
  • A Proven Track Record of Successful Termite Cases
  • Substantial Termite Evidence Lockers with Experts and Depositions
  • Experience Handling Cases Across the Southeast United States
  • Manuals for Many Major Termite Control Companies

Unlike some termite damage law firms, our lawyers study the practices and policies of large termite control and home inspection companies. We use creative strategies to avoid unfair arbitration clauses and have devoted real resources to solving our client's claims.

Simply put, you can trust our termite damage attorneys with your case because we genuinely care about you as our client.

Whether you're a homeowner, commercial property owner, or a homeowner's association, know that you're not alone. If termites are causing damage to your property, don't let giant pest control chains or home inspection franchises take advantage of you. The cost of repairs should fall where it should - on the shoulders of the home inspection company, pest control company, or their insurers.

What Are the Signs of Termite Damage?

It's not always easy to spot the signs of termite damage, especially if you're an average person without much knowledge of the termite species. Plus, termites often wreak havoc in unseen areas like drywall, siding, and the framing of your house, so seeing damage isn't always easy. Despite those challenges, there are some common signs and areas for you to consider.

Some common signs of termite damage include:

  • Termite Swarms in Your Home
  • Discarded Termite Wings in Crawlspaces, Attics, or Other Areas
  • Small Holes or Pin Pricks in Walls
  • Mud Tunnels Running Along the Outer Walls of Your House
  • Dirt Falling Out of Cracks, Power Outlets, or Holes in Walls
  • Warped Doors and Windows

Some of the most common areas where termites do damage include:

  • In and Around Chimneys
  • Around the Bases of Outside Walls
  • In the Floors or Walls of Your Attic
  • In Your Crawlspace
  • Laundry, Bath, and Utility Rooms
  • The Floors and Sinks of Your Kitchen or Bathroom
  • Hollowed Out Wooden Areas Around Your Home

What Should I Do if I Find Termite Damage?

If you find termite damage in your home, it's best not to try and fix it yourself. Why? First, repairing damage from termites is a complicated, painstaking endeavor that requires a skilled, tedious approach. Spotting termite damage and knowing how to fix it requires a deep knowledge of how termites behave and live to get rid of them. Second, and perhaps most importantly, taking a DIY approach to termite damage may ruin your termite lawsuit.

That's true even if you have the skills and experience to do so. You might inadvertently destroy important evidence that is key to your case, which may ruin your chances of compensation for damages and poor work. Instead of trying to repair damage on your own, get a second opinion from a trusted inspector. Once your concerns are verified, it's time to call CDH Law Firm. Our experienced termite damage attorneys will dig into your case and discover if you're one of the thousands of people with grounds for filing a termite lawsuit.

Who Is at Fault for Termite Damage?

We get this question often at CDH Law Firm, though the answer is sometimes unclear. What we do know is that if you're looking for the max amount of compensation, we'll need to discover who was at fault. In some cases, it's easy to determine fault. For example, if you're a new homeowner, and a termite inspector or seller didn't inform you of an infestation, you may have grounds to sue.

However, things get more complex if you rent a home or bought a residence many years ago and have been using a pest control company for termite infestation. You could have grounds for a case against the pest control company, your landlord, or a different third party, depending on the circumstances of your case. That's why working with a termite attorney in Spartanburg, SC is so important - so they can investigate the details and damages associated with your infestation and determine who is accountable.

10 Common Excuses for Avoiding Termite Damage Liability

If you have trusted your home with a pest control company and encounter a termite issue, you might not get the help you expect, even if your claim is legitimate. With years of experience fighting big pest control companies and their insurers, we've heard just about every excuse in the book. If you're dealing with a termite problem, be wary if you hear any of the following excuses.

  • 01.The contract you signed releases our company of any liability.
  • 02.We can't help unless you sign a brand-new contract.
  • 03.There's moisture around the damaged areas of your home. We aren't responsible.
  • 04.We're under no obligation to discover hidden termite damage.
  • 05.We won't review your bond unless your property is re-treated.
  • 06.We don't have to pay because you have a re-treat-only contract.
  • 07.You need to pay for re-treatment because our chemicals or pesticides have worn off.
  • 08.You dug up our chemical barrier. Your infestation is not our fault.
  • 09.Our insurance company won't pay you. If you have a complaint, take it up with them.
  • 10.We'll cover the cost of fixing damage, but we won't open walls to see if more damage is present.

However, things get more complex if you rent a home or bought a residence many years ago and have been using a pest control company for termite infestation. You could have grounds for a case against the pest control company, your landlord, or a different third party, depending on the circumstances of your case. That's why working with a termite attorney in Spartanburg, SC is so important - so they can investigate the details and damages associated with your infestation and determine who is accountable.

Negligence

Can I Sue a Home Inspector for Negligence?

If your home inspector did not uphold their duties and obligations to you as the home buyer, you could most certainly sue a home inspector.

Unless your termite infestation was new when your home was inspected, it would be hard for a home inspector to miss it. If you just bought a house and you have discovered damage or signs of a termite infestation, contact CHSA Law today. Our team of termite damage attorneys may be able to prove that your inspector failed at spotting and reporting termite issues in your new home.

However, proving negligence is easier said than done without a lawyer by your side. Termite inspectors aren't always expected to find every bit of termite damage, and they're often not the final say in whether your home is damage-free. That's why, with CDH Law Firm as your advocate, we'll ask the hard-hitting questions needed to discover if your inspector missed termite damage for legitimate reasons or if they were careless and negligent. We'll help facilitate a second inspection if needed and will work tirelessly to earn you the compensation you deserve.

Breach

Can I Sue a Home Inspector for Breach of Contract?

You should know that even if your home inspector is legally negligent for missing termite damage or infestations, their liability will often be limited due to the language in their contract.

If your lawsuit doesn't have the proper foundation to prove negligence, your termite damage lawyer in Spartanburg, SC may be able to win compensation via breach of contract. In many circumstances, this is the best route to take if it's easier to prove that an inspector violated a contract. For example, suppose the home inspection contract you signed called for a whole-home inspection, and the inspector failed to survey your crawlspace or attic. In that case, you may have a viable claim in court.

At CDH Law Firm, we understand that every termite damage case situation is different. As such, we approach every case with a nuanced, multi-faceted strategy crafted with your best interests in mind.

Cobb, Dill, & Hammett Is Here When You Need Us Most

When a termite prevention company or home inspector is negligent and causes damage to your home, it's time to act fast. You need a trustworthy termite attorney in cityname, state by your side to take the proper steps toward getting compensation.

When you depend on CHSA Law, LLC, you'll receive personalized attention and proactive representation. That's because we make an intentional decision to limit our law firm's overall caseload. This allows us to better focus on our individual clients, many of whom remain with us for generations. We do not pass off cases to paralegals or junior associates but rather prioritize the attorney-client relationship.

We value compassion and integrity, and our practice reflects those values. If you're ready to take a stand, call our office today. Our termite damage lawyers will help create a better future for you, your family, or your business.

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Flash Flood Warning in effect for Anderson, Greenville and Spartanburg. What to know.

Flash flood warnings have been issued by the National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg for Anderson, Greenville and Spartanburg County. The warning will remain in effect into mid-afternoon, with Doppler radar and gauge indicating a flash flood damage threat is considerable in Spartanburg County.According to Duke Energy, as of 4 p.m., current power outages include: Greenville: 577, Anderson: 798, Spartanburg: 780Anderson Flash Flood WarningThe National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg ha...

Flash flood warnings have been issued by the National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg for Anderson, Greenville and Spartanburg County. The warning will remain in effect into mid-afternoon, with Doppler radar and gauge indicating a flash flood damage threat is considerable in Spartanburg County.

According to Duke Energy, as of 4 p.m., current power outages include: Greenville: 577, Anderson: 798, Spartanburg: 780

Anderson Flash Flood Warning

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a Flash Flooding Warning for Anderson County, Oconee County, and Pickens County until 3 p.m.

Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 3.5 and 4 inches of rain have fallen, with additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1 inch possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

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Into the afternoon, locally excessive runoff will linger across the Northwest Upstate. Head any road closures in the region. Avoid driving on water-covered roads.

There will be flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

Greenville Flash Flood Warning

A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 3 p.m. this afternoon for Greenville County.

Thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area have been indicated by Doppler radar and rain gauges, according to the National Weather Service at Greenville-Spartanburg. Between 2.5 and 3 inches of rain have fallen, with additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches possible.

Flash flooding is ongoing or is expected to begin shortly, continuing throughout Greater Greenville with both the Reedy and Brushy Creek flooding. There will be flash flood impacts of creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.

Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Turn around when encountering flooded roads.

Greenville Parks and Recreation posted on its social media sites that its grounds crew are monitoring multiple areas of heavy flooding and have put temporary closures in place for the safety of residents and visitors.

Updated as of 11:50 a.m.Please be aware of the following closures:• River Street underpass and McDaniel Avenue underpass portions of the Swamp Rabbit Trail• South Swamp Rabbit Trail closed from Hagins to Spinks Bridge• Cleveland Park is closed• Unity Park Prisma Health Welcome Center closed

Trail users are asked to exercise caution and avoid flooded areas.

Spartanburg Flash Flood Warning

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Spartanburg County until 5 p.m.

Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2.5 and 3 inches of rain have fallen, with additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 1.5 inches possible in the warned area.

Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

An additional round of convective rainfall will move across Spartanburg County through midday.

Worsening urban-type flooding is to be expected around Greater Spartanburg and throughout the I-85 and I-26 corridors. Into the afternoon, flooding of creeks and streams throughout the Tyger and Pacolet River basins will become increasingly likely. There will be life-threatening flash flooding of creeks, and streams, urban areas, highways, streets, and underpasses.

Radar and gauge indicated flash flood damage threat was considerable.

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Flood Watch, Wind Advisory: Greenville, Spartanburg and Anderson to hold e-Learning day.

Greenville NewsSchools in Greenville, Spartanburg and Anderson canceled school for Tuesday due to the threat of storms related to the Flood Watch and High Wind Advisory for the area.Greenville County schools to close on TuesdayGreenville County Schools will have an eLearning day on Tuesday, Jan. 9, according to a Greenville County Schools release.Schools and office buildings will be closed and all activities, including athletic events and field trips, will be canceled.The District’s I...

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Schools in Greenville, Spartanburg and Anderson canceled school for Tuesday due to the threat of storms related to the Flood Watch and High Wind Advisory for the area.

Greenville County schools to close on Tuesday

Greenville County Schools will have an eLearning day on Tuesday, Jan. 9, according to a Greenville County Schools release.

Schools and office buildings will be closed and all activities, including athletic events and field trips, will be canceled.

The District’s ICE (Inclement Conditions Evaluation) Team evaluated the forecasts, and the decision was made based on the potential for flooding and high wind conditions, which may result in unsafe road conditions, downed power lines, and loss of electrical services. Winds are predicted to exceed the parameters for safely operating buses as determined by the South Carolina Department of Education.

Because GCS is an approved eLearning district, this day will not have to be made up and instruction will be provided through Google Classroom. Students will complete eLearning assignments later if they are unable to participate due to power outages, lack of internet service, or other barriers. Once operations resume, school personnel will begin rescheduling events as appropriate. Schools will be in contact with specifics on the eLearning process.

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Spartanburg County schools to close on Tuesday

Spartanburg County school districts will close and have an e-learning day on Tuesday, Jan. 9, because of the potential for damaging winds and flooding.

The National Weather Service at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport calls for rainfall between three to three-and-a-half inches.

Upstate residents can also expect wind gusts between 35 to 45 mph. There will be a potential for downed trees and power outages.

Beth Lancaster, chief communications officer for Spartanburg School District 7, said e-learning is the best course of action for tomorrow's forecast.

"Our school districts work collaboratively to decide the best course of action whenever the National Weather Service issues a warning for our area," Lancaster said. "In this case, with high winds and wind gusts predicted, the safe operation of school buses is the primary factor in the decision to hold an e-learning day."

Anderson County schools closed on Tuesday

District 2 of Anderson's website let parents know that Tuesday, Jan. 9 will be an eLearning day for its students.

”The SC Department of Transportation strongly advises that school buses should not be on the road in conditions in which sustained winds exceed 30 mph or wind gusts which exceed 40 mph," according to the D2 message. "As always the safety of our students and staff is of the utmost importance. Your child's teacher(s) will communicate your child's eLearning assignments for tomorrow."

Wednesday, January 10, will be a normal instruction day for our schools.

D4 in Anderson wrote: “Out of an abundance of caution (with potentially damaging winds and rain), all Anderson 4 schools will move to an eLearning school day on Tuesday, January 9th.“

D3 in Anderson wrote: “Due to our area's forecasted potential for severe weather, Anderson 3 will observe an eLearning Day on Tuesday, January 9.“

D1 in Anderson wrote: “Anderson School District One will be having an E-Learning Day on Tuesday, 09, 2024.""As per the SC Department of Education, operating buses when wind forces of 30 mph or greater strike the side of a school bus, the forces exerted can exceed 500 pounds. Forces of this magnitude can greatly impact steering control and tracking of school buses in motion. This is true for sustained winds of 30 mph or greater or wind gusts greater than 40 mph."As a reminder for parents, the following guidelines are in place to complete eLearning lessons:Elementary School:Assignments will be posted in Seesaw. Students have five school days to complete work.Middle School:Assignments will be posted in Google Classroom. Students have five school days to complete work.High SchoolAssignments should be posted in Google Classroom. Students have five school days to complete work.Teachers will be available during the following office hours: 9-10:30 a.m. and 1:30-3 p.m. During this time, teachers will be available to answer questions via Seesaw messenger or email.There will be no after-school events on Tuesday.

Limestone in Gaffney closes on Tuesday

Out of an abundance of caution, Limestone University officials, in cooperation with Limestone’s Campus Safety Department, have decided to close the campus on Tuesday, Jan. 9 due to the potential for severe weather.

All Limestone University classes are canceled for Tuesday. Students should check their emails and Canvas for any potential communications from their professors. All Limestone University faculty and staff offices will be closed on Tuesday.

Wofford vs. Mercer Predictions, BetMGM Promo Codes, & Picks: Spread, Total - January 10

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Wednesday's game between the Wofford Terriers (8-7, 1-1 SoCon) and Mercer Bears (8-7, 1-1 SoCon) matching up at Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium has a projected final score of 77-73 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of Wofford, who is listed as a small favorite by our model. The game will begin at 7:00 PM ET on January 10.

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Spartanburg Co. Courthouse staff begin moving into new building

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – Staff at the Spartanburg County Courthouse Monday began the first day of their two-week move out of the old building and into their new courthouse.“It was designed to look very prestigious, to make an impact on the community and to project the importance of what we do in this building,” Clerk of Court, Amy Cox said as her staff began moving into the new building.“There are boxes everywhere. There are movers. Everyone is here getting keys, getting badges, setting up their comput...

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – Staff at the Spartanburg County Courthouse Monday began the first day of their two-week move out of the old building and into their new courthouse.

“It was designed to look very prestigious, to make an impact on the community and to project the importance of what we do in this building,” Clerk of Court, Amy Cox said as her staff began moving into the new building.

“There are boxes everywhere. There are movers. Everyone is here getting keys, getting badges, setting up their computers; it’s just kind of a mad house,” Cox added.

While staff use the next two weeks to sort out their new place of work, daily operations at the courthouse have scaled back.

“It’s just not conducive for us to actually do our work, so we have to shut down the courthouse,” Cox explained. “We are keeping up with emails and phone calls and e-filing and anything dropped off in the drop box but as far as regular people walking through the courthouse, that’s just not something we can do.”

There are a lot of moving parts when you’re moving into a six-story building.

“[The building is] much, much bigger. I want to say three times as big as the building that we are leaving but keep in mind we are bringing over a lot more people,” Cox said.

Additional services moving to the courthouse include the public defender’s offices, municipal court, the Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services, along with many other agencies.

“Any time you have court, this is the building you go to and so we are so excited to have everyone together and be so close to all those organizations that we work with everyday.”

Cox said this new addition to the Spartanburg skyline signifies the weight of what happens inside its wooden doors.

“It is very important, the work we do here. Every piece of paper we take in is someone’s life and so the façade on the outside helps to project that weight of what we do here,” Cox added. “And Spartanburg County citizens will be very proud that we have this facility in our county.”

The new Spartanburg County Courthouse will be opened to the public on January 22.

The county said after everything is moved out of the old courthouse, they will do an inspection for mold and asbestos and then the building will be demolished to make room for a large courtyard.

New details emerge on $425M downtown Spartanburg ballpark project (RENDERINGS)

Listen to this articleMany might wonder, what’s the value of putting a company name on a venue as big as a baseball park?Fifth Third Bank announced in November that it sealed the deal on a multi-year agreement with Diamond Baseball Holdings, an organization that owns and operates select Minor League Baseball clubs affiliated with Major League Baseball, to become the official bank and naming rights sponsor for Spartanburg’s new ballpark, Fifth Third Park...

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Many might wonder, what’s the value of putting a company name on a venue as big as a baseball park?

Fifth Third Bank announced in November that it sealed the deal on a multi-year agreement with Diamond Baseball Holdings, an organization that owns and operates select Minor League Baseball clubs affiliated with Major League Baseball, to become the official bank and naming rights sponsor for Spartanburg’s new ballpark, Fifth Third Park, the future home of the city’s professional baseball team, currently named the Spartanburg Professional Baseball Club.

“We are incredibly proud to partner with Fifth Third Bank to bring this remarkable ballpark to life,” said Andrew Judelson, chief commercial officer of Diamond Baseball Holdings. “Their dedication to the community and shared vision for a vibrant Spartanburg align perfectly with our goals at Diamond Baseball Holdings. We are confident this venue will not only be a premier destination but also a source of pride for everyone in Spartanburg.”

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The relationship marks the beginning of a new era in Spartanburg’s professional baseball history.

“Breaking ground on Fifth Third Park marks a significant milestone in Spartanburg’s economic future, bringing new opportunities that will have a tremendous positive impact on the community,” said Spartanburg Mayor Jerome Rice.

Fifth Third Park, 131 W. Main St., will be part of a multi-use project led by local development company, The Johnson Group, and its first pitch is anticipated for the spring 2025 season. The ballpark will feature modern amenities, cutting-edge technology, and a seating capacity that ensures an “intimate atmosphere” for fans. In addition to serving as the home turf for the club, the stadium will host a variety of marquis events, making it a hub of activity for Spartanburg residents and beyond.

“We announced a committed investment in South Carolina several years ago and have backed that up by growing our teams which represent multiple lines of business in the Upstate but also into the Lowcountry,” said Charlie Arndt, South Carolina market president, Fifth Third Bank. “We live, work and play in the communities we serve so when an opportunity to support a collaboration between public and private sectors, like the planned ballpark in Spartanburg, it caught our attention both locally and at the highest levels of leadership here at Fifth Third Bank.

“We, along with all parties included in the project, believe this development will be a center of activity for the city of Spartanburg and a point of pride for Fifth Third Bank and the community.”

In addition to a 3,500-seat stadium, the overall $425 million baseball district development area is the largest economic development project in the city’s history and will include 200,000 square feet of office space, more than 375 apartment units, a 150-room hotel, parking facilities to house at least 1,500 vehicles, and a large public plaza and event space. Construction on the project will take place in phases, with the stadium and first parking structure expected to be completed first and subsequent phases to be completed over several years.

“Serving our communities is the focus of our business and we are confident this ballpark will enhance the lives of the Spartanburg community,” said Arndt. “Fifth Third Bank is proud to extend our long-term commitment to Spartanburg and the Upstate through this partnership and our continued retail expansion.”

The Spartanburg Professional Baseball Club will be a minor league affiliate of the Texas Rangers. The SPBC name is currently a placeholder until a new club name, logo, and mascot are unveiled to the public, in which Tyson Jeffers, the general manager for the Spartanburg Professional Baseball Club, said he hopes to be in April.

“In partnership with Fifth Third Bank and The Johnson Group, we are going to build one of the most beautiful facilities in minor league baseball,” said Jeffers. “Our goal is to establish a community-first culture here that harnesses the unique personality of the Upstate and creates nationwide attention for Spartanburg. But most importantly, Fifth Third Park will be a community destination for fun any night of the week.”

Jeffers said at the OneSpartanburg Inc. conference on Friday that the No. 1 question he has received is: when will season tickets’ sales be open for purchase?

He said they hope that by the end of January, a waitlist will be up-and-running for the public. Business event bookings is anticipated to be open in October, said Jeffers, while single tickets should be available for purchase beginning of January 2025. The public can be the first to know when tickets go on sale by signing up for the team’s newsletter by clicking here.

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