Carolina Law Group

Personal Injury Lawyer | Serving Greenville, SC

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6304 White Horse Road, Suite B-6
Greenville, SC 29611

Dedicated To Helping People Injured In An Accident

When a loved one has been injured or killed, or you’re injured for any reason, whether from an automobile accident, motorcycle accident, a dog bite, a slip and fall, injured as a pedestrian or cyclist, or otherwise injured through no fault of your own, the physical pain caused by the initial injury is often only the beginning. There’s also the emotional trauma of the event and the stress of getting your life back together after the accident. If you were injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault, add on top of that the burden of dealing with insurance companies in order to get a fair settlement.

This may be one of the most difficult things you experience in your lifetime. Don’t go it alone. With The Carolina Law Group on your side, you can focus on recovering and let us handle the rest.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the any injuries sustained in an accident. Some examples follow:

  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Slip & Fall Accidents
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Dog Bites
  • Brain Injuries
  • Wrongful Deaths
  • Uber Or Lyft Accidents
  • Wrongful Death

We established our personal injury practice with the goal of providing effective, reliable representation so you can obtain maximum compensation for your injuries—fair compensation for medical costs, permanent or temporary disability, lost wages, lost earning potential, pain and suffering, property damages, and other losses. Further, we’ll ensure that your recovery is aided by exploring all possible insurance coverage of the at-fault party.

At The Carolina Law Group, we’re not interested in settling cases quickly, but in working with each client from start to finish until a fair and just outcome is achieved. Three of our attorneys are members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which means they’re part of a select group of attorneys who have won verdicts or settlements in the amount of $1 million of over for their clients. We mean it when we say we’re adamant about serving our clients to the fullest.

Call  864-312-4444 today to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Profile

Attorney Monty D. Desai

Mr. Desai came to the United States on Christmas Eve, 1988 and eventually made his home in Spartanburg, S.C. After high school he joined the service in order to earn money for college. Monty would go on to earn a letter of commendation as a Navy Corpsman for the Marine Corps. His carrier, the USS Normandy was the carrier responsible for firing Tomahawk Cruise Missiles on Sarajevo, Yugoslavia in 1995.

Monty held a number of jobs following his service, however his father had been a physician in India and education had always been important to the family. He continued to earn his way throughout his undergraduate career at the University of South Carolina. From there, Monty went on to attend Thomas M. Cooley Law School on full scholarship, where he earned his Juris Doctorate. It was there that he first met Nihar Patel, and the two realized they each shared a client-centered philosophy of practicing law.

Following graduation from law school, Monty served as prosecutor with Greenville County Solicitor’s Office. He also worked as a former adjunct professor in the Criminal Justice Division at Greenville Technical College.

Monty is a member of the South Carolina Trial Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Distinguished Council, the American Association of Justice, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association; and is licensed in the Federal District Court of South Carolina. Among numerous accolades, Monty has been selected for inclusion to the South Carolina Rising Stars for 2012 and 2013; he is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum—awarded for achieving a trial verdict, award or settlement in the amount of $1 million or more; and he was named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 in South Carolina. In 2015 Monty was recognized by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys as ranked among the Top 10 Under 40 for excellence in the field of personal injury.

Attorney Nihar Patel

Mr. Nihar Patel graduated from the College of Charleston in 2002, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies. Nihar earned a Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan, in 2005. While in law school, Nihar participated in a study abroad in which he attended Monash University Law Chambers in Melbourne, Australia and the University Of Canterbury School Of Law in Christchurch, New Zealand. Nihar first met Monty Desai when the two were enrolled at Thomas M. Cooley, and the two realized they each shared a client-centered philosophy of practicing law.

Nihar went to work for the Greenville County Public Defender’s Office following law school, gaining invaluable experience handling cases ranging from low-level misdemeanors to high-profile murders.

He is a member of the Greenville and South Carolina Bars; is past president of the Greenville Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (GACDL); a member of the South Carolina Association for Justice (SCAJ); was named among Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2013; the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 in South Carolina; and is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Nihar and his wife Olivia have a young son named Jag and an Alaskan malamute named Juneau. In his spare time, he loves watching Gamecock sports, listening to live music, and spending time outdoors.

Attorney J. Matthew Whitehead

Matt is an experienced civil litigator representing individuals, small businesses and some of the nation’s biggest corporations. A native of Hartsville, SC, Matt is a graduate of the South Carolina’s Honors College and the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina where he obtained an undergraduate degree in Business Administration.

Matt was also a member of the professional business fraternity, Delta Sigma Pi. Matt later obtained a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2005, where was a member of the South Carolina Law Review and the legal fraternity Phi Alpha Delta.

He has completed Opportunity Greenville and the Trial Academy. Since moving to the Upstate, Matt has gained valuable experience including working on one of the largest cases in South Carolina history. Matt’s education and experience provides valuable insight into how insurance companies approach the litigation process. This allows Matt to work closely with his clients in protecting their legal rights from the initial claim stage through trial. More than anything, Matt says he enjoys helping people cope in a one-sided system. These are often people who are in a bad situation through no fault of their own, whether it’s a car accident, an injury or worse.

Office Locations

Greenville Office
910 E Washington St
Greenville, SC 29601

Greer Office
210 W. Poinsett St.
Greer, SC 29650

West Greenville Office
6304 White Horse Road, Suite B-6
Greenville, SC 29601

Spartanburg Office
7612 Asheville Hwy
Spartanburg, SC 29303



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