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William (Billy) Horvath

Associate | Charleston, SC |

whorvath@turnerpadget.com   |   vcard   |   843.579.8305


William “Billy” Horvath is an attorney in the Charleston office of Turner Padget. He litigates cases involving personal injury, wrongful death, automobile accidents, trucking accidents, premises liability, and commercial litigation. 

Billy received his undergraduate and law degree from Valparaiso University. While in law school, he served as an extern for the Honorable Magistrate Judge Andrew P. Rodovich of the Northern District of Indiana and for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Indiana. He also served as an extern with the Indiana State Public Defender’s Office and as the Executive Managing Editor of the Valparaiso University Law Review. 

Following law school, Billy practiced law in Indianapolis, Indiana where he defended individuals and both small and large companies in a wide-range of civil matters. Thereafter, Billy became licensed in South Carolina and joined Turner Padget’s litigation team. Billy’s diverse legal background, strong work ethic, and attention to detail allow him to efficiently handle a wide-variety of cases.  

Representative Matters

  • Obtained a defense verdict for a trucking company and its truck driver in a jury trial.  In that case, the driver of a semi-tractor and trailer rear ended a passenger vehicle driven by Plaintiff on a highway resulting in injuries to the Plaintiff.  Plaintiff made a $400,000 settlement demand at mediation.
  • Motion for Summary Judgment for company sued as a result of a treadmill incident resulting in injuries.
  • Motion for Summary Judgment for national hotel in injury case.
  • Motion for Summary Judgment for company and individual owner of an animal in a bite case.
  • Obtained favorable result in a trial for a home inspection company accused of failing to discover termites during a home inspection.    

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