Father Sues Son Over Law Firm Name

By on May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019

A South Carolina personal injury attorney has sued his son and former colleague, after the son started his own firm using the family name. George Sink Sr., principal at George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers, has sued George Sink Jr., in federal court in Charleston for trademark infringement, unfair competition, cybersquatting, unfair trade practice, and dilution, reports the Post and Courier. According to George Sr., George Jr. had always preferred to go by his middle name, Ted or Teddy. He had worked at his father’s firm until he was fired earlier this year. George Sr., a marine veteran who served two tours in Vietnam, has managed to make his firm a household name in much of South Carolina. It has 13 offices and has become widely recognized by way of a commercial that tells prospective clients they can dial “all nines” – 999-9999 – to reach the firm.

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