White Paper: Cross Examination Techniques

White Paper: Winning Strategies and Tips in Workers’ Compensation Practice/Selected Issues

Written by Thomas M. Gagne, Esq. for The National Business Institute


Thomas Gagne has practiced workers’s compensation and personal injury law in Greenville and Spartanburg South Carolina for seventeen years. He holds a B.A. from Cornell having studied literature and philosophy and is an alumnus of SUNY Buffalo Law School and Harvard Business School. He is a former JAG prosecutor and Special Assistant United States Attorney attached to Fort Jackson South Carolina. He also served as an assistant solicitor for Richland and York Counties. Tom was recently selected as a Top 100 Trial Attorney by the National Trial Lawyers as well as a Premier 100 attorney by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers. (more…)

Learn More About Advanced Workers Compensation With Thomas Gagne

Learn More About Advanced Workers Compensation With Thomas Gagne

Employment injuries can be the ruin of both an individual’s finances, as well as a company’s. How can you help protect your clients’ assets and best interests in the case of workers’ compensation claims? Find out with an upcoming seminar here in Greenville, South Carolina.

Thomas Gagne will be part of a panel presenting a seminar on Advanced Workers Compensation with the National Business Institute on February 11th, 2016. Topics discussed will include:

  • Detailed definitions regarding criteria for total and partial disability
  • Fraud and how to prevent it
  • Tips on the presentation of evidence in workers’ compensation claims
  • Handling occupational stress claims
  • and more

Attorneys, vocational rehabilitation specialists, insurance claim adjusters or risk managers, Human Resource professionals, and workers’ compensation administrators are all encouraged to attend.

To learn more details about scheduling, find the event here at the website of the National Business Institute.

Cross-Examination Techniques

businessThomas Gagne recently presented a live seminar on cross-examination techniques in Greenville, SC. During his presentation Mr. Gagne covered the following:

-The Purpose of Cross-examination
-Personal Case and Case Theory
-The Different Cross-examination Techniques
-When Not To Cross-examine
-How To Protect Your Client from Cross-examination
-and much more!

Access Mr. Gagne’s presentation here or contact Gagne Law Office today at (864) 233-2000 with questions or concerns.

Press Release – October



[October 13, 2015 – Greenville, SC] Better Business Bureau® (BBB) serving the Upstate of South Carolina announces Thomas Gagne, president/owner of the Attorney Offices of Thomas Gagne, P.A., as the newest member of our Board of Directors. (more…)

Press Release – August

August 17, 2015

Attorney Thomas Gagne Receives Premier 100 Designation from American Academy of Trial Attorneys

The American Academy of Trial Attorneys (AATA) has recently recognized Thomas Gagne of the Attorney Offices of Thomas Gagne, P.A. in Greenville, South Carolina as one of 100 premier trial attorneys in the state of South Carolina. This is a distinction reserved for attorneys who have established themselves through their professionalism and excellence in service.

Membership into AATA’s Premier 100 requires the satisfaction of stringent criteria and standards as established by the AATA Board of Directors. Less than 1% of the 1.2 million attorneys currently practicing in the U.S. will be selected to receive this important and prestigious designation. Criteria for membership may include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • An individual attorney’s commitment to ethics and professionalism
  • Notable verdicts, achievements or settlements
  • Board Certified Specialization as designated by the State Bar or other leading
  • organization
  • Nominations from the Board of Directors, industry leading trial attorneys,
  • and existing Premier 100 Trial Attorney membership
  • Membership and executive positions held within state trial attorney
  • organizations or other leading organizations
  • Any Current ratings or ranking profiles as identified by reputable and
  • credible online or local evaluations

Mr. Gagne has been in practice since 1997 and handles personal injury cases only. He has been recognized for his commitment to providing excellent representation for clients both inside and outside of the courtroom.