North Charlestons George Sink Wants Son to Stop Using His Name


Personal injury lawyer and ubiquitous TV pitchman George Sink wants his namesake son to stop using his birth-given moniker to market a fledgling law firm, saying two attorneys with identical names are confusing potential clients.

“On paper, what looked like a great idea — father and son working together — did not work out in practice,” said Ronald Richter, a lawyer who represents Sink Jr.

An agreement between the father and son calls for any business dispute to be settled in arbitration, which is tentatively scheduled for December, and limits damages to $500 — an amount Sink Jr. already has paid to his father.

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