Monthly Archives: November 2013

November 27, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

ZAN, LLC v Ripley Cove, LLC ZAN purchased lots and slips from Ripley. ZAN learned that the slip could not be widened to allow ZAN’s boat to dock and sued to rescind the contract. The master ruled Ripley had negligently … Continue reading

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November 27, 2013 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

In the Matter of Kevin Michael Hughes Hughes failed to respond to an order to show cause and was found in contempt. He agreed to discipline and the Court publicly reprimanded him. In the Matter of Scott D. Reynolds Reynolds … Continue reading

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November 26, 2013 4th Circuit published opinion

United States v Montes-Flores Montes-Flores pled guilty to illegal reentry. The district court ruled that his conviction for assault and battery of a high and aggravated manner (ABHAN) was a crime of violence under the sentencing guidelines and sentenced him … Continue reading

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November 22, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Fontenot and Turner v Taser International, Inc. Plaintiffs’ son was tased during a confrontation with police and died as a result of his heart stopping. They sued Taser international fro failure to warn against using the particular taser product on … Continue reading

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November 20, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Turner v United States Turner and her husband went overboard during a storm. The Coast Guard, based on the information Turner’s father in law provided, did not begin active search and rescue until Turner’s boat was found the day after … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Holiday Hours for the Library

The library will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 28th.  It will be open the Friday following Thanksgiving, November 29th, from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. .  It will be available only as a study hall, staffed by CSOL Security.   Reading Days begin … Continue reading

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November 20, 2013 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinion

Preservation Capital Consultants, LLC v First American Title Insurance Company Preservation sued First American claiming against a title insurance policy. The circuit court granted summary judgment to Preservation ruling that but for a defect in title it would have recover … Continue reading

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