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South Carolina Court of Appeals Opinion 2-25-15

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, the Court of Appeals handed down a decision in Srivastava v. Srivastava. In this divorce action, Jane Srivastava (Wife) appeals the family court’s final order. Ms. Srivastava argues that the family court erred by: (1) failing … Continue reading

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August 20, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court opinions

Stevens & Wilkinson of South Carolina Inc. v City of Columbia I Stevens provided architectural services to City on a hotel project. Stevens sent a letter offering to continue to provide services after the initial period and City authorized payment … Continue reading

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June 4, 2014 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinion

Brown v Brown Father appealed the award of attorney fees to wife. The panel reversed. It held that the fee award was improper here as father obtained a beneficial result of a reduced child support amount based on his successful … Continue reading

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March 25, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v Propak Logistics, Inc. After dismissing Commission’s Title VII complaint on laches grounds, the district court awarded Propak attorney fees ruling Commission’s case was effectively moot when filed. The panel, with one judge adding a separate … Continue reading

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March 11, 2014 4th Circuit published opinions

Barton v House of Raeford Farms, Incorporated Barton and other employees sued farms alleging wage and retaliation claims. The district court granted summary judgment to Farms on the federal wage claim and a jury found in favor of several plaintiffs … Continue reading

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December 12, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

United States ex rel May and Radcliffe v Purdue Pharma, L.P. Radcliffe’s husband brought a qui tam suit against Purdue which was dismissed based on a release he had signed with Purdue. Maya and Radcliffe brought a qui tam suit … 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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