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June 11, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

McCoy v Greenwave Enterprises, Inc.  McCoy sued Greenwave alleging damage from a petroleum release. Greenwave sued the prior owner seeking equitable indemnification for attorney fees. The trail court denied the motion. The Court reversed. It held that because the actions … Continue reading

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May 5, 2014 4th Circuit published opinions

Santos v Accenture Federal Services, LLC Santos Sued Services for age discrimination and other claims. Services moved to compel arbitration under Santos’ employment agreement which the distract court granted. The panel affirmed. It held that the nonenforcability provision in 7 … Continue reading

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April 15, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

United States v Galloway Galloway was convicted of drug trafficking. The panel affirmed. It held that the record did not plainly demonstrate ineffective assistance of counsel because there were only allegations by Galloway and denials by the attorney in the … Continue reading

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February 12, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

State v Anderson  Anderson was convicted of first degree burglary. On appeal, he challenged the state’s expert’s qualification as an expert witness and the failure to provide the full batch of fingerprints analyzed by the expert. The panel, with one … Continue reading

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Janaury 8, 2014 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinion

Teseniar v Professional Plastering & Stucco, Inc. Tesenair sued professional and other contractors and subcontractors for construction defects at a condominium complex. Professional was not allowed to have its expert testify and the jury awarded judgment to Tesenair. The trial … Continue reading

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April 10, 2013 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

In the Matter of Wilton Darnell Newton Newton improperly removed money from his client trust fund and placed it in his operating account. To cover the shortfall, he borrowed money from a different client without proper documentation or advising client … Continue reading

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Janaury 23, 2013 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinion

State v Kromah At Kromah’s trial for child abuse, she objected to testimony from two state investigators who stated that the three year old child victim made a compelling case for abuse. The trial court sustained some of her objections … Continue reading

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