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August 6, 2014 4th Circuit published opinions

Cherry v Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City Cherry sued Baltimore City alleging changes in the pension plan violated the Impairment of Contract and Takings provisions of the federal Constitution and state law. The district court ruled the changes … Continue reading

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June 25, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinion

Kirvin v Central States Health and Life Co. of Omaha Kirvin purchased supplemental health insurance. After the purchase, the state legislature enacted a cap on benefits codified at South Carolina code 38-71-242. She was then diagnosed with cancer and sought … Continue reading

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November 21, 2012 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

Harleysville Mutual Insurance Company v State  In response to an opinion of the Court, the South Carolina legislature enacted a definition of “occurrence” to include faulty workmanship in construction projects. This statute applies to all general commercial insurance contracts past, … Continue reading

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