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South Carolina Supreme Court Opinion- March 4, 2015

On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, the South Carolina Supreme Court reversed the ALC’s decision in Allen v. SC Public Employee Benefit Authority. Jeffrey Allen (“Appellant”) is a S.C. public school district employee that is insured under the group State Health … Continue reading

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February 20, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

Millennium Inorganic Chemicals Ltd. v National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburg, PA Millennium purchased contingent business interruption insurance form National. The policy was limited to interruptions due to property damage at direct suppliers. Millennium contracted with an aggregator to provide … Continue reading

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December 16, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Perini/Tompkins Joint Venture v Ace American Insurance Company Venture settled a suit involving its conduct as a general contractor on a construction project in Maryland without notifying Ace. It then filed a claim under the insurance policy issued by Ace … Continue reading

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August 14, 2013 South Carolina Supeme Court published opinions

Bardsley v Government Employees Insurance Company A drunk driver drove into Bardsley’s home killing her husband. After settling her wrongful death suit, she sought underinsured motorist property coverage from GEICO which refused. The trial court ordered GEICO to pay Bardsley … Continue reading

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June 12, 2013 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

Health Promotion Specialists, LLC v South Carolina Board of Dentistry Board issue an emergency rule imposing a dental preauthorization requirement before dental hygienists could perform certain procedures in schools. Health sued to have the rule set aside. After various administrative … Continue reading

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January 23, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Shenandoah Life Insurance Company, Incorporated v Smallwood Smallwood took out a life insurance policy on her husband. He lied about drug and alcohol use on the application. Shenandoah filed suit to void the contract. The trail court granted a directed … Continue reading

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August 1, 2012 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

BMW of North America, LLC v Complete Auto Recon Services, Inc. Employees of complete Auto left windows of BMW test cars down when severe weather was forecast. The test cars were significantly damaged by thunderstorms. BMW filed an insurance claim … Continue reading

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June 13, 2012 South Carolina published opinions

Supreme Court Nationwide Insurance Company v Rhoden Rhoden and her daughters were involved in an accident while riding in a car owned by one of the daughters. They sought uninsured motorist coverage under a policy owned by Rhoden. Nationwide brought … Continue reading

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