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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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July 23, 2014 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Mack v Lott Mack sued Lott alleging false imprisonment. The circuit court found for Mack after a bench trial and awarded him damages. The panel remanded. It held that the findings of fact about probable cause were insufficient as they … 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 28, 2012 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

State v Gilliland Gilliland was charged and convicted of first degree burglary based on his entry into the home of a former girlfriend in violation of a restraining order. He argued that he was entitled to a directed verdict based … Continue reading

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February 24, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

Republic Franklin Insurance v. Albemarle County School Board Bus drivers and cleaners sued the defendant school district for unpaid overtime. Insurer sought declaratory judgment that failure to pay overtime was not as “wrongful act” under the policy and that any … Continue reading

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February 3, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

Pennsylvania National Mutual Casualty Insurance Company v Roberts A state plaintiff obtained a judgment in a case involving lead poisoning of a child against a Pennsylvania Mutual insured party and a third party. Liability was joint and several. Pennsylvania Mutual … Continue reading

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