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August 27, 2014 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Bagwell v State Bagwell moved for post conviction relief arguing ineffective assistance of counsel. The circuit court denied his motion. The panel, 2-1, reversed. The majority held that trial counsel was ineffective when she failed to have blood samples form … Continue reading

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June 4, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

State v Sawyer The circuit court suppressed all evidence from sawyer’s Breathalyzer test because the audio equipment failed to capture the Miranda warnings and other notices required by the then applicable version of South Carolina Code 56-5-2953(A). The Court of … Continue reading

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March 19, 2014 South CArolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Beckman v Sysco Columbia, LLC Beckman injured his back and Sysco accepted his claim for workers compensation. The appellate panel awarded scheduled permanent disability benefits under South Carolina Code 42-9-30 ruling the only injury sustained was to Beckman’s back. The … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

H&H of Johnson, LLC v Old Republic Rational Title Company H&H used an attorney for tis real estate closing that was also an agent of Old Republic and purchased a title insurance policy from Old Republic. H&H tried to sell … Continue reading

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August 15, 2012 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

RFT Management Co., LLC v Tinsley & Adams LLC RFT brought a malpractice and unfair business practices suit against the law firm and attorney handling a closing on plots not then owned by the seller. The trial court granted a … Continue reading

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