Tag Archives: preemption

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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April 5, 2012 4th Circuit published opinion

Epps v JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. Epps bought a used car on credit. The purchase agreement stated it was governed by Maryland debt collection law. The contract was assigned to what is now JP Morgan Chase. After Epps defaulted, … Continue reading

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1/25 Fourth Circuit opinions

US v. Hornsby Honest fraud convictions reversed as they were based on conflict of interest instead of bribery; evidence tampering and obstruction of justice affirmed; remanded for new sentencing. Walker v Medtronic, Inc. State law claims against manufacturer of drug … Continue reading

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