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January 8, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

Martinez v Spartanburg County The circuit court reversed the denial of Martinez’s workers compensation and claim and remanded for further proceedings. The South Carolina Court of Appeals reversed on the merits. The Court vacated the Court of Appeals opinion and … Continue reading

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December 12, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

United States ex rel May and Radcliffe v Purdue Pharma, L.P. Radcliffe’s husband brought a qui tam suit against Purdue which was dismissed based on a release he had signed with Purdue. Maya and Radcliffe brought a qui tam suit … Continue reading

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July 5, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Union Carbide Corporation v Richards  Richards was awarded black lung survivor benefits under Section 1556 of the Affordable Care Act. The panel affirmed.  It held that 1556 created a new claim not merely a new theory of liability in that … Continue reading

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June 20, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

United States v Hager Hager was convicted of killing a woman while engaging in a drug conspiracy and sentenced to death. The panel, 2-1 affirmed his conviction and sentence. The majority first held that 18 usc 848(e)(1)(A) does not require … 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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March 14, 2012 South Carolina published opinions

South Carolina Supreme Court State v Latimore Defendant was convicted of a sex crime and required to register as a sex offender. Before the first registration was due, the legislature amended the registration statute to require two registrations. This had … Continue reading

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