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South Carolina Court of Appeals’ Opinions

In March, the South Carolina Court of Appeals published seven opinions: Fay v. Total Quality Logistics was a cross appeal involving the enforceability of an employee noncompete, confidentiality, and nonsolicitation agreement. The Court of Appeals found that the Agreement did not … Continue reading

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South Carolina Supreme Court Opinions for March

In March, the Supreme Court published four opinions: In Clemmons v. Lowe’s Home Centers, the Court determined whether a claimant’s ability to work can affect his entitlement to disability benefits under the scheduled-member statute of the South Carolina Worker’s Compensation … Continue reading

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South Carolina Court of Appeals Decisions for April 1, 2015

On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, the South Carolina Court of Appeals published five opinions: Sean Fay v. Grand Strand Regional, Ferguson v. Amerco U-Haul, Clemmons v. Lowe’s Home Centers, Bluffton Towne Center v. Gilleland-Prince,  and Rickerson v. Karl Sean Fay v. Grand Strand Regional was a … Continue reading

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August 27, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinion

Whigham v Jackson Dawson Communications  Whigham suffered a leg injury at a kickball event he organized for Jackson. He filed a workers compensation claim which was rejected on the ground that Whigham was not in the course of employment when … Continue reading

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July 30, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

State Accident Fund v South Carolina Second injury Fund (In re Adger) Accident Fund sought reimbursement from Injury Fund under South Carolina Code 42-9-400 arguing Adger’s preexisting diabetes resulted in higher medical expenses when he injured his knee on the … Continue reading

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June 11, 2014 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Coastal States Bank v Cosman  Bank sued Cosman under guarantees he signed as part of a loan. The circuit court granted bank partial summary judgment ruling the statute of limitations had not run and a release of other guarantors did … 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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