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2-5-2001 - Opinions
This appeal addresses the trial court's Allen charge.
2-12-2001 - Opinions
This is an appeal from a divorce in which this court holds a property settlement agreement and support agreement is modifiable by the court.
This case addresses the standard to be used by a trial court in considering a motion for directed verdict in a criminal case and the appropriate jury charge in a circumstantial evidence case.
This appeal involves issues of trespass, continuing nuisance, and pro se litigants.
2-20-2001 - Opinions
Workers' compensation case discussing requirements for compensability for heart attack victim.
This is a declaratory judgment action involving issues of automobile insurance coverage among three insurers. This appeal deals who is an insured and who is occupying an automobile under an insurance policy.
In this unfair trade practices case, the court found no statutory basis for the survival of the action.
This is a declaratory judgment action to determine whether a Tort Liability Insurance Policy provided coverage for inverse condemnation.
This criminal appeal involves the issue of whether the definition of "park" as set forth in S.C. Code Ann. § 56-5-610 applies to S.C. Code Ann. § 56-3-1970's prohibition against parking in a designated handicapped space.
This appeal addresses whether a special relationship between the parties is a prerequisite to recovery under a claim for equitable indemnity.
This criminal case involves the timely notice of intent to appeal and the admission of radar speed measurement devices.
2-26-2001 - Opinions
In this shareholder action for breach of fiduciary duty, the court interprets S.C. Code Ann. section 33-8-300(e) (1990) to provide for a maximum three year limitations period.
This Workers' Compensation case analyzes the efficacy of section 42-15-80 in regard to a claimant's refusal to submit to further medical examination.
Affirming the grant of a judgment notwithstanding the verdict to the defendant in a product liability case.
This case discusses the appealability of an interlocutory order.
Court of Appeals found that a firearm need not be opertive in order to be a violation of S.C. Code section 16-23-430, prohibiting the possession of a firearm on school grounds.
Court of Appeals finds the trial court erred in failing to consider Plaintiffs' verified complaint and expert's affidavit in opposition to Defendants' motion for summary judgment.