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Supreme Court Published Opinions - November 2013

Note: Beginning in June 2012, opinions will be posted as Adobe PDFs. You can download a free copy of Adobe Reader here.

The summary following each opinion is prepared to offer lawyers and the public a general overview of what a particular opinion decides. The summary is not necessarily a full description of the issues discussed in an opinion.

11-13-2013 - Opinions

27329 - Hard Hat Workforce v. Mechanical HVAC

The court reverses the circuit court's award of summary judgment in favor of Great American Insurance Company, finding Hard Hat Workforce Solutions, LLC, was not required to comply with the notice provisions of section 29-5-440 of the South Carolina Code.

11-20-2013 - Opinions

27330 - Preservation Capital v. First American

The Court affirms the circuit court's order granting summary judgment to Preservation Capital Consultants, LLC, because the title insurance policy at issue provides coverage where the insured did not acquire title to the property and suffered a loss due to a title defect.

11-27-2013 - Opinions

27331 - In the Matter of Kevin Michael Hughes

This is a disiplinary opinion in which the Court publicly reprimands a lawyer.

27332 - In the Matter of Scott D. Reynolds

This is a disciplinary opinion in which the Court definitely suspends a lawyer.

27333 - State v. Brockmeyer

The Court affirms Appellant William Mark Brockmeyer's convictions for murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, rejecting his constitutional challenges to the trial court's refusal to enforce a subpoena concerning the identity of an internet commenter and the admission of certain evidence at trial.