Supreme Court Published Opinions - November 2015
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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.
11-4-2015 - Opinions
27585 - Wachesaw Plantation v. Alexander
On a writ of certiorari, we reviewed the Court of Appeals' dismissal of Petitioner's case. We reverse and remand to the Court of Appeals to be considered on the merits because an issuance of a deed does not render a motion to vacate a foreclosure sale moot.
27586 - Freeman v. J.L.H. Investments
In this class action lawsuit brought under the South Carolina Dealers Act, we affirm the rulings of the trial judge and the verdict rendered by the jury in favor of car buyers against a motor vehicle dealer.
27587 - Stephens v. CSX Transportation
The Court granted certiorari to review the decision of the Court of Appeals in Stephens v. CSX Transp., Inc., 400 S.C. 503, 735 S.E.2d 505 (Ct. App. 2012), which affirmed a defense verdict in a negligence action involving a collision between a train and an automobile at a railroad crossing. We affirm in part, reverse in part, and remand.11-12-2015 - Opinions
The Court dismisses the writ of certiorari as improvidently granted.
27589 - In the Matter of Stephen Edward Carter
This is a disciplinary opinion in which the Court disbars a lawyer.11-18-2015 - Opinions
The Court directs the Court of Appeals to depublish its opinion in Beckman v. Sysco Columbia, L.L.C., 408 S.C. 501, 759 S.E.2d 750 (Ct. App. 2014). The Court then dismisses the writ of certiorari as improvidently granted.
The Court dismisses the writ of certiorari as improvidently granted.11-25-2015 - Opinions
27592 - In the Matter of Richard J. Breibart
This is a disciplinary opinion in which the Court disbars a lawyer.