Precision Walls, Inc. v. Liberty Mutual Fire insurance Co. (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-084-14, 8 pp.) (Paul Short Jr., J.) Appealed from Greenville County Circuit Court (Letitia Verdin, J.) S.C. App. Holding: The “your work” exclusion in a commercial general liability ...Read More »
Quitanilla v. Holder (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-146-14, 20 pp.) (King, J.) No. 12-2329, July 14, 2014; On Petition for Review; 4th Cir. Holding: Although a former sergeant in the Salvadoran military says he did not personally participate in human rights ...Read More »
Alt v. U.S. Environmental Protection (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-145-14, 10 pp.) (Traxler, J.) No. 13-2200, July 14, 2014; USDC at Elkins, W.Va. (Bailey, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: In a West Virginia chicken farmer’s suit challenging the EPA’s enforcement action against ...Read More »
Massey v. Ojaniit (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-142-14, 32 pp.) (King, J.) No. 13-1460, July 21, 2014; USDC at Charlotte, N.C. (King, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: Although a state trial court struck the five criminal verdicts against plaintiff through information about ...
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State v. Williams (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-083-14, 13 pp.) (Aphrodite Konduros, J.) Appealed from Fairfield County Circuit Court (Brooks Goldsmith, J.) S.C. App. Holding: A step-brother’s prior sexual abuse of a minor victim involved oral sex, but the criminal sexual ...Read More »
Mack v. Lott (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-082-14, 4 pp.) (John Few, Ch. J.) Appealed from Richland County Circuit Court (DeAndrea Benjamin, J.) S.C. App. Holding: The plaintiff-security guard’s false imprisonment claim hinges on whether or not the defendant-sheriff’s corporal reasonably ...Read More »