M.L. v. Smith (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-174-17, 22 pp.) (Agee, J.) No. 15-1977, Aug. 14, 2017; USDC at Greenbelt, Md. (Grimm, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: The 4th Circuit upholds a decision that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act does ...Read More »
Retirement Committee of DAK Americas LLC v. Brewer (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-173-17, 27 pp.) (Agee, J.) No. 16-1574, Aug. 14, 2017; USDC at Wilmington, N.C. (Flanagan, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: An ERISA-qualified defined benefit plan is entitled to recover ...Read More »
Minnieland Private Day School Inc. v. Applied Underwriters Captive Risk Assurance Co. (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-172-17, 18 pp.) (Wynn, J.) No. 16-1511, Aug. 11, 2017; USDC at Alexandria, Va. (Trenga, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: The 4th Circuit upholds a ...Read More »
U.S. v. Lefsih (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-171-17, 22 pp.) (Harris, J.) No. 16-4345, Aug. 14, 2017; USDC at Raleigh, N.C. (Boyle, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: The 4th Circuit vacates the immigration fraud conviction of an Algerian native who entered ...Read More »
Boggala v. Sessions (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-170-17, 22 pp.) (Floyd, J.) No. 16-1558, Aug. 9, 2017; On Petition for Review; 4th Cir. Holding: A divided 4th Circuit panel rejects a petition for review of a Board of Immigration Appeals ...Read More »
Hill v. Coggins (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-168-17, 33 pp.) (Floyd, J.) No. 16-1457, Aug. 14, 2017; USDC at Bryson City, NC. (Reidinger, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: Two patrons, members of a local Cherokee tribe, who visited defendants’ Cherokee Bear ...Read More »
Rogers v. Walgreens Family of Companies (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-103-17, 9 pp.) (Bruce Howe Hendricks, J.) 7:15-cv-04293; D.S.C. Holding: Even if plaintiff’s back surgery arose from her being “startled” and twisting when she thought she saw a large animal out ...
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Civil Practice – Statute of Limitations – Anguillan Mortgage – Overdraft Agreement – Judicial Estoppel – Plaintiff’s Bankruptcy – Forum Non Conveniens
National Bank of Anguilla v. Considine (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-102-17, 8 pp.) (Patrick Michael Duffy, J.) 9:17-cv-00653; D.S.C. Holding: Whether the court applies South Carolina’s 20-year statute of limitations, S.C. Code Ann. § 15-3-520(a), or the 12-year Anguillan statute of ...
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Benjamin v. Shaw (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-101-17, 21 pp.) (R. Bryan Harwell, J.) 4:15-cv-05110; D.S.C. Holding: Even though plaintiff presented as evidence only (1) her ward’s post-accident medical expenses ($775,431.87), (2) photos of the horrific traffic accident, and (3) her ...
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