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Tag Archives: Labor & Employment

Tort/Negligence – Labor & Employment – Wrongful Discharge – Public Policy – Workers’ Compensation – Attorneys – Negligent Misrepresentation (access required)

Bouknight v. KW Associates, LLC (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-115-16, 8 pp.) (Cameron McGowan Currie, J.) 3:16-cv-00210; D.S.C. Holding: Plaintiff alleges that he was fired for hiring an attorney after he filed a workers’ compensation claim. Although plaintiff does not cite ...

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Civil Practice – Eleventh Amendment Immunity – Labor & Employment – Public Employees – Retirement System (access required)

Hutto v. South Carolina Retirement System Although the S.C. Retirement System is primarily funded by contributions from employers and employees, the state is required to appropriate funds to protect the fiscal integrity of the system. The Retirement System also receives funds directly from the state when South Carolina, as an employer, makes its annual appropriation.

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