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Tort/Negligence – Contribution Among Joint Tortfeasors Act – First Impression – Unnamed Tortfeasor – Plaintiff Chooses Rule (access required)

Smith v. Tiffany (Lawyers Weekly No. 010-026-17, 23 pp.) (John Kittredge, J.) (Costa Pleicones, Acting Justice, dissenting) Appealed from Saluda County Circuit Court (R. Lawton McIntosh, J.) S.C. S. Ct. Holding: Once plaintiff settled with one of the alleged tortfeasors in an auto accident, that tortfeasor was immune from suit (pursuant to a covenant not to ...

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