Where (1) an underinsured motorist is expected to be held liable for punitive damages, (2) the injured insureds have a split limit policy ($100,000 per person and $50,000 for property damage), and (3) the insureds suffered minimal property damage ...Read More »
Attorneys – Attorney-Client Privilege – Insurance – Bad Faith Claim – Claim Files – Certified Question
Because plaintiffs established a prima facie case of bad faith failure to insure, and because the defendant-insurer in its answer denied bad faith liability, the district court ruled that the insured waived the attorney-client privilege with respect to the ...Read More »
Where the parties submitted to the jury a special verdict form asking (1) whether the plaintiff-professor had breached his obligation under his contract with the defendant-college and (2) whether the college breached its obligation under the contract, it was ...Read More »
We do not find that the Securities and Exchange Commission is “another jurisdiction” within the meaning of Rule 29(e), RLDE (“[A] final adjudication in another jurisdiction that a lawyer has been guilty of misconduct . . . shall establish ...Read More »
A specific objection was sufficient to preserve the issue of the violation of Rule 803, SCRE, when a pediatrician’s testimony went well beyond the time and place of the alleged child abuse. The pediatrician’s testimony constituted glaringly inadmissible testimony, and, ...
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When a genetic testing laboratory performs testing at the request of a patient’s treating physician for the purpose of assisting the treating physician in detecting an existing disease or disorder, the lab qualifies as a “licensed health care provider” under ...
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Where the Administrative Law Court reversed and remanded the Office of Motor Vehicle Hearings’ dismissal of plaintiff’s challenge to the suspension of her driver’s license, the ALC’s decision was not a final order and was not immediately appealable. The court ...
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