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‘Tyger River’ demand nets woman hit by shorn-off tire $489K (access required)

Mount Pleasant sweetgrass basket maker Geneva Gathers was tending her stand on U.S. Highway 17 when a tire that was shorn off a Lexus in a collision with a truck bowled her over. Gathers later threatened to sue the driver of the Lexus, who was alleged to be at fault in the crash. "We made a Tyger River demand," attorney D. Nathan Hughey, who represented Gathers, told Lawyers Weekly. The claim settled for $489,613 last month before any suit was filed.

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Civil Practice – Subject-Matter Jurisdiction – Removal to Federal Court – Remand – Clerk’s Notice – Default – Tort/Negligence – Punitive Damages (access required)

Limehouse v. Hulsey. Even though the notice of remand sent by the federal court clerk to the state court was not certified, since the federal court had ordered that the case be remanded to state . . .

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