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Civil Practice – Federal Jurisdiction – Fraudulent Joinder – Insurance – Breach of Contract – Tort/Negligence – Misrepresentations (access required)

Hendrix Insurance Agency, Inc. v. Continental Casualty Co. (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-040-10, 14 pp.) (Henry M. Herlong Jr., Sr. J.) D.S.C. Holding: Where (1) plaintiff waited until after removal to federal court to add an S.C. resident as a defendant, ...

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Civil Practice – Diversity Jurisdiction – Fraudulent Joinder – Insurance – Long-Term Care – Alzheimer’s – Negligent Misrepresentation & Unfair Trade Practices (access required)

Newman v. Bankers Life & Casualty Co. (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-038-10, 6 pp.) (David C. Norton, Ch.J.) D.S.C. Holding: Even though the defendant-insurer denied plaintiff’s claim under her long-term care policy because the claim failed to satisfy the “chronically ill” ...

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