Tag Archives: Negligent Misrepresentation

Tort/Negligence – Negligent Misrepresentation – Labor & Employment – Wrongful Termination (access required)

Hand v. SunTrust Bank, Inc. Plaintiff was fired from her job as assistant branch manager for servicing the business account of a company for which she performed part-time work. Plaintiff alleges her supervisors at the defendant-bank engaged in negligent misrepresentation when they directed her to service the account.

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Tort/Negligence – Negligent Misrepresentation – Zoning – Municipal — Public Employees (access required)

Carolina Chloride, Inc. v. Richland County Where plaintiff continued to use its property as if it were zoned heavy industrial while the defendant-county processed and granted plaintiff’s request to rezone the property from rural to heavy industrial, the county did not inversely condemn plaintiff’s property. We affirm the decision of our Court of Appeals insofar as it upheld the circuit court’s directed verdict for the defendant-county. We overturn the Court of Appeals’ reversal of the circuit court’s directed verdict on plaintiff’s claims of negligence and negligent misrepresentation.

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Contract – Subject-Matter Jurisdiction – Breach of Contract – Rule 12(b)(1) & (6) – Negligent Misrepresentation – Alternative Theories of Recovery (access required)

Trevillyan v. APX Alarm Security Systems, Inc. The plaintiffs were not required to exhaust administrative remedies, since the Alarm Systems Business Act did not mandate the exhaustion of administrative remedies nor did it supersede or constitute . . .

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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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