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Tag Archives: Summary Judgment

Bankruptcy – Civil Practice – Summary Judgment – Pre-Discovery — Avoidable Transfer – Petition Filing Time

Hovis v. Swagart Where the defendant-attorney says he received the debtor’s May 15, 2009 check on that date and well before the 4:41 p.m. filing of the debtor’s bankruptcy petition, but where court records indicate that the debtor’s bankruptcy petition was actually filed at 3:51 p.m., the court cannot conclusively determine that the defendant received the check pre-petition.

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Employment – Race Discrimination – Summary Judgment

Le v. Hoover Motors Holding Co., Inc. A car dealership's motion for partial summary judgment on a mechanic's Title VII discriminatory discharge claim is denied since the record includes evidence that although the mechanic was performing satisfactorily, he was subjected to unfair and discriminatory treatment, which included frequent racist statements.

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Real Property – Title Insurance – Availability – Civil Practice – Summary Judgment – Conflicting Evidence

M&T Group, LLC v. Palmetto Point of Williamston, LLC. Even though the plaintiff-buyer's title insurance company refused to cover title from the defendant-seller, since the seller submitted evidence that such coverage was available, there is a . . .

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