Collins & Lacy, P.C.

The Law of Comparative Negligence & Minors in South Carolina

From time to time, in both the retail and hospitality settings, we assist clients who have either been sued or threatened with suit arising from claims involving injury to a minor. The alleged injuries can be very serious, which…more

| Civil Procedure, Personal Injury

4th Circuit Holds Insurer Not Equitably Estopped From Denying Coverage

In an unpublished opinion, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a South Carolina District Court judge’s finding that an insurer was equitably estopped from denying coverage to a new owner of the insured business for a…more

| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law,...

Social Media – Revise Your Policy If It Says This

If you have a provision similar to the one below in any of your employee agreements, handbooks, etc. or are considering including one, make sure you read the rest of this article…more

| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

Commissioners’ Top 10: Inside tips about hearings

At the SCWCEA 35th Annual Medical Seminar, the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commissioners had an opportunity to share their top ten hearing requests and tips with attendees. Here are a few that may be of use to you..…more

| Civil Procedure, Worker’s Compensation

S.C. Supreme Court Finds CGL Policy Excludes Coverage Where

A Commercial General Liability (CGL) policy did not provide coverage when a brick face was damaged by improper cleaning after the insured completed its installation according to a recent opinion of the South Carolina Supreme…more

| Insurance

S.C. Court of Appeals Addresses Exemption of Employers from

Whether an Employer regularly employed four or more employees, and thus, was subject to the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act and the Notice Requirement were fully addressed by the South Carolina Court of Appeals in…more

| Worker’s Compensation

Number of Occurrences addressed in Surgical Tools Snafu

If you are going into surgery, you probably have some concerns, but you may not have thought to worry about whether the surgical instruments had been washed in elevator hydraulic fluid rather than proper surgical detergents and…more

| Health, Insurance

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