Nexsen Pruet, PLLC

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1230 Main Street
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Columbia, South Carolina 29201, United States
Contact: Jackie Spivey, Business Development/Communications Manager
Phone: 919-573-7437
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Transportation
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  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Opioid Litigation Over Insurance Coverage – Coming to a Jurisdiction Near You

A very recent appellate ruling in California provides a roadmap for opioid litigation over insurance coverage that is about to ramp up all over country. In Travelers Prop. Cas. Co. of Am. v. Actavis, Inc. et al, 2017 WL 5119167…more
 /  Health, Insurance, Science, Computers, & Technology

Farm Workers Union Challenges New North Carolina Law

This summer, the NC Legislature passed the North Carolina Farm Act of 2017 (“Farm Act”). The law amended an existing statute by countering indirect unionization tactics and protecting farmers against having to collect union…more
 /  Administrative Law, Agriculture, Constitutional Law, Labor & Employment Law

Aiding & Abetting Fiduciary Breach - What is “Knowing Participation” by South Carolina Professionals?

The South Carolina Supreme Court recently clarified liability for aiding and abetting a breach of fiduciary duty. In Bennett v. Carter, 2017 WL 5163467, the Supreme Court reversed summary judgment on a claim against lawyers and…more
 /  Criminal Law, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Department of Labor Files Appeal and Motion for Abeyance in Overtime Rule Litigation

There have been new developments in litigation over changes to regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that specify which workers are eligible for overtime pay. Readers of our Mid-Week Memo will recall that last…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Recent Webinar Focused on Hot Topics in Safety and Health Law

The Oct. 11, 2017, webinar in our Workplaces that Win certificate series consisted of a safety and health update. During the event, we discussed topics that included: New developments at the Occupational Safety and Health…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Health, Labor & Employment Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

Salary (Non)Disclosure Rules Continue to Spread

As we reported recently, the White House announced an immediate stay of new EEO-1 pay data collection requirements that would have required more transparency about compensation based on race and gender. Citing the unnecessary…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Lessons to Learn: High profile scandals turn focus to sexual harassment in the workplace

If ever there were a time of reckoning for sexual harassment, it certainly seems that time has come. Allegations of such harassment have led to career altering consequences for several high-powered figures—Roger Ailes, Bill…more
 /  Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Labor & Employment Law

Bad Faith – Another Angle

In August 2011, Jeffrey Vanderhall was riding his bicycle when he was hit by a car and seriously injured. It is now six years, three courts and two bad faith attempts later... To describe the procedural history of this case…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance, Personal Injury

UIM Coverage - A Brief Look at Meaningful Offers and a Discovery Lesson

An automobile insurance carrier in South Carolina must offer underinsured motorist coverage (UIM), at the option of the insured, up to the limits of the insured liability coverage. If the insurer fails to make a meaningful offer…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Insurance, Transportation

Rule 68 Offers of Judgment - Proceed with Caution

If there is any occasion in civil litigation that calls for caution by counsel, it is the drafting of a Rule 68 offer of judgment, so warns the Fourth Circuit. Consistent with the general rule of contract construction,…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

Tax Refunds in South Carolina? Don’t Plan On (Much, If Any) Interest.

One little known fact in South Carolina business and politics is that every year the South Carolina General Assembly uses a budget proviso to deny taxpayers interest that should be paid on tax refunds. Instead, the interest that…more
 /  Taxation

Top 10 OSHA Citations for 2017

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced the Top 10 most frequently cited alleged violations for fiscal year 2017, which ended September 30. The list changes little from year to year, but this year…more
 /  Construction Law, Labor & Employment Law

Recent Cases Shed Light on Retirement Plan Excessive Fee Litigation

As we approach the end of the year, 2017 is turning out to be significant in the ever-evolving world of litigation over 401(k) plan fees. Since 2006, plaintiffs’ firms have brought hundreds of lawsuits across the country on…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act: Looking Back at the Last Fifty Years

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), which was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1967. Congress created the legislation in an effort to promote the employment…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Interesting and Useful Cases in Torts and Insurance - July 2017 in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Each month, Nexsen Pruet attorney Marc Manos, a member of the SC Bar Torts and Insurance Practice Section Council, sheds light on a few recent cases from the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, focused in the area of Torts &…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Insurance
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