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Admit Liability And Keep Out DUI?

If you find yourself defending a case where your client (Defendant in a civil case) was a drunk driver, first off, should that be admissible if you admit faulty (liability but not damages) on your client’s behalf?  In Maryland, their … Continue reading

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Be Careful with Arbitration Clauses: First page means just that!

Earlier this week, the S.C. Court of Appeals decided the case of Richland Horizontal v. Sky Green Holdings (found online at http://www.sccourts.org/opinions/displayOpinion.cfm?caseNo=4795). Arbitration was sought to be enforced by the Defendant developer who was sued by two owners regarding a … Continue reading

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Off the edge “humor” is not defamation of a New York teen

This arose from my posting the following on my Twitter (MaxLaw843) account: “Whether Facebook posts were poor attempts at humor or something else, it was NOT a $6M defamation: http://bit.ly/d17Ix6.” An old high school friend posted back: Well, what is … Continue reading

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A quick primer on the offer of Underinsured Motorist’s Coverage in South Carolina

For a quick primer on the offer of Underinsured Motorist’s Coverage in South Carolina, just take a look at this unpublished opinion (and thus with no precedential value) from the S.C. Court of Appeals: Nolan v. Progressive Northern Insurance Company … Continue reading

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E-mail purloining in a South Carolina case of Jennings v. Jennings

Basically, Mr. Jennings and his wife split after he admits that he has fallen in love with another woman. Wife’s daughter in law, who previously worked for Mr. Jennings, cracks into (my words, not the court’s) his office Yahoo! account. … Continue reading

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