THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Supreme Court
Tawanda Simpson, Respondent,
World Finance Corporation of South Carolina and World Acceptance Corporation,Petitioners.
ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE COURT OF APPEALS
Appeal from Laurens County
James W. Johnson, Jr., Circuit Court Judge
Opinion No. 26314
Heard February 13, 2007 - Filed April 23, 2007
Judson K. Chapin, III, of Greenville, for Petitioners.
Matthew Price Turner, Rhett D. Burney, both of Turner and Burney, P.C., of Laurens, for Respondent.
PER CURIAM: We granted a writ of certiorari to review Simpson v. World Finance Corp. of South Carolina, 367 S.C. 184, 623 S.E.2d 877 (Ct. App. 2005).
We affirm the court of appeals’ decision pursuant to Rule 220(b), SCACR, and the following authority: Aiken v. World Finance Corp. of South Carolina, Op. No. 26313 (S.C. Sup. Ct. filed April 23, 2007) (Shearouse Adv. Sh. No. 16 at 47) (holding that this Court will not interpret an arbitration agreement to apply to outrageous torts that are unforeseeable to a reasonable consumer in the context of normal business dealings).
TOAL, C.J., MOORE, WALLER, and BURNETT, JJ., concur. PLEICONES, J., concurring in result only.