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The summary following each opinion is prepared to offer lawyers and the public a general overview of what a particular opinion decides. The summary is not necessarily a full description of the issues discussed in an opinion.1-1-2001 - Opinions
This is an action challenging the County's denial of a letter of consistency, which is required to apply for a permit to operate a construction and demolition landfill.3275 - State v. Johnson
This is an action challenging the County's denial of a letter of consistency, which is required to apply for a permit to operate a construction and demolition landfill.3276 - State v. Evans
This is a criminal case involving a judicial "in-custody" determination for Miranda purposes.3277 - Kisling v. Allison
This is a child custody case where Mother appealed the Family Court's decision to award custody to Father.1-8-2001 - Opinions
This workers' compensation appeal involves calculating a claimant's average weekly wage under section 42-1-40.3279 - Dodd v. Berlinsky
This appeal involves the witness unavailability requirement under Rule 804, SCRE, and the termination of a trust based on fraud.3280 - Pee v. AVM, Inc. and Arvin Industries, Inc.
This workers' compensation appeal presents the question of whether carpal tunnel syndrome is compensable under the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Act (the Act) as an injury by accident.3281 - Heins v. Heins
This is a contempt action stemming from Husband's failure to adhere to a property settlement agreement between him and Wife.3282 - S.C.D.S.S. v. Basnight
This is an action challenging personal jurisdiction under S.C. Code Ann. § 20-7-9533283 - Murray v. Holnam, Inc.
This is a defamation action in an employment scenario.3284 - Bayle v. S.C.D.O.T. Blythe Construction, Inc.
These wrongful death and survival actions involve the application of the statute of limitations under the S.C. Tort Claims Act.1-16-2001 - Opinions
Jury verdict upheld in an express warranty case where the warranty was created through a magazine advertisement.3286 - First Palmetto Savings Bank, F.S.B. v. Patel and Branch Banking and Trust Company of S.C.
In this foreclosure action, the court of appeals reversed the decision of the master in equity to set aside the satisfaction of a mortgage.1-22-2001 - Opinions
This criminal appeal involves the sufficiency of evidence of the intent to distribute crack cocaine.3288 - Bob Jones University v. Strandell
The issue is the efficacy of language used in a will to devise life insurance proceeds.3289 - Olsen v. Faculty House of Carolina, Inc.
Multiple issues are involved relating to liability of the landowner of premises to a disabled patron.1-29-2001 - Opinions
Appellants in this criminal appeal challenge the trial court's subject matter jurisdiction to convict them of grand larceny, alleging it is not a lesser-included offense of armed robbery.3291 - Sims v. Giles
The novel issue in this case is whether a meter reader for a utility company occupies the status of invitee or licensee as a matter of law.3292 - Davis v. Orangeburg-Calhoun Law Enforcement Comm.
This wrongful discharge appeal involves the admissibility of parol evidence and the effect of an oral assurance on at-will employment.3293 - Wiedemann v. Town of Hilton Head Island
This court upholds a declaratory judgment that the Town of Hilton Head sufficiently demonstrated the necessity of holding its Town Council meetings outside the municipal limits.