Two plaintiff attorneys, Eric Cavanaugh of Cavanaugh & Thickens, LLC, and Jason Reynolds of Samuels & Reynolds Law Firm, sit down for a wide-ranging conversation about their transitions from the defense bar to the plaintiff bar and much more. Collins & Lacy Vice President, Christian Stegmaier, leads the discussion. Listen here.
Archives for June 2021
What training and risk management strategies are utilized by a large road and bridge construction company? Collins & Lacy Workers’ Compensation attorney, Jennifer Newman, speaks with Jeffrey Hanson of the United Infrastructure Group on today’s podcast episode. Listen here.
We are now, once again, in hurricane season. Protecting life and property is the major focus for State emergency preparedness. Collins & Lacy attorney, Vice President and Chair of the firm’s Retail & Hospitality Practice Group, Christian Stegmaier, speaks with two of the State’s leaders. Major General Van McCarty currently serves as the South Carolina… Continue Reading
How can the Rules Of Evidence make or break the outcome of a court case? Collins & Lacy attorney, Jamie Williams, interviews Judge Daniel Coble of the Richland County Central Court in South Carolina. Listen here. Michael Burney: Welcome to The Legal Bench. I’m Michael Burney, Director of Business Development at Collins and Lacy Law Firm… Continue Reading
Eviction moratoriums may not be renewed at the end of this month of June, 2021. How does that impact South Carolina Apartment Association members and how is the industry handling potential COVID-19 liability exposure? Two leaders of the South Carolina Apartment Association join Collins & Lacy Shareholder and attorney, Kelsey Brudvig for this update. Listen… Continue Reading
As part of our ongoing series of legal case updates, Collins & Lacy Vice President and Shareholder, Attorney Christian Stegmaier, reviews a case involving the use of Stand Your Ground as a defense in civil cases involving third party assault where the Court of Appeals rules it is a permissible civil defense, but there is… Continue Reading
The South Carolina Supreme Court recently held that an endorsement excluding coverage to the named insured’s husband was clear and unambiguous and was not in violation of any statute or public policy. Nationwide Insurance Company of America issued an automobile policy to Kristina Knight (“Knight”), including liability coverage, uninsured motorist (“UM”) coverage and underinsured motorist… Continue Reading
As Summer is officially underway, and many Americans begin planning vacations for the first time in over a year, vacation rental properties are quickly booking up, particularly in vacation destinations along the South Carolina coast. With many vacation rental property owners residing in a different city or state as the location of the property utilized by… Continue Reading
The South Carolina Court of Appeals issued an opinion this morning in Singletary v. Shuler, which is a wrongful death and survival action arising from a fight between Singletary’s decedent and Shuler in Shuler’s house following a get together. The case was tried before the Charleston County master-in-equity, who awarded $1.5 M for the wrongful death… Continue Reading
What are the potential liability issues associated with deck structures? Collins & Lacy attorney and Chair of our Retail and Hospitality Practice Group, Christian Stegmaier, has our special guest, Glenn Stewart, Associate Chief Engineer with Engineering Design & Testing Corp. Listen here. Michael Burney: Welcome to The Legal Bench. I’m Michael Burney, Director of Business Development… Continue Reading