Recorded live at the 2022 South Carolina Captive Insurance Association conference, Collins & Lacy defense attorney, Robert Peele, talks with Gary Osborne of Risk Partners.
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New Podcast: Global Captive Management Operations Growing, Especially In South Carolina
Recorded live at the 2022 South Carolina Captive Insurance Association annual meeting, Collins & Lacy defense attorney, Robert Peele, talks with Anne Marie Towle of the Hylant Company.
New Podcast: State Of Captive Insurance Companies In South Carolina
Recorded live at the 2022 South Carolina Captive Insurance Association Meeting in Charleston, SC, Collins & Lacy defense attorney, Robert Peele, interviews Joe McDonald of the South Carolina Department of Insurance.
New Podcast: When Is Captive Insurance The Right Choice?
When might captive insurance be the right choice for a business? Collins & Lacy’s attorney Jennifer Newman talked to Gary Osborne with Risk Partners to help you understand when it’s the right answer to manage risks. Recorded live at the 2021 South Carolina Captive Insurance Association Meeting in Charleston, our new Legal Bench episode is… Continue Reading
New Podcast: Captive Insurance From A TPA’s Point Of View
How do Third Party Administrator (TPA) companies see captive insurance opportunities, and which insurance sector is currently a major growth area for a TPA? Collins & Lacy’s attorney Jennifer Newman interviewed Chris Reilly with North American Risk Services to find out. This Legal Bench podcast episode was recorded at the 2021 South Carolina Captive Insurance Association… Continue Reading
New Podcast: State Of Captive Insurance In South Carolina
Our own Jennifer Newman interviewed Ray Farmer, Director of the South Carolina Department of Insurance, for our new The Legal Bench episode.
Pursuit of Summary Judgment in Vicarious Liability Claims Premised Upon Intentional Act of an Employee Criminal In Nature
Here’s the scenario: An employee commits an intentional act that is criminal in nature while on the clock. A third party is injured by this act. The employer is sued based on a theory of vicarious liability. The act was not in the course and scope of employment, nor was it done in furtherance of… Continue Reading
On Missing Insured in South Carolina
Attorneys here at Collins & Lacy act as defense counsel. That means we represent individuals and businesses who have been sued. More often than you may think, we have a hard time finding a person who is being sued. Last week, the South Carolina Bar’s Ethics Advisory Committee issued Ethics Advisory Opinion 2019 19-04, discussing… Continue Reading
S.C. Supreme Court Clarifies Successor Liability Standard
Court holds plaintiffs must prove three types of commonality Liability of a successor entity under South Carolina’s “mere continuation” rule continues to require commonality of ownership. However, the door may have been opened for successor liability in the absence of commonality of in the future. In Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company v. Eagle Window & Door,… Continue Reading
South Carolina Supreme Court Rules on Automobile Insurance Policy Question
South Carolina law does not require punitive damages be apportioned pro rata between bodily injury and property damage in a split limits automobile insurance policy. In Government Employees Insurance Company v. Poole, 2018 WL 3300235, (S.C., 2018), the South Carolina Supreme Court answered “No” to the following question certified to it by the United States… Continue Reading
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