Three Collins & Lacy, P.C. attorneys have been named 2021 Best Lawyers® for work in their respective practice areas. Columbia – 2021 Best Lawyers® Christian Stegmaier, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants and Professional Malpractice Law Claude Prevost, III, Construction Law Joseph McCue, Construction Law – Litigation – Construction “These lawyers bring a wealth of experience to the work we do for… Continue Reading
Retail & Hospitality Law Blog
South Carolina Retail & Hospitality Law Alerts provides timely updates on pressing issues in the retail and hospitality field, with commentary from our experienced retail and hospitality law team.
What does a forensic engineer have to teach us about structural integrity of high-rise buildings on the South Carolina coast. Engineer George Sanford joins Collins & Lacy attorney and shareholder, Claude Prevost, for this episode. Listen here.
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
As hospitality and entertainment venues reopen for business, today’s episode guest says as much attention needs to be paid to security as cleanliness. Listen in as Collins & Lacy Retail and Hospitality practice chair attorney, Christian Stegmaier, speaks with security expert, William Flynn. Listen Here. Michael Burney: Welcome to The Legal Bench. I’m Michael Burney, Director… Continue Reading
Collins & Lacy attorney Christian Stegmaier, shareholder and chair of the firm’s Hospitality and Retail Practice Group, has been tapped to lead the newly formed hospitality subgroup for the Primerus International Practice Group. Primerus is a society of the world’s finest independent, boutique law firms with nearly 200 member firms in more than 40 countries.… Continue Reading
Retail, Hospitality, and Professional Liability Attorney joined firm in 2016 Attorney Kelsey Brudvig has been elected as a shareholder of the Collins & Lacy law firm. As a member of the Retail & Hospitality Practice Group, the team is experienced in all facets of litigation relating to this practice area, including: premises liability, third person… Continue Reading
Kelsey Brudvig is a shareholder at Collins & Lacy law firm practicing in the areas of retail and hospitality law and professional liability. She defends national and regional leaders in the retail hospitality and entertainment sectors who are doing business in South Carolina. Today, she brings us the latest information on the state of eviction law in… Continue Reading
Christian Stegmaier, the Chair of the Retail & Hospitality Practice Group, was elected to membership in the South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates on October 3, 2020. An invitation-only organization, the American Board of Trial Associates is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges who are dedicated to the… Continue Reading
America is coffee addicted. That fact is plainly evident by the sheer numbers of food service establishments and other retailers selling and serving it. Of course, with more coffee being served, the greater the chances are for customer claims involving accidents, including alleged coffee burns. Within recent years, we have defended many such claims. We… Continue Reading
In a published 2-1 opinion, the South Carolina Court of Appeals recently held that where a national corporation failed to assert the punitive damages caps articulated in Section 15-32-530 as an affirmative defense, the defense was waived. As a result, the Court of Appeal upheld a 45:1 ratio punitive damages to compensatory damages award. In… Continue Reading