I am honored and pleased to announce my membership to the International Amusement and Leisure Defense Association. This opportunity came my way through my colleague and friend Joe Hassinger of New Orleans business defense law firm, Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith. Joe is the immediate past president of IALDA. The organization protects the interests of… 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.
A recent decision from the Eastern District of North Carolina reminds us of the key role proof of causation plays in food liability cases. Manley v. Doe, No. 7:10-CV-154-D (E.D.N.C. February 2, 2012) involves a suit filed against Wendy’s concerning a two-inch plastic fragment that was removed from the plaintiff’s lung. Here’s how it started.… Continue Reading
A Charleston grocery store prevailed in a recent ruling involving a coverage dispute after a shooting in the store. In Pennsylvania National Mutual Casualty Insurance Company v. DOSCHER’S SUPER MARKETS, Dist. Court, D. South Carolina 2012, Anita Thorne, as Guardian ad Litem for Burton Thorne, brought suit in the Court of Common Pleas for Charleston… Continue Reading
Post by Christian Stegmaier I read with great interest an article this week in the Beaufort Gazette entitled “Bride attacked on wedding’s eve sues Beaufort hotel.” Being a lawyer in Columbia with a focused practice on retail/hospitality/entertainment, we defend South Carolina companies operating in these sectors. One of the big areas we deal with is liability for third party assault. This article reminded me about a… Continue Reading
Post by Christian Boesl We love that you’re already here reading our Workers’ Comp blog, so before I go any further, let me say thank you for reading. But, there’s more where this came from. Collins & Lacy has five blogs in the blogosphere, three of which provide a myriad of information and updates on workers’ comp law, products… Continue Reading