Marijuana, the flower of the cannabis plant, has been used for its psychoactive and medicinal qualities for thousands of years. While the 1900’s were marked by criminalization of marijuana, the new millennium brought about a reversal, favoring legalization in many jurisdictions. Today, 38 states and the District of Columbia recognize the medical benefits of the… Continue Reading
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.
By Andrew Smith Listen to the podcast here to hear Collins and Lacy Attorney Andrew Smith discuss this topic with his special guest, Josh Rainwater, owner of Transmission Arcade in Columbia, SC. It has been nearly a century since coin-operated pinball machines were first manufactured in the early 1930’s. Nearly forty years before Pete Townshend of The… Continue Reading
If you have been watching the news recently, you are probably tired of hearing about the Depp v. Heard case. On the other hand, watching attorneys make fools of themselves can be quite entertaining. However, when your attorney publicizes accusatory statements regarding your case, you should be concerned.
The jury in the highly publicized Depp v. Heard case found Depp liable for a two-million-dollar judgment as a result of the following defamatory statement made by Depp’s former attorney, Adam Waldman…
It’s been nearly two years to the day since we published an article regarding the South Carolina Court of Appeals’ decision to hold that the statute governing punitive damages caps was an affirmative defense, and failure to plead the same in a defendant’s Answer waived all rights to have punitive damages capped by the applicable… Continue Reading
Three Collins & Lacy, P.C. attorneys have been named 2021 Best Lawyers® for work in their respective practice areas. Columbia – 2021 Best Lawyers® Best Lawyers in South Carolina 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… Continue Reading
What is the likely impact on South Carolina businesses and consumers from the Colonial Pipeline disruption? In a wide-ranging conversation, Collins & Lacy Vice President and attorney, Christian Stegmaier, talks with two industry leaders at the heart of fuel distribution. Listen Here. The views expressed by the guests are their own and do not necessarily… 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
We are excited to share that we have launched our very own podcast, The Legal Bench. This podcast brings you the latest and legal news and information from Collins & Lacy, P.C. Our first episode is live and features Governmental, Ethics, and Compliance attorney, J.C. Nicholson, as he reviews the law and discusses issues surrounding this year’s… Continue Reading