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8-5-2002 - Opinions
Elaine Greene (Wife) appeals several aspects of family court's equitable distribution of property in a divorce action against Jackson Greene (Husband). The court of appeals reversed the family court's holding that two parcels of real estate were marital
8-19-2002 - Opinions
This opinion discusses the doctrine of promissory estoppel and an oral gift of real property in a dispute arising from the provisions of a landowner's will.
This case involves the issue of whether an insurance contract was properly reformed to include underinsured motorist coverage for failure to make a meaningful offer, where the offer failed to include in its example of commonly available limits any amounts below minimum limits liability coverage.
Town may not properly charge electric provider with a franchise fee where the provider's only customers in town were annexed by town.
8-26-2002 - Opinions
John Doe appeals the trial court's denial of his motion for a JNOV, or for a new trial, arguing the trial court erred in holding that Gilliland's evidence was sufficient to satisfy the requiremetnts of S.C. Code Ann. section 38-77-170.
Must a grantor reimburse a grantee for attorney's fee incurred in successfully defending a suit brought by an adjoining landowner claiming superior title to a portion of the conveyed property?