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Court of Appeals Published Opinions - April 2021

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4-7-2021 - Opinions

5814 - State v. Morales

Guadalupe Guzman Morales appealed his convictions for assault with intent to commit criminal sexual conduct (CSC) with a minor, second degree; CSC with a minor, second degree; and CSC with a minor, first degree. On remand from the supreme court and in light of State v. Perry, 430 S.C. 24, 27, 842 S.E.2d 654, 656 (2020), we reverse and remand.

5815 - Barr v. Darlington County School District

Kenneth L. Barr, Employee, appeals the decision of the Appellate Panel of the Workers' Compensation Commission denying his claim for medical and compensation benefits. Employee asserts injury as a result of exposure to volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the paints he used while working as a painter for the Darlington County School District. We affirm the decision of the Commission.