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L.Cline v. J.E. Faulkner Homes, Inc., 359 S.C. 367, 597 S.E.2d 27

Case Conclusion Date: 05.24.2004

Practice Area: Litigation

Outcome: Cient was dismissed from action based upon statute of limitations defense.

Description: Represented rigging contractor against home owner whose newly purchased modular home was damaged during delivery. I asserted the statute of limitations on behalf of client at both summary judgment and directed verdict stage. The trial court denied our arguments and we appealed to the Court of Appeals who found that three-year statute of limitations for negligence actions began to run when owner discovered home was damaged and reversed the lower court.

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