Supreme Court of South Carolina


Event Date and Time:  Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 9:30 AM

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The summary below each case is prepared to offer lawyers and the public a general overview of what issues are included in a case which will be argued. The summary is not a limit on what issues a party to a case may present at oral argument.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

09:30 a.m.
2016-002124    Coastal Federal Credit Union, Respondent, v. Angel Latoria Brown, Petitioner.

Matthew M. Billingsley and J. Edwin McDonnell, both of South Carolina Legal Services, of North Charleston, for Petitioner. David P. Nanney, Jr., and Sarah Dalonzo-Baker, both of Kirschbaum Nanney Keenan & Griffin, PA, of Raleigh, for Respondent. 

The Court reviews the court of appeals decision in Coastal Federal Credit Union v. Brown, 417 S.C. 544, 790 S.E.2d 417 (Ct. App. 2016).

10:00 a.m.
2016-001941    Hector G. Fragosa, Claimant, Petitioner, v. Kade Construction, LLC, Employer, and Key Risk Insurance Company of S.C., Carrier, Defendants, Respondents.

Stephen Benjamin Samuels, of Samuels Law Firm, LLC, of Columbia, and Jeffrey Christopher Chandler, of Chandler Law Firm, of Myrtle Beach, both for Petitioner. Michael W. Burkett and John Gabriel Coggiola, both of Willson Jones Carter & Baxley, P.A., of Columbia, for Respondents. 

In this appeal, Petitioner Hector Fragosa contends the court of appeals erred in affirming the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission Appellate Panel's order finding that Fragosa's brain injury was not of sufficient severity to entitle him to lifetime benefits.

10:30 a.m.
2017-002083    In the Matter of John B. Kern, Respondent.

Disciplinary Counsel John Nichols and Assistant Disciplinary Counsel Joe P. Turner, both of Columbia, for the Office of Disciplinary Counsel. John B. Kern, of Republic of San Marino, pro se Respondent. 

This is an attorney disciplinary matter.