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South Carolina Tort Law Update Video Replay
Includes copy of The SC Law of Torts, 4th Edition Supplement
presented by
The South Carolina Bar-Continuing Legal Education Division
Live at the
Bar Conference Center
1501 Park Street
Columbia, SC 29202
About the Seminar
This program qualifies for 6.0 MCLE credit hours, inlcuding 1.0 LEPR credit hour.
"The South Carolina Tort Law Update” has become an institution and an annual favorite for attorneys who practice personal injury and tort law.  This year’s brand new Course Planners John Nichols and Scott Moise, have recruited an outstanding faculty of jurists and practitioners for a day of scholarly and practical insights on everything from evidence, to courtroom procedure to employment torts to technology in the courtroom.  In addition, Professors Pat Hubbard and Bob Felix will give their insights and analysis on recent tort law developments, and Representative Jenny Horne will share about key legislative developments.  Circuit Judge DeAndrea Benjamin and US Court of Appeals Judge Dennis Shed will provide you with their perspectives on practice before their courts, and Bar Risk Management Director Jill Rothstein will explain to you why “ethics is like a box of chocolates...”

Best of all, every registrant to the program will receive a copy of the brand new 2013 Supplement to The South Carolina Law of Torts, Fourth Edition by Professors Hubbard and Felix.  If you practice personal injury or tort law in South Carolina, this is a program and book you cannot afford to miss!

Program Agenda
8:30 a.m.          Registration

8:50 a.m.          Welcome and Opening Remarks
                        John S. Nichols
                        Bluestein Nichols Thompson & Delgado, LLC
                        Elizabeth Scott Moise
                        Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP
9:00 a.m.          TOPIC
                        Prof. F. Patrick Hubbard
                        University of South Carolina School of Law
9:30 a.m.          Evidentiary Issues and Requirements in Product Liability Matters following Branham v. Ford and Graves v. CAS Medical
                         Bert G. “Skip” Utsey III
                         Peters Murdaugh Parker Eltzroth & Detrick, PA
10:15 a.m.         Mid-morning Break

10:30 a.m.         Legislative Landscape
                           Rep. Jenny A. Horne
                         Jenny Horne Law Firm, LLC

11:15 a.m.          Courtroom Procedure in Tort Cases

                         Hon. Dennis W. Shedd
                         United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
11:45 a.m.         Lunch (on your own)
1:00 p.m.          Ethics is Like a Box of Chocolates….
                        Jill Rothstein
                        South Carolina Bar
2:00 p.m.          Employment Torts
                        Stephanie H. Burton
                        Gibbes Burton, LLC
2:45 p.m.          Mid-afternoon break
3:00 p.m.          Perspectives from the Bench
                        Hon. DeAndrea G. Benjamin
                        S.C. Circuit Court
3:30 p.m.          Role of Technology in Complex Tort Cases
                        Robert H. Brunson
                        Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP
4:15 p.m.          Review and Preview
                       Prof. Robert L. Felix
                       University of South Carolina School of Law
4:45 p.m.          Adjourn

Abouth The Book

South Carolina Law of Torts, Fourth Edition by Professor F. Patrick Hubbard and Professor Robert L. Felix with 2012 Supplement by John S. Nichols and E. Scott Moise

South Carolina Law of Torts has been the standard torts reference for the South Carolina Bench and Bar First since 1990. The Fourth Edition (©2011) has been substantially revised by Professors Hubbard and Felix and contains not only recent changes in the law, but also new textual analysis to provide a more extensive and up-to-date reference. The Fourth Edition is comprehensive in scope, covering everything from policies behind tort law to causes of action, defenses, damages and the allocation of liability. It is meticulously researched, thoroughly cross-referenced, heavily annotated, and logically organized. The Fourth Edition includes research current through June 30, 2011.
The 2012 Supplement by John S. Nichols and E. Scott Moise includes research current through the end of August 2012. Material from 26 opinions from the Supreme Court of South Carolina and the South Carolina Ct of Appeals, along with one case from the Fourth Circuit has been incorporated. Attendees of the 2013 South Carolina Tort Law Update will receive a copy of the 2012 Supplement as part of the course materials.

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