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Rosen Hagood Attorney Tapped for Primerus YLS Leadership Position

Rosen Hagood September 8, 2021
Bijan Ghom

Rosen Hagood attorney Bijan Ghom has been asked to join the Executive Committee for Primerus Young Lawyers Section (YLS). “I’m excited to work with other members of the YLS Executive Committee,” said Ghom. “It’s an active group of young lawyers from different parts of the world that all seem to share the same desire to …

Deck Structure and Liability Issues for Property Owners

Rosen Hagood August 10, 2021
construction woman standing on a deck

Adding a deck to your home or business improves its value and allows you to enjoy the outdoors. However, a poorly constructed deck can open the door to major liability issues. If someone is injured because of a deck on your property, when can you be held liable? How might factors like the age of …

Understanding South Carolina Residential Real Estate Closing Disclosures

Elizabeth F. Nicholson July 1, 2021
two men shaking hands in front of a house for sale sign

To sell a piece of residential real estate in South Carolina, such as a house, the seller is required by law to disclose certain information. The purpose of these disclosures is to ensure that the buyer is aware of known defects and problems with the property. There are numerous types of defects, all of which …

What’s Next for the S.C. Heritage Act?

Rosen Hagood May 27, 2021

Update – May 2021: Last summer in our blog, Good to Know, we addressed the Heritage Act. This week the South Carolina Supreme Court heard arguments to do away with a divisive 2000 state law protecting some of the state’s most controversial monuments and statutes, 21 years after lawmakers passed the law as a compromise to …

Civil Conspiracy in South Carolina

Rosen Hagood May 21, 2021

If a person or business is harmed by the wrongful plans and acts of others working together, the harmed entity has an avenue for recovery through pleading a civil conspiracy claim. Since 1981, South Carolina courts have required a pleading of special damages due to a Supreme Court ruling known as the Todd decision. In …

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