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Legal news of interest to South Carolina businesses from the team at Collins & Lacy law firm.
Nashville Nurse Conviction- Part Two
Nashville Nurse Conviction- Part Two
The sentence is in. 3 years probation on the criminal conviction of former Nashville nurse, RaDonda Vaught. Collins & Lacy professional liability practice group leader, attorney Robert Peele, rejoins South Carolina Nurses Association President, Dr. Kelly Bouthillet, to discuss the impact of the sentence.
Criminal Conviction of Tennessee Nurse; What's The Nursing Impact In South Carolina?
This week on the Collins & Lacy Legal Bench podcast, we are joined by President of the SC Nurses Association, Kelly Bouthillet, to discuss the impact in the nursing community from the recent announcement of the criminal conviction of former Tennessee Nurse, RaDonda Vaught. On March 25, 2022 Vaught was convicted on counts of gross neglect of an impaired adult and negligent homicide, tied back to a 2017 fatal drug error. She is scheduled to be sentenced on May 13th. We are thankful to Dr. Bouthillet for her time and for sharing her thoughts on how these charges can cause a ripple effect across the entire nursing community.
Apr 15 2022
What Have Y'all Been Up To Tonight?
Learn about the "Knew or Should Have Known" standard created by case law which necessitates extra vigilance by on premises alcohol permit holders.Collins & Lacy Retail & Hospitality Practice Leader, Christian Stegmaier, has this first in a three-part series on the topic.
Feb 23 2022
Challenges For Small Trucking Fleet Operators
What challenges are facing small trucking fleet companies in South Carolina? Recorded live at the 2021 South Carolina Trucking Association Annual Meeting, Collins & Lacy attorney, Rob Peele talks with owner, Shawn Godwin with Palmetto Paving.
Dec 17 2021
Bringing Greater Humanity To The Claims Process
Is there a fresh new way to approach the claims process when dealing with workers' compensation matters? Today's guest thinks so. Listen in as Collins & Lacy workers' compensation attorney, Jennifer Newman, discusses a new approach to claims with Dr. Claire Muselman of North American Risk Services.
Nov 22 2021
Supply Chain Impacts Trucking Equipment And Repair
Supply chain challenges are taking a significant toll on the availability of trucking equipment in South Carolina and the nation. Collins & Lacy attorney, Robert Peele, sits down with a panel of experts to discuss the issues in this episode recorded live at the 2021 South Carolina Trucking Association's Annual Meeting. Joining Robert are Kate Ryan of Carolina International, Keri Hogue of Shealy Trucking and Chris Davis of Worldwide Equipment.
Nov 3 2021
Keeping Truck Drivers Safe On The Road
How challenging is it to hire, retain, and keep drivers safe on the road? Collins & Lacy attorney, Rob Peele, interviews Jim Widowfield, Vice President of Transportation for the SEFA Group. This podcast was recorded at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the South Carolina Trucking Association in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Oct 25 2021
When Is Captive Insurance The Right Choice?
When might captive insurance be the right choice for a business? Recorded live at the 2021 South Carolina Captive Insurance Association Meeting in Charleston, Collins & Lacy attorney, Jennifer Newman, talks with Gary Osborne of Risk Partners.
Oct 7 2021
Investigations And Workers' Compensation Claims
What role do investigations play in some workers' compensation cases? Recorded live at the 2021 South Carolina Workers' Compensation Educational Association Meeting in Myrtle Beach, Collins and Lacy attorney, Rebecca Rayner, talks with Joe Paonessa of JP Investigative Group.
Oct 7 2021
Case Management For Workers' Compensation
What as the aspects of case management for a workers' compensation case. Collins and Lacy attorney, Lauren Trask interviewed Kay Kiser of The Direction Group recorded live at the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Educational Association meeting in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Oct 5 2021
Burn Injury Management And Workers' Compensation
South Carolina has a new, state-of-the-art burn center and Collins & Lacy attorney, Lauren Trask, caught up with its director at the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Educational Association Meeting in Myrtle Beach.Dr. Steven Kahn, Chief of Burn Surgery at MUSC in Charleston, explains the latest procedures for burn treatment in this episode of The Legal Bench.
Oct 5 2021
Captive Insurance From A TPA's Point Of View
How do TPA companies see captive insurance opportunities and what insurance sector is a major growth opportunity for one TPA?Collins & Lacy attorney, Jennifer Newman, interviews Chris Reilly of North American Risk Services. This podcast was recorded at the 2021 South Carolina Captive Insurance Association Meeting in Charleston, SC.
Sep 27 2021
State Of Captive Insurance In South Carolina
Recorded at the SC Captive Insurance Association's 2021 Annual Meeting in Charleston, Collins & Lacy attorney, Jennifer Newman, interviews the South Carolina Department of Insurance Director, Ray Farmer.
Sep 23 2021
Causes Behind Increasing Insurance Rates For Truckers
The Legal Bench recorded live from the 2021 SC Trucking Association's Annual Meeting at Myrtle Beach. Collins & Lacy attorney, and member of the firm's trucking practice group, Robert Peele, interviews Curtis Parker of Benton & Parker.
Sep 20 2021
Human Factors Science And Accidents
How do "Human Factors" attribute to accidents and what is the science behind this field of study?Chair of Collins & Lacy Trucking and Transportation practice group, Claude Prevost, interviews Nancy Grugle, Ph.D. of the Exigent Group.
Aug 27 2021
South Carolina's New "Move Over" Highway Law
South Carolina's new "Move Over" highway law goes into effect on August 15, 2021.Collins and Lacy attorney, and leader of the firm's transportation practice group, Claude Prevost, interviews SC Master Trooper, David Jones, to learn more about how the new law will be enforced.
Aug 13 2021
SC Trucking Association President/CEO, Rick Todd, 2021 Annual Meeting Review
The Legal Bench was on hand to record interviews at the 2021 SC Trucking Association Annual Meeting at the Marriott Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach.Collins & Lacy attorney, Robert Peele, interviews association President and CEO, Rick Todd, about what he is hearing from his membership.
Aug 11 2021
Understanding Mediation With Ellen Adams
What exactly is mediation and how does it differ from arbitration? Listen in as Collins & Lacy attorney, shareholder, and certified court mediator, Ellen Adams, takes us through the mediation process.
Jul 7 2021
The New COVID Liability Bill In South Carolina
Now that the new COVID Liability bill is law in South Carolina, what does it mean for our state's businesses?Collins and Lacy attorney and shareholder, Claude Prevost, discusses the new bill with Columbia plaintiff attorney, Charles Usry.
Jul 1 2021
Integrity Of South Carolina Coastal High-Rise Structures
What does a forensic engineer have to teach us about structural integrity of high-rise buildings on the South Carolina coast. Engineer George Sanford joins Collins & Lacy attorney and shareholder, Claude Prevost, for this episode.
Jul 1 2021