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Kathy Carlsten and Clinton Magill Obtain Order Dismissing Premises Liability Suit Against Corporate Property Owner

October 10, 2018

Kathy Carlsten and Clinton Magill recently obtained a dismissal of their client from a premises liability suit filed in Berkeley County, South Carolina.  In this case, a plaintiff sued a corporate property owner for negligence related to an alleged slip-and-fall incident.  Early this year, Kathy and Clinton drafted and argued a successful motion to compel certain discovery information from the plaintiff.  After the plaintiff failed to comply with the terms of the Court’s Order granting the motion to compel, Kathy and Clinton then moved to dismiss the case under SCRCP 41(b).  At the hearing on their motion to dismiss, Clinton argued that the plaintiff’s case should be dismissed as a result of her failure to comply with the Court’s Order.  At the conclusion of the hearing, the Court granted Kathy and Clinton’s motion to dismiss and later signed an order officially dismissing the plaintiff’s entire case with prejudice.

For informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in future cases.