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COVID-19: Operations Update for South Carolina Courts

South Carolina courts have taken several precautionary measures in response to the spread of COVID-19. The following measures have been put in place for Circuit Court and Magistrate’s Court: By Order of the Supreme Court dated March 18, 2020, all scheduled terms of court are canceled until May 1, 2020. This includes jury trial terms, non-jury trial […]

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Maintains $750 Reporting Threshold

The SMART Act requires CMS to annually review the costs associated with the collection of Medicare conditional payments and set forth a threshold amount applicable to settlements, judgments, awards or other payments (TPOC amount) for which it would not seek recovery. The threshold amount for 2018 was $750. On November 15, 2018, CMS announced the […]

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Luke Sbarra Elected to Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel

Luke Sbarra Elected to Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel Charlotte Partner Luke P. Sbarra was recently nominated to and accepted for membership into the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC).  The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel is an invitation-only federation of lawyers with a membership of slightly over 1400 members from each […]

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