South Carolina High Court Reverses Ruling On Arbitration Clause’s Enforceability

(September 1, 2016, 11:10 AM EDT) -- COLUMBIA, S.C. — A majority of the South Carolina Supreme Court on Aug. 17 overturned a lower court ruling that an arbitration clause in the warranty section of a home purchase agreement was unenforceable, holding that the scope of the clause was not limited to claims covered by the warranty (Ralph Wayne Parsons Jr., et al. v. John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods of the Carolinas Inc., et al., No. 27655, S.C. Sup.; 2016 S.C. LEXIS 27).

(Opinion available. Document #09-160902-028Z.)

Chief Justice Costa M. Pleciones and...
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