Carter v. Myers, 040616 SCCA, 2016-UP-158

Docket Nº:2016-UP-158
Opinion Judge:PER CURIAM:
Party Name:Raymond Carter, Appellant, v. Donnie Myers, Solicitor, Lexington County; Tracey Carroll, Assistant Solicitor, Lexington County; Brian Buck, Irmo Police Department; Scott Franklin, Irmo Police Department; Timothy E. Stephenson, South Carolina Law Enforcement Division; George White; Tammy Carter (AKA: Tammy Scrogham); Barbara Keadle (AKA: Diane ...
Attorney:Raymond Carter, of Columbia, pro se. Andrew F. Lindemann and William H. Davidson, II, both of Davidson & Lindemann, PA, of Columbia, for Respondent Donnie Myers. David Leon Morrison and Kassi B. Sandifer, both of Morrison Law Firm, LLC, of Columbia, for Respondents Brian Buck and Scott Franklin.
Judge Panel:HUFF, A.C.J., and WILLIAMS, and THOMAS, JJ., concur.
Case Date:April 06, 2016
Court:Court of Appeals of South Carolina
 
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Raymond Carter, Appellant,

v.

Donnie Myers, Solicitor, Lexington County; Tracey Carroll, Assistant Solicitor, Lexington County; Brian Buck, Irmo Police Department; Scott Franklin, Irmo Police Department; Timothy E. Stephenson, South Carolina Law Enforcement Division; George White; Tammy Carter (AKA: Tammy Scrogham); Barbara Keadle (AKA: Diane Hinkle), Lexington County DSS; Francis Ross, Lexington County DSS; and Paulette Jolly, Guardian ad Litem, in their official and individual capacities, Defendants,

Of whom Donnie Myers, Solicitor, Lexington County; Tracey Carroll, Assistant Solicitor, Lexington County; Brian Buck, Irmo Police Department; Scott Franklin, Irmo Police Department; Timothy E. Stephenson, South Carolina Law Enforcement Division; and The Estate of George White are the Respondents.

Appellate Case No. 2013-000449

No. 2016-UP-158

Court of Appeals of South Carolina

April 6, 2016

         UNPUBLISHED OPINION

          Submitted December 1, 2015.

         Appeal From Lexington County Frank R. Addy, Jr., Circuit Court Judge

          Raymond Carter, of Columbia, pro se.

          Andrew F. Lindemann and William H. Davidson, II, both of Davidson & Lindemann, PA, of Columbia, for Respondent Donnie Myers.

          David Leon Morrison and Kassi B. Sandifer, both of Morrison Law Firm, LLC, of Columbia, for Respondents Brian Buck and Scott Franklin.

          PER CURIAM:

         Raymond Carter appeals a circuit court's order dismissing Carter's claims against Respondents. Carter argues the circuit court erred by (1) determining the South Carolina Tort Claims Act's (the Act's) statute of limitations barred his claims, (2) failing to toll the statute of limitations, and (3) finding Solicitor Donnie Myers and Assistant Solicitor Tracey Carroll were entitled to prosecutorial immunity. We affirm pursuant to Rule 220(b), SCACR, and the following authorities:

         1. We find the Act's statute of limitations barred Carter's claims. See Doe v. Marion, 373 S.C. 390, 395, 645 S.E.2d 245, 247 (2007) ("In reviewing the dismissal of an action pursuant to Rule 12(b)(6), SCRCP, the appellate court applies the same standard of review as the [circuit] court."); id. at 395, 645 S.E.2d at 247-48 ("The question is whether, in the light most favorable to the plaintiff, and with every doubt resolved in his behalf, the complaint states any valid claim for relief." (quoting Gentry v. Yonce,...

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