Simpson v. World Finance Corp., No. 26314.

CourtUnited States State Supreme Court of South Carolina
Writing for the CourtPer Curiam
Citation644 S.E.2d 723
PartiesTawanda SIMPSON, Respondent, v. WORLD FINANCE CORPORATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA and World Acceptance Corporation, Petitioners.
Docket NumberNo. 26314.
Decision Date23 April 2007
644 S.E.2d 723
Tawanda SIMPSON, Respondent,
v.
WORLD FINANCE CORPORATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA and World Acceptance Corporation, Petitioners.
No. 26314.
Supreme Court of South Carolina.
Heard February 13, 2007.
Decided April 23, 2007.
Rehearing Denied May 23, 2007.

ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE COURT OF APPEALS.

[644 S.E.2d 724]

Appeal from Laurens County; James W. Johnson, Jr., Circuit Court Judge.

Judson K. Chapin, III, of Greenville, for Petitioners.

Matthew Price Turner, Rhett D. Burney, both of Turner and Burney, P.C., of Laurens, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM.


We granted a writ of certiorari to review Simpson v. World Finance Corp. of South Carolina, 367 S.C. 184, 623 S.E.2d 877 (Ct. App.2005).

We affirm the court of appeals' decision pursuant to Rule 220(b), SCACR, and the following authority: Aiken v. World Finance Corp. of South Carolina, Op. No. 26313, 644 S.E.2d 705 (S.C. Sup.Ct. filed April 23, 2007) (Shearouse Adv. Sh. No. 16 at 47) (holding that this Court will not interpret an arbitration agreement to apply to outrageous torts that are unforeseeable to a reasonable consumer in the context of normal business dealings).

TOAL, C.J., MOORE, WALLER, and BURNETT, JJ., concur. PLEICONES, J., concurring in result only.

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    • United States State Supreme Court of South Carolina
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    • United States Supreme Court
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    • United States State Supreme Court of South Carolina
    • April 23, 2007
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    • United States
    • United States State Supreme Court of South Carolina
    • August 17, 2016
    ...v. Global Sun Pools, Inc. , 373 S.C. 168, 644 S.E.2d 718 (2007) ; Simpson v. World Fin. Corp. of South Carolina , 373 S.C. 178, 644 S.E.2d 723 (2007) ; Hatcher v. Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P. , 379 S.C. 549, 666 S.E.2d 294 (Ct. App. 2008).4 We note the circuit court did not explain how the o......
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    • United States
    • United States Supreme Court
    • October 29, 2007
    ...Simpson.No. 07–248.Supreme Court of the United StatesOct. 29, 2007. Case below, 373 S.C. 144, 644 S.E.2d 705; 373 S.C. 178, 644 S.E.2d 723. Petition for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of South Carolina...
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    • April 23, 2007
    ...November 13, 2006, the paralegal misappropriated $2,813.73 from the General Trust Account by providing false payouts representing client 644 S.E.2d 723 liability, but listing personal account numbers for her vehicle taxes and vehicle payment. These checks were used for the paralegal's perso......

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