More than 20 Motions for Sanctions Pending in S.C. Asbestos Cases for Alleged 30(b)(6) Violations
September 29, 2020
COLUMBIA, S.C. –– It was revealed during a recent hearing that more than 20 motions for sanctions are pending in the South Carolina September asbestos trial docket, alleging that defendants have present unprepared 30(b)(6) witnesses for depositions.
According to a transcript from a Sept. 10 hearing before Hon. Jean H. Toal in the South Carolina Court of Common Pleas for Richland County, the court entertained a variety of motions, including those attacking personal jurisdiction and for protective order.
During the hearing, the court denied motions to dismiss on personal jurisdiction grounds in the D’Amico case, concluding that “even on …