Category: 4th Circuit Case Summaries

Week 23 (2020)

In Parkway 1046, LLC v. U.S. Home Corp., the Fourth Circuit held Parkway’s contract claim accrued in April 2017 when U.S. Home refused to reimburse Parkway; that Parkway’s award of prejudgment interest dates back to April 2017; and that Parkway could not receive attorney’s fees because it was not a “party” under the terms of the agreement.

Week 22 (2020)

In Affinity Living Group v. StarStone Specialty Insurance, the Fourth Circuit held that the insurance claim of Affinity Living Group (an operator of adult care homes) for Medicaid reimbursements was an extension of its insurance policy with StarStone Specialty Insurance, which covered claims “‘arising out of a medical incident.’”

Week 21 (2020)

In CSX Transportation v. S.C. Department of Revenue, the Fourth Circuit held that South Carolina failed to justify its exclusion of railroads from a state law that caps the amount that appraisal values on commercial and industrial properties can increase, in a five-year period, at 15%.