South Carolina Civil Justice Coalition

The voice for the business community.

Small businesses are driving job growth in the U.S. creating 64% of the new jobs over the past 15 years. Unfortunately, small businesses are threatened by increased liability and workers' comp costs.

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  • US Chamber’s Institute for Legal Reform Releases 2015 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States

    The US Chamber’s Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) has released its 2015 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States.  South Carolina improved three spots since the last report in 2012, moving from 39th to 36th. South Carolina still has much room for improvement. The survey news release states that “75 percent of attorneys at U.S. companies say a […]

  • Trespasser Responsibility Act Passed in South Carolina

    On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, SC lawmakers passed House Bill H.3266, the Trespasser Responsibility Act bill, by a 41-1 vote in the Senate and a 94-0 concurrence vote in the House. Governor Haley has signed the bill into law. The bill, now Act No.65, codifies the common law and its limitations on liability by land […]

  • How the Tort Juggernaut Trolls for Clients

      April 2, 2015 http://www.wsj.com/articles/tiger-joyce-how-the-tort-juggernaut-trolls-for-clients-1428016906   OPINION How the Tort Juggernaut Trolls for Clients Judges and juries have begun to expose the fraud behind many injury claims. The FTC should dig into it too.   By TIGER JOYCE   It has been more than 15 years since former Supreme Court Justice David Souter referred to asbestos litigation […]

The South Carolina Civil Justice Coalition (SCCJC) serves as the united voice for the business community on tort and workers' compensation issues; coordinating lobbying, legal, grassroots and public relations activities.