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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  • Gowdy Praises House Passage of Class Action Lawsuit Bill- Palmetto Business Daily

    Congressman Trey Gowdy, a South Carolina Republican, has offered his strong support for legislation that aims to curb what sponsors argue are abusive practices related to class action lawsuits. The U.S. House passed the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act in March, and it is now with the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Committee. Its main provisions […]

  • US Chamber Institute for Legal Reform: The FICALA Fix for Litigation Abuse

    March 03, 2017 Court settlements resulting in millions for the lawyers and nothing for the plaintiffs, hedge funds betting on the outcomes of cases, and lawsuits claiming advertising led plaintiffs to believe Red Bull could give them wings are all signs that our civil justice system is open to exploitation. Legislation before the U.S. House […]

  • American Tort Reform Foundation Releases Its 2016-2017 ‘Judicial Hellholes’ Report

    Washington, DC, December 15, 2016 — The American Tort Reform Foundation issued its 2016-2017 Judicial Hellholes® report today, naming courts in Missouri, California, New York, Florida, New Jersey, Illinois, Louisiana, Virginia and Texas among the nation’s “most unfair” in their handling of civil litigation. “With both this annual report and a year-round website, our Judicial […]

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.