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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  • How the Tort Juggernaut Trolls for Clients

      April 2, 2015   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 […]

  • American Tort Reform Association Announces Asbestos Litigation Watch Website

    One needs to look no further than U.S. Bankruptcy Judge George Hodges’ Garlock Sealing Technologies decision in a Charlotte federal court last year or the recent resignation of NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, in light of his indictment on asbestos fraud charges, to begin to understand the degree of fraud and abuse that exits in asbestos litigation and trusts […]

  • Johnson: SC Legislature Should Make Stopping Lawsuit Abuse a Top Priority

    By Mikee Johnson Guest Columnist  The State Newspaper  March 5, 2015 Frivolous lawsuits victimize South Carolina’s citizens and businesses, and it’s time this stops. There are three areas of tort reform that must be a top priority in this year’s legislative session. If someone cuts a leg on a barbed-wire fence while he’s trespassing, the […]

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.