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 Institute for Legal Reform Releases 2017 State Lawsuit Climate Report: SC Still Ranks in Bottom Third of All States

    September 12, 2017 The 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States was conducted for the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform by Harris Poll to explore how fair and reasonable the states’ liability systems are perceived to be by U.S. businesses. These perceptions matter because they can be influential in business decisions about where to conduct/expand/constrict […]

  • Time to Take Action Ending Frivolous Lawsuits

    Time to Take Action Ending Frivolous Lawsuits (Article published in GSA Business Report/ link) Each year thousands of Americans – including many South Carolinians – are adversely affected by frivolous lawsuits. These lawsuits pose a serious threat to South Carolina’s victims, businesses and workers, and place a needless strain on our state’s taxpayers and judicial system. […]

  • ATRA Cheers SCOTUS Term’s Jurisdiction-Case ‘Trifecta’

    ATRA Cheers SCOTUS Term’s Jurisdiction-Case ‘Trifecta’ Press Releases | June 19, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C., June 19, 2017 – With today’s announced decision of a third significant jurisdictional case by the U.S. Supreme Court this term, the American Tort Reform Association applauded the […] WASHINGTON, D.C., June 19, 2017 – With today’s announced decision of a […]

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.