Advocacy

Issues

    • Tort Reform

      Providing a fair and predictable litigation environment is vital to attracting and growing business. South Carolina’s business leaders believe that it’s time to generate more jobs for our state instead of more lawsuits. The South Carolina Civil Justice Coalition has been working since 2003 to improve the legal climate in our state and reduce the […]

    • Legislative Audit Council Request: Workers’ Compensation Commission

      The General Assembly passed workers’ compensation reform legislation that was signed into law on June 25, 2007. The legislation addressed several anti-business court decisions, stream-lined the appellate process, and phased out the Second Injury Fund. The 2007 law did not address objective standards for awards or regulate attorneys’ fees. While the reforms appear to have […]

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.