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Editor: Christopher J. Robinette
Widener Commonwealth Law School

Saturday, January 31, 2009

Tort Reform in South Carolina?

On Thursday, a tort reform bill was introduced in the South Carolina Senate.  Supporters argue that the bill will create a more business-friendly climate in the state.  The contents?

Among other things, the bill would limit the amount of bond that a business has to post when appealing an extremely large verdict; and it would allow for the introduction of the nonuse of seat belts in civil cases.

The Charleston Regional Business Journal has the story.


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