Time to Take Action Ending Frivolous Lawsuits

Articles, News | July 31st, 2017

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.

Our nation and state are suffering more and more because of a lax system that currently allows for frivolous lawsuits with consequential costs. These baseless “junk lawsuits” drain state funds, clog the judicial system and hinder economic growth. With taxpayers once again left picking up the tab, this is an added cost borne by all South Carolinians…..

The South Carolina Coalition for Lawsuit Reform (SCCLR) serves as the united voice for the business community on tort and workers' compensation issues; coordinating lobbying, legal, grassroots and public relations activities.