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8:34 am on Friday May 16, 2014

Bill limiting public’s ability to sue polluters moves forward in S.C. Senate

via The Sun News: "The bill would eliminate the ability of private citizens to file lawsuits under the state’s Pollution Control Act for any pollution discovered after June 6, 2012. The bill is intended to clarify language included in a 2012...
3:40 pm on Saturday October 20, 2012

NAACP lawsuits target Myrtle Beach area restaurants (update: Molly Darcy case dismissed)

Jeff Brownell Update October 20, 2012: The NAACP case against Molly Darcy's regarding an allegation over discrimination during Memorial Day Bike Fest was scheduled to be underway next week but the two parties have moved for a dismissal.  Molly's...
8:06 am on Wednesday May 2, 2012


Inaugural competition gives students opportunity to participate in business plan competitions Students from four Charleston County schools will compete in a series of business plan competitions organized by Youth Entrepreneurship South Carolina (...
4:22 am on Tuesday September 13, 2011

Popular local restaurateur faces legal, financial trouble (Update: Settlement ordered)

Flickr user emma.kate Update 2/26/2012: The Sun News reports that local endontist Wade Nichols was awarded a judgement of $8.6 million in his suit against Jack Divine. Nichols has also filed against attorney Ross Lindsay who managed Nichols' pension...
11:36 am on Wednesday July 27, 2011

Widow of Hilton Head jogger struck by plane suing pilot (updated: NTSB reports findings)

Flickr user ackook Updated July 27: The Island Packet has an update on this bizarre incident from last year where a jogger was killed on a Hilton Head beach when he was struck by a plane. The National Safety Transportation Board has reported its...
10:24 am on Thursday March 24, 2011

Patient who sued after fall from Beaufort Memorial Hospital window denied retrial

Flickr user afsart A man who fell out of the window of his fourth-story room at Beaufort Memorial Hospital and later lost his lawsuit claim of negligence against the hospital has been denied a retrial, according to court filings. Danny Prince was...
7:00 am on Wednesday February 3, 2010

State legislators to discuss lawsuit limits to promote economic recovery

Image by Flickr user suburbandollar South Carolina legislators are ready to discuss a new set of lawsuit limits that are being pitched as a way to help the state's economy recover by capping monetary awards in certain situations.