The key witness for an Elgin lumber plant facing a negligence lawsuit said he lied to a jury last week in federal court, prompting a $1.5 million settlement Friday, Clif LeBlanc reported in the December 8, 2002 edition of The State Newspaper….Read More
Soon an estimated 56,000 elderly residents will receive nearly every penny owed them by the State of South Carolina, Kenneth A. Harris reported on May 9, 2001 in The State Newspaper.
The State Budget and Control agreed Tuesday to pay up to $7.5 million to settle a lawsuit brought on behalf of the residents 85 and older who did not receive a one-cent sales tax exclusion as provided by law….
Jury gives family $910,000 in lawsuit against Department of Education for death of girl killed crossing the street to catch bus
Jurors took 2 1/2 hours to decide that the South Carolina Department of Education was to blame for the 1996 traffic death of an 8-year-old Beech Island girl, reported Kathy Steele of the Augusta Chronicle (GA). The jury awarded $910,000 in damages….Read More