Suit settled after witness admits lying

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….

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State Agrees to Refunds

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….

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