Laura Paton and Alex Davis Published in SC Lawyers Magazine – Understanding Apportionment in South Carolina
In 2017 alone, insurance companies spent well over $100 million in settlements and verdicts in civil claims in South Carolina. Determining which party’s insurance carrier is liable for payment of a verdict or settlement, and for how much, is big business and understanding how to position your client to address this issue has never been more complicated. This in-depth article looks at how apportionment rules have changed in South Carolina and why attorneys and insurance professionals alike need to stay abreast of these changes to avoid being hit with disproportionate damages at trial.
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