South Carolina

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS

Personal Property: 3 Years

Personal Injury: 3 Years

Breach of Contract (Written): 3/20 Years

Breach of Contract (Oral): 3 Years

Statute of Repose (Real Property): 8 Years

Statute of Repose (Products): N/A

Breach of Warranty: 6 Years

GOVERNMENT LIMITATIONS/NOTICE REQUIREMENTS

2 year statue of limitations applies generally

PIP/MED PAY SUBROGATION

PIP: NO
MED PAY: NO

CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE

Modified Comparative – 51%
Plaintiff cannot recover if 51% or more at fault (if found to be 50% at fault, plaintiff can recover)

PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

Parents are not vicariously liable for the torts committed by their minor children

Exception exists for negligent entrustment or negligent supervision

CERTIFICATE/AFFIDAVIT OF MERIT REQUIREMENT

Must be filed simultaneously with the complaint for claims against professionals

JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY

Several Liability for defendants who are 50 % or less at fault
Join and several liability for all other defendants

VICARIOUS LIABILITY

AGAINST OWNER OF VEHICLE: NO

MADE WHOLE DOCTRINE

Undecided

DEDUCTIBLE REIMBURSEMENT

No applicable statute

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