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 YearsStatute 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 generallyPIP/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:
NOMADE WHOLE DOCTRINE
UndecidedDEDUCTIBLE REIMBURSEMENT
No applicable statute

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