Sen. Graham's Trial Lawyer Tax Loophole Gaining More Attention

December 19, 2017 | News and Blog

The Palmetto Business Daily published a story on Sen. Lindsey Graham's efforts to preserve a trial lawyer tax loophole. Read More »

In the News Today - June 27, 2017

June 27, 2017 | News and Blog

Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant, a 12-year South Carolina Senate veteran, said in a recent interview that among the top priorities for South Carolina is reducing "burdensome laws and regulations." Bryant went on to say, "I enthusiastically support continuing tort reform, workers comp reform, and the curtailing of frivolous lawsuits. Read More »

In the News Today - May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017 | News and Blog

Senator Ross Turner introduced S. 419 to limit the type of cases in which the South Carolina attorney general or other state solicitors can hire outside attorneys, and the amount the state can pay. The bill is "aimed at curtailing the state's involvement in class action lawsuits sometimes generated outside the state." Read More »

WSJ Editorial - Graham "Tort Bar's Senate Undertaker"

April 21, 2017 | News and Blog

The Wall Street Journal editorial board writes on the "largesse that the plaintiffs' bar is bestowing on South Carolina's Lindsey Graham in its moment of maximum political peril" through a fundraiser hosted by Houston plaintiffs' attorney Mark Lanier. Read More »

In the News Today - April 18, 2017

April 18, 2017 | News and Blog

Texas plaintiffs' attorney Mark Lanier is co-hosting a fundraiser for Sen. Graham this week, "spreading talk among conservatives that Graham has allied himself with plaintiff attorneys who have a huge financial incentive to block bills that sailed through the House of Representatives earlier this year." Read More »

Out-of-State Trial Lawyers to Host Texas Fundraiser for Graham

April 17, 2017 | News and Blog

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham will head to Houston, Texas later this month to raise money from trial lawyers writes the Palmetto Business Daily. Read More »

In the News Today - November 21, 2016

November 21, 2016 | News and Blog

Asked why he thought Sen. Lindsey Graham has not yet joined the more than 19 elected officials who have returned political contributions to the embattled Boston-based asbestos plaintiffs' firm, Thornton Law Firm, Brendan Fisher, associate counsel for the Campaign Legal Center said that politician "Lindsey Graham may know the FEC takes a very long time to resolve cases." Read More »

Some Politicians Agree to Return Donations from Boston Asbestos Plaintiffs' Firm; Others Await Results of Investigation

November 04, 2016 | News and Blog

A federal investigation into the Boston-based Thornton Law Firm is officially underway for allegedly systematically paying ‘bonuses' to partners that matched their campaign donations to lawsuit-friendly politicians. Since the Boston Globe broke the story, at least 21 politicians have said they would return or give away "more than $600,000 in donations." Read More »

In the News Today - October 11, 2016

October 11, 2016 | News and Blog

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson joined six state attorneys general in signing on to a letter opposing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's proposed anti-arbitration rule. Read More »

In the News Today -- August 6, 2016

August 05, 2016 | News and Blog

Palmetto Business Daily highlights U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy's (R-SC) co-sponsorship of H.R. 5063, the Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2016. Read More »