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Session 121 - (2015-2016)Printer Friendly
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H 3970 General Bill, By Allison
Summary: Liens
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-59-245 SO AS TO CREATE A LIEN UPON ANY SUM RECOVERED AS DAMAGES FOR PERSONAL INJURY IN A CLAIM, CIVIL ACTION, OR BOTH, TO PROVIDE THE LIEN APPLIES TO SUCH DAMAGES RECOVERED AFTER DECEMBER 31, 2016, TO PROVIDE THE LIEN IS IN FAVOR OF A PERSON TO WHOM THE PERSON RECOVERING THE DAMAGES MAY BE INDEBTED FOR CERTAIN REASONABLE AND NECESSARY EXPENSES IN CONNECTION WITH THE PERSONAL INJURY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEFINITION AND CONSTRUCTION OF NECESSARY TERMS, AND TO PROVIDE WHERE DAMAGES ARE RECOVERED ON BEHALF OF A MINOR OR A MENTALLY INCOMPETENT PERSON, THE LIEN WILL ATTACH TO THE SUM RECOVERED AS FULLY AS IF THE PERSON WERE MENTALLY COMPETENT.
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04/14/15House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 104)
04/14/15House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 104)



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