2017 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 15 - Civil Remedies and Procedures
CHAPTER 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 15-1-300. Contributory negligence shall not bar recovery in motor vehicle accident action.

Universal Citation: SC Code § 15-1-300 (2017)

In any motor vehicle accident, contributory negligence shall not bar recovery in any action by any person or legal representative to recover damages for negligence resulting in death or in injury to person or property, if such contributory negligence was equal to or less than the negligence which must be established in order to recover from the party against whom recovery is sought.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 46-802.1; 1974 (58) 2718.

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