2017 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 15 - Civil Remedies and Procedures
CHAPTER 78 - SOUTH CAROLINA TORT CLAIMS ACT
- Section 15-78-10. Short title.
- Section 15-78-20. Legislative findings; declaration of public policy; extent of, and construction of, waiver of immunity.
- Section 15-78-30. Definitions.
- Section 15-78-40. Tort liability of State, agency, political subdivision, or governmental entity, generally.
- Section 15-78-50. Right of injured person to file claim; non-liability of governmental entity where employee would not be liable if a private person; injunctions against governmental entities.
- Section 15-78-60. Exceptions to waiver of immunity.
- Section 15-78-70. Liability for act of government employee; requirement that agency or political subdivision be named party defendant; effect of judgment or settlement.
- Section 15-78-80. Filing of verified claim; handling and disposition of claims; requirement that agencies and political subdivisions cooperate with State Fiscal Accountability Authority.
- Section 15-78-90. Settlement of claims and actions; institution of action where claim has or has not been filed.
- Section 15-78-100. When and where to institute action; requirement of special verdict specifying proportionate liability of multiple defendants.
- Section 15-78-110. Statute of limitations.
- Section 15-78-120. Limitation on liability; prohibition against recovery of punitive or exemplary damages or prejudgment interest; signature of attorney on pleadings, motions, or other papers.
- Section 15-78-130. Defense of political subdivision which has not purchased insurance through State Fiscal Accountability Authority.
- Section 15-78-140. Procurement of insurance by political subdivisions; exclusivity of remedies provided in this chapter.
- Section 15-78-150. Authority of State Fiscal Accountability Authority to purchase liability insurance; funding of purchase by participating governmental entities; premiums set according to risk; development of actuarial rating system plan.
- Section 15-78-160. Nonliability of State Fiscal Accountability Authority where lack of insurance coverage results from agency's or political subdivision's failure to pay premium.
- Section 15-78-170. Action or claim for death of person; division of recovery.
- Section 15-78-180. Applicability of chapter to causes of action arising before or after July 1, 1986.
- Section 15-78-190. Compensation of plaintiff pursuant to underinsured or uninsured defendant provisions of plaintiff's insurance policy.
- Section 15-78-200. Exclusive and sole remedy for torts committed by employee of governmental entity while acting within scope of employee's official duty.
- Section 15-78-210. Rights and privileges preserved.
- Section 15-78-220. Rights and privileges not affected.
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