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South Carolina Drug and Medical Device Recall Lawsuits & Attorneys

NOTICE: The Drug Law Center is no longer accepting these type of cases. This page is strictly for informational purposes. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding by not contacting our office on these cases. We are actively investigating and prosecuting cases involving Valsartan cancers. For information on Valsartan lawsuits, look here.

Resource Links for South Carolina Drug Recalls and Medical Device Lawsuits:

South Carolina Bad Drug Lawsuits & South Carolina Defective Medical Device Cases

South Carolina Bad Drug Lawsuits & South Carolina Defective Medical Device Cases

The serious side effects and adverse reactions of dangerous drugs and defective medical devices are often severe, and at times, deadly. This is because many pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers rush their products to market by pressuring the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) in the hopes of generating profits even before clinical trials concerning the product’s safety can be fully evaluated and understood.

The giant corporations’ desire to prioritize profits over consumer safety often causes significant catastrophic injuries to patients, and at times, their premature death. Victims and surviving family members are often left with no other choice than to file South Carolina medical device cases, medical malpractice claims, wrongful death claims, and South Carolina bad drug lawsuits, seeking financial recovery further losses, damages and injuries.

However, these cases are complex and often require the skills of competent personal injury law firms who specialize in these types of cases and have access to all necessary resources, like those links below.

State of South Carolina Statute of Limitations

South Carolina Civil Statute of Limitations Laws — Code Provisions (S.C. Code § 15‑36‑100)

Individuals filing a claim for compensation against defendants in a lawsuit must follow the South Carolina statute of limitations that restricts the amount of time they have. These time-limited claims involve negligence, product liability, intentional tort, personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice. Fortunately, the law does allow for the Discovery Rule in medical malpractice cases, because many victims are unaware that they have suffered injury until many years after the damage has occurred.

However, failing to follow the law and instead filing a claim after the expiration of the statute  limitations takes away any opportunity for the victim to file a case for recompense in the future.

  • Personal Injury / Negligence – 3 Years
  • Product Liability – 3 Years
  • Wrongful Death – 3 Years
  • Medical Malpractice – 3 Years “with Discovery Rule but not to exceed 6 years (SOR)from date of occurrence. Foreign object: 2 years from discovery but minimum [statute of limitation] is 3 years from placement. Minors: Maximum toll is 7 years or 1 year after reaching majority.”
  • Intentional Torts – 2 Years

South Carolina Medical Resources

State of South Carolina Legal Resources

Spartanburg County Public Library
151 S Church St
Spartanburg, SC
(864) 596-3503

Coleman Karesh Law Library
University of South Carolina
701 Main St
Columbia, SC
(803) 777-5942

South Carolina State Library
1500 Senate St
Columbia, SC
(803) 734-8666

Darlington County Law Library
1 Public Square
Darlington, SC
(843) 398-4332

University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC
(803) 777-0169

Middle Tyger Library
170 Groce Rd
Lyman, SC
(864) 439-4759

Woodruff Library
270 E Hayne St, Woodruff
Woodruff, SC
(864) 476-8770

Boiling Springs Library
871 Double Bridge Rd
Spartanburg, SC
(864) 578-3665

W W Law Library
909 E Bolton St
Savannah, GA
(912) 236-8040

Law Library
415 W Broughton St
Savannah, GA
(912) 652-7336

Thomas Cooper Library
University of South Carolina
1322 Greene St
Columbia, SC
(803) 777-4866

Cowpens Library
181 S 707
Cowpens, SC
(864) 463-0430

Aiken County Public Library
314 Chesterfield St S
Aiken, SC
(803) 642-2020

University of South Carolina School of Law
109 Osborne
Columbia, SC
(803) 777-7854

State Bar Association

South Carolina Bar Association
950 Taylor St.
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 799-6653

Legal Services for South Carolina Communities

Personal injury attorneys who specialize in South Carolina bad drug lawsuits, wrongful death claims, medical malpractice cases, and South Carolina defective medical device cases represent clients in every rural area, urban center and community in the state including:

  • Columbia
  • Charleston
  • North Charleston
  • Greenville
  • Rock Hill
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Spartanburg
  • Sumter
  • Hilton Head Island
  • Florence
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