U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham130 South Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
National Law Journal reports today that Texas plaintiffs' attorney Mark Lanier, who hosted an April fundraiser for Sen. Lindsey Graham, has been accused by health services company Johnson & Johnson of "lying to a federal judge and jury about payments he made to two expert witnesses in a pivotal hip implant trial last year in Dallas" that resulted in a $202 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson.
For years, South Carolina has found itself in the middle of the national energy debate, specifically whether or not to allow oil and gas development off our shores. That debate is sure to be rekindled soon, with newly-elected President Donald Trump signaling he is committed to expanding domestic development of energy resources.
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is running for president with a familiar Republican economic platform, touting lower taxes and an end to "complex, burdensome" regulations.But he isn't touting the top business priority of tort reform, a distinction perhaps unnoticed by voters that's proved glaring in an active Congressional debate over reforming asbestos lawsuits.