S.C. Statute Requiring CGL Policies to Contain a Specific Definition of “Occurrence” Held Constitutional; Retroactive Application of Statute Held Unconstitutional
In a recent decision, Harleysville Mutual Insurance Co. v. South Carolina, (Opinion 27189, Nov. 21, 2012), the South Carolina Supreme Court held S.C. Code § 38-61-70, which addresses the definition of “occurrence” in commercial general liability policies, was constitutional; however, the retroactive application of the statute was not.
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