It depends. Many injured workers do not need the services of an attorney. If your injury is minor and you are not going to miss time from work…
After an car accident, one of your first concerns will be getting a rental car so you can get back and forth from work or take care of other responsibilities.
There are three main parts to any workers’ compensation claim. First, if you are injured at work, your employer must pay for your medical care until, at least, your doctor places you at maximum medical improvement. Second,
No. A South Carolina employer is not allowed to fire you for filing a workers’ compensation claim. Even though South Carolina is a right to work state, South Carolina law specifically prohibits an employer from firing an employee in retaliation for filing a workers’ compensation claim.
If you are injured on the job and are written out of work by your doctor, your employer must start paying you for your loss time from work on your eight missed day.
The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act does not provide for pain and suffering as part of your workers’ compensation claim. The workers’ compensation system is a no fault system. That means it does not matter who is at fault for your injuries, you still get the statutory damages. So that the system works to get […]
If you are injured on the job in South Carolina, your employer is responsible for your mileage to and from the doctor and pharmacy if the trip is more than 10 miles round trip from your home. Sometimes if you need to see a specialist, the specialist can be out of town. You should be reimbursed for the round trip mileage at the rate allowed state employees for mileage. The following rates would apply depending on when you incurred the mileage:
What happens if you are injured in a single car accident? It depends on who was at fault in the accident. If the driver of the car is at fault (which is usually the case) the driver will not be able to collect any liability insurance coverage.
Sometimes in a workers’ compensation case it can seem like everyone is speaking a special language that only they know. The South Carolina workers’ compensation system is form driven, meaning that most everything that is filed with the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission is done by way of a special form.
Yes. If you have to miss work because of an injury you received in a car accident, we include those as damages for the accident to the at fault driver’s insurance company. To make a good case for lost wages you have to prove a few things first.