What is Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI)?

What is Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI)?

The concept of “maximum medical improvement” is one of the most important concepts in South Carolina workers’ compensation claims. The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act requires

Who is responsible if you slip and fall on water in a store?

Who is responsible if you slip and fall on water in a store?

Many people think that if they fall in a store, the store is automatically liable for any injuries. The truth is that in South Carolina the law works in the store’s favor. If you slip and fall on a foreign substance, such as water, you must prove one of three things :

Can I get workers’ compensation if I only work part-time?

Can I get workers’ compensation if I only work part-time?

Yes. Definitely. Absolutely. I once had someone tell me that they believed they could not get workers’ compensation for an on-the-job injury because they only worked part-time and did not “have benefits.” This thought could not be further from the truth.