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.
Each year thousands of people get hurt while on the job. Workers’ compensation is a program that allows employees to be compensated for injuries that have occurred while they were working.
Most states in the nation, including South Carolina, offer financial compensation if an employee is injured while at work. Compensation for injuries can range in severity and may even include death.
When a person applies for Social Security based upon disability, they are stating to the Social Security Administration that they can no longer work and they feel they should be compensated accordingly.
Applying for Social Security disability benefits (SSD) can be a frustrating and confusing process. There are a variety of ways someone can qualify and apply for SSD in South Carolina.
When someone is injured in a car accident, their spouse’s life also changes. Even though the spouse is not injured, they might be taking time off work to care of the victim or drive them to and from doctor’s appointments.
If you are a Greenville employee who has sustained an injury on the job or become afflicted with a work-related illness, you may be eligible for workers compensation. Although your South Carolina employer will have workers’ compensation coverage and an established system for you to pursue receipt of benefits, this process can be confusing and […]
If you have experienced the death of a loved one, you understand that you could be dealing with more than just emotions. If a loved one’s death was caused by someone else’s reckless or careless acts, you may be left with medical expenses, funeral costs, loss of income and loss of companionship.
First and foremost is to report the accident to a supervisor. The sooner you report the accident, the sooner your employer can get you the medical care you need. An injured worker has 90 days to report the accident from the time it happens. Just because you did not report the accident in compliance with the policy of your employer, does not mean that you will automatically be denied worker’s compensation benefits.
Attorneys can only work with the facts and evidence that they have in any case. You can help your attorney and your chances of getting fully compensated for your injuries if you take a few steps to get yourself better and document your damages