What happens if you are in a car accident while working in South Carolina? If you are injured in a car accident while working you are going to have more issues than just your injuries. You are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if the car accident happened while you were working and you are entitled […]
Are Temporary Workers Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits in South Carolina? Temporary workers are entitled to full workers’ compensation benefits in South Carolina. In general, if someone is injured at work while working at a temporary job, they are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits just as if they were a regular employee. Even temporary workers […]
Can I get workers compensation if I am in a car accident on my way to work? As a general rule, an employee who is going to or coming from work is generally not considered to be engaged in performing any service growing out of or incidental to employment, and therefore, an injury sustained […]
[su_heading]South Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation Act Turns 80 and Big Business is trying to Opt-Out.[/su_heading] The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission turned 80 year old on September 1, 2015. In light of the anniversary, the time is right for a review of the significance of the workers’ compensation system. At the turn of the 20th century, […]
How long do I have to give notice to my employer that I hurt myself at work? Sometimes injured workers do not report their on-the-job injury right away. There can be any number of reasons for delayed reporting. Sometimes a supervisor is not available. Sometimes the worker does not realize they are injured until later. […]
Sometimes people decide to leave their employment in the middle of a workers’ compensation case. Several factors come in to play when someone quits. Sometimes when you go back to work after a work injury, you may feel like the job and boss are making it extra hard on you. You may feel like quitting. Before you take that step,
Each workers’ compensation case has three parts. The first is to insure that the injured worker gets medical care for any injuries related to the on-the-job accident. Second, is to get temporary disability benefits for any loss time from work.
The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released the top 10 most cited violations for 2015.
If the authorized doctor has written you out of work due to a work-related injury, you should get paid by your employer a weekly wage.
When someone is injured at work in South Carolina they must go through the workers’ compensation system.