How Much is My Workers’ Compensation Case Worth?

How Much is My Workers’ Compensation Case Worth? Every case is different. There are three main parts to a worker’s compensation case. First, you should get medical care for your work-related injury. Second, you should get paid for your time that you are written out of work by the authorized treating physician. Finally, once you […]

How Long Will It Take to Settle My Workers’ Compensation Case?

How Long Will It Take to Settle My Workers’ Compensation Case? Many people think that their workers’ compensation case goes on too long. How long does it take to settle a workers’ compensation case in South Carolina? Well, each case is different. First, if your claim is accepted and your employer send you to the […]

10 Common Causes of Work Place Accidents

9 Common Causes of Work Place Accidents Each year various groups compile list to determine the most common type of work place accident and their causes. Liberty Mutual has come out with a study which analysis 2014 data of all work place accidents. Injuries related to over exertion including injuries related to lifting, pushing, pulling, […]

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What Happens If You Are In A Car Accident While Working in South Carolina?

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?

Are Temporary Workers entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits in South Carolina?

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 […]

As SC Workers’ Compensation Act turns 80, Some Large Companies Want to Opt-Out..

[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?

How long do I have to give notice to my employer that I hurt myself at work?

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. […]