Top 5 Mistakes People Make After a Car Accident

Top 5 Facts About Workers’ Compensation in South Carolina for Employees

  1. Almost all employees are covered under the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act if they work for an employer with four or more employees.  Even if you work part-time or it is your first day on the job.
  2. You have 90 days to report your accident.
  3. If the doctor writes you out of work, your employer must pay you from your 8th day of being written out.
  4. Your employer gets to pick the doctor you go to for your workers’ compensation injury.
  5. Once your doctor has released you, the doctor should give you an impairment rating. Your employer needs to pay you for your permanent disability. How much they have to pay you is determined by a number of factors.