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Is Your Case a Workers’ Compensation Case Only?

Is Your Case a Workers’ Compensation Case Only?
 

In South Carolina workers’ compensation is the exclusive remedy for any employee that has been injured on the job while in the course and scope of his or her employment. The problem with the workers’ compensation laws is that there are many categories of damages for which the client is not entit...

Categories: Workers Compensation
Posted on Mar 19, 2016

South Carolina Court Rules Stripper Shot at Club Entitled to Workers’ Comp

South Carolina Court Rules Stripper Shot at Club Entitled to Workers’ Comp
 

An exotic dancer who was shot at a Columbia, S.C., nightclub is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for her injury, according to a ruling by the South Carolina highest court. The State newspaper reported that the South Carolina Supreme Court made that ruling last week in the case of LeA...

Categories: Workers Compensation
Posted on Mar 23, 2015

Third-Party Liability Workers’ Compensation Cases in South Carolina

Third-Party Liability Workers’ Compensation Cases in South Carolina
 

What is Third-Party Liability? An injured worker’s only remedy against his employer is to make a claim under the South Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation Act. He cannot file a lawsuit against the employer for any injuries he suffered on the job. The advantage of the South Carolina...

Categories: Workers Compensation
Posted on Jul 23, 2014

Compensation For Repetitive Stress Injuries In South Carolina

Compensation For Repetitive Stress Injuries In South Carolina
 

An individual who performs the same task over and over hundreds or thousands of times a day will often develop injuries related to the repetitiveness of the activity. A good example of this is a carpal tunnel injury to the hand and elbow. Certain repetitive trauma injuries such as carpal tunnel are ...

Categories: Workers Compensation
Posted on Jul 18, 2014

I have been hurt at work, now what?

I have been hurt at work, now what?
 

If you are hurt at work, the first thing you must do if you are able is provide notice of your injury to your employer through your supervisor. You have 90 days from the date of the injury to notify your employer of the injury or you may be prohibited from bringing a Workers’ Compensation [&he...

Categories: Workers Compensation
Posted on Jan 29, 2014

South Carolina Ranks 5th For Rate Of Workplace Injuries

South Carolina Ranks 5th For Rate Of Workplace Injuries
 

Rates of serious workplace injury and illness vary significantly between states—even for workers in the same industries—according to a recent report released by Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation. The report is based on data obtained from ...

Categories: Workers Compensation
Posted on Aug 6, 2013

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